Tag Archives: technology

Bright Digital Banking Future Has Its Dark Side

Bright new digital dawns are the theme of the early part of the year. But the flip side is the possibility of dark night, as reported by our friends at Altfi, who examine the risks inherent in the digital technology embraced by challenger banks. Concerns are growing that an Amazon Web Services (AWS) outage could one day take […]

FinTechs Find Tech Revolution Tough Going – Plus Loan Latest

Perhaps the financial mainstream isn’t alone in struggling to keep up with the pace of change in the FinTech revolution. Our friends at The Fintech Times report: 48% of fintechs’ data security is struggling to keep pace with innovation and digital transformation; a new report by Veritas Technologies has found. In the accelerated switch to meet the […]

Pace Of FinTech Change Will Begin To Slow As Sector Matures

What a hectic year it’s been. The Covid-19 crisis, and its politicisation, have led to remarkable structural uncertainties playing havoc with the mainstream investment markets. Although quoted US equities have largely recovered from the Covid crash of this Spring, the UK markets are still no more than halfway to recouping their losses. In the shadow […]

High-Street Bank Offers Dog Treats And Digital Enhancement

Metro Bank’s arrival on the UK scene ten years ago was a breath of fresh air. Branch-based, people-focused, and even dog-friendly (water bowls and treats in branches), Metro was… retro, and pleasingly so. Now, however, the Twenty-First Century has caught up with the bank, which is looking to enhance its digital offerings. Our friends at […]