What about shadow banking ?

(French version below)   This mysterious term does not mean, as its name might suggest, an occult or illicit finance. In terms of weight, shadow finance represents half of the traditional banking system, equivalent to the annual global GDP. Shadow banking refers to all the activities that contribute to financing the economy but that are … Continue reading What about shadow banking ?

Fintechs : serious competitors for banks ?

We often hear about Fintechs but are they serious competitors for banks ?   Fintechs, standing for technologies of financing, are innovative companies, which use new technologies, mobile, or artificial intelligence, in order to provide financial services. The services most commonly offered are: crowdfunding, mobile payments or online banks. Fintech business is largely driven by … Continue reading Fintechs : serious competitors for banks ?