Covid-19 lockdowns prompt 'massive surge' in use of fintech apps

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Coronavirus-triggered social distancing, isolation and lockdowns have driven-up the use of financial apps in Europe by 72 per cent in a week, according to deVere Group, an international financial advisory organisation. The sharp increase in the use of financial technology comes as the world readjusts to life fighting against the global health crisis and economic downturn caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. James Green, deVere Group's Divisional Manager of Europe, notes: "The world has changed in the last few weeks. The measures we're now all taking to help the fight back against coronavi...

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Christopher Copper-Ind

Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.