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Global venture capital funding grows in the higher value and early stage bands at Q1 2018

Global venture capital investments have continued to pour into higher value bands, marking a second straight quarterly rise for the segment in Q1 2018, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The >$500m-$1000m band witnessed a significant 191% rise from an average of 2.75 investments registered in the previous four quarters to 8...

Exploding levels of public debt in developed economies could force some governments to declare bankruptcy, says GlobalData

The sovereign debt levels of developed countries have risen to an alarming level in recent years, posing a serious threat to their economic prospects, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The debt to GDP ratio in developed nations in 2017 was 380% compared to over 200% in the developing nations according to data...

Top 25 Global Banking Institutions by Market Cap Q1 2018

The performance highlights of the Top 25 publicly traded global banking institutions by Market Cap (Mcap) for the quarter ending March 31, 2018, have been analysed in the latest research from GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The completed analysis revealed a number of interesting insights.

Top 10 Global Venture Capital Investors investing more money on fewer deals in 2017

An analysis by GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company of the investment activity of the top 10 global venture capital (VC) companies in 2017, reveals that collectively they are investing more money on fewer deals when compared to the average numbers for 2013-2016. IMAGE FOR PUBLICATION: Please Click Here: ‘Global Top 10 Venture Capital...

Top 25 Global Banking Institutions by Market Cap (end of 2017)

The performance highlights of the Top 25 publicly traded global banking institutions for the year 2017 have been confirmed in the latest research from GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The completed analysis reveals a number of interesting insights. The top nine players in 2016, based on market cap, maintained their place in the...

All top 25 global economies set for growth in 2018

All of the top 25 global economies are set for growth in 2018, achieving an average growth rate of 2.8%, according to recent forecasts by GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. IMAGE FOR PUBLICATION. Please click link for chart: ‘Key Macroeconomic Indicators Forecast for 2018’ The top 3 fastest growing economies will be India, China...

Ageing and low fertility rate behind labour force shortage in Europe

As the ageing population rises and fertility rates fall across Europe the continent faces an increasing labour force shortage, according to a recent analysis by GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Top 10 Global Venture Capital Investors investing more money on fewer deals in 2017

An analysis by GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company of the investment activity of the top 10 global venture capital (VC) companies in 2017, reveals that collectively they are investing more money on fewer deals when compared to the average numbers for 2013-2016.

US digital businesses attracted the highest VC funding in North America during 2006-2017

According to research by GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, US digital businesses have emerged as the most attractive sector for venture capital (VC) investment in North America during 2006-2017, with four out of the top five VC funded firms representing a digital business model.

Amazon poised to disrupt UK insurance

Amazon is currently recruiting insurance professionals in London to join a new team looking to disrupt the insurance market in the UK, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Multi-channel bank users are most at risk of defecting in 2017

Consumers who use multiple channels to interact with their bank are most likely to switch, according to research by GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Macron must do more to bring French Wealth home

In France people with estates worth above €1.3m ($1.37m) are currently subject to wealth tax at rates varying from 0.5 percent to 1.5 percent of net assets. This generally unfriendly tax environment has been driving assets out of the country.

Insurability scores set to be a key trend in 2018

A trend that is on the verge of taking off in the insurance industry is the introduction of an ‘insurability score’, which is effectively a credit score for insurance customers, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

44% of Americans would struggle to find $400 to pay for an emergency

The four day Money20/20 event which took place in Las Vegas recently, featured presentations and discussions from leading company’s Cognizant, American Express, Intuit, IPsoft, Bank of America, HSBC, and Capital One exploring the customer experience and how technology can help improve the way in which financial providers serve their users.

71% of European consumers see the importance of living an ethical or sustainable lifestyle

Sustainability and ethics have grown in importance to European consumers over the past five years, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Banking in the midst of a technology driven revolution which could cost a third of banking jobs by 2040

The four day Money20/20, event is currently taking place in Las Vegas – 22-25 October 2017. Money20/20 is the world’s largest marketplace for ideas, connections and deals in Payments and Financial Services, and on day two it turned its attention to the future outlook of the banking sector.

US Millennial’s’, saving more and keeping a tight control on their finances over the last 12 months

The four day Money20/20, event is currently taking place in Las Vegas – 22-25 October 2017. Money20/20 is the world’s largest marketplace for ideas, connections and deals in Payments and Financial Services, and on day two it turned its attention to the financial habits and attitudes of millennials in the US.

DCIO teams stand out from the crowd with GlobalData’s RPV Lead Generation Tool

In today’s ever changing financial services landscape where asset managers are finding it harder to get the attention of financial advisors, GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics, says that its lead generation tool can help asset managers grow their Defined Contribution-Investment Only (DCIO) business.

AI to have a hugely beneficial impact upon society

Las Vegas, a city where money talks like nowhere else on earth is hosting the annual Money20/20 event over the next 5 days - 22-25 October 2017.

The pet insurance market broke the £1bn mark in gross written premiums for the first time in 2016

The UK pet insurance market has continued to see significant growth, with gross written premiums (GWP) increasing by 7.1% to £1,045m in 2016, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

HNW Expats in Canada still going strong years after visa closure

New findings from GlobalData’s recently published, ‘Wealth in Canada: HNW Investors 2017’ report, reveals that expats accounted for almost 1 in 5 High Nett Worth (HNW) investors in Canada in 2016.

Brexit woes for UK mortgage market as lending slows, says GlobalData

An analysis of the UK mortgage market by GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics, has confirmed that the market started to show signs of slowing down in 2016. Faced by the headwinds of Brexit and a slowing economy, GlobalData’s Global Retail Banking Analytics tool has revealed that while gross advances in H1 2016 were £22bn higher than during the same period in 2015, lending in H2 was flat year-on-year.

Private banks in Australia need to up their game to seize the expat opportunity

The wealthy expat community in Australia is an attractive opportunity for wealth managers. However, increasingly stringent investment requirements under the Significant Investor Visa (SIV) mean that private banks have to work harder to compete successfully in countries with more favorable immigrations conditions, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

Reforms are driving pension savings and changing how pensions are taken in the UK

The UK’s pre- and post-retirement pension markets have recently seen some of the biggest legislative changes for a century, which have begun to drive growth in pension savings and change how individuals are choosing to access their pension pots, according to the latest report by GlobalData.

Expansion of FinTech in Private Banking

FinTech companies are beginning to make their mark on the global financial services market.

Political uncertainties are driving European HNW wealth offshore

Wealth managers have to understand the reasons why High Net Worth (HNW) investors want to channel their assets offshore, and design their service propositions accordingly. In Europe, this means risk mitigation has to become a more prominent theme in a provider’s international investment offering, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

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