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How Digital Banking Is Fast, Cheap and Productive

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via BusinessLine: BENGALURU, JUNE 1 Sitting in his fifth-floor office overlooking the serene Kaikondrahalli lake in south-east Bengaluru, Rajeev Yadav, MD & CEO of Fincare Small Finance Bank, explains to BusinessLine what sets apart this small finance bank from its peers. Backed by marquee investors, True North, Tata Opportunities Fund, Leapfrog …

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Your Money: ‘Quantitative Easing’ Means What, Exactly?

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via INSIDENOVA: You’ve probably heard the term “quantitative easing.” You probably also have no idea what it means. That’s okay; it’s not your fault. Whoever coined it assigned a horribly convoluted expression to a relatively simple thing. Quantitative easing (QE) is the act of a country’s central bank adding “new money” …

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Bitcoin Begins May with Retreat Back Below $9,000 After 30% Pop in April

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via CNBC: Bitcoin fell below $9,000 Tuesday, the first trading day of May. The cryptocurrency traded 3.9 percent lower around $8,880 as of 8:49 a.m. ET, according to CoinDesk’s bitcoin price index. The decline followed a gain of about 33.5 percent for April. There was no immediately apparent reason for bitcoin’s …

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Nearly 7 in 10 Consumers Embrace Digital Banking

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via SBR: Almost half believe non-banks provide better assistance than traditional banks. Singapore is amongst the countries leading the rest of the world in its residents’ attitude towards digital banking alternatives, according to a report from Oracle, which revealed that seven in 10 Singaporeans are open to such alternatives – a …

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Islamic Finance to Continue Outshine Conventional Banking: Moody’s

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via New Straight Times: KUALA LUMPUR: The growth of the Islamic finance sector will continue to outshine the conventional assets across core Islamic finance markets in coming years, Moody’s Investors Service said. It pointed out that the demand for Shari’ah-compliant financial instruments continue growing with Islamic banking penetration in the …

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