The rapid rise of impact investing

Impact investment offers diverse opportunities to investors to generate positive social and environmental impact in investments which also deliver a compelling financial return.

Implementing blockchain across the city

Liv., aims to provide a banking platform that is intuitive. It is a new digital experience for a new generation of customers.

Q&A: MasterCard

Raja Rajamannar, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, MasterCard: "We are trying to create marketing platforms that will deliver extraordinary experiences in real time to consumers."

Q&A: Bank of Cyprus

John Hourican, CEO: "I am confident that the city of London will continue to be a powerhouse in global finance regardless of how the separation from Europe occurs.”

Financial sector braces for strong headwinds

Senior bank executives and regulators gathering in Davos this week are still grappling with the fallout of the global financial crisis, almost a decade after the collapse of Lehman Brothers.

Disrupting the financial playing field

Naguib Sawiris has always been a force to be reckoned with, in business, politics and even international relations. Charismatic and forthright, the Egyptian entrepreneur is a visible catalyst of change in the Middle East and North Africa.

Driving digital payments innovation

Alternative payment methods, like peer-to-peer providers PayPal and Square Cash, and smartphone digital wallets, are disrupting an industry which long offered just three options: cash, check, or card.

Money makes the world go round

Long-established financial institutions are working hard to support financial inclusion and to increase their funding of socially and environmentally positive projects.

M-Pesa: mobile money in Africa

In many African countries, more people now use a mobile money account than a bank account. Many of them will be customers of Vodafone’s pioneering M-Pesa service.

Cyprus: stable finance, stable growth

As the world’s policymakers continue to grapple with the consequences of the global financial crisis, the remarkable recovery of the island economy of Cyprus has become a point of reference in the debate.

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