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How will our children lead the world?

I was at LendIt China last week, or Lang Di as it should rightly be called. As readers know, I always get a buzz from visiting China, and this trip was no exception. It made me reflect in fact upon my last twenty plus years of coming here and seeing the …

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How AI will change banking

The World Economic Forum has been conducting research over the last year around how AI (Artificial Intelligence) will change banking that was published last week. Here’s the lowdown: Artificial intelligence is fundamentally changing the physics of financial services. It is weakening the bonds that have held together the component parts …

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Does digital punish the poor?

BACS released UK account switching statistics this week, and it makes for interesting reading. The big winners in the first quarter of 2018 are Halifax, Nationwide and HSBC. The big losers are Co-operative Bank, Lloyds and Barclays. Why? Well, Halifax offers a great incentive to switch: £75 … nothing like …

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