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The hurdles ahead for open finance in the UK

September 16, 2021

As the OBIE seeks to widen the initiative to include ‘open finance’, it is important to consider the dangers and drawbacks.

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Decarbonisation: is digital transformation a double-edged sword?

September 15, 2021

Digital transformation is helping financial institutions address the challenge of decarbonisation, but transformational technologies bring carbon emissions of their own.

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Incentivising UAE’s fintech boom

September 15, 2021

Financial services foreign direct investment rose in 2020 despite the pandemic and has remained robust this year on the back of generous state support.

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How digital and green come together to change the world

September 13, 2021

Remote sensing and artificial intelligence, combined with blockchain technology, could help more accurately measure and manage sustainability-related risks.

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Russian banks should prepare for digital rouble disruption

September 2, 2021

As the country's central bank plans its central bank digital currency pilot, banks are concerned its introduction could cause funding costs to rise.

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Visa to open an office in Sudan

September 1, 2021

Global payments provider Visa will enter Sudan as the economy begins to liberalise.

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DeFi: finance's new era

September 1, 2021

Decentralised finance will completely shake up, and potentially even replace, the existing banking system.

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Transaction Banking Awards 2021

September 1, 2021

This year’s awards illustrate how banks have moved quickly to meet the changing demands created by the pandemic. 

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How close are we to treasury-as-a-service?

August 23, 2021

How does access to emerging technology and customer demands translate into a treasury-as-a-service offering? 

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A new era for GCC digital banking

August 19, 2021

Digital-only banks in the Gulf Co-operation Council are experiencing a boom.

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