Category Archives: Reports & Research

World Bank reports massive drop in number of unbanked

From 2011 and 2014, 700 million people became account holders at banks, other financial institutions, or mobile money service providers, and the number of unbanked individuals dropped 20 percent to 2 billion adults, according to the 2014 Global Findex released this week.

World Bank reports massive drop in number of unbanked

From 2011 and 2014, 700 million people became account holders at banks, other financial institutions, or mobile money service providers, and the number of unbanked individuals dropped 20 percent to 2 billion adults, according to the 2014 Global Findex released this week.

EU Alternative Finance Market Could Top €7 Billion in 2015

This week the first pan-European benchmark report of alternative finance market was published: The European alternative finance market grew 144% last year to €2,957m. The top markets in mainland Europe by volume of alternative finance are France, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands

EU Alternative Finance Market Could Top €7 Billion in 2015

This week the first pan-European benchmark report of alternative finance market was published: The European alternative finance market grew 144% last year to €2,957m. The top markets in mainland Europe by volume of alternative finance are France, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands

Bank of England considers its own brand of Bitcoin

This week the Bank of England issued a report suggesting, among other things, that it may not be a bad idea for it and other central banks to issue digital currencies (also named cryptocurrencies). A month ago the vice president of the

Bank of England considers its own brand of Bitcoin

This week the Bank of England issued a report suggesting, among other things, that it may not be a bad idea for it and other central banks to issue digital currencies (also named cryptocurrencies). A month ago the vice president of the