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Q&A with CLS: banking’s evolution through blockchain

Posted on: 22 March 2017 | Source: Tom Zschach, Chief Information Officer, CLS

Tom Zschach from CLS takes us through blockchain's steady evolution and revolution of banking and payments, explaining why its impact can't be assessed yet.

Let’s get digital: embracing trade digitisation in India

Posted on: 20 March 2017 | Source: Ian Kerr, CEO, Bolero International

Ian Kerr, CEO at Bolero, explains how India is increasingly embracing trade digitisation and why the country is in optimistic mood regarding its economy.

Q&A with R3: assessing the transformational potential of DLT

Posted on: 13 March 2017 | Source: Charley Cooper, Managing Director, R3

R3's Managing Director, Charley Cooper, assesses the huge transformational power of DLT, and gives predictions on widescale delivery and investment.

Industry Survey: Payments Processing

Posted on: 9 March 2017 | Source: FX-MM

FX-MM have launched a new industry survey in the effort to better understand the impact payments processing has on Banks and Corporates. If you work in payments processing, complete the survey now to receive a summary of the results!

PSD2: a chance for meaningful change in payments

Posted on: 27 February 2017 | Source: Shahrokh Moinian, Managing Director, Global Head of Cash Management Corporates, Global Transaction Banking, Deutsche Bank

The changes coming to PSD2 in 2018 have the ability to ensure the payments sphere maintains pace with the ever-evolving market it serves.

Robo advice and data visualisation in wealth management

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | Source: Michael Snizek, Product Manager, Investment Services, Fiserv

Wealth management firms are investing in new technologies to unlock as much value from their data as possible to meet demand and expectation.

Answering the overhanging questions on blockchain tech

Posted on: 15 February 2017 | Source: Ryan Rubin, Managing Director, Protiviti

Protiviti's Managing Director, Ryan Rubin, provides insight into some of the questions facing blockchain technology, from relevance to security.

Cleaning up compliance to tackle money laundering

Posted on: 10 February 2017 | Source: Steve King, Head of Corporate Compliance, Travelex

Money laundering is a huge issue in FX with at least $800 billion laundered each year. What can be done to prevent it and raise standards?

Investment banks: bite the bullet on sustainable IT transformation

Posted on: 7 February 2017 | Source: Peter Farley, ‎Senior Strategist, Capital Markets, Misys

With IT spending from investment banks still largely reactionary, now is the time to invest in sustainable, strategic IT transformation.

Cybersecurity, cloud, AI, blockchain: 2017’s tech concerns

Posted on: 6 February 2017 | Source: Viktor Andonov, President, DataArt Bulgaria

From cybersecurity to blockchain, via artificial intelligence and the cloud, how will technology in financial services advance this year?

Riding the wave: blockchain use in trade finance

Posted on: 27 January 2017 | Source: Kittredge Carswell, Vice President and Senior Offering Manager, Trade and Supply Chain Solutions, CGI

Trade finance as it stands can be paper-intensive, costly and risk-laden. With the rapid advent of blockchain technology, that could be a thing of the past.

Munich to Mumbai: outsourcing and rightshoring financial services

Posted on: 24 January 2017 | Source: Tim Smolcic, Programme Manager, Brickendon

Offshoring hasn't quite been the cost effective saviour to financial services it initially looked like being, but rightshoring could be.

Six trends for currency markets to keep an eye on

Posted on: 24 January 2017 | Source: Ivy Schmerken, Editorial Director, FlexTrade

Political uncertainty is playing havoc with currency markets, a trend that looks set to continue. Here's a look at 6 trends we may see within that.

How is Trump’s inauguration shaping up for financial markets?

Posted on: 20 January 2017 | Source: Luke Antoniou, FX-MM

Donald Trump becomes the 45th President of the US today; how are financial markets shaping up as he prepares to give his first speech at the inauguration?

Why education is essential in the Nigerian forex space

Posted on: 17 January 2017 | Source: Professor Andreas Thalassinos, Head of Education, FXTM

Nigeria isn't one of the usual suspects when it comes to FX trading, but when you dig a little deeper, the burgeoning interest makes perfect sense, says Professor Andreas Thalassinos, Head of Education at FXTM.



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