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CNBC International Focuses on Fintech

CNBC, the world's number one business and financial news network, today unveiled a new "Fintech Effect" special report focusing on the world of financial technology. The report will be available online at and will be accompanied by a new, weekly TV feature which will air each Monday focussing on themes from Blockchain to big data.

Arjun Kharpal, CNBC's Technology Reporter – who will be contributing to the online aspect of the special report said: "Fintech is a rapidly growing area and one that will have a major impact on some of the biggest financial institutions in the world. Our audience need to make sure their businesses are at the forefront of this innovation and are making the right investments."

CNBC also announced today it will be official media partner of the "FinTech Abu Dhabi" conference taking place on October 22 – 23rd, organised by an international financial centre, Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM).

Speaking about the event, Ms Mirna Hijazi, Event Director of FinTech Abu Dhabi (FinTech AD) and Senior Marketing Manager of Abu Dhabi Global Market said: "We congratulate CNBC on the launch of FinTech Effect and their focus on the impact and development of financial innovations across the global. We are excited that CNBC will also be supporting FinTech AD Programme and Summit. FinTech AD is ADGM's flagship global FinTech event and industry get-together designed for the MENA region. As an International Finance Centre and FinTech Hub, ADGM will continue to work closely with strategic stakeholders and media powerhouses to build up the FinTech offerings and ecosystem to address the needs of investors and financial community."

To visit CNBC's Fintech Effect special report, click here.


For more information contact:

Jon Milman, EMEA Comms Executive

About CNBC International:
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