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Thomson Reuters Partners With CryptoCompare to Track 50 Crypto Assets

Canadian mass media and information company Thomson Reuters has announced a crypto asset data partnership with cryptocurrency tracking resource CryptoCompare, according to a July 31 press release. As the press release explains, CryptoCompare will now provide order book and trade data on 50 cryptocurrencies for

11 Major Risks Faced by Banks in 2018 and Beyond

Over the decades, the financial services industry has undergone significant transformation due to internal and external factors, including business model transformation, adoption of advanced technologies, changing regulatory environments, etc. Modern banking sector is a highly complex ecosystem, where stakeholders of different backgrounds — internet, tech

The Key Drivers of Change in the Quest for Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion is one of the biggest themes underpinning the transformation of the global financial services landscape. Although the use of emerging technologies in the banking finds the most lucrative use cases in CX and process efficiency, its true power lies in the capability to

Designing Delightful Banking Experiences

“Good services are verbs, bad services are nouns,” the UK Government states. “To a user, a service is something that helps them to do something – like learn to drive, buy a house, or become a childminder. Notice these are all verbs.” For a variety

Bitcoin Breaks $8,000 as Selected Alts See Slight Recovery

July 24: Bitcoin (BTC) broke through the $8,000 price point this morning, as the top cryptocurrency continues to outperform most other crypto assets, according to data from Coin360. In the days following the strong upswing that kicked off across the crypto market on July 16

Crypto Markets See Solid Upswing, Bitcoin Pushes $7,500

Crypto markets are seeing mostly green today, July 21, continuing the momentum of this week’s upswing. The top ten altcoins are solidly regaining strength today, up as much 8 percent, according to Coin360, with Bitcoin (BTC) only slightly in the green, hovering near yesterday’s levels.  

How Outsiders Are Changing the Business of Lending

The total addressable US small-business lending market is $186 billion, which accounts for only 1% of the total loan market. Today, big banks (assets of $10 billion+) are granting more than one-quarter of the small-business loan applications they receive. The 25.3% approval percentage is another