Tagged: Research Report

Singapore Releases Environmental Crimes Money Laundering National Risk Assessment

Singapore recently released the Environmental Crimes Money Laundering (ML) National Risk Assessment (NRA) which identifies the key threats and vulnerabilities in environmental crimes ML that Singapore “is exposed to, and outlines mitigation measures which government agencies, financial institutions (FIs) and Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professionals… Read More

Cybercrime Remains Real Threat in Germany, New Report Reveals

Cybercrime remains a real threat in Germany: more than one in three companies (35 per cent) in this country has been the victim of a cyber attack in the past two years. The attacks have placed a greater financial burden “on a large number of… Read More

Digital Commerce Market in Philippines to Surge By Nearly 20% in 2024 – Research Report

The Philippines e-commerce market is growing at a fast pace and is expected to surge by 19.6% in 2024, driven by growing consumer preference for online shopping and strong internet penetration, finds GlobalData, a data and analytics company. GlobalData’s E-Commerce Analytics reveals that Philippine e-commerce… Read More

Percentage of US Workers Feeling Financially Well Rises to 47%, Research Study Reveals

Today, 47% of American workers feel financially well, up from 42% at this time last year. This is according to Bank of America‘s (NYSE: BAC) 14th annual Workplace Benefits Report, “The Resurging Workforce.” Conducted in partnership with Bank of America Institute, the report also “found… Read More

Cybersecurity Firm Kaspersky Releases Sustainability Report, Revealing Results of Firm’s Sustainable Development Initiatives

Kaspersky has released its new sustainability report for H2 2022 and 2023, revealing the key results of the company’s most recent sustainable development initiatives and projects. The report encompasses five strategic areas “identified as the company’s ESG priorities: safer cyberworld, future tech, safer planet, people… Read More

Bitcoin Mining Industry Report Reveals Current State of BTC Miners and Ecosystem After April 2024 Halving

The highly-anticipated fourth Bitcoin halving occurred a little after 8:09 p.m. ET on Friday April 19, 2024. Initially, Bitcoin traded flat in “the immediate aftermath of the halving, holding steady around $63,000, but finished the month at $60,636, a drop of 15% on the closing… Read More

US Homebuyers Reportedly Fear Consequences of Renting, Share Concerns About Not Making Long-Term Investments

Many prospective homebuyers fear the long-term consequences of renting, including 70% who feel they’re not making a long-term investment in their future, and 72% who worry that rent increases could affect their current and long-term finances, according to a Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) Homebuyer… Read More

Small Businesses in Australia Reportedly Keeping Up with Big Business In Terms of Labor Productivity

Xero, the global small business platform, today released a Xero Small Business Insights (XSBI) special report which shows Australian small business labor productivity is keeping pace with national productivity growth, but remains below pre-pandemic levels. The report, Small business productivity: Trends, implications and strategies, is… Read More

APAC Deal Activity Down by Nearly 20% YoY in First 2 Months of 2024 – Research Report

A total of 1,843 deals (mergers & acquisitions [M&A], private equity and venture financing deals) were announced in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region “during January-February 2024, which is a year-on-year (YoY) decline of 19.6% compared to the 2,292 deals announced during the same period in previous… Read More

AML Systems Are Constantly Evolving to Address Increase in Complexity of Financial Crime – Report

AML (Anti-money Laundering) systems are a rapidly evolving area of technology, which has to compensate for the constant increase in volume and complexity of online financial crime, according to an extensive update shared by Juniper Research. Juniper Research defines anti-money laundering systems as “a set… Read More

Global Insurtech Funding and Deals Slide to 6-Year Lows – Research Report

Global Insurtech funding and deals slide to 6-year lows in 2023, according to an update shared by CBInsights. Insurtech startups had a “brutal” 2023, with funding and deals reaching 6-year lows — in line with the broader venture slowdown, the team at CBInsights noted. Nevertheless,… Read More

Bankcard Balances Exceed $1 Trillion as Millennials Increasingly Turn to Cards – Report

Findings from the newly released Q4 2023 Quarterly Credit Industry Insights Report (CIIR) from TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) reveal that credit card debt is “at a historical high, driven in part by Millennials further building on their credit portfolios.” This comes at a time when an anticipated reduction in interest… Read More

Bitso Releases Data on Crypto Usage with Update on Digital Asset Landscape in Latin America

Bitso —the financial services company powered by crypto in Latin America— released the first edition of its Crypto Landscape in Latin America: Report H2 2023, in which it reveals the importance that “the use of blockchain and crypto assets have gained, both in the region… Read More

Global Ransomware Attacks Reached Record High in Past Year – Report

Corvus Insurance, the cyber underwriter powered by a proprietary AI-driven cyber risk platform, today released its Q4 2023 Ransomware Report. Featuring data collected from ransomware leak sites, the report shows “that while Q4 attacks were down slightly from Q3 2023, ransomware activity for the year… Read More

ClearBank, the Enabler of Real-Time Clearing and Embedded Banking Services, Releases Report on EMI Market

ClearBank, the enabler of real-time clearing and embedded banking for financial institutions, announces a new report on the Electronic Money Institution (EMI) market in the UK and Europe. The independent report, commissioned by ClearBank and produced by leading analyst house Celent, finds “that EMIs now… Read More

CommSec, the Digital Broking Arm of Australia’s Commonwealth Bank, Shares Latest Economic Activity Report

Construction activity and a strong job market have helped South Australia ascend to the top of the economic performance leaderboard, according to CommSec’s quarterly State of the States report. This is the first time South Australia has reportedly “ranked No.1 in the report’s 15-year history.”… Read More

Digital Asset Owners Increased by 34% in 2023, Rising from 432M to 580M – Report Claims

Crypto.com released its annual Crypto Market Sizing Report, showing that global cryptocurrency owners increased by 34% in 2023 – “rising from 432 million in January 2023 to 580 million in December 2023.” Similar to the previous year, this notable growth “continued despite several macro headwinds,… Read More

UK SMEs Record Solid Growth with Renewed Interest in Service Economy – Report

Business activity at UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) expanded at the fastest rate for seven months in December, “led by renewed growth in the service economy.” Adding to signs of a steady turnaround in business conditions, new orders “stabilized at the end of 2023,… Read More

Ethereum has Over 111M Non-Zero Wallet Addresses, Over 800K ETH Validators Worldwide, Blockchain Research Reveals

Michael Nadeau, the founder of The DeFi Report who also helps startups and asset managers, has pointed out that Ethereum (ETH), the world’s largest smart contract platform, reached $10 billion in revenue “faster than any other major software company besides Google.” Although this may be… Read More

Regtech ComplyAdvantage Releases Financial Crime Report, Examining Fraud, Money Laundering, Illicit Activities

ComplyAdvantage has launched its annual report into fraud, money laundering, and financial crime: The State of Financial Crime 2024. The latest research report identifies “the criminal use of artificial intelligence (AI) as an emerging fraud challenge while revealing that most financial institutions are investing in… Read More

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