UK to force financial institutions to publish net zero transition plans
UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has revealed that the UK will force financial institutions to publish its plans on how they will transition to net zero.
Quantexa updates data analytics platform to help firms tackle growing data volumes
Data and analytics software business Quantexa has unveiled the latest release of its data analytics platform to help companies tackle the rapid proliferation of data.
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.