Europe

Europe

Two City Lawyers on a Mission to Make Their Fintech the...

Islamic Finance Guru (IFG), a UK-based Islamic finance platform, has closed an investment round led by Outward venture capital, as the market for Islamic...

Sygnum Bank and Artemundi Tokenize a Picasso on the Blockchain

Sygnum, a digital asset bank, and Artemundi, an art investment pioneer, have partnered to tokenize Picasso’s Fillette au béret painting. This marks the first...

UK Cements Global Lead for Islamic Digital Banks with New Entrant

Kuwaiti-owned Bank of London and The Middle East (BLME) is officially in the digital bank space with its fully virtual outfit, Nomo, a mobile-first...

Swiss Banking’s Sleeping Sustainable Billions

You would hardly expect to find a sustainable finance hub at 50 Talacker in central Zurich but last summer this anonymous looking office block...

Hungary Sells HUF 30 Bln in Green Bonds

Hungary sold HUF 30 billion of a 30-year green bond at auction last week, raising its original offer by HUF 10 bln on strong...

Critics and Backers Urge Tough Rules to Revive Ailing Carbon Offset...

Reshaping patchy and largely ineffective carbon offset markets with much tougher standards will be key to helping companies and countries meet a recent avalanche...