More than Open-Banking, we need an Open-Minded Regulator. It seems if you are anyone associated in the fintech industry, a day does not go by when you hear the word open-banking. Today, open-banking is akin (IMHO) to the coming of email. Imagine the possibilities they say, and right they are in saying that. But allow […]
Over the last couple of years, I have been extremely active towards contributing meaningful content on Quora (over 5,000+ answers are there). In addition to Quora, I have about 4,000-5,000 additional posts on the internet on various blogs, etc. If you are someone trying to search my content, it can become quite confusing. So I […]
If you’ve never sent money to someone across the world using crypto, then it is something I would suggest you must try. In the modern world of email that we live in, sending money via crypto is the equivalent of instant messaging. It is highly gratifying. What fascinates me even more is our collective ability […]
Recently, the Prime Minister made a statement that good news will follow with regards to increasing remittance in Pakistan from US$ 20 Billion per year to US$ 30 Billion per year, if not US$ 40 Billion per year. The original article can be read here. This figure is very much doable. The numbers will not […]
Consider a country rich in oil. Yes, the black tar liquid gold that fuels our cars, planes and trains. Think the price of an oil barrel today (~ roughly $55/barrel) and then think of all the money a country can make. Sound like a prosperous country right? Well, now think Venezuela! Venezuela has been experiencing […]
Ever wondered what the world debt of $63 Trillion (yes, that is $63,000 Billion) looks like? I mean which country has what share? Well, the good folks at Visual Capitalist put a really amazing infographic out. Their numbers differ from The Economist, but then again what’s a few trillion plus or minus?
Any student of economics will tell you, that sooner or later, the Bretton Woods Agreement will come into their syllabus and what a difference it made to the world. Established in 1944, the Bretton Woods Agreement remains to be one of the most historical achievements ever made through global cooperation and coordination. The agreement was […]
My first memory of cash comes from my birthday. I think it was the 5th or 6th birthday and I remember very vividly, cash being given to me in lieu of gifts. This cash was kept by my mother for safekeeping. Those were the good ol’ memories of cash. I wrote about Cash is Evil […]