To Hell and Back

by Raja Palaniappan on 20 April, 2018 in banking

Earlier this week, I was in Iceland, a country famous for confounding expectations. Last October Iceland became the smallest country in history...

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To Hell and Back

Too Big To Fail?

by Raja Palaniappan on 13 April, 2018 in banking

Big banks and big tech are powerful forces in the global economy. And they’re on collision course. That’s according to Bloomberg, who...

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Too Big To Fail?

Where do You Place Your Bets?

by Raja Palaniappan on 06 April, 2018 in fintech

This week, the FT stated that “capital markets fintech ventures attracted less than half as much equity funding last year as they did...

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Where do You Place Your Bets?

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The Rise Of Islamic Finance

by Raja Palaniappan on 29 March, 2018 in finance

Back in 2013, UK Chancellor George Osborne penned a thought piece in the FT arguing that London could - and should -...

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The Rise Of Islamic Finance

Origin’s Story

by Raja Palaniappan on 23 March, 2018 in innovation

Three years ago today, Origin was born. On 23rd March 2015, my Co-Founder Rob and I had our first day at the...

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Origin’s Story

The Lengthening Shadow Of Shadow Banking

by Raja Palaniappan on 16 March, 2018 in banking

You don’t hear much about shadow banking. Which is surprising, considering its importance in providing financial services, and the risks it poses...

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The Lengthening Shadow Of Shadow Banking