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DUBLIN, Ireland–Ireland has seen a “spate of mergers” that has led to a doubling in the number of what are considered “large” credit unions in the country, but the merged institutions have only “marginally improved” their financial performance, according to a new report.

NEW YORK–A new report from the United Nations suggests so-called “regulatory sandboxes” are “either necessary nor sufficient to promote financial inclusion, and similar results can be achieved through innovation offices and other tools.”