The few corporations that have embraced cryptocurrencies tend to be small or troubled. However, spinoff technologies from digital currency such as blockchain are likely to play a major role in corporate finance and international banking.
MIT Media Lab’s Michael Casey, co-author of The Truth Machine: The Blockchain and the Future of Everything, talks with Global Finance about how the new technology could change business—and how business leaders might need to change their thinking to take advantage of it.
While we are witnessing a global race for instant payments, this momentum isn’t likely to result in a global real-time payments solution anytime soon.
Sovereign wealth funds are looking to buy data—and they're buying the data companies to acquire them.
Bart van Ark, chief economist at The Conference Board, visited Global Finance to discuss the state of the global economy and the outlook for 2018 and beyond.
Yuan Yulai, CEO of machine-based financial advisor Licaimofang, speaks about the coming dominance of robo-advisors in China’s wealth-management market.
Lisa Lansdowne-Higgins, vice president of business deposits and treasury solutions, personal and commercial banking at RBC, discusses changes in innovation and free trade.
Yihan Fang, CEO of Yirendai, a subsidiary of asset manager CreditEase, speaks about the growing sophistication in China’s wealth management.
Consumers have embraced digital technology to improve their lives. Now industry must figure out how digital tools can improve productivity.
On May 25 this year, the adoption of Europe’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is set to become a watershed moment in privacy history: EU citizens gain new rights to view, limit and delete data that businesses from around ...
Fintech and automation are critical to growing transaction-banking services in the era of Big Data.
The decision follows two years of testing and is among’s the first attempts to use blockchain to clear a major asset class.
Cash is increasingly viewed by Nordic banks, businesses, and tax and financial regulators as outdated and inefficient.
The consortium, called ALGO, will enable Islamic member banks to create fintech solutions in a cost-effective and fast manner.
AI is making a big splash in CFO offices. Where will its promise of efficiency have the greatest impact?
The post-Sibos consensus is that collaborating as partners yields better results in developing technology than battling as competitors.
Job-data analytics firm Burning Glass Technologies also found a 115% increase from last year in postings for blockchain developers.