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MAPFRE premiums grow 6.2% in the first half of the year

MAPFRE premiums grow 6.2% in the first half of the year

The company gives advance information to the market regarding premiums by region  and business unit  In Spain, premiums grew almost 7%, surpassing 4.2...
Qatar FinTech Hub, a QDB incubator, concludes Demo Day for Wave 2 of its Incubator and Accelerator Programs and opens applications for Wave 3

Qatar FinTech Hub, a QDB incubator, concludes Demo Day for Wave 2 of its...

  Qatar FinTech Hub, founded by Qatar Development Bank (QDB), to support the growth of the FinTech industry in Qatar, has concluded the Second Virtual...
A new type of bank account and currency for the UK

A new type of bank account and currency for the UK

       Tally® is disrupting the monopoly of government-issued debt-based (fiat) currency in bank accounts.      World’s first to issue customer accounts with individual...
10 posiciones laborales de alta demanda a partir de la pandemia

10 posiciones laborales de alta demanda a partir de la pandemia

  Randstad, líder global en servicios de Recursos Humanos, dio a conocer las 10 posiciones con mayor crecimiento a partir de la demanda laboral impulsada por la...
Moscow’s Troika transport card expands to banking app

Moscow’s Troika transport card expands to banking app

  Moscow's Troika transport smartcard becomes available at Sberbank Online, mobile application of the biggest bank of Russia, Sberbank. In order to buy or top...
Stablecoins

How Are Stablecoins Different from Bitcoin?

If you are well-versed in the world of cryptocurrency, then Bitcoin needs no introduction. In fact, for the average person with even a little...
New fintech company wamo starts operations in Europe, expecting to sign up 10,000 new SME clients in 2021

New fintech company wamo starts operations in Europe, expecting to sign up 10,000 new...

  Digital financial institution wamo has started operations in Europe where it expects to attract 10,000 customers before the end of 2021. wamo, a digitally native fintech aimed at...
IoT and payments: a new normal of touchless connected experiences

IoT and payments: a new normal of touchless connected experiences

By Shubhankar Gautam A gargantuan wave of online and contactless transactions was already en route when the COVID-19 pandemic broke its arrival early. Countless...
SIX acquires ULTUMUS from ETFS Capital to strengthen its ETF and Managed Data Service offering

SIX acquires ULTUMUS from ETFS Capital to strengthen its ETF and Managed Data Service...

  SIX, the Swiss and Spanish Exchange group, acquires ULTUMUS, the international index and ETF data specialist, from ETFS Capital, an investment firm focused on...
Payright partners with payments provider Mint Payments

Payright partners with payments provider Mint Payments

  Australian-based buy now pay later (BNPL) provider specialising in higher-value purchases, Payright Limited (ASX: PYR) (‘Payright’  or ‘the Company’), has entered into a partnership...

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Oxane expands its asset class coverage to deliver full suite of solutions for private markets

Oxane expands its asset class coverage to deliver full suite of solutions for private...

  Oxane Partners (“Oxane”), a leading technology-driven solutions provider to private markets, announced it has expanded the coverage of its solutions to cater to a...
MAPFRE premiums grow 6.2% in the first half of the year

MAPFRE premiums grow 6.2% in the first half of the year

The company gives advance information to the market regarding premiums by region  and business unit  In Spain, premiums grew almost 7%, surpassing 4.2...
Using AI/ML to identify opportunities & challenges with credit risk scoring

Using AI/ML to identify opportunities & challenges with credit risk scoring

By SRISHTI DEORAS Financial Institutions rely on credit risk scores to make various lending decisions for unsecured credit, such as loan approval, interest charges, repayment tenure, among others....