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Bitcoin Analysts See Good, Bad Behind Recent Bitcoin Price Hikes

While Bitcoin’s recent price gains have some clear reasons behind them, some analysts believe it’s a troublesome development. Genesis head of market insights Noelle Acheson said the increased valuations are due to more than increased inflows, it’s also because of a combination of recent tailwinds too…. Read More

Use Cases for NFTs Growing: GlobalData Report

While at the beginning NFTs were predominantly used by artists to claim the ownership and novelty of their digital creative work, the uses for the digital tokens are growing, a new report from Global Data suggests. Companies are now filing NFT-related patents to secure their… Read More

Traditional Financial Services Competing With Digital Upstarts for Mass Affluent: GlobalData

Traditional financial managers for the mass affluent better keep up with the times or they’ll risk losing those commissions, research from GlobalData suggests. Digital finance has developed a range of solutions for people from all wealth categories, including those at the top. Those services offer… Read More

GlobalData Predicts Blockchain Unicorns

GlobalData believes it has a good idea of who the next blockchain unicorns will be. The company used its Unicorn Prediction Model to produce a list of 25 startups with the potential to exceed a $1 billion valuation. GlobaData looked to its scorecard of 10,000… Read More

Singaporean Government Driving QR Code Payment Methods

QR codes are helping Singapore continue on its road to a cashless society, data and analytics company GlobalData believes. Blessed with a strong payments infrastructure system, Singapore has both POS and QR code payment capability, and the latter is becoming a more trusted and preferred… Read More

Israel Card Payment Usage to Continue Growth After Pandemic-Influenced Decline

Following a brief pandemic-induced decline, Israel’s card payment market is set to resume its growth trajectory, a new report from GlobalData finds. Israel’s government actively promotes electronic payments through legislation such as a cap on cash transactions and reduced interchange fees. “Robust e-commerce growth, and… Read More

Indian E-Commerce Growth Continues

The COVID-19 pandemic helped drive further growth in India’s e-commerce sector, new research from GlobalData shows. According to the firm’s E-Commerce Analytics, e-commerce payments in the country grew by 12.2 percent in 2020 and should reach $61.5 billion this year. Between now and 2025 sales… Read More

Philippines Card Payment Use Surges as Economic Recovery Continues

Several factors will contribute to strong growth in card payments in the Philippines, a new report from GlobalData suggests. Gains of 15.4 percent are expected due to the gradual revival of the economy, easing of lockdown restrictions, and improving consumer spending. Those gains will leave… Read More

Mainstream Companies Behind Rising Crypto Twitter Chatter

Global cryptocurrency interest continues to grow, and is being propelled by discussion of mainstream companies, research from GlobalData suggests. The company monitored Twitter conversations about “crypto” and found influencer conversations have risen 200 percent during 2021’s first half. PayPal was most mentioned in influencer conversations… Read More

Blockchain-Based Revenue to Grow 50-Fold by 2030: GlobalData

Revenue from blockchain-based platforms and services is expected to grow 50-fold over the next decade, according to data and analytics firm GlobalData. That will take it from $4 billion in 2020 to $199 billion in 2030, they predict. While businesses have been warned of the… Read More

Corporate Travel Industry to See Drastic Changes in Pandemic’s Wake

Big changes will continue to hit business travel, a report from GlobalData suggests. Over the past 18 months, international business travel plummeted 75 per cent, with domestic travel down 56 per cent. The lost billions in revenue, combined with changing attitudes on the necessity of… Read More

Colonial Pipeline Ransom Recovery Raises Crypto Questions

No one should be shocked Bitcoin’s price fell after the United States recovered most of the cryptocurrency used to pay the Colonial Pipeline hackers, an analyst with GlobalData said this week. Given cryptocurrency’s libertarian roots, the fact a government could track and seize money designed… Read More

Fintech Analyst Says UK’s Neobank Monzo Is Dealing with Challenges Comparable to Digital Bank Xinja which Recently Exited Market

UK-based challenger bank Monzo is reportedly struggling to maintain operations and may be trying to avoid the same fate as digital bank Xinja which was recently forced to shut down permanently. Fintech analyst Katherine Long from GlobalData recently noted that Monzo has turned into an… Read More

GlobalData Calls Revolutionary Claims of Blockchain and Crypto “Fantasy”

The crypto hype-machine has taken another body blow this month, this time in the form of a scathing report by London-based research firm GlobalData, who have called the revolutionary claims made by crypto and blockchain proponents, “fantasy,” ITP reports. Such talk is sacrilege among enthusiasts… Read More

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