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 2019-10-11 14:23 

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Sustainable Finance: Efforts towards a Nirvana Circular Economy...

Chief Sustainability Officer, Group, DBS Bank, speaks at Sibos 2019 about the challenges and opportunities that surround Sustainable Finance, some of the solutions and projects in motion and the impact they are having, the importance on quality of data an...

 2019-10-11 13:46 

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FinextraTV @ Sibos2019 The Big Themes #1: Leveraging Data...

FinextraTV reports from Sibos 2019 in London on how the industry is Leveraging Data. In this, second of three Sibos reports, we learn about how Banks are increasingly looking to develop a more formal strategy to better manage their data, the challenges le...

 2019-10-11 13:37 

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Webinar: The imminent collision of open banking and instant payments...

Register for our latest webinar with Hazelcast on 12 November 2019 at 15:00 UK as industry experts discuss the imminent collision of open banking and instant payments....

 2019-10-11 10:48 

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Intesa SanPaolo buys stake in mobile cash startup MatiPay...

Intesa Sanapolo has invested EUR7 million in MatiPay, which has developed a mobile payment system for purchasing services and products online with cash, using the physical network of vending machine banknote readers and coin acceptors....

 2019-10-11 08:59 

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Webinar: Real-Time Payments in the US: Global State of Play, Lessons Learnt, and How to Make Money...

Join ACI Worldwide, Vocalink & The Clearing House to discuss the commercialisation of Real-Time Payments....

 2019-10-10 23:01 

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RBC backs AI-based climate change research...

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) is backing a new academic research project using artificial intelligence to address climate change....

 2019-10-10 23:01 

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Royal Mint launches solid gold payments card...

The Royal Mint has teamed up with Mastercard and Accomplish Financial to launch a solid gold payments card....

 2019-10-10 23:01 

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ING joins Dutch AI taskforce...

ING has joined a taskforce to promote the development and acceptance of artificial intelligence technology in the Netherlands, part of a national initiative to halt a brain drain of talent to AI powerhouses like the US and China....

 2019-10-10 23:01 

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Cloud tops the agenda for corporate treasury automation...

Corporate treasurers view the advance of cloud computing as the most important technological development facing the industry over the next five years, followed by Big Data analytics and artificial intelligence....

 2019-10-10 14:10 

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Unicef launches cryptocurrrency fund...

The United Nations' children's agency, Unicef, has set up a cryptocurrency fund, enabling it to receive, hold and disburse donations in ether and bitcoin....

 2019-10-10 12:50 

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Metro Bank boosts SME offering with new fintech partnerships...

UK challenger Metro Bank is beefing up its offering for business customers through a trio of fintech partnerships....

 2019-10-10 12:20 

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Intuit and Visa team on instant deposits for SMEs...

Intuit is promising to help small business owners get a grip of their cash flow through a QuickBooks instant deposits feature that taps Visa's real-time push payments technology....

 2019-10-10 10:32 

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Nordic banks agree funding for P27 cross-border payments platform...

Six Nordic banks have agreed to fund the development of a cross-border real-time payments platform as part of the P27 collective....

 2019-10-10 09:50 

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Banks under the cosh from DNS attacks...

The average cost to financial services organisations of restoring services after a Domain Name Service Attack has risen by 40% to an eye-watering $1.3 million, according to new research....

 2019-10-10 09:31 

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Sustainable Finance: Defining Green Activities...

Elena Philapova, Global Head of ESG Proposition, Refinitiv & Member, Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance, DG FISMA, European Commission, speaks at Sibos2019 about sustainable projects within finance, the role of data within these projects, the i...

 2019-10-10 09:26 

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Bank of the West taps OpenInvest to create sustainable investment portfolios...

Bank of the West is tapping impact investing tech from OpenInvest to provide clients with personalised environmentally-friendly and socially-conscious investment portfolios....

 2019-10-10 08:55 

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Collaboration and Co-Creation: Bringing new cards to the table...

Lisa Robins, Global Head of Transaction Banking, Standard Chartered, speaks at Sibos 2019 about the role of technology in the transformation of transaction banking, the importance of collaboration and co-creation, and some of the exciting initiatives Stan...

