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Our researches and analysis on Technology & Operations
Bitcoin took the finance services community by storm when it reached its highest price. However, as regulators set up rules on digital currencies, its status as a safe haven currency is now being questioned.
Kevin Rolfe, head of technology cluster at Barclays Africa Group, speaks on how the banking industry needs to think beyond telemetric type data concepts to truly understand IoT’s significance.
Economies of scale, profitability, and developing a comprehensive service proposition remain major challenges in Vietnam’s growing retail banking industry. A long-term sustainable future will depend on how banks execute a right risk-reward…
Ciko Thomas, who runs retail banking at Nedbank, talks about how the move towards digital, combined with prudent asset growth and strong cost management, can yield long terms sustainable results in profitability and customer service
Many Australian banks have shown disinterest towards anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism laws, compounded by the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre’s initiative towards lack of compliance.
Robo-advisors claim to bring the world of wealth management to the masses – investment opportunities that were once only enjoyed exclusively by the wealthy. But with many robos advertising low fees, low barriers of entry, and a more personalised…
Retail banks in Hong Kong are capitalising on fintech to innovate their product palate and to reach out to new customers through dedicated digital channels.
Spurt in initial coin offerings over the last two years, with start-ups raising millions in minutes, have raised excitement and regulatory attention amidst fear of “bubble” and potential losses. This crowdfunding mechanism is still evolving…