ANZ is in the market for a systems integration partner as it begins a journey towards new agile ways of working.
HSBC is applying optical character recognition and cognitive technology from IBM to automate the processing of paper documents in trade finance transactions.
RailsBank, a fintech startup led serial entrepreneur Nigel Verdon that promises to provide access to global banking services with 5 lines of code, has raised $1.2 million in a funding round led by Firestartr
SIX Swiss Exchange is to investigate the prospect of using distributed ledger technology in its over-the-counter structured product business as part of its long-standing trading technology contract with Nasdaq.
Thailand's Kasikorn Bank says that by 2018 it wants to process at least one-in-twenty electronic Letters of Guarantee in its corporate credit business over a new distributed ledger platform developed in concert with IBM
Euronext has agreed a deal to acquire an 11% stake in the French operations of LCH Group on the back of a ten-year derivatives processing arrangement.
Abu Dhabi is looking to strengthen its fintech position with a flurry of initiatives, including a tie-up with Switzerland and an innovation challenge for startups.
The European Banking Authority is stepping up its scrutiny of new fintech-related advances in financial services provision, promising to identity and close gaps in supervision.
Lithuania is bolstering its credentials as an EU-friendly destination for Brexit startup refugees with the proposed opening of a regulatory sandbox for aspiring firms to test their products ahead of commercial roll out.
The financial services sector drove the UK outsourcing market to record levels in the first half of 2017, with big firms signing major IT contracts.
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