Global Finance Magazine
Facebook's entry into payments, derailed in India, takes another big hit in Brazil.
How governments and banks huddled to keep liquidity and connectivity up as the pandemic hit the world economy.
Total foreign direct investment inflows to drop by 30%-40% of 2019 levels this year, Kearney says.
Within Sub-Saharan Africa, mobile money providers have waived or reduced transaction fees while governments are encouraging digital payments as a strategy to wean off person-to-person contact.
Digitizing more than 80% of its retail banking services proved a timely strategic move for Sberbank, Russia's largest bank. During the pandemic, customers could access most banking services while socially distancing and the bank launched new services quickly that helped customers facing financial hardship and uncertainty.
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Declining stock markets spell opportunities for family offices. But with some countries responding to the Covid-19 crisis better than others, geography matters.