Neil Ainger

As editor-in-chief of bobsguide Neil Ainger was responsible for setting the editorial strategy and writing news analysis, blogs, hosting webinars, commissioning and so forth. He has a keen interest in technology and banking, particularly in the payments, cloud, data centre, trading, infosec and mobile technology fields, having previously been the deputy editor atBanking Technology and editor of FSTech. Ainger has a BA (Hons) in English Literature from Leeds University and has been employed as a journalist since graduating in 1995. He has also worked at gtnews covering treasury, trade finance and so forth, and on engineering titles at Reed Elsevier, local newspapers, etc. In addition, Ainger has worked on internal publications for BT Global, PwC and Lucent Communications (in New York City), among much else.

Latest content from Neil Ainger

Proximity and SLIB partner to deliver first overseas connection to Votaccess
Asset management

Proximity and SLIB partner to deliver first overseas connection to Votaccess

1y | By ClaireLise Beaurenault, Communication Manager
The re-shaping of correspondent banking: Impacts on banking treasury
Banking

The re-shaping of correspondent banking: Impacts on banking treasury

5y | By Alessandra Riccardi, Business Expert
How interlinked technology is underpinning the evolution of payments
Payments

How interlinked technology is underpinning the evolution of payments

5y | By Alessandra Riccardi, Business Expert
Banking on the cloud
Banking

Banking on the cloud

6y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
White heat of technology now resides in the cloud
Trading & brokering

White heat of technology now resides in the cloud

6y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Brexit and Tech: How risk-enabled is your TMS?
Banking

Brexit and Tech: How risk-enabled is your TMS?

6y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Intraday Monitoring Tools: Lessons Learned on Concrete Implementations
Insurance

Intraday Monitoring Tools: Lessons Learned on Concrete Implementations

7y | By Alessandra Riccardi, Business Expert
Interview: Weveing together the mobile future
Banking

Interview: Weveing together the mobile future

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Euroclear Bank chosen for settlement of US stocks by EuroCCP
Trading & brokering

Euroclear Bank chosen for settlement of US stocks by EuroCCP

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Agilent Technologies and Fime partner on test tools for mobile payments
Banking

Agilent Technologies and Fime partner on test tools for mobile payments

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Big Data Partnership licensed to deliver Intel’s Hadoop offerings in Europe
Insurance

Big Data Partnership licensed to deliver Intel’s Hadoop offerings in Europe

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Bank BPH in Poland licenses Surecomp Imex v7.0 for trade finance operations
Banking

Bank BPH in Poland licenses Surecomp Imex v7.0 for trade finance operations

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
BNY Mellon Unveils New Global Payments Infrastructure with Clear2Pay
Banking

BNY Mellon Unveils New Global Payments Infrastructure with Clear2Pay

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Show Report: Strike it Rich at Finovate Europe 2014
Banking

Show Report: Strike it Rich at Finovate Europe 2014

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Misys buys IND Group to expand retail core banking suite
Banking

Misys buys IND Group to expand retail core banking suite

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Fintech Startupbootcamp comingtoLondon
Banking

Fintech Startupbootcamp comingtoLondon

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Weve and MasterCard partner to drive UK mobile contactless payments
Banking

Weve and MasterCard partner to drive UK mobile contactless payments

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Over half of finance professionals not ready for EMIR reporting next week, claims Reval poll
Banking

Over half of finance professionals not ready for EMIR reporting next week, claims Reval poll

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
News Analysis: BoE report on FS cyber-security test ‘Operation Waking Shark 2’ suggests forming single BCP body
Banking

News Analysis: BoE report on FS cyber-security test ‘Operation Waking Shark 2’ suggests forming single BCP body

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Lysanda acquires Direct Line’s Tracker to establish telematics Tantalum Corporation
Insurance

Lysanda acquires Direct Line’s Tracker to establish telematics Tantalum Corporation

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Insurance CEOs see growth and jobs rise but fear tech changes, says PwC survey
Insurance

Insurance CEOs see growth and jobs rise but fear tech changes, says PwC survey

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
European Parliament accepts six month SEPA delay
Banking

European Parliament accepts six month SEPA delay

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
New gTLD domain names rolled out: First websites ending in شبكة. - meaning web in Arabic - launched

New gTLD domain names rolled out: First websites ending in شبكة. - meaning web in Arabic - launched

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
News analysis: Facebook celebrates 10 year anniversary
Insurance