 2019-10-10 08:44 

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Lloyd's of London chair joins insurtech startup Cuvva...

Cuvva, a UK startup pioneering hourly insurance policies, has snagged Lloyd's of London chair Bruce Carnegie-Brown as its new chairman....

 2019-10-09 23:01 

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Starling adds digital insurance firm Nimbla to marketplace...

Challenger bank Starling has partnered with digital insurance platform Nimbla to offer its 65,000 small business customers the ability to protect themselves from financial losses caused by bankrupt clients....

 2019-10-09 17:35 

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UK digital wealth manager Rosecut scores investment...

London-based AI-enhanced digital wealth manager Rosecut Technologies has secured investment from QVentures....

 2019-10-09 15:24 

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Getting ready for Request to Pay...

Erwin Kulk, Head of Service Development, EBA Clearing, speaks at Sibos 2019 about Request to Pay, Instant Payments and when RTP becomes available....

 2019-10-09 14:29 

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The power of Leveraging Data in Securities Services...

Michaela Ludbrook, Global Head Securities Services, Deutsche Bank, speaks at Sibos 2019 about the vast amounts of data in securities post trade being leveraged to generate more value for clients in the same way as the main platform providers do in our per...

 2019-10-09 14:28 

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Webinar: SWIFT gpi - Preparing for 2020 and Beyond...

Join Finextra, ACI Worldwide and SWIFT for the third in our global webinar series looking at how banks can maximise on their SWIFT gpi investment by and prepare for 2020....

 2019-10-09 13:51 

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Industry drivers behind the free real-time instant payments service...

Viney Prabhakar, VP, Product Marketing, Volante Technologies, talks at Sibos 2019 about some of the latest developments around real-time and instant payments, whether banks are taking advantage of the opportunity they present and what Volante are doing in...

 2019-10-09 13:26 

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Creating sophisticated ecosystems through partnerships...

Marion King, Natwest, speaks at Sibos 2019 about how banks can keep pace with the growth of instant payment schemes and meet their regulatory obligations, whether Incumbent Banks are fast and agile enough, how banks are partnering to develop sophisticated...

 2019-10-09 09:27 

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Robinhood releases savings product...

Stock trading outfit Robinhood has launched the successor to its doomed checking account, Robinhood Cash Management, a savings product offering 2.05% interest combined with an associated debit card....

 2019-10-09 09:07 

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Working with regulators is key to a healthy innovation journey...

Barbara Patow, Head of Programme Management, Global Liquidity and Cash Management, HSBC, and UK SWIFT Board Member, discusses whether banks are moving fast enough to adopt new technology and ways of working, how banks strike the right balance between inno...

 2019-10-09 08:01 

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NatWest to trial biometric credit card...

NatWest is to begin a three-month trial of biometric fingerprint credit cards with 150 customers....

 2019-10-09 07:00 

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Ripple brings blockchain tech to Finastra banking customers...

Ripple has struck a deal to offer its blockchain technology for cross-border payments to Finastra's banking customers....

 2019-10-08 19:01 

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Swiss National Bank and BIS use innovation hub to explore digital central bank money and DLT...

The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is working with the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) on an innovation hub in Switzerland that will initially focus on research into digital central bank money and distributed ledger technology....

 2019-10-08 15:37 

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Why are some Banks transforming more rapidly than others?...

Mark Buitenhek, Head of Transaction Services, ING, speaks at Sibos 2019 about how some Banks are transforming more rapidly than others and why, whether Open Banking is truly a significant game changer for banks and some of the benefits customers have seen...

 2019-10-08 15:17 

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DNB bids to become Norway's go-to banking app through Nordic API Gateway tie-up...

Norway's largest bank, DNB, is launching a new version of its mobile app, powered by the open banking platform Nordic API Gateway....

 2019-10-08 14:47 

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BofE to stress test financial system against climate pathways...

As the financial services industry faces up to the threat of climate change, the Bank of England is to become the first global regulator to stress test its system against different "climate pathways", says governor Mark Carney....

 2019-10-08 13:00 

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Barclays ends Post Office cash withdrawal support...

Barclays has been slammed by regulators and consumer groups for opting out a deal that lets customers withdraw cash at UK Post Offices....

