Commercial Lending and Credit Risk Innovators are Increasingly Adopting AI and ML Processes

According to a recent McKinsey study, the typical “time to decision” for commercial lending is between three and five weeks, while “time to cash,” on average, fluctuates around three months. This is [...]

Russia Cuts Gas Supplies to Europe

Gas prices have soared after Russia further cut gas supplies to Germany and other central European countries after threatening to earlier this week. European gas prices are up almost 2% trading above [...]

Quarrel at City Government Leads to a Near Default in Trenton

Potential fraud in the environmental health bureau and lack of a city budget are leading toward potential difficulties in repayment of Trenton's existing bond obligations. Bitvore has been tracking [...]

Digital Mining in Texas Booms

Texas continues to attract cryptocurrency miners with inexpensive power and few regulatory hurdles. Electricity demand in Texas hitting record levels amid critically high temperatures this summer but [...]

Regulation and Oversight of Stablecoins: Decentralized Finance and Potential Bans on Proof-of-Work Mining

A recent report by the European Central Bank (ECB), presented as a “deep dive into crypto financial risks,” calls for “appropriate” regulation and oversight of stablecoins and decentralized finance [...]

Optimistic Outlook for ESG Investment Products but ESG Data and Rating Providers Remain an Area of Concern

Despite the current market volatility, Investment Managers globally continue to successfully launch new ESG focused investment offerings. Europe continues to lead the way, BNP Paribas Asset [...]

The Economic Cold War: Russian Default and Aftermath

While the war between Ukraine and Russia stretches toward its sixth month, the financial ramifications around Russian sovereign debt repayments are just getting started. International sanctions, a [...]

Are Businesses and Fund Managers Missing the Point With Their Pushback on the Proposed SEC Climate Rule?

Corporate America is seeking to halt SEC climate rule Regulator’s proposal would force companies to disclose carbon emissions and climate change risks for the first time. The Business Roundtable, [...]

Will asset managers act further to deliver net zero and ESG claims?

Asoka Wöhrmann’s decision to step down as chief executive of DWS, following a police raid over claims investors had been misled on its environmental record, earlier this month demonstrates the risks [...]
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