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In recognition of two of the central threats facing his organisation - hackers and upstart rivals - Swift CEO Gottfried Leibbrandt used his opening remarks at this year's Sibos in Toronto to talk up his gpi and cybersecurity programmes.
JPMorgan is to pilot the application of cross-border interbank payments over its enterprise-ready distributed ledger and smart contract platform Quorum.
Digital Asset Holdings, the blockchain startup founded by former JPMorgan exec Blythe Masters, has raised over $40 million of Series B financing from existing and new investors, led by Jefferson River Capital.
BNP Paribas has joined forces with Tata Consultancy Services in a bid to transform the tortuous corporate events lifecyle through the use of blockchain technology.
Fidelity is using virtual reality to transport staff into the homes of fictional customers so that they can see the impact of their responses to queries both during and after a simulated telephone call.
Ripple is hoping to tempt banks to jump onto its enterprise blockchain network by dangling a rebate, in the form of its XRP digital asset, to early commercial adopters.
Royal Bank of Canada has teamed up with Wave to integrate invoicing, accounting and financial insights into its online business banking platform.
Santander's fintech venture capital fund has led a $6 million funding round for ePesos, a Mexican mobile payments startup targeting underbanked small businesses.
Having clinched a host of fintech cross-border agreements with regulatory agencies across the world, Abu Dhabi Global Markets is now turning its attention to the commercial banking industry, signing an MoU with YES Bank to spur collaboration between the Middle East and India.