Financial Markets

July 27, 2019

Global FinTech Adoption Index 2019

FinTech has evolved in significant ways since we published our first global EY FinTech Adoption Index in 2015. That year we observed that FinTech, while nascent, was “clearly more than just hype.” Our next report, in 2017, found that the industry had grown rapidly and had “achieved initial mass adoption.” [...]
January 30, 2019

Why Brazil Must Build a (Fiscal) Wall

Judging by the reaction of financial markets, the Brazilian economy started the year at high speed. The real is among the world’s best-performing currencies so far in 2019 and the main stock market index Ibovespa hit a string of record highs leading into last week, when it broke the 97,000-point mark. Future interest rates have fallen sharply. [...]