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The Economist: Big Tech takes aim at the low-profit retail-banking industry

Research by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, based at Cambridge Judge Business School, on credit issued by fintech firms is cited in an article on big tech and retail banking. Read the full article [economist.com]…

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Traditional banks are struggling to stave off the fintech revolution

By Dr Kamal Munir, Reader in Strategy & Policy, and Hamza Mudassir, Visiting Fellow in Strategy and alumnus (MBA 2012), Cambridge Judge Business School Dr Kamal Munir Traditional banks are haunted by financial technology – fintech – firms. Challengers such…

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The Conversation: Traditional banks are struggling to stave off the fintech revolution

Dr Kamal Munir, Reader in Strategy & Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, and Hamza Mudassir, Visiting Fellow and alumnus (MBA 2012), discuss the challenges traditional banks face in the fintech era. “The quicker banks come to realise that they…

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Four horsemen

A team of four Cambridge MBA students wins the Siam Commercial Bank Future Leader Challenge in Thailand. [L-R] Vishal Jain, Sebastian Kevin Sugiarto, Elfa Nugraha and Kohilan Sarvanandan A team of four Cambridge MBA students won the Siam Commercial Bank…

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Helping the ‘unbanked’

Enabling inclusive fintech through regulatory innovation is the subject of a new report co-produced by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School. Fintech can help extend the benefits of financial inclusion to millions of unbanked and…

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Barron’s: Research: Bad press brings big banks more business

Investment banks have benefited from negative press coverage during the financial crisis, Dr Thomas Roulet, University Senior Lecturer in Organisation Theory at Cambridge Judge, writes in Barron’s. The study examined 3,503 IPOs and 5,147 IPO invitations from 2007 to 2011,…

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Pakistan’s privatisation dilemma as it seeks IMF bailout

Reluctantly seeking an IMF bailout for its balance-of-payments crisis, Imran Khan’s nascent government in Pakistan has already devalued its currency, hiked utility rates and imposed new taxes in an effort to be “ready” for IMF reforms. As if these measures…

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The Conversation: Pakistan’s privatisation dilemma as it seeks IMF bailout

Dr Kamal Munir, Reader in Strategy & Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, writes about Pakistan’s privatisation dilemma as it seeks help from the International Monetary Fund. He says the government should heed the lessons from Pakistan’s “troubled history” of…

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Bloomberg: It’s good to be bad if you’re a bank

A study by Dr Thomas Roulet, University Senior Lecturer in Organisation Theory at Cambridge Judge, finds negative media coverage proved beneficial to investment banks during the financial crisis. The study examined more than 3,500 IPOs in the US. “This study…

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The Malaysian Reserve: The point when Islamic bankers are willing to break the code

Islamic banks face new competition such as the introduction of risky derivatives into their markets. An “identity buffer” makes them more likely to diverge from traditional Islamic codes, says a study by Cambridge Judge academics Maima Aulia Syakhroza, Dr Lionel…

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