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.
UK capital markets technology outfit Options has scored a significant $100 million investment from New York-based private equity house Bregal Sagemount.
More than 20 banks and tech companies in Bergen have aligned to create a fintech hub to push a global innovation agenda amid growing collaboration between banks and startups in Norway.
Abu Dhabi Global Markets is to work with UAE Exchange to attract startups to ADGM's Regulatory Laboratory, in the latest of a flurry of initiatives to position the market as a centre of gravity for fintech innovation.
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