News analysis: Facebook celebrates 10 year anniversary

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
EMVCo approves Clear2Pay test solutions for contactless cards and mobile payment terminals
Banking

EMVCo approves Clear2Pay test solutions for contactless cards and mobile payment terminals

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Google’s $3bn Motorola Mobility sale to Lenovo called into question
Banking

Google’s $3bn Motorola Mobility sale to Lenovo called into question

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
MMT becomes a FIX standard as FESE exchanges cede control over trade data consolidation drive
Banking

MMT becomes a FIX standard as FESE exchanges cede control over trade data consolidation drive

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
SmartCon paySmart sign up with FIME to expand Brazilian EMV card testing
Banking

SmartCon paySmart sign up with FIME to expand Brazilian EMV card testing

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Money laundering worrying FS boards says KPMG survey that highlights IT concerns
Banking

Money laundering worrying FS boards says KPMG survey that highlights IT concerns

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Card payments booked twice after SIX suffers IT glitch in Alps
Banking

Card payments booked twice after SIX suffers IT glitch in Alps

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
LGIM installs Misys platform to handle risk and trading activities
Insurance

LGIM installs Misys platform to handle risk and trading activities

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Case Study: Legal & General Network rolls out Intelliflo’s Intelligent Office as its new MMR PoS solution
Banking

Case Study: Legal & General Network rolls out Intelliflo’s Intelligent Office as its new MMR PoS solution

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
BoE adds Sopra to its approved list of reporting software suppliers
Insurance

BoE adds Sopra to its approved list of reporting software suppliers

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Westbury Bank extends SaaS core banking contract and solution set with Fiserv
Banking

Westbury Bank extends SaaS core banking contract and solution set with Fiserv

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
UK tech sector grows at fastest speed for a decade, says KPMG / Markit PMI survey
Insurance

UK tech sector grows at fastest speed for a decade, says KPMG / Markit PMI survey

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
£31m in compensation pot for Arch cru mis-selling victims says FCA
Payments

£31m in compensation pot for Arch cru mis-selling victims says FCA

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Abacus links to Global Relay cloud archive for Dodd Frank mobile recording and comms rules
Insurance

Abacus links to Global Relay cloud archive for Dodd Frank mobile recording and comms rules

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
ABI launches UK quarterly motor insurance tracker showing falling premiums
Banking

ABI launches UK quarterly motor insurance tracker showing falling premiums

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Amica Mutual Insurance selects Semafone to roll out US phone payments
Banking

Amica Mutual Insurance selects Semafone to roll out US phone payments

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
LMAX FX trading platform lists Ven digital currency at Davos
Banking

LMAX FX trading platform lists Ven digital currency at Davos

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Standard Bank hit by £7.6m FCA fine for failures in AML controls
Banking

Standard Bank hit by £7.6m FCA fine for failures in AML controls

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Traiana TR Connect reporting platform connects to EU EMIR-compliant trade repositories
Banking

Traiana TR Connect reporting platform connects to EU EMIR-compliant trade repositories

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Banque de Développement Local (BDL) selects SAB AT core banking solution
Trading & brokering

Banque de Développement Local (BDL) selects SAB AT core banking solution

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Finland’s OP-Pohjola FS group signs mobile MPoS agreement with Monitise
Banking

Finland’s OP-Pohjola FS group signs mobile MPoS agreement with Monitise

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Nasdaq OMX and Borsa Istanbul cement third-party technology deal and partnership
Asset management

Nasdaq OMX and Borsa Istanbul cement third-party technology deal and partnership

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
TCS’ new digital software and solutions group aimed at FS firms
Banking

TCS’ new digital software and solutions group aimed at FS firms

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Thomson Reuters partners with b-next to offer improved Accelus Market Surveillance solution
Insurance

Thomson Reuters partners with b-next to offer improved Accelus Market Surveillance solution

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
ECB SEPA migration stats show improved uptake
Banking

ECB SEPA migration stats show improved uptake

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
News analysis: CBI/PwC survey shows FS jobs on the up and tech roles set to grow
Banking

News analysis: CBI/PwC survey shows FS jobs on the up and tech roles set to grow

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
News analysis: WEF Global Risks 2014 report identifies wealth gap and cyber-attacks as key risks
Insurance

News analysis: WEF Global Risks 2014 report identifies wealth gap and cyber-attacks as key risks

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
EC to extend SEPA deadline by six months due to slow uptake
Banking

