Edi Rama confident his Socialist Party will be re-elected in June, but bitter rift with opposition has stalled judicial reforms and put Albania’s EU future in doubt.
Given financial technology is about start-ups looking to eat into financial firms’ intermediary roles, it is not surprising that Africa, with its inefficient banks and sclerotic infrastructure, is feeling the full force of the fintech wave.
Albania’s banking sector has rolled with the punches thrown by the economic crisis, but this year should mark a return to growth.
Turkish Airlines looks likely to be one of the airlines worst affected by the US government’s carry-on laptop ban.
The Croatian food and retail group could not compete with the cheaper financing costs and higher efficiency of its new West European competitors.
Banks are having to pedal twice as hard just to keep momentum, but innovative players are developing new tailored solutions and products to meet the needs of clients.
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