Managers of Wealth - Fintech http://fintech-news.net/ Sun, 07 Mar 2021 18:20:21 GMT part of MediaG8way Group http://fintech-news.net/ http://fintech-news.net/assets/images/logo.png Managers of Wealth - Fintech KohanaPHP Contemi In Conversation With Neil Blackstone, Senior Director Business Development At Blankstone Sington News Team Friday, March 05, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63231/contemi-in-conversation-with-neil-blackstone-senior-director-business-development-at-blankstone-sington Owing to the long-standing working relationship between the two firms Wealth Technology Singapore digital wealth firm enters Hong Kong News Aggregation Team Friday, March 05, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63298/singapore-digital-wealth-firm-enters-hong-kong It has already secured three different licenses from the regulator Wealth Technology Temenos and Canadian Western Bank Break the Boundaries of SME Banking with an Explainable AI Digital Banking Solution News Team Friday, March 05, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63301/temenos-and-canadian-western-bank-break-the-boundaries-of-sme-banking-with-an-explainable-ai-digital-banking-solution With Temenos Virtual COO, financial institutions around the world will be able to empower SMEs with intelligent business banking, and drive growth with funding innovation as business owners navigate the challenges of the pandemic Wealth Technology Looking into 2021 WealthTech Views Report News Team Thursday, March 04, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63270/looking-into-2021-wealthtech-views-report 2020 was one of the most turbulent years in recent history, with Covid-19 disrupting every sector in every country across the globe. Wealth Technology Qatar, UAE, Iran and Egypt making big strides in digital inclusion News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 04, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63272/qatar-uae-iran-and-egypt-making-big-strides-in-digital-inclusion Qatar, the UAE and Egypt are among the top five most improved countries when it comes to digital inclusion between 2017 and 2020 – each having jumped eight spots on the Roland Berger ranking. Wealth Technology Northern Trust partners Two Sigma to provide quantitative analytics tech to clients News Team Thursday, March 04, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63275/northern-trust-partners-two-sigma-to-provide-quantitative-analytics-tech-to-clients The Two Sigma relationship already supports a number of mutual clients and is an extension of Northern Trust Whole Office Wealth Technology Contemi Solutions Q&A: Investment Management Firm Surviving the Pandemic to Thriving and Transforming News Team Thursday, March 04, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63276/contemi-solutions-qampampa-investment-management-firm-surviving-the-pandemic-to-thriving-and-transforming The discussion was a candid exchange of ideas and opinions covering a wide range of topics including how wealth management firms are responding to the pandemic Wealth Technology Objectway recognised by Celent among the leaders in Wealth Management Solutions in North America News Team Thursday, March 04, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63281/objectway-recognised-by-celent-among-the-leaders-in-wealth-management-solutions-in-north-america Objectway WealthTech Suite Commended For Completeness And Usability Wealth Technology Open Finance - a game changer for wealth? News Team Thursday, March 04, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63283/open-finance-a-game-changer-for-wealth We’re already seeing signs of challengers entering the wealth space Wealth Technology Wealth Management: Winning transformation strategies for a decade of major change News Team Thursday, March 04, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63284/wealth-management-winning-transformation-strategies-for-a-decade-of-major-change Swiss Financial Services in 2030 Wealth Technology CREALOGIX bolsters its technology expertise: Thomas Roth appointed CTO News Team Thursday, March 04, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63282/crealogix-bolsters-its-technology-expertise-thomas-roth-appointed-cto Most recently, Roth worked for a renowned consulting firm, where he assisted and supported leading national and international retail and universal banks as well as helping asset and wealth managers achieve their digital ambitions. Executive Moves UniCredit to boost board's diversity, technology skills News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 04, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63289/unicredit-to-boost-boardamp039s-diversity-technology-skills New entries also include Allianz director Renate Wagner and Luca Molinari who is in charge of financial services at Abu Dhabi-based investment firm Mubadala, a UniCredit investor. Executive Moves New boss of Capgemini Australia & New Zealand News Aggregation Team Wednesday, March 03, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63250/new-boss-of-capgemini-australia-ampamp-new-zealand Capgemini has installed a new Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand: Kaylene O'Brien. Executive Moves Banking SaaS Innovator Zafin Welcomes John Smith as Senior Vice President of Ecosystems News Team Wednesday, March 03, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63268/banking-saas-innovator-zafin-welcomes-john-smith-as-senior-vice-president-of-ecosystems With extensive financial services experience, Smith will engage partners to ensure customer success Executive Moves Ignition Advice expands into UK News Aggregation Team Friday, February 26, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63174/ignition-advice-expands-into-uk The challenges of 2020 have accelerated the need for digital solutions and Ignition Advice is perfectly positioned to help. Executive Moves CrossFirst Bank Welcomes Jana Merfen as Chief Technology Officer News Team Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63156/crossfirst-bank-welcomes-jana-merfen-as-chief-technology-officer The addition of Mrs. Merfen to the Bank’s executive leadership team is a positive stride for female leaders in the financial services industry. Executive Moves Avaloq bolsters UK sales team with senior appointment News Team Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63166/avaloq-bolsters-uk-sales-team-with-senior-appointment Avaloq