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The Finanser’s Week: 2nd October – 9th October 2023

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Generative finance, or GeFi for short

We’ve had DeFi, CeFi, ReFi and more, but now it’s time for GeFi. If those phrases confuse you, we have Decentralised Finance versus Centralised Finance; we have Regenerative Finance, and now we have Generative Finance, or GeFi for short. What is GeFi? It’s the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into finance. This all started with…

Tokenized digital assets will be a $16 trillion market by 2030

I blogged about tokenizing everything the other day and my friend Efi made an interesting post the other day, related to this, about a report from the Boston Consulting Group. The report focuses upon India, which claims to be the third largest FinTech economy behind America and Britain, and specifically calls out a few key…

Could stablecoins pull the rug from under the US markets?

This is quite a complicated update, but it came to mind when I saw that JPMorgan analysts are predicting stablecoins could destabilise the traditional financial markets. This is because the Federal Reserve decided in April that money funds created for the sole purpose of accessing its overnight reverse repo facility, which is called ON RRP,…

Should we teach our children the system or the alternative system?

When I was a lad – a good start for any commentary – we didn’t know nothing about money. I got pocket money from my dad but, if I begged hard enough and long enough, my dad would relent and buy me that Batman Corgi car I had been lusting after. At school, they taught…

Ever wondered what Gen Z think of your bank?

I was intrigued by The Financial Brand’s autumn (Fall) magazine about younger folks or, as some call them, Gen Z. Personally, I’m not a fan of demographics. You can throw people into buckets …

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Chris Skinner is best known as an independent commentator on the financial markets through his blog,, as author of the bestselling book Digital Bank, and Chair of the European networking forum the Financial Services Club. He has been voted one of the most influential people in banking by The Financial Brand (as well as one of the best blogs), a FinTech Titan (Next Bank), one of the Fintech Leaders you need to follow (City AM, Deluxe and Jax Finance), as well as one of the Top 40 most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal's Financial News. To learn more click here...

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