Thanks to the pandemic, consumers have become accustomed to doing almost everything online, accelerating digital transformation and embedding new behaviours. After a 5% in global payment revenues in 2021, the... read more
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Have you ever stopped to think about how fintech affects your day-to-day life? – asks Rebecca O’Keeffe, Content Manager at Jobbio. How about when you pay for your morning coffee... read more
Following the October 2020 launch of a “sand dollar” by the Bahamian Central Bank, other markets are making moves to normalise the use of cryptocurrencies in their economies with varying... read more
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Visa has announced plans to offer central banks and financial institutions a central bank digital currency (CBDC) offering in Q2 2022. The payment provider developed the Visa CBDC Payment Module... read more
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Project Helvetia, a joint initiative between The Bank for International Settlements’ Innovation Hub (BISIH) Swiss Centre, the Swiss National Bank (SNB) and the financial infrastructure operator SIX, has reached the... read more
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