The Committee for Sydney, an independent think tank championing the Australian city's potential as an economic hub, is calling for fresh impetus from the NSW Government to boost the fintech ecosystem.
Sixty-two percent of European financial institutions expect to increase spending on payments technology throughout 2017, driven by the revenue-generating opportunities of instant payments and the need for increased operational efficiency.
Japan's Mizuho Bank has been working with Nomura Research Institute (NRI) on the use of artificial intelligence to eliminate lengthy and complex derivative contract procedures.
The author of a book on blockchain is launching a digital asset investment firm with $20 million in backing.
DueCourse, a fintech startup in the crowded invoice financing space has gone into administration less than a year after pulling in a £6.5 million funding round.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) must do more to improve its defences against cyber attacks, says the US Government Accountability Office (GAO).
The UK's Payment Strategy Forum has delivered a blueprint for the future of the nation's payment system, setting out design and implementation approaches for the construction of a new 'National Payments Architecture'.
Goldman Sachs has established a digital lending service for affluent consumers who hold portfolios at third party wealth management firms.
Euroclear has walked away from a blockchain partnership with Paxos for the London gold bullion market that was set to go into live production later this year.
Hong Kong's banks have banded together to sniff out the island's top emerging financial technology talent, inviting more than 70 students to sign on to lengthy fintech internships.
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