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Digital Banking
Mobile wallets and Digital Payments in Jordan
Digital is just not a word anymore;its your life. Part and parcel of humans, economy, and countries. Each country is trying to regulate, innovate, implement digital solutions, services and lifestyles. Today we are going to discuss about one such beautiful country Jordan and the evolutions of mobile wallets in the stunning landscape. What kind of...
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The Middle East and North Africa are witnessing a change in consumer preferences, evolving Fintech start-ups, and supporting regulation are testing banks and FI’s digital capabilities.  The consumers are going digital, creating new opportunities for financial market to disrupt and embrace fully integrated mobile wallets via smartphones, wearables, and tablets.  A recent GSMA research outline...
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Mobile Wallets in Israel
In the year 2006, when I was in Pune, many Israelis were staying within our locality. Apart from the country name and a possibility of locating it on the world map, I hardly knew anything about Israel. So when I was offered this post, I never thought it would be an eye-opener to me, on...
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Diigtal Wallets in UAE
Mastercard, in their recent report “The Cashless Journey,” stated that UAE economy is among the most rapidly growing as a cashless based society. VISA another leader in digital payments surveyed retailers found that 63% of the retailers claimed foot traffic increasing and 68% increase in revenue with the acceptance of digital payments. The survey also...
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Why-should-banks-go-digital
First, it was customers pushing banks to adapt to the digital wave, and now non-bank enterprises growing as competitors are pushing traditional banks to become digital enterprises. And why not – when data shows retail banks that digitize could achieve a 20% increase in revenues and a decline in expenditures by 30%. On the other hand, for...
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Sahamati
Data the new Oil has been under scrutiny these days. When Microsoft bought LinkedIn or when Facebook acquired Whatsapp, the speculation was that they were eyeing the data these acquired company have gained in recent years. Then recently I saw a video floating on WhatsApp [authentic or not no clue], but it claimed that every...
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Neo Banking - Banking beyond physical walls
The post first appeared on linkedin. To get more such insights, please connect with me here. Could a bank without the physical walls exist? If you had asked me this, a few years back, I would have said – may be, but in 2019 I feel proud to be associated with many of these initiatives by Financial Institutions,...
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Ways-of-Banking
Editor’s Note : This post was originally published in [January, 2019] and has been updated for freshness, accuracy and comprehensiveness. What is Online Banking Accessing Banking services via internetAlso Called Internet Banking or Web BankingConducting financial and non-financial transactions via web interface or a smartphoneAbility to access all financial information of your bank on your...
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Digital Banking
I wonder if “Right to go digital” should be included as the seventh fundamental right in India. What do you say? Be it a shop, a salon,or cobbler everyone is aspiring to register its digital presence. And why not when “money” can move digitally,even individuals, organizations,and most importantly banks need to sail via a digital...
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FI series 4
The post first appeared on linkedin. To get more such insights, please connect with me here. While I was privileged to go to school, get educated, watch tv, buy books, during my adolescent days. I never realized some people do not have access to primary education until I saw this ad on Doordarshan – राष्ट्रीय साक्षरता मिशन [National Literacy...
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