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Tech firms dealing with Chinese banks face tough new rules

30 January 2015  | 0 comments | 4 tweets | 2 linkedin

New Chinese regulations mean that tech firms hoping to sign up the country's banks as customers will have to turn over their code, agree to audits and build back doors into their hardware and software.

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UK P2P lending hit £1.2 billion in 2014

30 January 2015  | 0 comments | 21 tweets | 10 linkedin

The peer-to-peer lending industry in the UK hit more than £1.2 billion in 2014 according to new figures released today from the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA).

Two Capital One employees have been charged with insider trading by the Securities and Exchange Commission after they mined customer transaction data to successfully predict stock performance.

North American bank IT spending is set to grow from $59.5 billion in 2014 to $62.2 billion in 2015, as the region's banks continue to right-size their branch networks and overhaul their online and mobile channels.

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Bats moves into foreign exchange with Hotspot FX acquisition

28 January 2015  | 0 comments | 1 tweets | 1 linkedin

Bats Global Market has acquired institutional spot foreign exchange market Hotspot FX from KCG Holdings in a cash transaction valued at $365 million.

Canary Wharf accelerator space Level39 has opened a tech trade route to Hong Kong, through a partnership with Asian startup incubator Nest.

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