is very well positioned to help wealth managers and private banks in the UK Executive Moves Richard Denning appointed Ascentric CEO News Aggregation Team Wednesday, February 24, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63132/richard-denning-appointed-ascentric-ceo Ascentric’s acquisition by M&G completed in September last year after the buyout was announced in May, bringing 1,500 adviser customers and 90,000 clients to the firm. Executive Moves Fenergo Bolsters APAC Presence amid Rising Demand for RegTech Amongst Financial Institutions News Team Wednesday, February 24, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63145/fenergo-bolsters-apac-presence-amid-rising-demand-for-regtech-amongst-financial-institutions Brookes brings an extensive background in driving revenue for disruptive and fast growth technology firms across Asia and Australia. Executive Moves Ex-JB markets head joins fintech’s board of directors News Aggregation Team Wednesday, February 24, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63136/ex-jb-markets-head-joins-fintechamprsquos-board-of-directors Amnis Treasury Services has appointed Peter Gerlach as a new member of its board of directors. Executive Moves Greensill Capital lines up Grant Thornton for restructuring News Aggregation Team Friday, March 05, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63305/greensill-capital-lines-up-grant-thornton-for-restructuring However, in a spectacular fall from grace, the FinTech firm could now be heading for bankruptcy, after Credit Suisse froze $10 billion of investment funds that fueled the SoftBank Group-backed finance startup. Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance Esma to hold open hearing on crowdfunding rules News Team Friday, March 05, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63317/esma-to-hold-open-hearing-on-crowdfunding-rules The consultation paper seeks the views of interested parties on 7 draft Regulatory Technical Standard Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance Ghana’s central bank launches a regulatory sandbox prioritizing blockchain-related companies. News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 04, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63288/ghanaamprsquos-central-bank-launches-a-regulatory-sandbox-prioritizing-blockchain-related-companies Ghana's central bank has launched a regulatory and innovation sandbox focusing on projects building on blockchain technology. Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance Outsourcing for banks improves compliance with regulations News Team Wednesday, March 03, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63245/outsourcing-for-banks-improves-compliance-with-regulations Many of these organizations may not realize that there are outsourcing solutions specifically tailored to their regulatory compliance needs. Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance European Commission proposes new regulation of digital operational resilience in the financial sector News Aggregation Team Wednesday, March 03, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63260/european-commission-proposes-new-regulation-of-digital-operational-resilience-in-the-financial-sector Examples of disruptions affecting ICT capabilities include, for example, cyber-attacks and other incidents, technological failures, as well as other malicious and non-malicious events. Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance Challenger Banks - Meeting your Regulatory Obligations News Aggregation Team Wednesday, March 03, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63262/challenger-banks-meeting-your-regulatory-obligations Rapid growth has necessitated investment in the front-end customer acquisition, sometimes at the expense of provisioning middle and back office operations. Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance Chinese fintech platforms expected to meet capital requirements within two years: regulator News Aggregation Team Wednesday, March 03, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63264/chinese-fintech-platforms-expected-to-meet-capital-requirements-within-two-years-regulator The drive scuppered Ant Group’s $37 billion initial public offering last year and has seen Alibaba’s fintech affiliate formulate plans to shift to a financial holding company structure. Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance ING hit with €3 million fine by French financial regulator over AML flaws News Team Wednesday, March 03, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63269/ing-hit-with-ampeuro3-million-fine-by-french-financial-regulator-over-aml-flaws The measures taken at ING in France are in line with ING’s efforts since 2017 to further enhance the management of compliance risks and embed stronger awareness across the whole organisation. Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance SEC Examinations Division Issues Risk Alert Regarding Digital Assets News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 02, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63222/sec-examinations-division-issues-risk-alert-regarding-digital-assets The Division warned that their review of policies, procedures and practices of investment advisers investing client assets in Digital Asset Securities Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance Fintechs join UK 'Tech Zero' climate taskforce News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 02, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63226/fintechs-join-uk-amp039tech-zeroamp039-climate-taskforce The group says it plans to set "ambitious, but achievable" emission targets and to help the UK become the top destination for green investment while also helping consumers make greener choices. Legal,Regulation,Tax & Compliance Top Egyptian Bank Selects Temenos News Team Friday, March 05, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63302/top-egyptian-bank-selects-temenos Temenos’ digital banking platform will help Suez Canal Bank drive sustainable growth and financial inclusion in country where more than 40 million are unbanked Retail Tech Canadian challenger Koho adds to product line with fee-free savings account News Team Friday, March 05, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63318/canadian-challenger-koho-adds-to-product-line-with-fee-free-savings-account The average interest rate offered by the big banks is only 0.05%, leaving