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HSBC looks to Shoreditch for fintech hub - Bloomberg
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HSBC looks to Shoreditch for fintech hub - Bloomberg

23 September 2016  |  5495 views  |  0 comments | 12 tweets | 2 linkedin

In the latest example of a bank bidding to ditch the pinstripes in favour of hoodies, HSBC is apparently on the hunt for a major fintech-focussed office space in the heart of London's hipster scene, Shoreditch.

Thomson Reuters boosts buy-side capabilities with Redi acquisition
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Thomson Reuters boosts buy-side capabilities with Redi acquisition

22 September 2016  |  3222 views  |  0 comments | 5 tweets | 5 linkedin

Thomson Reuters has agreed to buy trading technology firm Redi Holdings in a bid to boost its buy-side offering. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

China overtakes UK in digital payment volume stakes
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China overtakes UK in digital payment volume stakes

22 September 2016  |  3695 views  |  0 comments | 8 tweets | 13 linkedin

China has overtaken the UK in digital payment volumes, helping to spur global growth to more than 10%, according to research from Capgemini and BNP Paribas.

FCA to kickstart sandbox with 24 applicants
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FCA to kickstart sandbox with 24 applicants

22 September 2016  |  6938 views  |  0 comments | 33 tweets | 15 linkedin

The UK's Financial Conduct Authority has accepted 24 applicants, from a total of 69, to participate in its fintech sandbox, where innovative financial products can be tested before proceeding to authorisation.

Digital finance could create 95 million new jobs in emerging economies - McKinsey
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Digital finance could create 95 million new jobs in emerging economies - McKinsey

22 September 2016  |  5025 views  |  1 comments | 23 tweets | 25 linkedin

Delivering financial services by mobile phone could raise the GDP of all emerging economies by six percent to $3.7 trillion over the next ten years and create 95 million new jobs, according to research by McKinsey Global Institute.

Fraudsters made £113 million by posing as bank staff
Retail banking

Fraudsters made £113 million by posing as bank staff

22 September 2016  |  3848 views  |  0 comments | 8 tweets | 8 linkedin

A criminal gang who posed as bank staff to defraud business customers out of a total of £113 million have been banged up in jail for a total of 27 years.

The digitalisation challenge: how much more do banks need to do?
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The digitalisation challenge: how much more do banks need to do?

22 September 2016  |  3335 views  |  0 comments | 6 tweets | 4 linkedin

Finextra will be hosting a roundtable in NYC on 4 October that will explore banks’ progress in securing their role in the digital ecosystem.

SIX hires  Digital Asset for post-trade DLT; Swift bids for standards role
Blockchain

SIX hires Digital Asset for post-trade DLT; Swift bids for standards role

22 September 2016  |  4533 views  |  0 comments | 3 tweets | 6 linkedin

SIX Securities Services has contracted with Digital Asset Holdings to develop a proof of concept that will demonstrate the commercial viability of distributed ledger technology across the Swiss financial market, with an initial focus on securities lifecycle processing.

Thailand sets up fintech sandbox
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Thailand sets up fintech sandbox

22 September 2016  |  5509 views  |  0 comments | 18 tweets | 8 linkedin

Thailand is the latest country preparing to open a fintech regulatory sandbox, with the central bank set to invite firms to participate early next year.

Nationwide says technology is great, but sometimes face-to-face is better
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Nationwide says technology is great, but sometimes face-to-face is better

22 September 2016  |  4050 views  |  0 comments | 9 tweets | 20 linkedin

The UK's Nationwide Building Society has launched a national TV advertising campaign extolling the virtues of branch--based banking.

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