 2019-10-08 08:21 

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UK challenger Recognise signs for nCino cloud package...

Recognise Financial Services, the latest challenger brand taking aim at the SME sector in the UK, has contracted with core bank provider nCino for delivery of its cloud-based Bank Operating System, as it gears up for launch in 2020....

 2019-10-07 23:01 

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Deutsche Bank bids to simplify tech operations with new division...

Deutsche Bank has created a central technology division that will oversee tech security, data and innovation functions....

 2019-10-07 15:19 

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Safeguarding the SWIFT Community...

Brett Lancaster, Managing Director, Global Head of Customer Security, CSP Programme Director, SWIFT, talks at Sibos about the measures introduced over the past year to further help safeguard the SWIFT community, what SWIFT are doing to ensure that users a...

 2019-10-07 15:00 

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The status of blockchain development within trade...

Vinay Mendonca, Global Head of Products and Propositions, HSBC, speaks at Sibos 2019 about how technology is improving world trade, the status of blockchain development and whether corporates are seeing the benefits from investment in blockchain....

 2019-10-07 14:22 

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Munich Re invests $250m in Next Insurance...

Next Insurance, a US digital insurance startup focused on small businesses, has joined the unicorn club after securing a $250 million investment from German reinsurer Munich Re....

 2019-10-07 14:21 

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Data convergence embraced for cost management and friction-free service...

Richard Harris, SVP of International Operations, Feedzai, explains why data silos have become such a big area of discussion for banks, how banks can ensure cross-pollination across areas when tackling financial crime and how digital transformation is bein...

 2019-10-07 14:12 

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Important payment developments in the Nordics...

Erik Zingmark, Head of Transaction Banking, Nordea, speaks at Sibos 2019 about the developments taking place in the Nordic payment space, how banks are focusing on e-commerce and the different types of emerging technologies we're seeing produce commer...

 2019-10-07 14:05 

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Mass digitisation and the increase in data driven relationships...

Ed Thurman, Managing Director of Global Transaction Banking at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, speaks at Sibos 2019 about the opportunities and challenges presented by mass digitisation and an increase in data driven relationships and the important of par...

 2019-10-07 13:06 

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Vista looks to sell stake in Finastra - Bloomberg...

Vista Equity Partners could offload a 50% stake in $10 billion financial technology outfit Finastra, according to Bloomberg....

 2019-10-07 13:03 

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The future of Cloud in the fight against Financial Crime...

Adrian Poole, Head of Financial Services UK & Ireland, Google Cloud, speaks at Sibos 2019 about some of the discussions on the exhibition floor around AI and ML, why we haven't been using Cloud to tackle financial crime more and what solutions we are ...

 2019-10-07 12:28 

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The ambition and investment behind Sustainable Finance...

Tim Coates, Ecosystem Director, Synechron, speaks at Sibos 2019 about investment in Sustainable Finance, the role of reliable data analytics, some of the projects they are working on and the future of Sustainable Finance projects....

 2019-10-07 11:23 

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Measuring the industry's tech- intelligence around data analytics...

Martijn De Jong, Global Co-Head of Digital Channels and Data Analytics, Standard Chartered, speaks at Sibos 2019 about whether the financial services industry is technologically intelligent enough for the application of data analytics, how organisations a...

 2019-10-07 10:57 

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Kazakh fintech shelves London IPO...

In a sign of growing uncertainty in sections of the global fintech market, a Kazakhstan-based payments startup has pulled its plan to float on the London Stock Exchange...

 2019-10-07 10:39 

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De-fragment payments innovation in Africa for financial inclusion...

Guzide Koksal, Vice President of Product Management, Mastercard, and Chris Hamilton, CEO, BankservAfrica join to discuss milestones in the African payments landscape, how African financial institutions and technology providers are generating innovation, a...

 2019-10-07 10:30 

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New fintech envoy appointed for Northern Ireland...

A top executive of a data analytics company has been hired as the UK government's new fintech envoy for Northern Ireland...

 2019-10-07 09:40 

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Ten Thai banks to trail biometrics...

Thailand's central bank is set to launch a test-use of biometric technology and has announced that ten institutions will participate....

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