The Rise of Non-Traditional Payment Systems

The move away from cash to plastic has long been predicted, but it now appears that the use of credit and debit cards in their traditional form could also be losing favor with customers. The World Economic Forum (WEF) has reported on the Future of Financial Services, suggesting that the...

Author Currency Cloud 11/09/2015

The Changing US Banking Landscape

In the years leading up to the financial crisis, the US banking sector was a hub of activity, with over 100 new banks established every year in the region. Since 2010, that number has plummeted and in the last five years just three new banking institutions have entered the market,...

Author Currency Cloud 08/09/2015

FinTech sets its sights on Asia

In July, the Prime Minister set off on a trade mission to Asia to beat the UK FinTech drum, along with business leaders from British companies such as Aviva, Rolls Royce and Lloyds of London. Speaking ahead of the trip, Cameron highlighted that “over the next 20 years, 90% of...

Author Currency Cloud 07/09/2015