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Barclays opens up opportunities for fintech startups in Africa

The initiative is aimed at uncovering the next M-Pesa or Paypal IFM Correspondent December 23, 2016: Barclays has opened up an opportunity for fintech startups in South Africa, it aims to accelerate the growth of startups in the financial service industry by allowing them to work with financial technology experts in the coming year. The...

Deutsche Bank to finally settle US mortgage probe

Will pay $7.2 billion to resolve the case IFM Correspondent December 23, 2016: Deutsche Bank AG said it reached a $7.2 billion agreement to resolve a year-long U.S. investigation into its dealings in mortgage-backed securities, removing a legal hurdle that fuelled investor angst. Deutsche Bank will pay a $3.1 billion civil penalty and provide $4.1...

Africa’s youth bulge

Many analysts expect significant growth opportunities in the continent, which has the largest youth population in the world Benita James December 21, 2016: Africa’s demography is showing a visible shift and many analysts have reason to believe that the continent has the largest youth population in the world. A young population is generally considered as...

Deutsche Bank failure may bring down European banking system

Angela Merkel is not expected to bail out the bank IFM Correspondent December 21, 2016: A senior financial analyst has claimed that if Deutsche bank is allowed to fail it may bring down the entire European banking system. Ewen Cameron Watt, a senior director at investment managers Blackrock Investment Institute, told CNBC: “If Deutsche Bank...