November 6, 2013
An absolute must read and an insight into the future of banks, banking and payments by Chris Skinner who has run the Financier Banking blog since 2007.
Banks, unlike other industries, are yet to...
September 3, 2013
Consumers today increasingly prefer online and mobile forms of payment and trust their banks the most to provide those services—but they’ll switch to non-bank providers if they find better options ...
July 16, 2013
Nicolas Maystre of UNCTAD: Study shows a high correlation between food price volatility and high frequency trading. International Commodity markets need to be regulated and must be made transparent...
July 3, 2013
Bransom, Sorrell, Buffet, Adenuga, Zhang Yin, Dangote, Slim, Trump, Chu Lam Yiu and even Jay-Z (yes)... all powerful names and celebrated as corporate champions and entrepreneurs in the global medi...
May 3, 2013
A leading investment expert warns the wave of investment headed for Africa may not be such a good thing if businesses are not prepared for it. A tsunami of investment is heading for Africa and busi...
April 28, 2013
Every season, a famous, or less famous journalist brings up the media point that "Big IT Projects often fail" , and tries to support their claim with a combination of the latest failed government m...
April 20, 2013
In 2006 the CEO of McKinsey admitted that he had never heard of YouTube until Google spent $1.65 billion acquiring it in that year. Facebook had just appeared and the banks ignored it completely.
March 12, 2013
We can rightfully claim that investment bankers had a rough ride in the recent times. In a report made by the analytical company, Coalition, the ten largest banks downsized manpower in their front ...
March 8, 2013
There is no one definition of what of Sustainable Finance is, but the one that resonates with me is: -
“The act of allocating capital to individuals and businesses that want to make productive u...
February 5, 2013
A great read on what experts expect 2013 to bring us. Includes an ad on investing in the country I am exploring a couple of business ideas for right now: Bulgaria.