Blended finance is a model that helps to mitigate investment risks and attract more private-sector funding for projects that make a positive climate impact
2021 saw the crypto markets boom, with different sectors flourishing and largely outperforming bitcoin. Solana, for example saw an 11,177.8% increase.
Countries are still debating whether to ban, regulate or embrace energy-intensive digital currencies. Five crypto experts share their predictions for 2022.
Cambodia's digital currency, Bakong, enables users without a bank account to make payments and transfers through a mobile app.
Crypto assets are changing the international monetary and financial system, but there is an urgent need for cross-border collaboration to address potential challenges.
Residents in 9 major Chinese cities have access to an E-CNY wallet, such as Shenzhen, Beijing and Shanghai, with the country acceleratuong toward a more digitized economy.
In the West African country, 94% of its 1.5 million high school students pay their tuition via mobile money.
Digital inclusion bonds can have a pivotal impact on building a more prosperous and equitable world.
Infrastructure in Southeast Asia is facing a huge financing gap. We outline how new SDG Accelerator Bonds can help de-risk investments in infrastructure.
G7 finance ministers will vow to support their economies as they emerge from the pandemic and reach an 'ambitious' deal on a minimum global corporate tax, a draft communique reveals.
Research by Statista shows that Nigerians are most likely to use cryptocurrency, with 32% last year saying they owned or used it.
One of the biggest reasons for people preferring cash in developing countries is not having a bank account and thus no bank card.
COVID-19 is hitting small businesses in the world's poorest countries hard. Governments can help by using aid funding to attract private investment.
In 2009, wealthy governments agreed to increase climate finance for vulnerable countries to $100 billion annually by 2020, however, this figure has yet to be met.
Falling revenues combined with costly pandemic relief measures have increased global debt by $20 trillion since the third quarter of 2019.