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Survey Shows Buy Now, Pay Later Services Might Lead to UK Consumers Going into Debt due to Financial Mismanagement

A new survey from Capco has revealed that consumers must receive proper information and educational materials so that they can responsibly use Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) platforms and services. According to the study, BNPL services must also be regulated properly. Capco’s research found that… Read More

Checkout.com Data Reveals Digital Payments in MENA Region and Pakistan have Nearly Doubled after COVID

A report released earlier this week by Checkout.com reveals that digital commerce and online payments are on track for major growth next year. Internal Checkout.com data indicates that digital payment transfers have almost doubled in the MENA region since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak…. Read More

63% of European Consumers Abandoned their Financial Applications due to Difficult Onboarding Process: Survey

Signicat, the trusted digital identity firm, has shared new research which reveals that 63% of European consumers have abandoned financial applications during the past year. Signicat’s survey was carried out in May and June 2020 which was during the Europe-wide COVID-19 lockdowns or restrictions. The… Read More

50% of Financial Services Professionals Want to Continue Working from Home Following COVID Outbreak: Report

The COVID-19 crisis has led to major changes in how financial services professionals prefer to do their jobs in the future. Around 50% of workers in the financial sector say they would like to keep working from the comfort of their home for at least… Read More

Germans are Not Using Banking Apps as Much as Expected, but Are Using Online Trading Apps More Frequently After COVID: Report

A recent Fintech study reveals that digital banking apps are now beginning to lag behind online trading apps (in Germany) which grew by 140%. Despite the COVID-19 outbreak, German consumers have not been using mobile banking apps as much as expected, according to a study… Read More

Two-Thirds or 68% of Indian Consumers are Now Using Digital or Mobile Banking Platforms to Settle Transactions, Instead of Cash: Report

Over two-thirds or 68% of Indian consumers are currently using digital or mobile banking platforms to settle transactions, according to a new report. The use of online banking services and contactless payments has increased significantly due to the COVID-19 crisis – which had led to… Read More

Most Retail Crypto Investors Making Substantial Investments in Digital Assets have Annual Income of Less than $10,000: Survey

Huobi Global, a leading digital assets company, recently published a survey that looks into the different investment profiles and backgrounds of retail cryptocurrency traders in emerging markets. According to a release, the survey results indicate that crypto-assets such as Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) have… Read More

Majority of Pakistani Consumers to Make Digital Payments for Online Purchases, Instead of Visiting Physical Stores, Even After COVID: Survey

Visa (NYSE: V), the global leader in digital payments, recently published the results of its survey which aimed to assess the impact of COVID-19 on consumer behavior in Pakistan. Visa’s Stay Secure survey reveals Pakistani consumers’ general views about conducting digital transactions, their preferences and… Read More

Over 75% of Malaysian Businesses are Now Using Fintech Products, including Mobile Payments, Digital Wallets: Survey

More than 75% of Malaysia based businesses are now using at least one Fintech-related product or service since the past year, according to a recent survey released by CPA Australia, an established accounting firm. Mobile payments and digital or online wallets are the most widely-used… Read More

The More Financially Literate are Less likely to Invest in Bitcoin (BTC) and other Cryptocurrencies: Survey

Our attitude or approach towards cryptocurrency investments are determined by our understanding or knowledge of basic financial concepts (financial literacy) and our ability to assess the potential risks involved with investing in Bitcoin (BTC) and other digital assets. This, according to researchers Georgios Panos and… Read More

UK Fintech Business Owners Claim they’ve been Unfairly Excluded from Government-backed Investment Programs

UK-based Fintech firms claim that they have been unfairly excluded from government-backed investment programs. Fintech business owners say that there has to be a stronger push for proper regulations for the sector, according to a recent survey released by the Digital Finance Forum (DFF). DFF… Read More

Banking Challenger Branch’s Survey Reveals that 80% of Hourly Employees had Less than $500 in Savings for Emergencies like COVID-19

Banking challenger Branch, a service provider that teams up with employers to assist workers with growing financially, recently revealed key findings from its second annual Branch Report. The digital challenger’s report looks at the financial, work, and lifestyle interests of hourly workers. As noted in… Read More

Apps for P2P Money Transfers and Account Aggregation are Most Popular Fintech Solutions in the Middle East: Survey

Approximately 20% or one-fifth of bank account holders in the Middle East are now using Fintech solutions, according to a recent survey performed by Deloitte. The survey, which examined nine key markets in the Middle East, reveals that consumers in the region are quite willing… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Investments: UK Millennials with £25,000+ in Investable Assets are Increasingly Investing in Cryptocurrencies, a Survey Reveals

Millennials, who are people born in the early 80s to the mid-90s, have increasingly been adopting smartphone-based Fintech apps offered by Robinhood and innovative digital banks like Revolut. In addition to more actively managing their finances through the latest technology when compared to older generations,… Read More

LendInvest Founder Christian Faes Discusses Digital Finance Forum, COVID Impact on Fintech

LendInvest is one of the most successful Fintechs in the UK. The digital marketplace for property finance has long been profitable – not a common characteristic in the early-stage sector including Fintech. It has been rumoured for some time now that LendInvest is a likely… Read More

75% of IT Professionals Say Major Changes were Made to Fintech Firms’ Cybersecurity Programs when Working Remotely Due to COVID-19: Survey

  Financial service providers have been forced to make major changes to their cybersecurity programs and protocols in order to manage the transition to remote working, a practice many Fintech firms have adopted, following the global COVID-19 outbreak. The US-headquartered Financial Services Information Sharing and… Read More

Bitcoin Adoption: Nearly Half of People Responding to a Recent Survey Trust BTC Over Big Banks, a 29% Increase from 2017

More than 45% of over 5,000 survey respondents from 17 different countries said they preferred Bitcoin (BTC) over investments in stocks, real estate, and gold. The survey, which aimed to compare Bitcoin (BTC) adoption rates from 2017 to those in 2020, was performed by Tokenist,… Read More

CBDCs: New Report Confirms Most Reserve Banks Don’t Want to Use an Actual Blockchain to Issue Digital Currencies

Reserve banks in 46 countries are currently exploring or considering developing a central bank digital currency (CBDC) by using a permissioned (or private) distributed ledger technology (DLT)-based platform. This, according to a recently published survey from UK-based journal Central Banking. The publication is reportedly supported… Read More

No Surprise: COVID-19 Pandemic Fuels Boom in Online Shopping

Payments platform Paysafe is out with some research on changes in the shopping ecosystem during the COVID-19 pandemic and it should come as no surprise their numbers indicate e-commerce is booming. Paysafe processes about $85 billion annually in 40 different currencies. Surveying over 8,000 consumers… Read More

Two-thirds of UK Financial Services Workers want Employers to Do More to Help them Adjust to Working Remotely from Home: Survey

As major financial institutions explore different strategies to cope with the COVID-19 crisis, a survey of UK financial services employees reveals that 66% think their company must do more to help them work productively from their homes. Large banks are currently trying to adapt to… Read More

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