EC to extend SEPA deadline by six months due to slow uptake

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Welcome back: 2014 predictions and preview
Banking

Welcome back: 2014 predictions and preview

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
The tech year in review and numbers
Asset management

The tech year in review and numbers

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Show Report: Bloomberg Enterprise Tech Summit discusses operations, trading and efficiency
Asset management

Show Report: Bloomberg Enterprise Tech Summit discusses operations, trading and efficiency

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Interview: NCR discusses Alaric and Digital Insight acquisitions
Banking

Interview: NCR discusses Alaric and Digital Insight acquisitions

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
NCR to buy Digital Insight Corp for $1.65bn as it completes $84m Alaric acquisition
Banking

NCR to buy Digital Insight Corp for $1.65bn as it completes $84m Alaric acquisition

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
News analysis: Global biometric standards-setting body formed
Banking

News analysis: Global biometric standards-setting body formed

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Core Banking Vendor Q&A: Status of the Marketplace – Polaris
Banking

Core Banking Vendor Q&A: Status of the Marketplace – Polaris

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Outages, regs and tech discussed at the 2013 Mondo Visione Exchange Forum
Asset management

Outages, regs and tech discussed at the 2013 Mondo Visione Exchange Forum

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Core Banking Vendor Q&A: Status of the Marketplace – FIS
Banking

Core Banking Vendor Q&A: Status of the Marketplace – FIS

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Core Banking Vendor Q&A: Status of the Marketplace – Infosys Finacle
Banking

Core Banking Vendor Q&A: Status of the Marketplace – Infosys Finacle

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Core Banking Vendor Q&A: Status of the Marketplace - Fiserv
Banking

Core Banking Vendor Q&A: Status of the Marketplace - Fiserv

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Core Banking Vendor Q&A: Status of the Marketplace - Temenos
Banking

Core Banking Vendor Q&A: Status of the Marketplace - Temenos

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
ECB SEPA migration report warns on late changeover risks & slow adoption
Banking

ECB SEPA migration report warns on late changeover risks & slow adoption

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Interview: Dragons’ Den boss, Piers Linney, discusses tech, the cloud and being on TV
Banking

Interview: Dragons’ Den boss, Piers Linney, discusses tech, the cloud and being on TV

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
News Analysis: IBM study shows CISOs fear cloud and mobile but are deploying it
Banking

News Analysis: IBM study shows CISOs fear cloud and mobile but are deploying it

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
News Analysis: Adobe suffers major cyber attack
Banking

News Analysis: Adobe suffers major cyber attack

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Interview: BofA Merrill’s CIO Bill Pappas outlines his model bank
Banking

Interview: BofA Merrill’s CIO Bill Pappas outlines his model bank

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Q&A Interview: SWIFT CIO Michael Fish reviews Sibos 2013 and technology trends
Banking

Q&A Interview: SWIFT CIO Michael Fish reviews Sibos 2013 and technology trends

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Thomson Reuters SEF application with FXall approved by CFTC, ahead of controversial SEF go live this week
Asset management

Thomson Reuters SEF application with FXall approved by CFTC, ahead of controversial SEF go live this week

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
The takeaway dessert from the desert: Reflections on Sibos 2013
Asset management

The takeaway dessert from the desert: Reflections on Sibos 2013

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
BlackBerry receives £3bn bid from Canadian tycoon
Insurance

BlackBerry receives £3bn bid from Canadian tycoon

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Sibos 2013: Day 4 Report – Africa and Middle-East focus, vox pops and tech winners
Asset management

Sibos 2013: Day 4 Report – Africa and Middle-East focus, vox pops and tech winners

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Sibos 2013: Day 3 Report – Compliance Forum channels frustration at regulatory overload
Banking

Sibos 2013: Day 3 Report – Compliance Forum channels frustration at regulatory overload

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Sibos 2013: Day 2 Report – Market Infrastructure Change and Corporate Forum
Banking

Sibos 2013: Day 2 Report – Market Infrastructure Change and Corporate Forum

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Sibos 2013: Day 1 Report – Technology revolution or evolution
Banking

Sibos 2013: Day 1 Report – Technology revolution or evolution

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
5m bank customers could switch account due to imminent UK Current Account Switching Service, says SAS survey
Banking

5m bank customers could switch account due to imminent UK Current Account Switching Service, says SAS survey

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
News Analysis: Clearstream unveils Xact online customer interface for T2S and new regulatory environment
Banking

