Can banks and fintechs ever work together?

The arrival of open banking has thrown together fintechs and legacy banks, but do these organisations make good partners?

What is the future of banking?

New trends in finance, from open banking to the rise of fintech startups, are shaking the industry and putting customers at the heart of the future of banking

Five predictions for the future of money

Financial experts discuss what the future holds for money, exploring how traditional forms of capital and how we use them will evolve in the years to come

Digital currencies: the pros and cons

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The idea that central banks should introduce digital versions of physical cash is gaining traction. Led by innovative governments in cash-averse economies such as Sweden, the concept of central bank digital currencies has drawn both outright condemnation and enthusiastic support for its profound ramifications for payments, monetary policy and financial stability

Including general counsel could prevent scandal

Danske Bank of Denmark announced last month that more than €200 billion in laundered, illegal money had passed through its Estonia branch’s coffers

Are banks done? Four possible visions for the future

Possible outcomes of current disruption in the payments industry could take a number of forms. Here are four favourites

Complicated collaborations between big banks and fintech startups

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Faced with technological disruption, banks are learning to collaborate with financial technology startups, known as fintechs, but the collaboration is not always plain sailing

Five lessons banks can learn from disrupted industries

Traditional banking is being shaken up by online disruptors, but there are also lessons to be learnt from successes in other sectors