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Fintech – Opportunity Or A Threat?

FINTECH OPPORTUNITY OR THREAT? SAXO CAPITAL MARKETS Global investment in financial technology fintech ventures has more than tripled during the last five years from under $930 million in 2008 to more than $2.97 billion in 2013, according to Accenture. This growth represents a significant opportunity for London and the UK in the fintech space. Fintech investment in Europe 100 800 98 [Total Investments, 2008-2014] 87 700 Investment • Deal volume 75 600 62 500 50 400 37 300 25 200 18 11 10 12 100 8 $781 Min $290 Min $123 Min $51 Mla $49 Ma $13 Min United Kingdom & Ireland Nordic Germany Russia France Benelux SOURCE: Accenture, The boom in Global Fintech Investment Dow Jones 11,250.0 Industrial 11,000.0 Average [on May 6, 2010] 10,750.0 However, fintech also poses a threat to finan- cial stability. The Flash Crash in 2010, which 10,500.0 DJLI (Bid) 06 May 2010 10,250.0 saw the Dow Jones Оpen 10,890.0 Industrial Average High 10,901.0 10,000.0 Low 9,877.3 plunge almost 1000 points only to recover Close 10,501.0 9,750.0 those losses within min- utes, is one example of the complexity associat- 9,500.0 ed with fintech. Apr 2010 May 2010 Jun 2010 Jul 2010 SOURCE Bloomberg Market Data SOURCES: Accenture Bloomberg Market Data This infographic has been produced for information purposes only and should not be considered as investment advice. Trading margin products can result in losses that exceed your initial deposit. Saxo Capital Markets UK Limited is a company authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, registration Number 551422. Registered address: 26th Floor, 40 Bank Street, Canary Wharf, London E14 5DA. Company number 7413871. INVESTMENT DEAL VOLUME

Fintech – Opportunity Or A Threat?

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Saxo Capital Market's new infographic unveils the scale of the fintech ‘boom’, ignited by a level of global investment which has more than tripled since 2008. The most significant growth has occur...



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