Finextra’s top long reads of 2023

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Finextra’s top long reads of 2023


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With 2023 drawing to a close, we take a look back at our most viewed long reads over the course of the past year.

Top long reads of 2023

10. 5 predictions for fintech in 2023: What’s next after a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year?

Arvin Abraham, partner at Goodwin Procter, explored how fintech is still in its adolescence, but opportunities for growth and value creation are huge. 

9. Open Banking 2023: A global review

Sehrish Alikhan, Finextra reporter, took a look at how different countries are approaching open banking, and the countries paving the way toward open finance.

8. International Women's Day: ChatGPT and how gender bias in AI can impact innovation

Niamh Curran, Finextra senior reporter, discussed how the bias in the data and engineering of current and new AI models affect the future of the financial world. 

7. Open banking year five: The journey from open finance to open everything

I summarised how over the past five years has seen the CMA9 transform data structures and security architectures to meet the requirements mandated.

6. Correspondent banking relationships: how are they changing in 2023 and beyond?

Finextra spoke to Jamie Woodcock, product manager, Currencycloud; Sulabh Agarwal, global payments lead at Accenture and Alla Gancz, UK payments leader at EY about why some banks are now reluctant to provide correspondent banking services in foreign currencies, whether correspondent banking is profitable and alternatives to this payment method.

5. Buy Now Pay Later: Is it time to say bye-bye?

Liz High, practice lead, financial services, Metia, questioned whether the real threat to BNPL will come from rising interest rates and regulators, or from bigger, more trusted brands that can satisfy the craving of consumers. 

4. 5 of the highest earning roles in the UK tech sector

Aoibhinn McBride, content editor, Jobbio, listed the job roles that earn the most across the technology industry in the UK. 

3. UK Fintech stays a safe bet for tech workers

Aoibhinn McBride, content editor, Jobbio, asks if London’s position as a global ‘superhub’ for fintech is really under threat?

2. Which banks are at risk after the SVB collapse?

Scott Hamilton, Finextra contributing editor, explored if there were any other potential ‘dominoes’ that might fall among surviving American financial institutions. 

1. How many times has the ISO 20022 deadline been changed or delayed?

Paige McNamee, former senior reporter at Finextra, provided a summary of ISO 20022 developments. 


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