Tag: Banking

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Will Banks Lead the Fintech Charge?

It’s sometimes assumed that competition in the financial services space is good for end users. If consumers
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Removing The Risk From Bank-Fintech Partnerships

It's a worldwide phenomenon: instead of competing in a zero-sum game with emerging fintech firms, banks are forming
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Digital Banking in Asia: How to Regulate a Revolution

Since 2014, digital banking penetration has increased by between 1.5- and 3-fold across emerging markets in Asia.
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Public Banking: Time To Make Room?

Agnostic of industry, the private sector is often esteemed over the public sector for its better performance in
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Payments Banks: Nigeria Takes A Page From India

Since it was rebased in 2014, Nigeria’s economy overtook South Africa’s as the largest in Africa.
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Remittances: Ending Cash-Out

Thirty years after being first introduced, digital remittances have failed to truly take off. 90 percent of remittances
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Proof Of Address: The Invasive Species Of KYC

Today, proof of address is a requirement for accessing formal financial institutions in most places. For customers in
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Mondato Summit Asia 2018: The Next Wave Of Digital Services In Emerging Asia

Mondato selected the bustling urban jungle of Jakarta, Indonesia as the location for the fifth annual digital finance
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Women “Rise Up” To Address Gender Imbalance In Fintech

Mondato will be traveling to Las Vegas next month, from October 21st through the 24th, for Money20/20
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Digital-Only Banks Go Global

A little less than a year ago, Mondato weighed the future of the bank branch. While North American
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Pensions Make Perfect: Roping In The Informal Economy

As melodramatic as it may sound, the slow extinction of the joint family, a system historically favored by
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Do Bank-Led Models Stall Progress?

Although the dichotomy of bank-led and mobile network operator-led (henceforth referred to as MNO-led) mobile money regulatory approaches
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Chilly Winds Of Change For Banks?

Even before the election of President Donald Trump foretold the passing of a tax reform act that would
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Distributed Ledgers: An Unlikely Ally Of Development?

Although blockchain's existence dates back to 2009, only in the last two years has the technical concept underpinning
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M&A Mayhem: Telling Up From Down

Even though Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) are a fact of life in any competitive or mature
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Does Demonetisation Work?

While the Indian government's dramatic and surprise demonetisation campaign garnered most of the headlines, India is not the
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Alternative Delivery Channels: KPIs Unknown?

A few short weeks ago, Mondato debated the fate of the bank branch, an institution some in the
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Bank Branches: Is The Writing On The Wall?

In a counter to sluggish interest rates, ever more complicated and taxing compliance regulation, and a weakened consumer
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Is Paytm The New DFC Poster Child?

If you follow developments in the Digital Finance and Commerce (DFC) space, you get no prize for knowing
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The Future Is Real

The speed of technological change is exponential, and what was yesterday’s hot ticket quickly becomes tomorrow’s
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Has Banking's 'Uber Moment' Arrived?

So deeply embedded in the minds of most people is the equivalence of 'Uber' and 'disruption' that it
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PSD2 - Part Two: Are You Sure You Know What It Means For You?

Last month, we looked at what significant changes the Revised Payment Services Directive (“PSD2”) will bring to the
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What Will the Bank of the Future Look Like?

Banks! What are they good for? If you listen to some of the evangelists of the “disruptive technology
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Will Apple and Samsung Get Zapped?

In the world of mobile payments, much attention of late has focused on the collision in the United
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