Treasury Management Systems Insights

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Navigating the challenges of fixed income attribution

25th September 2018

Company: StatPro Group
Spend even a short amount of time in finance, and you’ll realize stock and bond investment managers are generally cut from different cloths. The former are often chatty, right-brain types, and the latter more analytical and left-brained. Both asset classes can accomplish valuable things inside a portfolio, but that’s pretty much... read more
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Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS): How rethinking finance is revolutionising banking

25th September 2018

Company: Fidor
In banking today, we’re seeing a seismic shift - big banks and tech players are moving their approach from products to services. Doing so offers more flexibility, faster go-to-market agility, and a better consumer experience. “As-a-service” as we know it has already revolutionised software, platforms, transportation,... read more
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A first look at the GIPS Standards 2020: What you need to know?

20th September 2018

Company: StatPro Group
Heavy regulation in an industry is usually synonymous with a large body of standards expected of its participants. Aviation, for instance, is loaded with rules and regulations on everything from cabin lighting to the number of flight hours permitted between engine overhauls. Partly as a response, virtually every facet of the industry –... read more
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How using prepaid cards for remittances can grow financial inclusion in LatAm

19th September 2018

Company: Compass Plus
Remittances to Latin America are big business. According to research by The Dialogue, the value of remittances to 17 countries in the region grew by over 8% from 2016 to 2017, reaching over $75bn. This increase far exceeds the World Bank’s forecasted 1.2% economic growth for the entire region and, in terms of scale, remittance growth was... read more
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Legacy failings ramp up finance's digital costs

18th September 2018

Company: bobsguide
The recent CIO Survey by Couchbase, the innovative NoSQL database company, found that financial services spent twice the industry average spend on digital transformation in the last 12 months, or $42m compared to the average $24m. The reason may be that financial services CIOs are investing in the wrong things, according to Jes Breslaw, Director... read more
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Treasurers make their mark on software decisions

13th September 2018

Company: bobsguide
Downside protection from interest rates and foreign exchange used to be the core focus of treasury departments, but they have increased their presence at the corporate bargaining table – they too, are profit centres. The demands of corporate treasury have now intensified with the digitisation of reporting tools, forecasting and risk analysis.... read more
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Adapting to tokens: the simpler, the better

12th September 2018

Company: Comarch Finance
In my previous article, I tried to answer the fundamental question of why anyone would need a token. Today, we know we need it in order to keep our money safe. It is a good time to reflect on some token-related problems and try to come up with a solution. We will address those problems both from the production and usage sides, which,... read more
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Competing with robo-investors: putting the EI in AI

11th September 2018

Artificial Intelligence is advancing at an exponential rate across the globe. In the UK, a Government Industrial Strategy is now in place to ensure its success and China’s government has recently revealed a plan committing the country to becoming the world’s dominant player in AI by 2030. Earlier this month, the Bank of... read more
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Asset management: innovation “behind other sectors”

5th September 2018

Company: bobsguide
Renewed regulation and technological disruption in other areas of financial services are pushing the asset management community towards a critical point. To survive, the community needs to attract the best and brightest fintech talent to solve its very real and very pressing challenges. In response to this changing market, the Investment... read more
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The battle for electronic payments in Kenya

5th September 2018

Company: Compass Plus
According to the World Bank, almost 2.5 billion people in the world have no access to banking infrastructure, with an estimated 1.1 billion people unable to prove their identity – one in every seven individuals. These issues resonate in sub-Saharan Africa, where just four years ago, 66% of the population didn’t have a bank account. ... read more