News Analysis: Clearstream unveils Xact online customer interface for T2S and new regulatory environment

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Interview: Bottomline director discusses Sterci takeover
Asset management

Interview: Bottomline director discusses Sterci takeover

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
News Analysis: Microsoft to spend €5.4bn buying Nokia mobile phone business
Insurance

News Analysis: Microsoft to spend €5.4bn buying Nokia mobile phone business

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
FCA starts review of risks in UK mobile banking market
Banking

FCA starts review of risks in UK mobile banking market

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to depart within a year
Insurance

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to depart within a year

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
£1m Base Fund set up to help UK cloud computing data centre users fight Cyber-threats
Insurance

£1m Base Fund set up to help UK cloud computing data centre users fight Cyber-threats

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Case study: Standard Life gains customer insights via new Webtrends software
Banking

Case study: Standard Life gains customer insights via new Webtrends software

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Mandatory reporting of cyber-crime needed say MPs
Banking

Mandatory reporting of cyber-crime needed say MPs

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Case Study: Axa Wealth installs access control and data permission infrastructure from Varonis
Insurance

Case Study: Axa Wealth installs access control and data permission infrastructure from Varonis

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
The data centre as the new information hub: A tour of Volta’s DC
Banking

The data centre as the new information hub: A tour of Volta’s DC

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
EU Commissioner Barnier urges UK to stay but banking union and FTT point to divergence
Banking

EU Commissioner Barnier urges UK to stay but banking union and FTT point to divergence

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
UK Payments Council unveils Roadmap to the future of payments
Banking

UK Payments Council unveils Roadmap to the future of payments

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Sainbury’s Bank buys out jv partner and appoints FIS as tech provider
Banking

Sainbury’s Bank buys out jv partner and appoints FIS as tech provider

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Show Report: Future of London as a Finance Centre and Treasury Impact of Regs Debated at SWIFT Forum
Banking

Show Report: Future of London as a Finance Centre and Treasury Impact of Regs Debated at SWIFT Forum

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Show Report: Infosec Europe 2013
Banking

Show Report: Infosec Europe 2013

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Lloyds' branch sale to Co-op falls through
Banking

Lloyds' branch sale to Co-op falls through

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Show Preview: InfoSec Europe 2013 and securing your financial future
Asset management

Show Preview: InfoSec Europe 2013 and securing your financial future

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
TradeTech Europe Report: Day 2 - Running to stand still
Insurance

TradeTech Europe Report: Day 2 - Running to stand still

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
TradeTech Europe Report: Day 1 - Stop the clocks
Insurance

TradeTech Europe Report: Day 1 - Stop the clocks

9y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
IPS Report - Day Two: Impact of New Regulations
Banking

IPS Report - Day Two: Impact of New Regulations

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
FSA replacement bodies reveal plans and risk outlooks: 1 April also date for new Libor rules and easier entry rules
Banking

FSA replacement bodies reveal plans and risk outlooks: 1 April also date for new Libor rules and easier entry rules

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Tomorrow’s Transactions debated today at the old Digital Money Forum
Banking

Tomorrow’s Transactions debated today at the old Digital Money Forum

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Show Report: FPL EMEA Trading Conference
Banking

Show Report: FPL EMEA Trading Conference

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Event Report: London FP&A Club and Certification Launched
Banking

Event Report: London FP&A Club and Certification Launched

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
2013 Predictions for compliance, retail banking and security
Banking

2013 Predictions for compliance, retail banking and security

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
T2S deadline slips again as ECB worries over weak trading and price impacts
Banking

T2S deadline slips again as ECB worries over weak trading and price impacts

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
UBS fined £29.7m by FSA for Adoboli’s rogue trading as FINMA tightens controls
Trading & brokering

UBS fined £29.7m by FSA for Adoboli’s rogue trading as FINMA tightens controls

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
All good things come to an end? Sibos 2012 reflections
Banking

All good things come to an end? Sibos 2012 reflections

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Microsoft unveils Windows 8 and Surface tablet
Banking

Microsoft unveils Windows 8 and Surface tablet

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Sibos Preview Blog: Swift Index predicting on-going slow OECD growth for gathering economists to ponder
Banking

Sibos Preview Blog: Swift Index predicting on-going slow OECD growth for gathering economists to ponder

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Sibos Blog: Why the political row between China and Japan should not be allowed to ruin Sibos 2012
Banking

