Treasury Management Systems Insights
20th April 2021
On April 19, payments platform Stripe launched its Stripe Issuing service in 20 European countries allowing businesses to design, create and manage their own cards. The service is popular among US business customers and will give European business users more control in how and where their money is spent.
On April 9, the Inter-American... read more
19th April 2021
With an ever-increasing burden of regulation and a significant amount of informal money transfers, the remittance market must adapt and change fast to reduce costs and boost competitiveness by implementing smart compliance solutions. With a sharp decline in global remittances caused by the pandemic, it is more than ever crucial to establish a... read more
1st April 2021
Hedge funds are increasingly looking to high-tech, quantitative methods to beat the competition, which in turn is changing how tech vendors place themselves within the financial ecosystem according to market participants
“Whilst we do use some vendor systems, a lot of what we do that give us a competitive advantage and differentiates us... read more
31st March 2021
In our whitepaper, What to look for when selecting a treasury management system, we included a section on ddigital currencies. The whitepaper referenced our blog from just over a year ago (An unanswered question from Davos) that posited the question of when we would activate our Crypto/Digital/CBDC functionality in our treasury, sales and trading... read more
31st March 2021
Despite asset managers looking to negotiate prices down for specific areas of research after the second Markets in financial infrastructure directive (Mifid II) was implemented, some providers have been prepared to work at a loss for the ability to grow relationships, according to Mike Carrodus, CEO of Substantive Research.
“Mifid II... read more
22nd March 2021
Investment management of financial institutions remains roughly as it was 40 years ago, according to Sandro Schmid, co-founder and CEO of AI tech firm, AAAccell, part of the LPA Group
Schmid says the success or failure of analysts cherry-picking individual stocks is so often merely coincidence, as numerous research studies have proven.
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19th March 2021
India-based Axis Bank, on March 10, launched Wear ‘N’ Pay, a range of wearable budget-friendly contactless payment devices. The bank partnered with Canada’s Tappy Technologies and France’s Thales to bring customers hands-free payments available exclusively on the Mastercard platform.
On March 9, global payments platform... read more
2nd March 2021
Over the last 12 months we’ve seen one of the biggest shifts in decades in financial technology – with banks accelerating the transition of their operations to the cloud. The benefits are clear: a cloud-based approach provides easy access to innovation, helps banks deliver more relevant customer experiences, and... read more
2nd March 2021
Reaction to the long-awaited Kalifa Review of UK Fintech by the fintech community has been broadly positive. But the industry’s attention now turns to the UK government and how it will implement the raft of recommendations made in the report.
Published on February 26, on the eve of the Budget, the Kalifa Review sets out five key areas... read more