Interbank messaging network Swift has rounded up an initial group of six leading correspondent banks to participate in proof-of-concept trials to determine if distributed ledger technology could help banks reconcile their nostro databases in real time.
Royal Bank of Canada is piloting an online financial advice platform that uses live video to connect clients with staffers in real time.
Royal Bank of Canada customers can now use Apple's Siri assistant to send Interac money transfers with simple voice commands.
Royal Bank of Canada has hired one of the pioneers in artificial intelligence as an advisor to a new research lab dedicated to machine learning.
Embedded video technology leader Vidyo has helped the Royal Bank of Canada, Canada’s largest bank, become the first bank in Canada to offer flexible and immersive remote video chat as a free service to its many small business customers across North America.
Thor technology, a smart order router that significantly enhances investors' ability to access liquidity in the market and receive the best prices and execution, has been granted a patent in Canada by the Canadian Intellectual Property Office.
Six of Canada's leading financial institutions have participated in a $27 million funding round for SecureKey, a federated identity network which lets consumers use their online banking credentials to log in to public and private sector Web services.
For hackathon pros, coming together over a weekend to design, code, and learn new skills from their peers is the new social gathering.
The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has begun letting online investors pay their trade commissions with their credit card reward points.
As Swift gears up for its annual Sibos jamboree in Geneva next week, the interbank messaging network is facing up to a growing threat from Ripple, which has signed up several major banks to a steering group on the use of distributed financial technology for global payments.
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