IMF Chief Christine Lagarde Weighs In On Crypto Regulation Debate
Bitcoin may be seen in some quarters as the answer to too much bureaucracy, red tape, and creaking, antiquated, legacy
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Silicon Valley’s Hash Cash  & Singapore’s United Overseas Bank Join Forces For Blockchain Based Remittance Service
Singapore and Silicon Valley are arguably the fintech industry’s two geographical titans. Both are renowned for the ability of their
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World Bank Figures Reveals Falling Average Worldwide Cost Of Remittances
Remittance Prices Worldwide (RPW) is an organisation, affiliated to the World Bank, that monitors the costs incurred by those sending
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No Fear. No Greed. No Entitlement. Paytm, India’s “Most Sincere” Bank, Lead’s India’s Fintech Charge
From mobile wallet, launched in 2014, to fully fledged bank in 2018, Paytm’s rise from fintech startup to 13,000 employees
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How Does Bitcoin Trading Work? A Quick Look At The Fundamentals
2018 is already being labelled the year when the “plumber and the hairdresser” started buying and selling the digital currency
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$500m Crypto Heist Puts Bitcoin, Digital Currency Security Issues In Spotlight Again
Bitcoin, and the crypto-economy that it presides over as the king of the digital currencies, is enduring a tough January.
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Exploding The Bitcoin Myth; The Factors Behind The Rise, & Recent Fall Of Crypto
Was bitcoin ever designed for the kind of mass adoption we are seeing today? In theory, it was. Anybody who
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The Bitcoin Phenomenon; Is It A Myth That We Are All Buying The Digital Currency?
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Bitcoin’s Exchange Issues; Crypto Speculators In UK Struggling To “Cash Out”
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CES 2018 Takes The Hit For Tech As Some Robots Down Tools
The Consumer Electronics Show can sometimes feel more like something out of a PT Barnum freak show than a serious
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Top 10 US Fintech Firms Now Worth $130bn; Outperforming “Financial Incumbents” Says VC Firm
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What Does 2018 Have In Store For Bitcoin? 5 Bold Predictions
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Banking On The Future Of Fintech? The Money Cloud Joins Panel Discussion At Treasury Leaders’ Summit
Are rumours of the death of the banking industry being greatly exaggerated? Is the fintech industry ready to consign the
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10 “Mega Trends” That Will Drive The Future Of Payments
The results are in! Accenture Consulting has revealed the ten trends that they believe will drive the future of payments,
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62 Of The Most Insane Facts About Bitcoin – In An Infographic!
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Virtual Bank Services & Digital Dashboard Assistants Will Be The Fintech Trend To Watch Going Into 2018
Despite the looming threat of Brexit, 2017 has been another tremendous year for fintech in the UK. Since it began,
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Standard Chartered Is Introducing A Chatbot In Hong Kong With The Brains To Manage Your Money – Just Don’t Expect
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Blockchain Startup R3 Building First Cross Border Payments Platform Using Distributed Ledger Technology
R3, the fintech startup that raised $107 million dollars of investment earlier this year has announced that it will collaborate
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The Singapore Fintech Festival Is In Full Swing This Week – Here’s What You Need To Know
When it comes to fintech, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is one of world’s most forward thinking organisations. The
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Fintech In Asia – 2 New “Regulatory Sandboxes” Announced in Hong Kong, Whilst A Third Gets An Upgrade. Good News
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PSD2 Coming, But British Open Banking Regulation Already Ahead of the Game (So Long As It Stays Compliant) Says Payments
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International Payments Firm Smart Transfer Claim World First; Customers Can Swap Currencies, For Free, Over Social Media
A Hong Kong based borderless money transfer firm, Smart Transfer, officially launched its P2P mobile payment platform last week, allowing
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Travelling Malaysia Part II: A Singing Washing Machine & The Fintech Startup Scene
Edmund Ingham, PR and Content Manager at The Money Cloud on how the government is supporting fintech in Malaysia and
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Travelling Malaysia & Exploring It’s Fintech scene
By Edmund Ingham, PR & Communications Manager, The Money Cloud Fintech is a truly global phenomenon, and on behalf of
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10 Unexpected FinTech Developments Of 2017 (& What They Mean For The Industry)
Fintech is now one of the world’s best-known startup buzzwords, and with good reason. The fusion of the finance and
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Is Santander’s 100% Digital Openbank A Template For The Bank Of The Future?
