Treasury Management Systems Insights
9th July 2020
NAV reporting has long been an important part of any daily, weekly or monthly function. However, the volatility of markets during the past few months has seen firms struggling to keep up with the demands of creating timely and accurate NAV calculations. With the level of uncertainty the world is grappling with, the volatility we saw back in March... read more
8th July 2020
An initiative of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), the Climate Financial Risk Forum (CFRF) comprises senior representatives from across the financial sector whose combined expertise has been brought to bear on addressing the most urgent existential risk of our time: climate change.
In June the... read more
3rd July 2020
The spread of the coronavirus and governments’ subsequent reaction has led to a surge in the adoption in contactless payment methods such as card and mobile payments.
A report released by global data and insights firm Dynata, surveyed over 11,000 consumers in 11 countries found a universal uptick in the adoption of contactless payments.
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2nd July 2020
As the US startup community celebrates the recent Volcker Rule reform, some worry the change could impair the banking system as it recovers from recent market volatility.
Sankar Krishnan, executive vice president and industry head, banking and capital markets at Capgemini, is positive about the change, announced on June 25 by the... read more
29th June 2020
The US equities market may see a combined digital ledger technology (DLT) and legacy settlement solution, as accelerated settlements gain importance.
“Moving towards that T+0 model is really around doing so as an industry and doing so with a way that doesn’t force transformational change on everybody on day one,” said... read more
26th June 2020
An increase in mobile banking application features may make them more vulnerable to fraud, experts say.
According to Nikolay Anisenya, mobile application security research team lead at Positive Technologies, fraud protection is largely out of customers’ control.
“As a customer, unfortunately you cannot do much to protect yourself... read more
24th June 2020
Innovation in the e-commerce and payments sector could slow down due to the global disruption caused by the pandemic, while businesses look to reconsider and raise their online offerings, according to JP Morgan’s Ray McDonnell, managing director and co-head of merchant services in Europe.
While McDonnell feels innovation will have... read more
17th June 2020
Before chairing Pay.UK, the UK’s standard setting body for retail payments, Melanie Johnson chaired The UK Cards Association – now part of UK Finance – for eight years. She talked to bobsguide about the UK’s new payment architecture (NPA), reducing fraud and overseeing the country’s payment systems during coronavirus... read more
10th June 2020
By Andries Smit, CEO and founder of Upside
There are 11.95m+ households in the UK with less than £1,500 in savings. Since early March, the catastrophic impact of the coronavirus has only highlighted further the treacherous situation the country is facing regarding personal savings. For the financial world, this offers a unique opportunity... read more