Singapore's DBS is to invest SG$20 million over five years on a new 'digital curriculum' to educate its 10,000 Singapore employees on disruptive trends and emerging technologies that are reshaping financial services.
Hyper Anna, a Sydney-based Australian start-up that provides financial services organisations with a virtual data scientist which is available at the touch of a button, has secured a $16 million series A funding round.
Fiserv is looking to gain an edge on competitors in the fast moving world of real-time payments by acquiring UK-based vendor Dovetail.
Barclays has begun using devices with heat and motion sensors to track when staffers are at their desks, according to Bloomberg.
Investment bank Goldman Sachs has expanded the use of algorithmic trading in its fixed income division in a move that will treble the number of bonds included in the programme to 7,000.
The Australian government has announced plans to strengthen its anti-money laundering rules with new reforms that will include digital currencies for the first time.
The CEO of Indian IT services giant Infosys has unexpectedly resigned, citing a falling out with the company's founders.
Barclays is to provide small business customers with a 'SmartBusiness Dashboard', a single site from which users can view real-time banking data alongside business information from third party apps.
Royal Bank of Scotland is inviting tech entrepreneurs from across the world to its Edinburgh HQ to discuss the latest trends in technology and mingle with local fintech entrepreneurs, customers and bank staff at an event dubbed Disrupt 17.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged seven individuals with insider trading based on tips allegedly received from an IT consultant who worked on an M&A database at a large un-named New York bank.
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