Monthly Archives: April 2021

FinTech Banks Sustain Challenge To Mainstream – Plus Loan Latest

While the mainstream banks look to be – ay long last – pulling out of their decline, the challenger banks continue to challenge very successfully. The latest news comes from our friends at AltFi. Digital challenger Starling Bank maintained its hold in the final quarter of last year as one of the most switched-to UK banks of […]

Diversification The Key To Managing Risk – Plus Loan Latest

Spreading capital exposure across a range of assets is an excellent way of lowering risk. For lenders on the Money&Co. site, investing in a portfolio of loans is  good way of achieving this. Below, we set out details of an investment product that facilitates just such an outcome. Diversification in your loan portfolio We run […]

Familiar Names, New Alliances In Cryptoland – Plus Loan Latest

The twins may not have got the billions they wanted from Facebook, but they do keep coming. Here’s another Winkelvoss deal, a crypto alliance featured in a report from our friends  at Finextra: Cryptocurrency exchange Gemini has teamed up with Mastercard and WebBank for its upcoming credit card that lets users earn crypto rewards. In […]

Best Of Both Worlds? New Bridge Between Mainstream And Crypto

A side-effect of the growing convergence between the mainstream and cryptocurrencies is a curiosity and a desire amongst more and more people to find a way to invest. Crowdfundinsider runs a feature interview with Danial Daychopan, CEO and Founder of UK-based Plutus, a financial services provider that aims to bridge that gap between traditional fiat currencies and […]

China Moves Further Ahead in CBDC Race – Plus Loans Latest

The central banks are coming. Further to yesterday’s announcement of more preparatory moves for the Bank of England’s Britcoin, a central bank digital currency (CBDC), there’s more from China. The Chinese are far ahead in the CBDC area, and are actively trialling digital payment systems. Our friends at Crowdfund insider report: China is reportedly expanding […]

Digital Pound Proposals To Bridge Mainstream And FinTech Sectors

Welcome to a new week, with yet more news on the ever-changing Fintech sector. Although there’s a major announcement of investment in Fintech by Goldman Sachs, we think the most significant story of the day is the announcement on  central bank digital currency (CBDC) from the Chancellor. Our friends at Finextra carry the detail: Chancellor […]

Banking’s FinTech Future Examined – Plus Loans Latest

There’s a whole host of news about non-fungible tokens, the digital vehicles being used to promote what is effectively a new market in art, but we’ll reprise events there next week. Meanwhile, here’s news of an industry projection of the future of banking and alternative-financial services. Our friends at Crowdfundinsider report: Ten of the United […]