As we try to assess the longer-term implications of Russia’s vicious attack on Ukraine some conclusions come quickly and are hard to dispute. These are the known knowns.
There is definitely a sense of change in the air. The payments sector as such, will continue to see attractive growth for at least another 5 years, and likely for the rest of this decade.
We are deeply disturbed about the future of Ukraine and the western liberal order. However, it is also a time to reflect and consider what has brought Europe into this calamity.
The outlook for the payments industry is today less clear than it was 5 years ago. Changed consumer preferences and new, more agile competitors have changed the competitive landscape.
Is it possible to reach the target of net zero emissions of greenhouse gases by midcentury?
Moore’s Law has been one of the most important drivers of productivity and economic growth over the last 50 years.