This Week in Fintech ending 18 June 2021

This week our experts brought you the following insights based on their experience as investors, entrepreneurs & executives. Monday Ilias Hatzis our Greece-based crypto entrepreneur (Founder & CEO at  Kryptonio a “keyless” non-custodial bitcoin and cryptocurrency wallet, that lets users manage bitcoin and crypto, without private keys or passwords and Weekly Columnist at Daily Fintech) @iliashatzis […]

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Alt Lending week ended 18th June 2021

  Major Banks face further capital constraints over exposures to crypto currencies The Basel committee on Banking supervision is apparently casting its eyes on bank’s exposures to crypto currencies. At the same time it acknowledges that the size of these exposures are small by comparison to the overall size of the banking system. It seems […]

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XBRL News about derivatives, open standards and ESEF audits

Here is our pick of the 3 most important XBRL news stories from the last week.  1  ISDA publishes first digital definitions for interest rate derivatives The 2021 ISDA Interest Rate Derivatives Definitions are the first ever to be published as a natively digital definitional booklet, and are available via ISDA’s new electronic documentation platform, […]

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The Underwriter’s Gambit Part 3: Third Party Data In Auto Insurance

In previous parts of this series, increased usage of algorithmic underwriting in complex risks and prevalence of integrated workbenches in life insurance were discussed, as ways in which traditional underwriting was modernizing. In this final part, the use of third party, alternative data in auto insurance underwriting is the focus. A recent Deloitte study found, […]

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Bitcoin fans had a dream about Institutional money that turned out to be a nightmare

Many Bitcoin fans dreamt that Legacy Finance Institutions would lead the way to mainstream adoption of Bitcoin. This dream was the narrative that drove the last Bitcoin bull market. Now that we maybe in a Bitcoin bear market, that dream has turned out to be a nightmare. Daily Fintech subscribers were told HOW this crypto-in […]

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Stablecoin News for the week ending Wednesday 16th June.

Don’t mention the war!  Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. This week it has all been about Basel.  I mean the lovely Alpine Swiss City of Basel, where the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) is based, not Basil Fawlty! First, The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) which […]

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Part 2 – some pucks moving in the right direction to democratise Wall Street

Part 1 (8 June), part 3 (22 June), part 4 (29 June). I could be accused or being optimistic to the point of naivety but I draw hope from 5 things that are at least moving in the right direction of democratising Wall Street. – price/fees competition. Funds that sell high cost active alpha have to […]

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Bitcoin is now money in El Salvador. What’s next?

El Salvador made history last week. It became the first country in the world to adopt bitcoin as a legal tender. In ninety days from now, people in El Salvador will be able to pay for goods and services using the cryptocurrency and no one will be able to refuse bitcoin as payment. Businesses will […]

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This Week in Fintech ending 11 June 2021

This week our experts brought you the following insights based on their experience as investors, entrepreneurs & executives. Monday Ilias Hatzis our Greece-based crypto entrepreneur (Founder & CEO at  Kryptonio a “keyless” non-custodial bitcoin and cryptocurrency wallet, that lets users manage bitcoin and crypto, without private keys or passwords and Weekly Columnist at Daily Fintech) @iliashatzis […]

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Alt Lending Week ended 11th June

  Tapering of Eurozone bank’s stimulus package is “ unavoidable” Speculation is mounting that the Eurozone’s   Euro 1.85 billion stimulus package allowing the ECB to purchase Eurozone member banks bonds in the order of  Euro 95 billion per month will soon face demands for tapering and winding down the programme in the face of rising […]

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