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The Future of Online Lending

30 November 2012  |  4662 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Today’s market of online lending business in the UK is facing an explosive rise. In this article, we study this situation to discover that it reflects an emerging global trend. Banks are adopting the internet at a high pace. According to PricewaterhouseCoopers research, by 2015 more people will interact with their banks digitally than through branc...

TagsMobile & onlineRetail bankingGroupOnline Banking
Steve GrobFidessa - London

Caught up in consolidated tape, again

29 November 2012  |  3865 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

Just when I was hoping to start thinking about the Christmas holidays (beginning with the first of the season’s parties this week) we’ve seen a bunch of announcements on the European consolidated tape, including those from FPL and The COBA Project. Everyone acknowledges that the lack of an agreed tape of record makes any concept of true best exec...

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Ralph HazellThe Real Asset Co. and Microexchanges - London

The Micro finance revolution

29 November 2012  |  3191 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Are we entering a Golden era of small, agile businesses that can innovate quickly and disrupt the incumbent corporations of the 20th century? I certainly think this is possible in the banking and fina...

Neil BurtonSelf - London

12 months to SEPA - no rush?

29 November 2012  |  4467 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Last week, Deutsche Bank ran a SEPA outreach event, bringing the practicalities of migration to SEPA compliance to a large group of their current and prospective clients. The end date of course is Feb...

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The future of FIX

29 November 2012  |  3382 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

FIX has become the major messaging protocol in global financial markets and has arguably been the single most influential technical development in financial markets in the last twenty years. To a larg...

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Modern day banking: first thing in the morning last at night

29 November 2012  |  3127 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Groggily, Jovy reaches for his Blackberry as the blinking trackball catches his eye. The screen reads "3 New Messages". It's already eight in the morning and he has to rush. He runs through ...

TagsRetail banking
Kittredge CarswellCGI - Toronto

Grabbing a slice of the Asian trade finance pie

28 November 2012  |  5006 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

With Asian economies booming, smart banks are capitalising on opportunities to boost their trade finance business. But how do financial institutions from the developed world ensure market share? If th...

TagsSibosWholesale banking
Jennifer LiuCapco - Toronto

Risk management is a vital benefit of CCP clearing

27 November 2012  |  5576 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

In the trade life cycle, central counterparties (CCPs) play a critical role in post-trade management. After a trade has been negotiated, submitted and confirmed, a CCP takes on the counterparty risks ...

TagsTrade executionPost-trade & ops
Manish BurmanFIS - Bangalore

Case for a Decoupled Front End

27 November 2012  |  3262 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

In today’s global banking environment, financial institutions need to deploy proven, game-changing strategies to attract and retain customers, slash operating costs and elevate overall efficiency. Ban...

Ian BowenPayX Iinternational Ltd - London

MIFs vs Bilaterals - The Good The Bad or The Ugly?

26 November 2012  |  3815 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

The regulatory position on interchange fees in Europe over the last 5/10 years has shifted significantly. Whereas in the 1990’s and as late as 2002 the competition authorities gave the international ...

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