Investment research technology firm Visible Alpha has expanded its roster of big Wall Street name backers and set its sights on MiFID-led European growth after closing a $38 million funding round led by Goldman Sachs.
Bank of America has filed for or received more blockchain-related patents in the US than any other firm, beating out Mastercard and IBM for the top spot, according to research from law firm EnvisionIP.
A central bank digital currency (CBDC) has the potential to become a cheaper and easier to use alternative to cash and cards, according to research from the Bank of Canada.
The banking sector accounts for nearly a quarter of all exposed employee IDs and passwords at FTSE 100 companies, according to analysis from cyber security firm Anomali.
More than half of European banks foresee an increase in operational risk as the fintech revolution brings concerns about cyber-security, IT failures and outsourcing problems to the fore, according to research from the EBA.
Cash still dominates at the point of sale in Europe, accounting for more than three quarters of all in store transactions in the euro area last year, according to an ECB study.
A Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland report which compared the peer-to-peer lending industry to the subprime mortgage market has been temporarily taken offline after questions were raised about the underlying data set.
You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout, I'm telling you why - cyber criminals are coming to town this Christmas, according to UK high street bank Barclays.