Santander launched its latest product, the “100% digital” OpenBank last week amidst much fanfare and some bold new features and
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TerraPay & Yes Bank Partnership Allows Migrants To Make Real-Time Money Transfers To India
India is the world’s largest receiver of remittance inflows; some $62.7 billion was sent in 2016-17 – more than the
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A Goldman Sachs-backed Digital Payments Startup Just Launched A Fee-Free Money Transfer Service
It seems we may well be heading towards a world where, when sending money internationally, the only thing we need
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UK Mobile Payments Provider Monitise To Be Acquired By US-based Fiserv
An early fintech disruptor, Monitise achieved a colossal £2 billion valuation in 2014. The company, founded back in 2003, rose
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The 5 Best New Services For Sending Money Abroad
Over the past few years, thanks to the rise of a number of disruptive Financial Technology, otherwise known as FinTech
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Monetary Authority Singapore Signs MOU With ASBA
The Monetary Authority Singapore has agreed to share data and explore potential joint innovation projects with the Association of Supervisors
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Zopa Receives £32 Million From New Backers To Build “Next Generation” Bank
Zopa first launched in 2005 as a peer-to-peer lending site. Since then, it has lent over £1.8 billion and helped
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SWIFT Fights Trend Towards Fintech Alternatives With Launch Of GPI Cross-Border Payments Tracker
Whilst the world’s media obsess about Fintech and Blockchain technology, it’s easy to forget that SWIFT, The Society for Worldwide
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What are APIs And How Do Fintech Firms Use Them?
API stands for Application Programming Interface. In the banking world, APIs can be used by “third party” developers to access
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Japan Introduces Regulatory Sandbox For Fintech Startups
The Japanese government are set to make it easier for the country’s fintech startups to trial new services and technology.
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Revolut Attempts To Close Gap To Transferwise By Making Money Transfers Under £5k Free
The battle to be the best overseas money transfer service is hotting up. Revolut, has announced that it is scrapping
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London & Hong Kong’s Financial Bodies Join Forces To Support Global Fintech Innovation
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and its Hong Kong equivalent, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) have signed a
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London & Hong Kong Financial Bodies Join Forces To Support Global Fintech Innovation
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and its Hong Kong equivalent, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) have signed a
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Top 10 Retail Banking Trends & Predictions for 2017 Report
The Digital Banking Report have released their sixth annual survey into Retail Banking Trends & Predictions; removing friction from the
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Tencent Is Making It Easier For European Companies To Join Its Platform
There is nothing quite like WeChat in the Western World – not even the likes of Facebook can compete with
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Starling’s Developer Portal Has Launched and 3rd Parties Are Already Taking Advantage
Starling bank are arguably the UK’s most exciting Fintech “Challenger Bank” – that is, a new kind of firm offering
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The Big 4 Fintech Challenger Banks Changing The Way We Think About Personal Finance
The “Big 4” Challenger Banks London may not be the world’s biggest FinTech hub, but there is an argument that
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Ripple’s Distributed Ledger Technology Successfully Completes 1st Pilot
The Spanish banking giant BBVA has completed the first successful trial of a new Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) known as
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Payment Services Directive 2 Explained (& An Infographic!)
Call it bad timing, but no sooner had the European Union delivered the first Payment Service Directive (PSD), to provide
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6 Payments Apps That Are Great For SMEs
After trialling the product for some time over here, Square, the US based payments provider startup founded by Twitter CEO
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Azimo’s One-Tap Money Transfer Solution
Azimo created an industry first when the London-based Fintech startup launched an in-app function that allows users to send money
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Infographic – The Money Cloud Recommends The Best Money Transfer Apps
If you are still using Western Union, Ria or your Bank to send money abroad, where have you been for
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PwC Report Reveals Banks Fears About Losing Revenues To Fintech Firms
88% percent of banks globally are becoming increasingly concerned about losing business revenues to Fintech challenger firms, whilst 82% would
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The Rise Of The Bitcoin ATM Machine
If a bitcoin ATM sounds like something of an oxymoron, let us explain. These machines, which are popping up more
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