Data & Analytics

Data & Analytics

How is the sustainability revolution changing the banking sector?

A recent blogpost by financial industry association Mobey Forum has examined how the movement to make finance more sustainable is changing the banking industry.

G7 finance group endorses policy principals for retail CBDCs

Finance officials from the G7 have endorsed 13 public policy principles for retail central bank digital currencies (CBDCs).

HKMA initiates first CBDC steps with whitepaper launch

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has begun the first steps of exploring a central bank digital currency (CBDC) with the release of a technical whitepaper.

How the pandemic supercharged the growth of the digital signature market

A huge challenge for companies and consumers alike during the pandemic was the inability for business matters to be conducted in-person. As countries globally entered lockdowns, the possibility for wet signatures – a signature commonly done with pen and paper – become almost impossible.

Communities of colour found to be more likely to suffer cyberattacks

A survey by internet security firm Malwarebytes has found that black, indigenous and people of colour (BIPOC) are more likely to suffer from identity theft.

ECB stress test reveals potential climate peril for European banks

A climate stress test by the European Central Bank (ECB) has found firms based in areas most open to physical risk could see their creditworthiness impacted by climate change.

Banks believe London will remain global financial center despite Brexit

A recent Lloyds Bank survey has found that banks believe London will maintain its leading global financial center status despite the regulatory uncertainty posed by Brexit.

Thailand’s central bank unveils plans for digital currency pilot in 2022

The Bank of Thailand (BOT) has revealed it intends to begin a retail central bank digital currency (CBDC) pilot study in the second quarter of 2022.

Kroll introduces new KYC solution to strengthen checks, onboarding efficiency

US firm Kroll has introduced Kroll Business Connect, a new know-your-customer (KYC) tool to bolster the onboarding efficiency and KYC checks.

SEC chair highlights US cryptocurrency regulation shortfalls

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chair has outlined gaps in US regulation of cryptocurrencies that could cause investor risk and financial crime concerns.
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