Sibos Blog: Why the political row between China and Japan should not be allowed to ruin Sibos 2012

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Euroclear Bank and SmartStream to create Central Data Utility
Banking

Euroclear Bank and SmartStream to create Central Data Utility

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Sibos Blog: HK still premier offshore renminbi centre, says Swift, as RMB set to dominate Sibos 2012
Banking

Sibos Blog: HK still premier offshore renminbi centre, says Swift, as RMB set to dominate Sibos 2012

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Single eurozone bank supervisor will launch 1 Jan: Analysis and reactions
Banking

Single eurozone bank supervisor will launch 1 Jan: Analysis and reactions

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Moscow exchange adds connectivity point to London via Equinix
Insurance

Moscow exchange adds connectivity point to London via Equinix

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Gresham releases CTC 1.3 product for on-boarding of financial products
Trading & brokering

Gresham releases CTC 1.3 product for on-boarding of financial products

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
BBA appoints Nigel Wicks as new chairman

BBA appoints Nigel Wicks as new chairman

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Project Sorrento launched as Netsett settlement engine for insurers by Xchanging and Deutsche Bank
Asset management

Project Sorrento launched as Netsett settlement engine for insurers by Xchanging and Deutsche Bank

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Suncorp Bank upgrades to ACI’s latest Proactive Risk Manager 8.0 anti-fraud product
Banking

Suncorp Bank upgrades to ACI’s latest Proactive Risk Manager 8.0 anti-fraud product

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
New core banking platform from Oracle
Banking

New core banking platform from Oracle

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
ACI to buy Distra for $49m to expand agile social and mobile payments platform
Banking

ACI to buy Distra for $49m to expand agile social and mobile payments platform

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Deutsche Börse adds machine readable Fitch ratings feed to its offering
Insurance

Deutsche Börse adds machine readable Fitch ratings feed to its offering

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Apple’s iPhone 5 launched with 4G, but no NFC chip
Banking

Apple’s iPhone 5 launched with 4G, but no NFC chip

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Supreme court in Germany backs eurozone's ESM, while EC unveils banking union proposals
Banking

Supreme court in Germany backs eurozone's ESM, while EC unveils banking union proposals

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Everything Everywhere rebrands as EE as its launches 4G in UK

Everything Everywhere rebrands as EE as its launches 4G in UK

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Fiserv’s SpotPay mobile payment solution to go up against Square
Banking

Fiserv’s SpotPay mobile payment solution to go up against Square

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Central bankers set up Libor investigatory body as UK-led consultation on Libor reform ends
Banking

Central bankers set up Libor investigatory body as UK-led consultation on Libor reform ends

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Barclays’ new CEO shows business and retail banking is back in fashion
Banking

Barclays’ new CEO shows business and retail banking is back in fashion

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
IT2 Treasury Solutions launches v8.0 TMS
Banking

IT2 Treasury Solutions launches v8.0 TMS

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Thai SET exchange goes live with Cinnober trading technology
Insurance

Thai SET exchange goes live with Cinnober trading technology

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Is the new Gotham crime buster Lawsky targeting the big smoke?
Banking

Is the new Gotham crime buster Lawsky targeting the big smoke?

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
IT spending by wealth management sector to hit $35bn says Ovum
Banking

IT spending by wealth management sector to hit $35bn says Ovum

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Combined FATCA offering from DLA Piper, Capgemini & Pegasystems
Banking

Combined FATCA offering from DLA Piper, Capgemini & Pegasystems

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Olympic sponsor winners and losers: Samsung has a good games, Visa struggles
Banking

Olympic sponsor winners and losers: Samsung has a good games, Visa struggles

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Algo software glitch costs Knight Capital $440m amid market confusion
Banking

Algo software glitch costs Knight Capital $440m amid market confusion

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Reconciliation solution from Gresham proves speed with Intel chips
Banking

Reconciliation solution from Gresham proves speed with Intel chips

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Equiniti Group takes over peterevans
Banking

Equiniti Group takes over peterevans

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
BATS Chi-X Europe trading venue grows exponentially
Trading & brokering

BATS Chi-X Europe trading venue grows exponentially

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
FTSE’s low-risk global minimum variance portfolio designed for tough times
Insurance

FTSE’s low-risk global minimum variance portfolio designed for tough times

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Big data analytics can help cut cyber security risks says ISF report
Insurance

