Big finance on the tail of buy-now-pay-later tech mavericks

Tech mavericks who made buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) an option for shoppers worldwide are grappling with mounting losses and investor scepticism. Now big finance is on their tail. British retail giants NatWest Group, HSBC Holdings, Barclays and Virgin Money as well as Visa and Mastercard have launched new ways to spread the cost of purchases for their […]

Solar financing programme helps businesses and homeowners make every rooftop count

In sunny, equatorial Singapore, solar energy is the most promising source of clean energy – and businesses are looking upwards. “In recent years, there have been more and more customers – in particular, smaller small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) – who are keen on adopting solar energy,” says Mr Albert Lim, founder and managing director […]