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Apple Pay won't popularize NFC overnight

Apple's highly anticipated entry into the NFC market strengthens the case for the technology, but full-scale adoption remains unlikely in the short term.

Published By Datamonitor
10 Sep 2014
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The need to engage with uninsured SMEs

In a Datamonitor Financial survey of over 2,300 SMEs, 15% held no business insurance. As the UK economy recovers and new SMEs are incorporated, insurers seeking growth must ensure businesses are well aware of relevant and required insurance cover.

Published By Datamonitor
08 Sep 2014
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Clear the skies for drone insurance

Major shifts in the insurance industry are often driven by technological innovations, from aggregator sites to the widening use of telematics. While the more scientifically advanced developments may be years away, insurers would do well to prepare.

Published By Datamonitor
05 Sep 2014
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HSBC's new Advance account aims for clarity

HSBC's new Advance current account, to be launched in the UK in November 2014, signals a shift away from packaged add-ons such as travel insurance towards more direct financial incentives.

Published By Datamonitor
04 Sep 2014
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Singapore wealth managers must heed investor demand

The Monetary Authority of Singapore's proposal to facilitate bond offerings for retail investors is unlikely to see a rebalancing of the typical HNW portfolio towards fixed income products. Instead, wealth managers should lead with alternative investments.

Published By Datamonitor
04 Sep 2014
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Facebook's Buy button doesn't belong

Facebook's latest move towards payments is at odds with its own brand identity, and thus is unlikely to succeed.

Published By Datamonitor
04 Sep 2014
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Australian banks must maximize branch efficiency

Rather than closing branches, Australian banks should reduce the size of existing branches and focus on sales of higher value products, as online banking has taken over as the main transaction channel for consumers.

Published By Datamonitor
01 Sep 2014
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Wealth management products on the rise in China

Fueled by new players entering the market, rising wealth levels, and underperforming financial markets, China's wealth management product sector has been growing rapidly. Whether this is good news for the wealth industry remains to be seen.

Published By Datamonitor
29 Aug 2014
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Amazon Local Register: a gateway to omni-channel retailing

The new Amazon Local Register is a strategic move by Amazon to boost its merchant offering and ensure its long-term commercial relevance. Crucially, it signals that mobile point of sale (mPOS) is a potentially lucrative gateway to omni-channel retailing.

Published By Datamonitor
28 Aug 2014
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Mortgages the next frontier for P2P lending

After enjoying a boom in personal lending it is time for peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms to look at facilitating mortgages.

Published By Datamonitor
28 Aug 2014

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