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Fintech Revolut takes a fast route to the future

Digital challenger bank Revolut has made fast progress when it comes to customer numbers, and it is carrying out eye-catching expansion plans too.

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Tech Start-up FDI Attraction Index 2019

Research by fDi Intelligence reveals which cities received the most tech start-up FDI relative to their population between 2016 and 2018.

Latest Middle East & Africa articles

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Can free zones fix the global refugee crisis?

Pilot schemes to offer refugees in Jordan and Ethiopia permits to work in special economic zones have been enthusiastically received, but take up has been disappointing.

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Bahrain plays the long game to realise tech hub dreams

Bahrain’s ‘small but nimble’ approach has set in motion a flourishing fintech scene.

Latest Asia-Pacific articles

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View from Asia: how smart cities are taking lessons from Game of Thrones

Developments in the Asian free zone and tech city landscape sometimes bring to mind the power struggles of the hit fantasy series Game of Thrones, says Lawrence Yeo [?]. 

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Is the time right for a Bangladesh breakthrough?

Investors and entrepreneurs are excited about Bangladesh. However, before the country can reach its potential, it must address a huge infrastructure shortfall.

Latest Europe articles

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Luxembourg reaps rewards of lengthy Chinese friendship

Luxembourg's financial relationship with China goes back four decades. The country is now looking to act as an EU hub for Chinese green finance and fintech activity.

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Will the UK's freeport gamble pay off?

UK prime minister Boris Johnson's proposals for special economic zones to reassert the country’s role as a champion of free trade have met with a mixed reception.

Latest Americas articles

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The perils of navigating a politically polarised US

In an era of increasingly polarised opinions, companies that do business in or with the US are increasingly taking precautions against political or reputational risk. 

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Will Rusal involvement can Braidy's Kentucky aluminium mill?

Braidy Industries' planned aluminium mill in Kentucky has brought the issue of political risk to the fore in the US.

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