Canadian consumers with a banking system that has not effectively evolved with their current needs. Retail Tech FinTechs Set The Stage For Open Banking Adoption Catalyst News Aggregation Team Wednesday, March 03, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63248/fintechs-set-the-stage-for-open-banking-adoption-catalyst The Open Banking industry is a catalyst for transforming the way banks and FinTechs in the region interact with one another. Retail Tech Klarna confirms mammoth $1 billion fund raise News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 02, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63221/klarna-confirms-mammoth-1-billion-fund-raise The company says it intends to pledge one percent of the capital raised to a new initiative that addresses sustainability challenges around the world. Retail Tech Bank One bags Citigroup’s STP Performance Excellence award News Aggregation Team Monday, March 01, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63212/bank-one-bags-citigroupamprsquos-stp-performance-excellence-award Bank One successfully achieved an STP rate of 100% (USD) and 99.8% (Euro) for treasury payments and 98.80% (USD) and 99.65% (Euro) for commercial payments. Retail Tech NatWest initiates Open Banking payments for business customers News Aggregation Team Friday, February 26, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63187/natwest-initiates-open-banking-payments-for-business-customers He says the bank is currently working on plans to enhance its Open Banking compatibility Retail Tech Time for a digital scale-up in Africa to unlock the continent’s untapped creative economies, panelists say News Team Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63157/time-for-a-digital-scale-up-in-africa-to-unlock-the-continentamprsquos-untapped-creative-economies-panelists-say The Africa Investment Forum was working to promote content deals as well as digital infrastructure projects to advance creative industries, including support to smaller players Retail Tech Go "beyond banking" with an open, customer-centric ecosystem News Aggregation Team Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63162/go-ampquotbeyond-bankingampquot-with-an-open-customer-centric-ecosystem The study reveals that open banking enables institutions to offer a wide range of innovative products for private and corporate customers, in cooperation with third-party providers. Retail Tech How the EU is catching up to the U.K. in open banking adoption News Aggregation Team Wednesday, February 24, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63126/how-the-eu-is-catching-up-to-the-uk-in-open-banking-adoption TrueLayer raised $25 million in September 2020, PayPal Ventures put £9 million into Modulr in November 2020, Tink raised €85 million in December 2020, and Token raised $15 million in January 2021. Retail Tech UAE BaaS provider NymCard launches fully public APIs for MENA News Aggregation Team Wednesday, February 24, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63127/uae-baas-provider-nymcard-launches-fully-public-apis-for-mena Said to be built from the ground up, the objective of NymCard is to simplify the complex world of payments by bridging the gap between old legacy systems and modern cloud-native API first platforms. Retail Tech Swiss consortium to spur blockchain-based innovation with a Gold Token News Team Friday, March 05, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63297/swiss-consortium-to-spur-blockchain-based-innovation-with-a-gold-token The token will allow physical delivery in investor-specified quantities and will empower the holder with responsibly sourced gold. Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI GIC Bets on Digital Assets News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 04, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63277/gic-bets-on-digital-assets The blue chip focused Singapore sovereign wealth fund has invested in a crypto bank, in a signal that digital assets are here to stay. Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Esma queries use of blockchain for EC's ambitious financial data platform News Aggregation Team Wednesday, March 03, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63247/esma-queries-use-of-blockchain-for-ecamp039s-ambitious-financial-data-platform The aim is to establish a single access point as well as an EU harmonised approach for the IT format for companies’ information. Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Cryptocurrency theft on the rise News Team Wednesday, March 03, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63253/cryptocurrency-theft-on-the-rise The increase in the value of cryptocurrency theft comes even as the sector continues to mature with exchanges, wallets, and other digital assets custodians investing in their security mechanisms against hacking. Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI BBVA experiments with AI to summarise customer conversations News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 02, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63229/bbva-experiments-with-ai-to-summarise-customer-conversations BBVA used the model on ten unedited Spanish conversations about banking extracted from publicly available online forums. Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Morocco central bank exploring digital currency but Bitcoin still banned News Team Tuesday, March 02, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63233/morocco-central-bank-exploring-digital-currency-but-bitcoin-still-banned In addition, this committee will thoroughly review all consequences of a CBDC on monetary policy, the structure of banking intermediation, financial stability and legal framework. Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI European Central Bank demands veto for EU stablecoins News Aggregation Team Monday, March 01, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63206/european-central-bank-demands-veto-for-eu-stablecoins The ECB has also requested its rulings on stablecoins be binding on national authorities, and that those issuing stablecoins should be subject to the same liquidity requirements as banks and other financial institutions. Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Europe's wealth mangers increasingly focusing on Bitcoin: survey News Aggregation Team Monday, March 01, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63210/europeamp039s-wealth-mangers-increasingly-focusing-on-bitcoin-survey One in three (32%) said they are providing execution only investment in Bitcoin to clients. Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Old guard Swiss banks tackle money laundering with blockchain News Aggregation Team Sunday, February 28, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63195/old-guard-swiss-banks-tackle-money-laundering-with-blockchain Many regtech projects are working out ways to automate the Know Your Customer and Anti-Money Laundering regulatory process. Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Mastercard and Island Pay Launch World’s First Central Bank Digital Currency-Linked Card News Team Sunday, February 28, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63198/mastercard-and-island-pay-launch-worldamprsquos-first-central-bank-digital-currency-linked-card The digital Sand Dollar is issued by the Central Bank of The Bahamas and carries the same value and consumer protections as a traditional Bahamian dollar. Bitcoin, Blockchain & AI Axis Bank launches WhatsApp banking channel News Team Thursday, March 04, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63279/axis-bank-launches-whatsapp-banking-channel By using WhatsApp Banking, customers can now chat with Axis Bank for their queries related to their banking transactions, information like nearest branch, ATM or loan centre location, and can apply for various banking products as well. Mobile Banking Klarna expands Open Banking solution to 8 more European markets News Team Thursday, March 04, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63292/klarna-expands-open-banking-solution-to-8-more-european-markets As part of the latest expansion, Klarna also introduces `Account Insights' a powerful new solution that turns simple bank statements into unique insights through categorization and data enrichment. Mobile Banking HSBC launches programme to help customers go digital News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 02, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63227/hsbc-launches-programme-to-help-customers-go-digital The programme, which will be delivered across our UK branches, covers everything from how to register for our digital services and what you can do via the mobile app and online banking, to guarding yourself against fraud. Mobile Banking GFT and Thought Machine announce BankLite to accelerate delivery of cloud-based digital banking News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 02, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63239/gft-and-thought-machine-announce-banklite-to-accelerate-delivery-of-cloud-based-digital-banking BankLite is a fully modular system designed around Vault, Thought Machine’s next-generation, cloud-native core banking engine, using AWS’s native cloud services, hosted on the AWS infrastructure. Mobile Banking Temenos wins contract with Ireland's Croí Laighean Credit Union News Team Tuesday, March 02, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63242/temenos-wins-contract-with-irelandamp039s-croampiacute-laighean-credit-union By the start of 2021, the proportion of weekly transactions via digital had increased to over 80% and this is trend is only expected to continue. Mobile Banking KPMG: 98% of Saudi CEOs set to invest in cloud technology in 2021 News Aggregation Team Monday, March 01, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63208/kpmg-98-of-saudi-ceos-set-to-invest-in-cloud-technology-in-2021 SAP found that while 83 percent of respondents said data sharing improved their innovation in current goods or services, only 22 percent did this with partners. Mobile Banking GFT and Thought Machine announce BankLite to accelerate delivery of cloud-based digital banking News Team Monday, March 01, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63217/gft-and-thought-machine-announce-banklite-to-accelerate-delivery-of-cloud-based-digital-banking BankLite is a fully modular system designed around Vault, Thought Machine's next-generation, cloud-native core banking engine, using AWS's native cloud services, hosted on the AWS infrastructure. Mobile Banking Brazilians are more open to banking innovation, study finds News Aggregation Team Friday, February 26, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63178/brazilians-are-more-open-to-banking-innovation-study-finds Consumers in the Latin American country are pioneers in the adoption of new technologies in the financial segment, according to Accenture Mobile Banking Microsoft debuts financial services cloud News Team Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63152/microsoft-debuts-financial-services-cloud We are committed to helping all financial services institutions drive sustainable growth. Mobile Banking Open banking can transform payments scene in Saudi Arabia News Aggregation Team Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63161/open-banking-can-transform-payments-scene-in-saudi-arabia This allows those third parties to build products and services for the financial institution’s customers. Mobile Banking International Women's Day Summit 2021: Amplifying Her Voice News Team Friday, March 05, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63304/international-womenamp039s-day-summit-2021-amplifying-her-voice Global investment into women led companies has reached an all-time low during 2020. Comment & Analysis Study predicts bank branches in the US to be closed by 2034 News Aggregation Team Friday, March 05, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63315/study-predicts-bank-branches-in-the-us-to-be-closed-by-2034 The study also surveyed 1,114 US residents on the state and future of banking, and their attitudes towards banking in a branch. Comment & Analysis Half of global citizens risk missing out on governments' digital services boom due to privacy concerns, EY survey warns News Team Thursday, March 04, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63285/half-of-global-citizens-risk-missing-out-on-governmentsamp039-digital-services-boom-due-to-privacy-concerns-ey-survey-warns 53% of survey respondents say risks outweigh benefits of government sharing their data Comment & Analysis Bank strategies crucial to corporate digital transformation News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 04, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63291/bank-strategies-crucial-to-corporate-digital-transformation