Global spending on financial market data, analysis and news topped $28 billion in 2017, with Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters both losing market share to smaller, cheaper rivals.
Welcome to Finextra's live coverage of the Swift Business Forum Canada 2018 in Toronto. This event will focus on important issues affecting the financial industry, exploring how far, and how fast, the transformation of financial services will take place in Canada and beyond.
A group of Japanese financial institutions are investigating the use of distributed ledger technology in trade matching processes.
With Brits increasingly turning to electronic payments, the UK government has raised the possibility of ditching 1p and 2p coins and even £50 notes.
The mobile money industry processed transactions worth a billion dollars a day in 2017, helping to drive financial inclusion around the world, according to the latest GSMA report.
Over a third of UK small business owners expect cryptocurrency payments to become a reality on the high street within two years, according to a survey from card machine vendor Paymentsense.
Funding for fintech companies around the world stabilised in 2017, hitting similar levels to the previous year but was still way down on 2015 numbers, according to the latest KPMG report.
PSD2 will be a slow burn but the perfect opportunity for banks to define and build their digital transformation strategy, according to new research produced by Finextra, in association with CA Technologies