Big data analytics can help cut cyber security risks says ISF report

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Failure of card payments at Olympics football match highlights folly of the ‘cashless society’
Banking

Failure of card payments at Olympics football match highlights folly of the ‘cashless society’

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
miiCard appoints ex-RBS and Lloyds bankers to lead verification service
Insurance

miiCard appoints ex-RBS and Lloyds bankers to lead verification service

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Nationwide system error charges customers twice, while NatWest suffers again
Banking

Nationwide system error charges customers twice, while NatWest suffers again

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Payments Council publishes cross-industry procedures to aid those hit by RBS IT failure
Banking

Payments Council publishes cross-industry procedures to aid those hit by RBS IT failure

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Opposition to $7.25bn interchange settlement grows as Walmart joins in
Banking

Opposition to $7.25bn interchange settlement grows as Walmart joins in

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
FSA opens consultation on funding UK retail bank compensation scheme
Insurance

FSA opens consultation on funding UK retail bank compensation scheme

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Citi integrates Dow Jones’ FX Trader news feed into its offering
Insurance

Citi integrates Dow Jones’ FX Trader news feed into its offering

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
UK Payments Council to be disbanded
Banking

UK Payments Council to be disbanded

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Saxo Capital Markets UK appoints Nick Beecroft as new chairman
Treasury

Saxo Capital Markets UK appoints Nick Beecroft as new chairman

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
New FX and money brokerage jv to be formed in China
Banking

New FX and money brokerage jv to be formed in China

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
New BNY Mellon EMEA CEO is Wim Hautekiet
Banking

New BNY Mellon EMEA CEO is Wim Hautekiet

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Sanctions testing service from Swift and Omnicision
Banking

Sanctions testing service from Swift and Omnicision

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Datacash and Alipay link-up on Chinese cross-border payments
Banking

Datacash and Alipay link-up on Chinese cross-border payments

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Saxo Bank to open Polish branch
Banking

Saxo Bank to open Polish branch

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Valbury Capital specifies SunGard’s IntelliMatch
Treasury

Valbury Capital specifies SunGard’s IntelliMatch

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
The future of Libor to be scrutinised by central bankers
Banking

The future of Libor to be scrutinised by central bankers

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
New framework for algo exposures and CVA unveiled by Numerix for derivatives
Insurance

New framework for algo exposures and CVA unveiled by Numerix for derivatives

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
First NZ Capital specifies Thomson Reuters for AML compliance
Banking

First NZ Capital specifies Thomson Reuters for AML compliance

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
VKB-Bank installs Gemalto security solution on its online banking services
Banking

VKB-Bank installs Gemalto security solution on its online banking services

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
EUSIPA responds to EC proposals on financial retail products
Banking

EUSIPA responds to EC proposals on financial retail products

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
JP Morgan Profits Fall After ‘London Whale’ Sinks Results
Treasury

JP Morgan Profits Fall After ‘London Whale’ Sinks Results

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
UK House of Lords report slams ‘undue haste’ of MiFID II reform
Banking

UK House of Lords report slams ‘undue haste’ of MiFID II reform

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Visa Europe partners with Telefónica on mobile money, as latter targets HTML5 Firefox OS
Banking

Visa Europe partners with Telefónica on mobile money, as latter targets HTML5 Firefox OS

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Diamond resigns as Barclays boss over Libor scandal, inquiries launched
Banking

Diamond resigns as Barclays boss over Libor scandal, inquiries launched

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
New MCP partnership from MasterCard and Deutsche Telekom
Banking

New MCP partnership from MasterCard and Deutsche Telekom

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Agius resigns as Barclays chairman after Libor scam & bank promises review
Banking

Agius resigns as Barclays chairman after Libor scam & bank promises review

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Eurozone agrees pact on bank recapitalisation, stimulus and single supervisor
Banking

Eurozone agrees pact on bank recapitalisation, stimulus and single supervisor

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
BBA asks UK government to regulate Libor as scandal continues
Banking

BBA asks UK government to regulate Libor as scandal continues

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Mobile phone card payment solution from mPowa
Banking

Mobile phone card payment solution from mPowa

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Compuware’s new Speedoftheweb online assessment tool
Banking

Compuware’s new Speedoftheweb online assessment tool

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Barclays fined $452.5m by US and UK regulators for Libor manipulation
Banking

Barclays fined $452.5m by US and UK regulators for Libor manipulation

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
RBS cancels hospitality and considers suing software supplier
Banking

