The world of fintech is littered with its own terminology. We explain some of the more widely used terms.
Naspers Group Head of treasury Jaco van der Merwe talks with Global Finance about managing complex foreign exchange transactions.
The worst may be past for Russia’s economy, but it will be tough to attract global investors, even if Putin caps his foreign policy triumphs by persuading the West to ease sanctions.
Michel Accad, who took over as CEO at Al Ahli Bank Kuwait in May 2014, talks to Global Finance about why the Kuwait banking system remains solid despite falling oil prices and other pressures.
Panama has a claim as economic growth champion of Central America. Still, for investors, growth isn’t everything, and in Panama, corruption is a significant problem.
Several stresses and changes will suggest an uncertain economic outlook for Cuba this year, says Paolo Spadoni, author of “Failed Sanctions: Why the U.S. Embargo against Cuba Could Never Work.”
India's demonetization drive is having huge impact on India’s $ 2.2 trillion economy, wreaking havoc on business operations.
ExonMobil’s CEO Rex Tillerson went overnight from dark-horse candidate to president-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of State. If confirmed, Tillerson might prove to have the toughest position in the new cabinet as he wrestles with strife around the world and a new relationship with Russia.
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In early 2017 the Commercial Bank of Dubai will launch CBD NOW, the UAE’s first digital-only bank. The new bank is based entirely online and will offer all the services a regular bank does.
A new, special-purpose bank charter set to be awarded to select financial technology companies promises to be a boon for both the companies and banks, two fintech experts say.
The Shenzhen–Hong Kong Stock Exchange has become one of the dual channels through which mainland Chinese investors may have direct access to Hong Kong–listed stocks, and signals The latest connection signals further integration and extends China’s capital impact deeper into the Hong Kong market.