Tag: central bank

Colombia props up Latin American FinTech investment to increase 52% in...

Key Latin American FinTech investment stats in Q1 2024 • Latin American FinTech deal activity reached 46 transactions in Q1 2024, 48% reduction YoY • Latin...

Latin American Lending Tech companies reported trend defying 6% increase in...

Key Latin American Lending Technology stats in 2023: • Latin American Lending Technology deal activity reached 76 deals in 2023, a 6% increase from 2022 •...

Brazil is home to a third of all Latin American FinTech...

Key Latin American FinTech investment stats in 2023: • Latin American FinTech deal activity reached 335 transactions in 2023, a 37% reduction YoY • Latin American...

EMTECH secures $4m for its financial inclusion mission

EMTECH, which is on a mission to drive financial inclusion around the world, has reportedly raised $4m in funding.

Ireland brings new legislation for BNPL

Buy now, pay later companies operating in Ireland will now need to be authorised by the Central Bank of Ireland, following an extension to the Consumer Protection Act 2022.

Thailand central bank unveils plans for digital currency pilot in 2022

The Bank of Thailand (BOT) has revealed it intends to begin a retail central bank digital currency (CBDC) pilot study in the second quarter of 2022.

FNA raises funds from G+D as it accelerates development on central...

FNA (Financial Network Analytics), which specialises in advanced network analytics and simulations, has received an investment from German cybersecurity firm Giesecke+Devrient (G+D).

Cyber risk greater threat than a financial crash, Federal Reserve chair...

The chairman of the US Federal Reserve Jerome Powell has claimed he is more worried about cyber risk than the possibility of another financial crash.

Bank of France governor calls for central banks to issue digital...

Central banks should be in charge of issuing digital currencies as the use of cash declines, the Bank of France's governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau said.

The Bank of Lithuania has picked Peekdata.io and Columbus Lietuva, UAB...

The central bank of Lithuania is continuing its efforts to modernise itself by enlisting the help of two RegTech businesses.

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