Tagged: Research Report

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

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

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

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

FINRA Releases Regulatory Oversight Report, Highlighting Crypto and Other Key Findings

FINRA published its 2024 FINRA Annual Regulatory Oversight Report, formerly known as the Report on FINRA’s Examination and Risk Monitoring Program. The report provides member firms “with key insights and observations from recent activities of FINRA’s regulatory operations to use in strengthening their compliance programs.”… Read More

Financial Industry Report Examines Competitiveness of European Finserv Sector Against Peers in the US and Asia

Defining “competitiveness” in financial services is not a simple task, according to an extensive industry report. The aim of the report, produced by Luxembourg for Finance (LFF) in partnership with OMFIF, is to consider “the relative competitiveness of the European financial services industry against their… Read More

SlowMist Releases Report Unveiling Anti-Money Laundering Trends in Blockchain Industry

SlowMist has been analyzing the attacks and major incidents of 2023. SlowMist‘s latest report will focus on the anti-money laundering (AML) trends in the blockchain sector for the same year. Thanks to the support of our InMist Intelligence Network partners, SlowMist aided clients, partners, and… Read More

Dublin Regtech Fenergo Update: Global Financial Institution AML and Regulatory Fines Soar in 2023

Fenergo, the provider of digital solutions for client lifecycle management (CLM), know your customer (KYC) and transaction monitoring, released its annual findings on global financial institution enforcement actions, which reveal that “the value of penalties imposed on firms surged 57% in 2023.” Penalties for failing… Read More

Nansen Says Crypto Prices Could be Challenged as There’s a 10-20% Probability that Inflation Re-Accelerates Post Fed-Pivot

As the end of the year approaches, the Nansen team has shared key insights on higher-probability scenarios poised to take center-stage in 2024. In line or consistent with prevailing sentiment, which leans toward positive scenarios for crypto in 2024, Nansen says that their outlook remains… Read More

Real Estate Report: West Chester, Pennsylvania Ranks Among Most Popular Property Markets in the US

The most popular market among Zillow (NASDAQ: Z and ZG) surfers this year was West Chester, Pennsylvania. After the West Coast ruled in 2021 and the Midwest took the top spot last year, the Northeast dominated this year’s list. Smaller Northeast towns dominated Zillow’s “most… Read More

425 Million Consumers Own Crypto and 83% of G20 Nations Are Working on Regulatory Guidelines for Digital Assets – Report

Cryptocurrency isn’t just here to stay – it’s the “future of money,” according to an update from Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN). The largest crypto exchange in the US has outlined the status of digital assets while predicting a bullish future for crypto. Even in the aftermath of… Read More

Significant Uplift in Global Economic Growth Is Unlikely in 2024 Due to Tight Monetary Policies, Uncertainty – Report

A significant uplift in global growth is “unlikely” in 2024 with “no short-term end in sight to geopolitical uncertainty and tight monetary policies,” according to the latest KPMG Global Economic Outlook. Produced by leading economists from KPMG member firms around the world, this year’s report… Read More

Research from Coda Payments and Niko Partners Examines Gaming Industry Ecosystem in Southeast Asia

Research from Coda, the global firm focused on content monetization solutions for gaming and digital publishers, and Niko Partners, the provider of market intelligence on the video game industry in Asia and MENA, dives into “the evolving landscape of the gaming industry, and the opportunities… Read More

Consumers Experience Fraud Attempts via Phone Calls Multiple Times Per Week – Research Report

“Who’s calling now?” has become a “ubiquitous” question and a “sign of the times” for mobile users as fraud and spammers repeatedly target consumers through their phones. New research from TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) reveals that “around one-third of consumers experience fraud attempts multiple times per week,… Read More

Malware Report: Banking Apps Susceptible to FjordPhantom, a Cyber Threat Targeting Southeast Banks

Promon, the provider of application shielding technology responsible for recently uncovering FjordPhantom, an emerging cyber threat targeting banks in Southeast Asia, reveals the findings of its research into “the susceptibility of the world’s top banking apps to this sophisticated new strain of malware.” In September… Read More

Gemini Crypto Trends Report: Bitcoin ETF in the US and BTC Halving May Have Significant Implications on Markets

Digital asset firm Gemini is introducing their 2024 Crypto Trend Report. Before they explore the innovation and “promise” they see on the horizon, Gemini thinks it’s important to reflect on a volatile and challenging 2023. As mentioned in a blog post by Gemini, reverberations from… Read More

AI Adoption Among Financial Services Providers Is Universal, Despite Mixed Signals of Readiness – Survey

One in five are not confident that their organizations are well-positioned to “take advantage of the potential benefits AI might bring,” according to an update from Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) which released its 2023 Financial Services GenAI Survey. Nearly all (99%) of the financial… Read More

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