Accelerated technology adoption prompted by the coronavirus pandemic has enabled treasury teams to push ahead with digitalization programmes. Comment & Analysis More than half of Canadians polled feel vulnerable to financial fraud, TD Bank survey finds News Team Thursday, March 04, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63294/more-than-half-of-canadians-polled-feel-vulnerable-to-financial-fraud-td-bank-survey-finds Social isolation, increased online activities cited as contributing factors to vulnerability Comment & Analysis Accenture Bolsters Supply Chain & Operations Capabilities in Australia with Acquisition of GRA News Team Wednesday, March 03, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63249/accenture-bolsters-supply-chain-ampamp-operations-capabilities-in-australia-with-acquisition-of-gra The firm specialises in end-to-end supply chain and logistics strategies and operations, working with some of Australia’s leading organisations in areas such as government, aerospace & defence and consumer goods to turn their supply chains into Comment & Analysis Australia Saw Over 100 New Fintechs in 2020 as The Sector Matures News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 02, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63225/australia-saw-over-100-new-fintechs-in-2020-as-the-sector-matures The infographic, released on December 21, 2020, provides a snapshot of the Australian fintech ecosystem, revealing several major trends that have emerged over the past year. Comment & Analysis The digital future is coming at us faster than ever before News Team Tuesday, March 02, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63234/the-digital-future-is-coming-at-us-faster-than-ever-before Digitalization can transform economies and lives. Comment & Analysis Fintech Innovation Done Right: Be A Creator News Aggregation Team Monday, March 01, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63201/fintech-innovation-done-right-be-a-creator Creating categories offers a fintech the opportunity to lead. While the road is harder, the prize can be much larger. The actual tactics fintech leaders should embrace will often be germane to their industry, vision and geography. Comment & Analysis Is Digital Healthcare the Answer in Hong Kong? News Team Friday, February 26, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63181/is-digital-healthcare-the-answer-in-hong-kong The World Health Organisation (WHO) has been developing a global strategy on digital health in order to support national efforts of member states to achieve universal health coverage. Comment & Analysis 81% of business leaders believe COVID has increased the need for improved security of finances News Team Wednesday, February 24, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63146/81-of-business-leaders-believe-covid-has-increased-the-need-for-improved-security-of-finances Over one-third (35%) of those who saw a need for improved security also singled out securing data as one of their biggest financial technology priorities post-pandemic Cyber Security PwC Hong Kong and HKBN Enterprise Solutions Join Forces to Help SMEs Combat Cyberattacks News Team Monday, February 22, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63072/pwc-hong-kong-and-hkbn-enterprise-solutions-join-forces-to-help-smes-combat-cyberattacks Best-in-class services to prevent, detect and respond to cyberthreats in the New Normal Cyber Security Ecommerce's growth potential cannot fall victim to cyber crimes News Aggregation Team Friday, February 19, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63051/ecommerceamp039s-growth-potential-cannot-fall-victim-to-cyber-crimes Customers cannot afford to lose sight of gaps that hackers are exploiting Cyber Security The Cyber Security Rules and Guidance, 2021 News Team Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/62985/the-cyber-security-rules-and-guidance-2021 The new Cyber Security Rules and Guidance have been created following extensive engagement with industry over the last two years Cyber Security Lloyd’s report finds increasing risk of cyber attack on industrial sector News Aggregation Team Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/62986/lloydamprsquos-report-finds-increasing-risk-of-cyber-attack-on-industrial-sector The report noted that as these cyber threats continue to evolve and become more sophisticated, it is crucial for insurers to understand these emerging risks in order to keep pace with their clients’ exposures. Cyber Security 'Spy pixels in emails have become endemic' News Aggregation Team Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/62988/amp039spy-pixels-in-emails-have-become-endemicamp039 Defenders of the trackers say they are a commonplace marketing tactic. Cyber Security Barclays takes action against patent trolls News Aggregation Team Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63003/barclays-takes-action-against-patent-trolls Barclays is the first major European headquartered bank to join LOT Network and Open Invention Network Community to oppose the abuse of intellectual property rights by patent trolls. Cyber Security Growing cyber firm aims to safeguard banks and business News Team Tuesday, February 16, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/62967/growing-cyber-firm-aims-to-safeguard-banks-and-business The company, which has customers worldwide, has also signed a new distribution agreement with IT Security Distribution Inc (ITDSI) in the Philippines to expand its local customer base. Cyber Security Experts stress need for data privacy News Aggregation Team Friday, February 12, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/62926/experts-stress-need-for-data-privacy Also, one of the challenges in cyber security is the lack of collaboration among countries in sharing data. Cyber Security Lombard Odier selects NetGuardians to further enhance cyber fraud prevention News Team Friday, February 12, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/62928/lombard-odier-selects-netguardians-to-further-enhance-cyber-fraud-prevention Last year, researchers found that for every 99 emails sent, one contains a phishing attack, with either malicious attachments that can steal personal data or links to a malicious site. Cyber Security BIS reports on Big Data and machine learning in central banking News Team Friday, March 05, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63299/bis-reports-on-big-data-and-machine-learning-in-central-banking