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Collaboration needed in the fight against payment fraud

March 22, 2023

In an increasingly real-time world, how can companies better fight fraud?

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Heritage, footprint and presence fuel HSBC’s promises to international customers

March 20, 2023

Taylan Turan, group head of retail banking and strategy, wealth and personal banking at HSBC, talks to Liz Lumley about the bank’s relaunched commitment to international clients.

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Grand designs: the next phase in the digital pound build

March 3, 2023

Plans for a digital pound are moving forward as the Bank of England and UK government agree it has a use case, but a launch is still years away.

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Digital euro could be in circulation by 2027, ECB tells bank forum

February 3, 2023

With at least another four years to wait before a digital euro comes to fruition, some see more compelling use cases for ‘synthetic’ or wholesale central bank digital currencies. 

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Financial services alliance offers BNPL to multinational global retailers

January 26, 2023

Allianz Trade, Santander CIB and B2B e-commerce platform Two have expanded their buy now, pay later service to enable payments for large retailers.

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Arabian crypto dreams look like a mirage

January 4, 2023

The fallout from the collapse of FTX has been felt keenly in the Arabian Gulf, where several jurisdictions have positioned themselves as would-be crypto hubs. 

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Hope for fintech start-ups hampered by payment charges

December 20, 2022

An investigation into allegedly unfair interchange fees charged by the two main card providers in the UK has been launched with a focus on driving down costs that are stifling the innovation of fintech start-ups.

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DTCC report lays out CBDC challenges

December 16, 2022

The corporation worked with the Digital Dollar Project and Accenture on the wide-ranging white paper.

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Small businesses need quicker payments to survive

December 15, 2022

A culture of late payments by bigger companies is leaving small businesses struggling to get by.

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Multi-currency will define the ‘Asian century’

December 9, 2022

As the centre of the world seems to shift eastwards, the region is turning away from the US dollar and towards bilateral local currency settlement.

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