The global banking & payments industry experienced a 20% rise in company filings mentions of cryptocurrencies in Q4 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Coinbase Global with 36% year-on-year decrease, according to GlobalData’s analysis of over 88 banking & payments company filings. GlobalData’s Banking & Payments: Filings Trends & Signals Q4 2023 report delves into earnings call transcripts and quarterly reports within the industry, extracting trends, signals, and comparative data to help businesses assess their performance, identify competitive intelligence, evaluate risks, and gain a comprehensive understanding of key industry events. Buy the report here.

Notably, cryptocurrencies was one of the most frequently referenced themes in Q4 2023, ranking highest in terms of mentions, ahead of financial wellness and connectivity, according to GlobalData.

Of the top leading companies in the banking & payments industry, Coinbase Global had the greatest increase in references for cryptocurrencies in Q4 2023, compared with the previous quarter. GlobalData identified 309 cryptocurrencies-related sentences in the company's filings - 14% of all sentences - and a decrease of 36% in Q4 2023 compared with Q4 2022. Interactive Brokers Group’s mentions of cryptocurrencies rose by 208% to 37 and PayPal’s by 19% to 21 and Nu’s by 46% to 7 and Visa’s by 50% to 7.

GlobalData’s Company Filings Analytics also applies sentiment weight to reference sentences, based on whether the sentences are positive, negative, or neutral. Starting at 100 in 2020, an index over 100 is more positive. The overall index for cryptocurrencies in Q4 2023 was 82.

For further understanding of GlobalData's Banking & Payments: Filings Trends & Signals Q4 2023, buy the report here.

This content was updated on 8 January 2024

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