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John Cant

Easy to say, but hard to deliver

I attended the Substantive Research Unbundling Uncovered MiFID research conference this week. The panels at this event were made up of a mix of market participants and vendors. The mix made for some e...

7 h
Ujwal Santuka

Artificial Intelligence Transforming the Banking Sector

In a recent study it was found that the Artificial Intelligence could be a near $450 billion dollar opportunity for banks. What does this mean? It gave a clear picture of the transformation and adopti...

17 h
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Lawrie Chandler

Industrial revolution was start of financial exclusion for retail bond investor

Modern finance engineer’s solution are more complex and therefore harder to understand. Let’s look at the humble bond, where did it come from and how does it fit in today’s complex investment world? T...

20 h
Bond Fintech
Konstantin Rabin

Mastercard is introducing Fintech Express

Global payments industry giant, Mastercard is taking big steps towards embracing Fintech. During the Singapore Fintech Festival taking place from Nov-11 to Nov 13 of this year, Mastercard announced it...

12 Nov 2019
Financial Inclusion
Anne Plested

The evolving global impact of MiFID II

Last week, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced an extension of their no-action letter regarding the European Union’s investment research rules. This extension helps both SEC regulat...

12 Nov 2019
Anthony Walton

Readiness for Immediate Payments

The payments industry is seeing a massive global surge in the implementation or modernisation of Immediate Payment systems. These systems challenge the status quo, and when used effectively create rea...

12 Nov 2019
Payments strategies 2015-2020-2030
Frances Zelazny

Money 2020: The Last Word

It’s pretty much the last word for Money 2020 as next year is 2020 and it is with this in mind that I am thinking about the conference and the industry, where we have journeyed from and opportunities ...

12 Nov 2019
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Satish Saini

Complex Problem Simple Solution

Complex Problem: Operational challenges Trade financing, where banks and financial institutions provide credit facilities in order to guarantee exchange of goods, is a centuries old industry that hasn...

11 Nov 2019
Artificial Intelligence and Financial Services
Jesse Champagne

Prepaid Is A Platform For FinTech Innovation

More than just a “pay-before card,” prepaid is a payment solution that serves as a platform for FinTech innovation. Growth of FinTech investments in Canada has surpassed $750 million a year, accordi...

11 Nov 2019
Bo Harald

Speech today

Speach to students and supporters at Aalto University innovation workshop. Dear innovators, We are now entering a very fascinating era – the data-driven economy - where so many megatrends converge....

11 Nov 2019
Kevin Day

Technology can help close the trillion dollar trade-finance gap - and help banks in the process

Trade finance has delivered value over centuries by making sure exporters are paid and importers actually receive the goods they need. It facilitates 80 per cent of merchandise trade flows annually. B...

11 Nov 2019
Freddie McMahon


INTRODUCTION Innovation is about changing the status quo in a way that adds value to stakeholders. To demonstrate adding value requires measurement. With this clear definition of innovation, lets app...

11 Nov 2019
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation