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The Future Of Banking: Invisible, Connected, Insights-Driven, And Purposeful

Alyson Clarke 5 days ago

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The Future Of Banking Has Arrived

Jacob Morgan 6 days ago
To compete in a world with blurred boundaries — where smart devices and platforms such as Google can deliver the banking experience, ride-sharing apps can supply loans, and cars can be distributed ledgers — banks must ruthlessly determine and play to their strengths. Learn about the four themes that emerged during our research.
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APAC Financial Services Webcast Week 2020

The next normal arising from this global pandemic will bring new challenges for financial services leaders in Asia Pacific. Get the latest insights and tactical guidance on how to prepare for the future.

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The Future Of Banking: Sneak Peek Into Our Upcoming Research

Alyson Clarke July 16, 2020

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Open Banking Implementation Issues Give Rise To A New Breed Of Intermediaries

Jacob Morgan July 9, 2020
The challenges associated with open banking have brought about a new segment of intermediaries. Find out how these vendors can help inform your technology strategy.
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Les conséquences de la crise du Covid-19 sur le bien-être financier des consommateurs français

Aurelie L'Hostis May 26, 2020
Déjà bien avant que l’épidémie de coronavirus ne frappe, les recherches menées par Forrester révélaient qu’un grand nombre de consommateurs français s’inquiétaient de l’état de leurs finances personnelles et considéraient la gestion de ces dernières comme une tâche difficile. De fait, un an avant la crise, un quart des consommateurs français interrogés déclaraient se sentir […]
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The Effect Of COVID-19 On UK Consumers’ Financial Well-Being

Aurelie L'Hostis May 19, 2020
Thirteen percent of UK adults have seen their income (hours and/or wages) reduced due to COVID-19. This is impacting their ability to spend and meet financial commitments: Around half have reduced spending to the minimum, and 10% have missed a bill or loan payment.
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The Effect Of COVID-19 On Canadians’ Financial Well-Being

Peter Wannemacher May 18, 2020
Even before the COVID-19 outbreak, our research showed that Canadian consumers were facing multiple financial challenges and were worried about their financial situation. To see how the pandemic was impacting consumer finances and behaviors, we surveyed 1,119 Canadian online adults in April 10–15, 2020 and found that Canadians: Are already feeling the impact of COVID-19 […]
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The Effect Of COVID-19 On US Consumers’ Financial Well-Being

Peter Wannemacher May 18, 2020
Even before the COVID-19 outbreak, our research showed that US consumers were facing multiple financial challenges and were worried about their financial situation. To see how the pandemic was impacting consumer finances and behaviors, we surveyed 1,122 US online adults in April 10–15, 2020 and found that US consumers: Are already feeling the impact of […]
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Developer Engagement Recognizes The Developer As Your Newest Customer

Jacob Morgan May 5, 2020
Digital technology is enabling unprecedented connection between people, companies, and devices. Connecting them all lies at the hands of the developer, a role with increasing power in an organization. In the age of open banking, simply providing access to APIs, documentation, and a sandbox is not enough. Developer engagement builds long-term bridges between a firm […]
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Solidaridad y supervivencia económica frente al coronavirus

Laura Koetzle May 4, 2020
Recientemente, los resultados de nuestra encuesta “PandemicEX” nos desvelaban que los españoles tienen una gran incertidumbre laboral, no confían en las medidas del gobierno y han puesto sus esperanzas en los directivos de sus empresas, pero… ¿qué están haciendo los bancos españoles para ayudar a sus clientes durante la crisis? En Forrester hemos observado que: […]
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Insurtech Funding Roundup, Q1 2020: Investors Reduce Risk As The COVID-19-Induced Downturn Settles In

Jeffery Williams April 29, 2020
Insurtech funding contracted last quarter amid economic uncertainty. As the pandemic and its aftereffects linger, the outlook remains unclear.
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Lenders: Speed Up Access To Small Business Loans

Zhi Ying Barry April 27, 2020
Whether small businesses survive in the next few months depends on what lenders do right now. But they're struggling to underwrite and disburse loans at speed that will give small businesses the access to the working capital that they desperately need. Learn what lenders can do.
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Many Digital Banks Will Struggle Amid The COVID-19-Induced Slowdown, But A Handful Will Innovate And Thrive

Aurelie L'Hostis April 21, 2020
The COVID-19 crisis is accelerating the digital transformation of financial services. Which firms will benefit, which will struggle? Senior Analyst Aurelie L'Hostis provides insights.
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Seize Payment Innovation Opportunities By Delivering Value To All

Meng Liu April 21, 2020
It’s a perfect time to make the most of digital payments. Learn four steps banks and fintechs in Asia-Pacific can take to make the most of the opportunity in front of them.
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The Coronavirus Crisis Survival Kit For Startup Entrepreneurs

Dan Bieler April 21, 2020
Principal Analyst Dan Bieler prioritizes three things that startups should be doing to emerge from the coronavirus pandemic successfully.
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Three Hurdles To Address Before Digital Retail Payments Can Scale Across AP

Meng Liu April 16, 2020
Trust plays a huge part in the success of any new payment system, and any friction can create obstacles. In Asia Pacific, though digital retail payment is growing quickly, there are three key challenges to overcome: Lack of differentiated value for customers, Fragmented standards, Fragmented digital retail payment ecosystems.
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Four Catalysts Contribute To A Perfect Storm Of Digital Retail Payments In Asia Pacific

Meng Liu April 13, 2020
While the COVID-19’s impact on payment behaviors is still unclear, a perfect storm had been brewing long before the crisis broke out. In our research, we found that four key catalysts are driving adoption of digital retail payments in the region: Digitally empowered customers, Digital-savvy regulators, Buoyant digital platforms, and Digitally transforming banks.
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First Apple, Now Amazon: Goldman Sachs’ Move To Help Big Tech Into Banking

Alyson Clarke February 4, 2020
First it was Apple. Now it’s Amazon. One thing’s for sure: Goldman Sachs knows it needs to go big or go home with retail banking. Learn about the game-changing partnership on the horizon.
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What Makes A Payments App Successful?

Arnav Gupta January 2, 2020
Excellence in digital experience is fast becoming a nonnegotiable expectation that customers have of a brand. The thing about expectations is that once they rise, they become par for the course. Payments apps are no exception! We recently analyzed eight apps from Indian payments providers. We found that with the next-to-zero cost of switching in […]
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PayPal Officially Enters China: Challenges And Opportunities

Meng Liu December 30, 2019
A week before Christmas, PayPal officially finished its acquisition of Chinese licensed payment company GoPay, a deal that has been underway since the end of September. This deal signals PayPal’s official entry into China’s domestic payment market and makes it the first foreign payment company to own the domestic payment license. I have followed both […]
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