RBS cancels hospitality and considers suing software supplier

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
New HK co-located ticker plants at IDC cut data feed latency
Insurance

New HK co-located ticker plants at IDC cut data feed latency

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
RBS says it is returning ‘to normal’ but problems persist
Banking

RBS says it is returning ‘to normal’ but problems persist

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Moody’s downgrades 15 huge global banks
Asset management

Moody’s downgrades 15 huge global banks

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
RBS Group batch processing system fails, NatWest customers hard hit
Banking

RBS Group batch processing system fails, NatWest customers hard hit

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Craig Tillotson appointed as new MD at UK FPS
Banking

Craig Tillotson appointed as new MD at UK FPS

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Euroclear Belgium, France and Netherlands sign up to T2S
Banking

Euroclear Belgium, France and Netherlands sign up to T2S

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
New BBA head Anthony Browne recruited from Morgan Stanley
Banking

New BBA head Anthony Browne recruited from Morgan Stanley

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
M&S announces plans for in-store banks
Banking

M&S announces plans for in-store banks

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
New product pipeline from ACI unveiled, with strong mobile focus
Banking

New product pipeline from ACI unveiled, with strong mobile focus

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
FATCA could overload stretched compliance functions says survey
Banking

FATCA could overload stretched compliance functions says survey

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
More than 6 million LinkedIn passwords hacked
Insurance

More than 6 million LinkedIn passwords hacked

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
SWIFT head leaves quickly: Leibbrandt succeeds Campos as CEO
Banking

SWIFT head leaves quickly: Leibbrandt succeeds Campos as CEO

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
BIAN adds news members and partners with standards bodies
Banking

BIAN adds news members and partners with standards bodies

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Pingit app from Barclays rolled out to UK corporates
Banking

Pingit app from Barclays rolled out to UK corporates

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Equinix buys ancotel and gains Frankfurt data centre and extra capacity

Equinix buys ancotel and gains Frankfurt data centre and extra capacity

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
SWIFT releases m-payments whitepaper encouraging banks to pursue growth
Banking

SWIFT releases m-payments whitepaper encouraging banks to pursue growth

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Orc gets friendly with India
Banking

Orc gets friendly with India

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Barclays to launch new ESG fixed income indices with MSCI
Insurance

Barclays to launch new ESG fixed income indices with MSCI

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
SAP makes Atos only its third global VAR partner
Insurance

SAP makes Atos only its third global VAR partner

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Orc shows a Newside
Banking

Orc shows a Newside

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Deutsche Börse’s algo news feed now in CME co-lo data centre
Insurance

Deutsche Börse’s algo news feed now in CME co-lo data centre

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Fiserv to offer global ACH payments via partnership with Earthport
Banking

Fiserv to offer global ACH payments via partnership with Earthport

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
The popularity of tablets among treasurers & wealth managers is set to soar, says Ovum
Banking

The popularity of tablets among treasurers & wealth managers is set to soar, says Ovum

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Nordic markets get connected after NeoNet and TMX Atrium deals

Nordic markets get connected after NeoNet and TMX Atrium deals

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Goldman Sachs Asset Management introduces Calastone order routing service
Insurance

Goldman Sachs Asset Management introduces Calastone order routing service

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Colt jumps the gun and is first into newly opened NYSE DC in Basildon
Banking

Colt jumps the gun and is first into newly opened NYSE DC in Basildon

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
O2 unveils mobile wallet
Banking

O2 unveils mobile wallet

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Transaction Cost Analysis product unveiled by ITG for FX market
Banking

Transaction Cost Analysis product unveiled by ITG for FX market

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
New SWIFT Institute to fund research into transaction banking
Banking

New SWIFT Institute to fund research into transaction banking

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Brown Advisory adds Calastone order routing service
Insurance

Brown Advisory adds Calastone order routing service

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Global Commodities installs new broker trading system for energy trading
Trading & brokering

Global Commodities installs new broker trading system for energy trading

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Barclays unveils stick-on ‘wave and pay’ cards
Banking

Barclays unveils stick-on ‘wave and pay’ cards

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Volta to join the data centre dance in City of London & open new building
Banking

Volta to join the data centre dance in City of London & open new building

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
SGX adds Trayport hosted clearing link to aid post-trade process
Insurance

SGX adds Trayport hosted clearing link to aid post-trade process

10y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
SWIFT and MarkitSERV Partner on FX Clearing
Banking

