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FTX

FTX: past, present – and future?

November 24, 2022

In the wake of the collapse of crypto exchange FTX, we should now look at its impact on the crypto sector and what next steps can be taken.

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Revolut CEO maintains global and crypto ambitions

November 24, 2022

Nikolay Storonsky discusses the neobank's outlook for growth and his plans to double down on crypto despite recent industry difficulties.

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Tapping into open banking’s monetisation potential

November 23, 2022

Open banking technology shows great promise but is being underutilised, especially when it comes to sharing data within banks themselves. 

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MAS and NY Fed join forces for wholesale CBDC experiment

November 21, 2022

Boosting interoperability and speed while cutting risk, wholesale CBDCs would be a boon for cross-border settlements but are still very much in the experimental phase, making co-operation between central banks vital for success.

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Digitisation finds its way to rural Africa

November 18, 2022

Across the continent, cashew farmers – among those in a growing range of agricultural markets – are making use of blockchain to digitise their finances and track the numbers more effectively.

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The human truths jeopardising democratised finance

November 17, 2022

Placing finance in the hands of the people is a noble cause, but there are three inherent human truths that must first be addressed to enable its success.

Anthony Scriffignano

Data with a purpose

November 16, 2022

The chief data scientist at Dun & Bradstreet speaks to Liz Lumley about data with a purpose, finding disruption in unknown things and fighting bias in AI. 

CBDCs

The global trend of digital currency experimentation

November 15, 2022

Central bank digital currencies are still a way off the mainstream, but progress is being made in both developed and emerging economies.

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Crypto asset risks and how to manage them

November 11, 2022

The spectacular fall in the value of crypto assets over the past year and November's collapse of crypto exchange FTX has highlighted the pitfalls of investing in this market. Michael Imeson explores how the risks are being managed by different players in the crypto ecosystem.

Chris Skinner

Dealing with a recession

November 10, 2022

Many are expecting to see consolidation in the fintech community as a result of the impending global recession and the easy money of recent years drying up. 

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