The survey contains responses from 52 central banks from all regions of the world and examines how they define and use big data, as well as which opportunities and challenges they see. Research Over half of retail investors undeterred by recent market volatility, according to new research News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 04, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63278/over-half-of-retail-investors-undeterred-by-recent-market-volatility-according-to-new-research Polling conducted by cryptocurrency platform TotemFi reveals that the confidence of the majority of retail investors (54 per cent) has been unaffected by recent market volatility. Research Bravura reports H1 decline News Aggregation Team Friday, February 26, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63177/bravura-reports-h1-decline Wealth management software provider Bravura has seen a 54% decline in net profits after tax (NPAT) and 38% decline in earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortisation (EBITDA) in its H1 FY21 results. Research WealthTech Views Report: Looking into 2021 News Team Wednesday, February 24, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63125/wealthtech-views-report-looking-into-2021 The technology vendors cover a cross-section of business needs, wealth manager client types, and territories. Research Starling’s CTA: Tech culture key to client confidence News Aggregation Team Wednesday, February 10, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/62889/starlingamprsquos-cta-tech-culture-key-to-client-confidence Starling predicts a “losing battle” for incumbent banks failing to adapt culturally Research Model Portfolio Management: Striking the Balance Between Consistency and Customization News Team Tuesday, February 09, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/62855/model-portfolio-management-striking-the-balance-between-consistency-and-customization How can they reap the benefits of model portfolios that give them the necessary scale Research Barclays data: 2020 highest ever year for scams News Team Tuesday, February 02, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/62730/barclays-data-2020-highest-ever-year-for-scams The use of fear and intimidation is a powerful tactic, making impersonation scams the most commonly recorded scam by volume (22 per cent) for Barclays in 2020. Research 8 tech trends to watch in 2021 News Aggregation Team Monday, January 04, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/62229/8-tech-trends-to-watch-in-2021 Technology will first make some buzz before becoming the norm. Here are some of the trends we will likely see in 2021. Research Digital Platforms to Accelerate Banks’ Growth News Aggregation Team Monday, January 04, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/62232/digital-platforms-to-accelerate-banksamprsquo-growth The year got people very apprehensive and disrupted a lot of things, in terms of our way of life as well as our business operations. Research Traditional FIs Drive Modernization Through FinTech Pairings News Aggregation Team Tuesday, December 29, 2020 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/62182/traditional-fis-drive-modernization-through-fintech-pairings A Toolbox report said Citi has already signed data access agreements to several startups and data aggregators that, through approval of joint customers, can access data of Citi accounts. Research Opencanvas Consulting and BankBI expand data-driven performance management and analytics solutions available to Zambian banks News Team Friday, March 05, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63303/opencanvas-consulting-and-bankbi-expand-data-driven-performance-management-and-analytics-solutions-available-to-zambian-banks The MOU strengthens the collaborative relationship between Opencanvas Consulting and BankBI, as they work together to serve Banks and Microfinance groups across Zambia using cloud-based, data-driven, insights into their organizational performance which re Innovation & Startups Sea Change: Ensuring Operational and Technology Readiness with Geneva News Team Friday, March 05, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63306/sea-change-ensuring-operational-and-technology-readiness-with-geneva While some milestones in the transition timeline have been adjusted due to the pandemic and many accounting questions are still being sorted out, the time is now for firms to prepare, to avoid being caught off guard by these looming deadlines. Innovation & Startups Royal London received £86m for Ascentric platform News Aggregation Team Friday, March 05, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63307/royal-london-received-amppound86m-for-ascentric-platform It was announced in May 2020 that M&G had agreed to buy Ascentric after the industry learnt the platform was up for sale three months prior. Innovation & Startups Open Banking: the opportunities and the risks News Aggregation Team Friday, March 05, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63308/open-banking-the-opportunities-and-the-risks Strong customer authentication must be adopted to make open banking a success Innovation & Startups Digital distribution experience: where operations meet sales and marketing News Team Friday, March 05, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63309/digital-distribution-experience-where-operations-meet-sales-and-marketing People who are now spending more time on video conferences from their PCs and phones; people who are experiencing how well Uber, Amazon and Facebook know who they are and anticipate their needs; and people who have daily questions answered by smart-speaki Innovation & Startups Bank of America is bringin VR instruction to its 4000 banks News Aggregation Team Friday, March 05, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63311/bank-of-america-is-bringin-vr-instruction-to-its-4000-banks Jordan says the scope of the corporate’s company studying program “The Academy” is essentially unmatched amongst different main firms within the U.S., besides maybe by the worker instruction applications at Walmart Innovation & Startups Capgemini Strengthens Its Strategic Partnership With Microsoft in North America News Team Friday, March 05, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63316/capgemini-strengthens-its-strategic-partnership-with-microsoft-in-north-america