SWIFT and MarkitSERV Partner on FX Clearing

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
IOSCO and CPSS release standards for centralised OTC clearing
Trading & brokering

IOSCO and CPSS release standards for centralised OTC clearing

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
SWIFT launches sanctions screening service in the cloud with Fircosoft filtering
Trading & brokering

SWIFT launches sanctions screening service in the cloud with Fircosoft filtering

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Co-op Bank’s new online client money management package
Banking

Co-op Bank’s new online client money management package

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Show report: Mapping the mobile future at Mobey Day
Banking

Show report: Mapping the mobile future at Mobey Day

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Interview: La Caixa’s mobile supremo sees a tipping point
Banking

Interview: La Caixa’s mobile supremo sees a tipping point

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Monitise to buy Clairmail for $173 million
Banking

Monitise to buy Clairmail for $173 million

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
CBI warns EU over harmonised data protection rules
Insurance

CBI warns EU over harmonised data protection rules

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Telefónica invests in Boku
Banking

Telefónica invests in Boku

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Newedge opens up its SOR platform
Trading & brokering

Newedge opens up its SOR platform

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Standard Life standardises on AWD for customer service operations
Banking

Standard Life standardises on AWD for customer service operations

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
KPMG Forensic gets a new director: James Siswick
Banking

KPMG Forensic gets a new director: James Siswick

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Markit & ICE to hold Greek CDS settlement day on 19 March
Trading & brokering

Markit & ICE to hold Greek CDS settlement day on 19 March

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Misys suitor Temenos rescinds offer

Misys suitor Temenos rescinds offer

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Fund manager installs oversight software on its outsourced estate
Trading & brokering

Fund manager installs oversight software on its outsourced estate

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
SEB Futures introduces Traiana Harmony to improve post trade clearing
Trading & brokering

SEB Futures introduces Traiana Harmony to improve post trade clearing

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
ITG’s new algorithm for NYSE and Nasdaq opening auctions
Trading & brokering

ITG’s new algorithm for NYSE and Nasdaq opening auctions

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
New hire, Sandy Gray, joins Rapid Ratings
Banking

New hire, Sandy Gray, joins Rapid Ratings

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Frost Bank installs calypso software
Banking

Frost Bank installs calypso software

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
UK card fraud figs show improvement but contradict CIFAS trends
Banking

UK card fraud figs show improvement but contradict CIFAS trends

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Cryptomathic says it has invented first ever secure ‘cloud wallet’
Banking

Cryptomathic says it has invented first ever secure ‘cloud wallet’

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Citi turns to IBM’s Watson to answer elemental ‘big data’ challenge
Insurance

Citi turns to IBM’s Watson to answer elemental ‘big data’ challenge

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
GlobalPlatform releases new secure chip whitepaper for mobile channel
Banking

GlobalPlatform releases new secure chip whitepaper for mobile channel

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
HSBC introduces Dovetail hub to comply with SEPA end dates
Banking

HSBC introduces Dovetail hub to comply with SEPA end dates

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Citi’s mobile service for corporates adds new language options & breaches $1bn mark
Asset management

Citi’s mobile service for corporates adds new language options & breaches $1bn mark

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
New Report into Card-Not-Present Risk Management Across the Value Chain
Banking

New Report into Card-Not-Present Risk Management Across the Value Chain

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
SAS adds better analytics and reporting to its AML product line
Banking

SAS adds better analytics and reporting to its AML product line

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Bloomberg unveils its NEXT terminal
Insurance

Bloomberg unveils its NEXT terminal

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
New mobile payments platform for HDFC bank customers in India
Banking

New mobile payments platform for HDFC bank customers in India

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
RBS e-invoicing service deployed by Lambeth Council
Banking

RBS e-invoicing service deployed by Lambeth Council

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
La Caixa and Samsung unveil smart TV banking app
Banking

La Caixa and Samsung unveil smart TV banking app

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Second €130bn bailout for Greece agreed but banks & corporates take a hit
Banking

Second €130bn bailout for Greece agreed but banks & corporates take a hit

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Rival cash bid for Misys comes into view
Asset management

Rival cash bid for Misys comes into view

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)
Focus: Big Data is a big deal, says SIIA FISD Real-Time Technology Roundtable
Banking

Focus: Big Data is a big deal, says SIIA FISD Real-Time Technology Roundtable

11y | By Neil Ainger, Editor-in-Chief (2012-2014)