Tag Archives: Fintech

Interview: Niall Ferguson

Niall Ferguson has a call in a little over half an hour, he warns, after the introductions are done. He needs to call his immigration lawyer ahead of a naturalization examination he faces in the US on his return. As … Continue reading

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The sucking sound of Brazilian interest rates

Brazil’s economy leads the world in high interest rates. It is a blessing for banks but a burden on the economy – draining resources away from both new investment and consumption. Will new credit platforms finally jolt the established banks … Continue reading

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Brazilian banks’ digital puzzle

Brazil’s securities regulator, the CVM, has launched a study into the country’s flourishing financial technology (fintech) industry, raising the prospect of new regulations that could impede the sector’s growth. The CVM announced its initiative at the end of August and … Continue reading

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