Hong Kong online invoice discounting exchange Qupital has secured $2 million in seed funding.
Chile's Santiago Exchange has enlisted IBM to help it build what is being billed as the world's first securities lending blockchain platform.
Standard Chartered group chief information officer, Dr Michael Gorriz says that banks need to develop new strategies for how to harness their data assets to spur growth.
FIS-owned consultancy Capco is suing its former UK boss Andrew Tarver for £145 million over allegations that he stole clients and conspired to cover up the evidence.
Bank messaging platform Symphony Communication Services is looking to expand into Asia after raising $63 million in a funding round led by BNP Paribas.
Toronto has the potential to be a strong fintech hub but, without a clear strategy and private and government support, the Canadian city could also see its position in the global pecking order slide, suggests a new report written by Accenture and McMillan.
The US Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation is to extend its use of cloud computing after deciding that off-premise hosting has surpassed the achievements available via inhouse data centres.
The People's Bank of China has set up a committee that will investigate the impact of fintech on monetary policy and financial markets as well as how big data and AI can be used for regulatory oversight.
Interbank co-operative Swift has launched an 'Information Sharing and Analysis Centre' to provide member banks with timely intelligence on the latest trends in cyber-security.
A host of board directors, chief financial officers and payments and technology heads from Europe's leading banks have confirmed their participation in the conference programme for the twelfth annual EBAday, taking place this year in Dublin between the 20th and 21st June.
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