This expansion combines the power and innovation of Microsoft’s industry-leading technology and Capgemini’s global expertise in multiple industries such as manufacturing, retail and financial services. Innovation & Startups Anghami to be first Arabic technology firm to list on Nasdaq New York News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 04, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63271/anghami-to-be-first-arabic-technology-firm-to-list-on-nasdaq-new-york UAE-headquartered music streaming service plans to rival Spotify, Deezer with US IPO Innovation & Startups PwC's Experience Centre hosts region's top FinTech start-ups News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 04, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63273/pwcamp039s-experience-centre-hosts-regionamp039s-top-fintech-start-ups Most recently, this has seen the advisory and auditing giant play host to Startupbootcamp FinTech Dubai at its Experience Centre in the city. Innovation & Startups Creation of Amundi Technology News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 04, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63274/creation-of-amundi-technology A new business line dedicated to technology products and services Innovation & Startups Hazeltree and Goldman Sachs TxB partner to streamline treasury management and global payments News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 04, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63293/hazeltree-and-goldman-sachs-txb-partner-to-streamline-treasury-management-and-global-payments "Partnering with Goldman Sachs Transaction Banking allows us to deliver integrated treasury and payments solution, in a cost-effective and scalable manner, which is critically important for of our clients." Trading Platforms Deloitte selected as systems integrator for GovDXP platform News Aggregation Team Wednesday, March 03, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63251/deloitte-selected-as-systems-integrator-for-govdxp-platform “The Services Australia strategy shows digital services are fragmented and difficult to use,” the Digital Transformation Agency stated in its original systems intergrator call-out early last year. Trading Platforms Bank of Israel encourages participation in hackathon on the use of ISO 20022 for x-border payments News Team Wednesday, March 03, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63252/bank-of-israel-encourages-participation-in-hackathon-on-the-use-of-iso-20022-for-x-border-payments Bank of Israel encourages participation in a global hackathon on the issue of cross-border payments Trading Platforms Iress and Listcorp connect South African investors and companies News Team Wednesday, March 03, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63256/iress-and-listcorp-connect-south-african-investors-and-companies The free service will enable investors to get detailed information on all South African listed companies via a personalised, social media style experience. Trading Platforms additiv partners with Clarity AI to bring sustainability insights and capabilities to wealth managers News Team Wednesday, March 03, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63257/additiv-partners-with-clarity-ai-to-bring-sustainability-insights-and-capabilities-to-wealth-managers The partnership reflects growing demand for sustainable and ESG investing, which takes into account non-financial sustainability factors. Trading Platforms Revolut Singapore drives everyday use of card with cashback of up to 20% for public transport spend this March and April News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 02, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63223/revolut-singapore-drives-everyday-use-of-card-with-cashback-of-up-to-20-for-public-transport-spend-this-march-and-april Starting 1 March 2021, Revolut Singapore is giving its customers another reason to use its card for their everyday needs. Trading Platforms Advice tech provider merges 5 firms to create global platform News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 02, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63228/advice-tech-provider-merges-5-firms-to-create-global-platform We will be working with our customers throughout 2021 to make sure they can take full advantage of the new Intelliflo solutions. Trading Platforms Quilter to broaden platform’s appeal as last migration looms News Aggregation Team Friday, February 26, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63189/quilter-to-broaden-platformamprsquos-appeal-as-last-migration-looms “This is a great opportunity that we’ve got. The whole point of this piece of work was to fill in the gaps that had opened up.” Trading Platforms Iress integrates TP ICAP Fusion RFQ into trading platform News Team Tuesday, February 23, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63110/iress-integrates-tp-icap-fusion-rfq-into-trading-platform The increase in flows from the Iress trading community means that TP ICAP clients will have access to a larger pool of liquidity. Trading Platforms A Future-Oriented Choice: First ETF on the New ESG Indices from SIX News Team Tuesday, February 23, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63120/a-future-oriented-choice-first-etf-on-the-new-esg-indices-from-six Just a few days after SIX launched new sustainability indices for equities and bonds, UBS lists the first ETF on the SPI ESG Weighted Index on the Swiss Stock Exchange. Trading Platforms Fintech startup ClearGlass Analytics closes $3.6M for pension funds transparency platform News Aggregation Team Friday, March 05, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63310/fintech-startup-clearglass-analytics-closes-36m-for-pension-funds-transparency-platform ClearGlass is targeting the £1.5 trillion mature “Defined Benefit” pension schemes market and claims to now work with more than 500 DB pension funds. Hedge Fund Technology Betterment acquires rival WealthSimple's US business News Aggregation Team Friday, March 05, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63312/betterment-acquires-rival-wealthsimpleamp039s-us-business Digital wealth platform Betterment has acquired the US book of rival Canadian robo advisor WealthSimple. Hedge Fund Technology Invesco to consolidate technology offerings under a single brand News Aggregation Team Friday, March 05, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63313/invesco-to-consolidate-technology-offerings-under-a-single-brand