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Mapfre 2021 Economic and Industry Outlook

MAPFRE Economics presents the 2021 edition of its Economic and industry outlook. As is the case every year, this document seeks to provide an overview of economic performance outlooks for both the world as...
Fighting fraud in the future: What banks need to do

Fighting fraud in the future: What banks need to do

By Pat Shea Customer behaviors changed radically during the pandemic lockdown which naturally changed the payments industry as well. To avoid fraud, the financial industry has always had specific checks and balances in place to identify...
AI/ML remains the most in-demand tech skill post COVID

AI/ML remains the most in-demand tech skill post COVID

  By Sejuti Das The year 2020 has witnessed some massive transformations of the decade with countries going under lockdown and millions of professionals losing their jobs overnight. Post seven months of isolation, when things are now...
SORAMITSU wins FinTech & RegTech award for pioneering payment system

SORAMITSU wins FinTech & RegTech award for pioneering payment system

  Instant digital payments are becoming a global norm. What does this mean for  emerging economies? How can central banks harness the benefits of digital  payment systems, while circumnavigating monopolies and mitigating risks?   These are the...
2021 trends in blockchain: mainstream adoption at last

2021 trends in blockchain: mainstream adoption at last

  Blockchain arose at the end of the previous decade as a highly anticipated technological upstart whose applicability—far from limited to cryptocurrencies—had far-reaching consequences for every organization struggling to manage their data, both internally and...
Australia

Forecasts for the Australian Economic Boom – Could it Lead to an Increase in...

Like most international countries, Australia was faced with the unenviable challenge of tackling the coronavirus pandemic in 2020. However, it’s fair to say that this country fared better than most in this respect, with...
Buckle adds crash risk data from TNEDICCA to auto insurance underwriting for better, fair rates for TNC drivers

Buckle adds crash risk data from TNEDICCA to auto insurance underwriting for better, fair...

 Buckle, a tech-enabled financial services company, announced that crash risk solutions from TNEDICCA®, the leader in location-based traffic crash intelligence and predictive analytics, is enabling the company to provide better, fairly priced comprehensive auto insurance...

The Countries Most Reliant on Cash In 2021 – Summary

The pandemic has accelerated our journey to a cashless society. But it seems not everyone is ready to completely let go of cash transactions. We have taken an in-depth look at payment methods of different...
UAE BaaS provider NymCard launches fully public APIs to drive MENA Fintech growth

UAE BaaS provider NymCard launches fully public APIs to drive MENA Fintech growth

  UAE based banking-as-a-service (BaaS) Fintech NymCard, has announced the launch of its new Open API platform for payment card processing and issuing. Designed to remove the friction from the MENA payments industry, the platform aims...
Leading nonbank lender, Fountainhead, partners with Womply to aid in funding for underserved sector of small businesses

Leading nonbank lender, Fountainhead, partners with Womply to aid in funding for underserved sector...

  Fountainhead, a nationwide nonbank lender for small-to-midsized businesses today announces a partnership with Womply, a data intelligence and commerce platform, to streamline Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans for underserved microbusinesses. Fountainhead and Womply are collaborating to support overlooked...