Why more institutional investors are joining DeFi
The opportunities available in decentralised finance (DeFi) have made the sector increasingly attractive to institutional investors. However, it is DeFi’s transformation to become more accessible that has driven investors to the decentralised markets in the last year
Financial inclusion and education in the spotlight in Peru
Pension fund administrator Prima AFP has launched a number of initiatives to address the low levels of financial inclusion and financial education in Peru. The company is also moving ahead with its gender equity and responsible investment goals
Wall Street’s banking icon
One of the world’s best-known bankers has become the longest-serving CEO on Wall Street. Known for his charismatic charm, ‘fortress balance sheet’ and driving...
Top 5 financial services that are ripe for automation
AI and automation will enable financial services institutions to redefine their resourcing models, freeing up their best talent to focus on higher-value work
Invest early in young employees
Has the ‘Great Resignation’ provided the push that companies need to rethink starting salaries? It might just be the starting point for drastically improving...
Investors actively pursue passive funds
Passive funds are much cheaper than their active counterparts. Active funds can justify higher fees if they outperform their benchmark index, but many are...
Can we tame inflation?
With inflation rates rising and interest rates remaining stubbornly low, policymakers have some tough decisions to make
Betting on a meta future
Many believe the metaverse is set to take off in a big way. That brings with it substantial opportunities for businesses as well as investors – but only if it can be successfully regulated
Events, such as the Russia-Ukraine war, spiraling global debt and the looming climate crisis, are exposing a systemic failure to appropriately analyse geo-political risk
Can quantum computers predict financial crises?
Quantum computing promises much but is yet to deliver. If quantum computing is to be an effective Nostradamus to our economies, it must be...
A bank that puts the customer first
Following a successful merger, IDFC FIRST Bank has undergone a remarkable transformation, positioning itself as a ‘customer-first’ bank with a strong growth trajectory
Top 5 ways that GDPR has impacted digital banking
GDPR has created a more challenging regulatory landscape. However, it also presents new opportunities for the digital banking sector
Managing the growing wealth of women
When it comes to wealth planning, women face specific financial challenges. Pia Munkberg-Hasler, Trust Advisor, and Nataliia Luzina, Wealth Planner, at boutique wealth advisors...
Stuck at the back of queue
Special drawing rights issued by the IMF to help governments across the world tackle the pandemic disproportionately favour high-income countries. More needs to be done to ensure that those who need them most receive the funds
Where is all the money?
Amid all the talk of when and how to end or reverse quantitative easing (QE), one question is almost never discussed: Why have central banks’ massive doses of bond purchases in Europe and the United States since 2009 had so little effect on the general price level?
The nature-finance gap
The financial difference between activities that serve the environment and those that harm it is startling. It will take a global collective effort to mitigate the effects of climate change and embrace a low-carbon economy
Three core pillars of growth that are helping to accelerate sustainability
The worldwide shift to more sustainable economies is well underway and something positive that the pandemic brought sharply into focus is that in all...
Top 5 emerging fintech hubs across the globe right now
Fintech companies are bringing disruption to all segments of finance, from payments to wealth management. A number of cities are poised to unlock business...
A year in the life of a global broker
OctaFX writes about an exciting 12 months for the company in India, where it is involved in a comprehensive network of charity and humanitarian...
Post-crisis innovation fires Islamic banking forward
ICS Financial Systems came through the pandemic and supply chain crisis not just in rude health but with reinvigorated energy and ideas
How Bank of Industry is driving Nigeria’s industrial growth
As Nigeria’s foremost development finance institution, Bank of Industry is proudly at the forefront of promoting prosperity and improving the livelihood of the Nigerian...
Offering customers smart, personalised experiences and solutions
Garanti BBVA’s aim is to bring the age of opportunity to everyone. With this purpose the bank works to create value for all of...
Top 5 ways that the finance industry can prepare for AI
The rise of artificial intelligence is inevitably going to have a disruptive effect on businesses across every sector, but further transformation is expected
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