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Peer-to-peer lending - game-changer or business as usual?

Will peer-to-peer lending change the personal loans market beyond recognition? Or will increasing regulation and overheads erode its differentiators? Traditional savings products are not attractive at...

26 Nov 2013
A Finextra Member

EMIR notifications and exemptions webpage updated by FCA

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has updated its European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) notifications and exemptions webpage to state that submissions for the intragroup exemption from ...

26 Nov 2013
Financial Services Regulation
A Finextra Member

FATCA looms, financial firms struggle with compliance

With implementation just around the corner, most financial services firms would have hoped to now be making their final FATCA preparations. As it stands though, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act...

26 Nov 2013
Financial Services Regulation
Elizabeth Lumley

It's time to dust off those GTB crystal balls!

Here at Finextra we are all about community and one of our favouite communities is Global Transaction Banking. So, as an end of year treat, we have gathered a group of industry thought leaders to gaze...

26 Nov 2013
Future Finance
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Algorithmic Trading - The Need for Clear Definitions

The question of what algorithmic trading really is often gets blurred in heated discussions of the risks and dangers involved. We have already seen several regulatory initiatives aimed at containing t...

26 Nov 2013
A Finextra Member

Personalize this

Can personalization deliver sustainable competitive advantage for retail banks? It would seem so if one references a study in which up to 70% of global banking customers expressed willingness to even ...

26 Nov 2013
Zennon Kapron

What the Chinese government announcement means for Bitcoin

From purchasing property with Bitcoins, to the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange, to incredible mining operations, China over the past few months has become the largest Bitcoin market in the world and ...

26 Nov 2013
Future Finance
Chris Principe

Whales need Plankton!

Whales need Plankton! There are banks today that are expanding their trade business with additional supply chain financing activates and many more considering adding SCF. The results for them are good...

26 Nov 2013
Innovation in Financial Services
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In their own words: Relationship pricing in retail banking

On Wednesday, November 13, we hosted a webinar on enhancing retail bank revenue and profitability with product bundling and relationship pricing. Two key themes emerged from the discussion, including ...

25 Nov 2013
Alex Bray

30th anniversary of Internet Banking: 10 tips to stay on top

The first Internet banking service was launched by the Nottingham Building Society in 1983. Thirty years on, the face of retail banking is unrecognisable, but banks still need to grasp new technologie...

25 Nov 2013
Online Banking
Neil Crammond

NASDAQ omx volume breaks 100000

Nasdaq omx has arrived as its daily volume hits a new milestone . Despite 50% still yet to be enabled to trade this exchange their volumes and more importantly open interest grows ............... Sh...

25 Nov 2013
A Finextra Member

FCA publishes findings of first EMIR implementation reviews

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has conducted a series of implementation reviews in accordance with its European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) priorities. The reviews involve a repres...

25 Nov 2013
Financial Services Regulation