Friday, 23 October 2015
There is profit and positive impact in sustainability-focused banking and there is proof, states Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV) as it publishes a new report based on a decade of data.
‘Why isn’t all banking done this way?’ the organisation now asks the policy makers, regulators and banking institutions worldwide.
Thursday, 15 October 2015
Post-crisis a lot of people don’t trust banks. You can’t really blame them, it’s just the way things are now. That mistrust hasn’t stopped people using their banks, of course – where else would they keep their money? Apart from stuffing it into the mattress there isn’t much choice.
Never fear, those of you clamouring for a different way to do banking (raise your hands – anyone?), as a wave of digital-only banks have arrived to save the day.
Tuesday, 6 October 2015
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Monday, 5 October 2015
The established markets are getting even more sophisticated in their technology consumption (if you are in Singapore, why not try out an NFC-enabled wristband to pay for your commute, travel, shopping and eating out?).
Thursday, 1 October 2015
Blockchain focused start-ups are springing up like mushrooms after the rain, and the big banks all seem to be investing in this space. But is this just a ‘fashion craze’ (loom bands, anyone?) and the big guys just want to show that they are technologically advanced and forward-looking, whilst the new guys want to cash in quick before the world moves on to the next big thing?