The Fintech Revolution: A Threat to Global Banking?
4 Pages Posted: 27 Sep 2018 Last revised: 29 Mar 2019
Date Written: March 1, 2018
The period since the global financial crisis of 2008 has been characterized by the emergence of a broad set of tech-driven financial companies ( "fintech" companies), acting in parallel with traditional banking services. Although the new players are ramping up competition, pushing digital transformation and exerting pressure on the global financial sector, their services appear to be highly complementary to the ones provided by the more established banks, which are also embracing these technologies.
Keywords: Financial Structures, Armed Conflict, ICT Economics, Macroeconomic Management, Deposit Insurance
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