Invesco is to consolidate five disparate software businesses acquired over the past few years into a single financial advisory technology unit, Inteliflo. Hedge Fund Technology UK Government to invest £153 million in quantum research projects News Aggregation Team Friday, March 05, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63314/uk-government-to-invest-amppound153-million-in-quantum-research-projects The UK Government, through UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), is investing £153 million, to develop new products and services based on advances in quantum technologies that will have a significant impact on financial services. Hedge Fund Technology Interest in Thai Insurtech Sector Picks up News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 02, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63224/interest-in-thai-insurtech-sector-picks-up Founded in 2011, AppMan has since expanded across Southeast Asia, opening offices in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and Jakarta, Indonesia. Hedge Fund Technology Britain sets out blueprint to keep fintech ‘crown’ after Brexit News Aggregation Team Monday, March 01, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63203/britain-sets-out-blueprint-to-keep-fintech-amplsquocrownamprsquo-after-brexit The review said Britain increasingly needs to represent itself as a strong fintech scale-up destination as well as one for start-ups. Hedge Fund Technology The AltFi view on institutional capital: Pension funds should embrace fintech start-ups News Aggregation Team Monday, March 01, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63215/the-altfi-view-on-institutional-capital-pension-funds-should-embrace-fintech-start-ups To unlock capital from pension funds and other institutional investors fintech has its work cut out. Hedge Fund Technology Capita founder leads Frog wellbeing investment News Aggregation Team Tuesday, February 23, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63075/capita-founder-leads-frog-wellbeing-investment It announced recently that Sussex Cricket had become the first sports club in the world to launch its own bespoke mental wellness platform using Frog’s system. Hedge Fund Technology Hedge fund billionaire backs bitcoin payment startup News Aggregation Team Tuesday, February 23, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63097/hedge-fund-billionaire-backs-bitcoin-payment-startup Recent investor attention towards bitcoin has led to a surge in its price. The cryptocurrency has risen over 400% since last October and recently reached an all-time high above $56,000 per coin. Hedge Fund Technology Dublin-based AccountsIQ secures €5.8 mn in funding from Finch Capital News Aggregation Team Monday, February 22, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/63082/dublin-based-accountsiq-secures-ampeuro58-mn-in-funding-from-finch-capital The combination of Brexit and Covid has led businesses to reconsider their regional presence. Hedge Fund Technology Workplace Stress During COVID-19: 5 Ways to Support Your Employees’ Mental Well-being News Team Tuesday, January 26, 2021 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/62613/workplace-stress-during-covid-19-5-ways-to-support-your-employeesamprsquo-mental-well-being Taking care of your mental well-being is essential to staying healthy, staying resilient and moving your business forward. Covid-19 How Covid-19 changed online trading and what 2021 has in store News Aggregation Team Tuesday, December 15, 2020 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/61957/how-covid-19-changed-online-trading-and-what-2021-has-in-store We will continue to see those from diverse backgrounds becoming interested in short term speculating and long-term investing. Covid-19 The Digital Nomads Did Not Prepare for This News Aggregation Team Monday, November 09, 2020 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/61407/the-digital-nomads-did-not-prepare-for-this They moved to exotic locales to work through the pandemic in style. But now tax trouble, breakups and Covid guilt are setting in. Covid-19 Pandemic drives financial advisers to speed tech change News Aggregation Team Friday, November 06, 2020 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/61383/pandemic-drives-financial-advisers-to-speed-tech-change Digital shift could cut costs and open sector for broader range of clients Covid-19 The post COVID war has started: the leading group of digital banks against Big tech and Fintech News Aggregation Team Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/61225/the-post-covid-war-has-started-the-leading-group-of-digital-banks-against-big-tech-and-fintech Digital sales, a dangerous unseized opportunity for banks Covid-19 M&A Opportunities in the COVID-19 Digital Transformation News Aggregation Team Sunday, October 25, 2020 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/61148/mampampa-opportunities-in-the-covid-19-digital-transformation This period of transformation provides opportunity for those investors and businesses who are able to efficiently adapt and take advantage of the new trends. Covid-19 Investors backing tech in a pandemic must balance risk and reward News Aggregation Team Friday, October 16, 2020 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/61031/investors-backing-tech-in-a-pandemic-must-balance-risk-and-reward When it comes to assessing the mood of ultra-high-net-worth families, though, this is far from the whole story. Covid-19 Thriving in the pandemic: technology News Aggregation Team Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/60644/thriving-in-the-pandemic-technology There are no companies that aren’t being affected by technology Covid-19 Government of Bermuda Pilots Stimulus Token in Response to COVID Crisis News Aggregation Team Tuesday, September 01, 2020 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/60273/government-of-bermuda-pilots-stimulus-token-in-response-to-covid-crisis “Our ultimate goal is to get a wallet on every phone in Bermuda,” Denis Pitcher, chief fintech advisor to the Premier of Bermuda, told CoinDesk. Covid-19 New Paradigm for Business of Data News Team Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:00 am http://fintech-news.net/article/59786/new-paradigm-for-business-of-data And it seems clear that our future will be increasingly digital. Covid-19