Tag Archives: saving

How our mobiles could make us rich

Our mobiles could help us lead richer lives – this was the bold claim that I made at the recent Ignite conference in London. Based on my earlier post entitled Beyond Mobile Banking, I noted that people already say that … Continue reading

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Savers are Negative on Negative Rates

In recent weeks market turmoil has put negative interest rates firmly on to the centrals banks’ agenda. The Bank of Japan sprang a surprise by following the European Central Bank in moving into negative territory, and there is even talk … Continue reading

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The New Financial World

The financial crisis is a major analytical challenge that will keep economists occupied for years to come. In a report published in 2008, I looked forward to the future shape of the financial world. Here’s a short summary: The new … Continue reading

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