As a new round of reports suggest a rebound in fintech spending by VCs in London, the founder and CEO of Revolut has hit out at the doom-mongering about Britain's post-Brexit future by his peers at Transferwise and Azimo.
Japanese investment bank Nomura has set up a fintech programme in India, inviting entrepreneurs to join it at a Mumbai base to build new tools for capital markets.
Nasdaq has launched a dedicated venture investment unit to identify and collaborate on new technologies with fintech companies worldwide.
The Bank of England is inviting applications for its latest accelerator project with an emphasis on conducting proofs of concept around machine learning and privacy in distributed ledgers.
BNP Paribas is working with AXA Ivestment Managers on the deployment of a blockchain-based fund distribution platform using smart contracts to ease the flow of information between buyers and sellers.
Tom Jessop, a 17-year technology veteran at Goldman Sachs, has joined blockchain startup Chain as president.
Order management vendor FlexTrade is planning to use Microsoft HoloLens to provide traders with a three-dimensional view of their dealing strategies and new ways of interacting with third party data feeds.
Both Swift and EastNets have denied reports that the US National Security Agency accessed a backdoor to the bank network to plant spyware and monitor data traffic from a number of Middle East banks.
A research paper has revealed a level of scepticism among Asia Pacific banks when it comes to joining forces with fintechs.
A survey of small business credit published by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York has revealed that online lenders are less popular with small and medium enterprises (SMEs) than big banks.
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