As America's shift towards real-time payments gathers momentum, Finextra and ACI Worldwide are hosting two roundtable discussions on the issue, bringing together experts to investigate the business case of faster payments.
Despite Brexit, the UK's fintech firms remain bullish on their prospects, with half expecting revenues to double over the next 12 months and a third even anticipating an IPO within five years, according to a survey for Her Majesty's Treasury.
Square, the fintech startup headed by Twitter founder Jack Dorsey, has made an official application in the US for a banking license, ending months of speculation about its plans but also reigniting the argument about the use of industrial loans charters (ILCs).
Distributed ledger technology is not mature enough for large-scale applications like real-time gross settlement (RTGS) systems, the Bank of Japan and European Central Bank have concluded.
European banks under siege from digital challengers and sophisticated cyber attackers could face some relief from a possible change in accounting rules that will enable them to spend more on new software.
John Cryan, chief executive of Deutsche Bank, has told an audience of bankers in Frankfurt that he expects a "big number" of his current staff to be replaced by robots
The tightened regulatory environment in China is leading number of its largest fintech startups to consider launching initial public offerings (IPOs) overseas in order to raise funds.
In a move designed to boost efficiency and reduce risks, starting today, US stock and bond trades begin settling in two, rather than three, days.
Exchange operator Nasdaq has struck a $705 million deal to buy eVestment, a data, content and analytics platform for institutional investors.
A new report has forecast that the value of cryptocurrency transactions will surpass the $1 trillion milestone before the end of 2017.
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