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‘The islanders’ oral ledger was so effective that it could be seen as “an exemplary ancient analogue to blockchain”’
Tension brews between government view of sector as ‘strategically important’ and FCA duty to protect customers
Fintech will have to rely on state-owned behemoths under online lending reforms
Those, and a risible correction.
Central bank frustrated with drip feed of user information in crackdown following pulled $37bn IPO
Green energy supplier takes top spot and London remains the city with the most high-growth businesses
Valuation of Swedish ‘buy now, pay later’ fintech has jumped 6 times in 18 months to $31bn
Omer Ismail and David Stark sign up to fintech venture by world’s largest retailer
Ministers should endorse proposals for a ‘digital big bang’
Cryptocurrency hopes are based on a misunderstanding of how money is created
Rishi Sunak tells FT he wants to start laying foundations for Britain’s future economy
If central banks can print money out of thin air, why can’t the rest of us?
Kalifa calls for sweeping changes to listing regime, new visa rules to draw talent, and a growth fund
Craig-toshi Nakamoto is back. And he means business.
Lender launched by billionaire Patrice Motsepe will set up in the Philippines as part of deal
The former European Central Bank chief has promised to prioritise technological upgrades and digital infrastructure
Joanna Coles and Jonathan Ledecky prepare $4.7bn NYSE launch of Apex Clearing via special-purpose vehicle
Tech platforms will be forced to provide capital for 30% of the loans they offer in partnership with banks
Online payments provider is one of Silicon Valley’s most valuable private companies
Investors seeking bitcoin exposure in local markets face constraints
High-interest lenders fill market vacated by fintech group, increasing fears of rising defaults
The planned ‘e-yuan’ could boost Beijing’s surveillance state and create competition for private fintech groups
Financial technology start-up plans to offer its users shares in upcoming listing
Officials in credit-hungry economies have struggled to control the fast-growing sector
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