Banking

May
30

Credit Suisse develops Robo Advisor

Digital development is gathering pace at Credit Suisse under the guidance of Anke Bridge. Switzerland’s second-largest bank is working on a service that will be based on advice provided by robots. It wasn’t just the sheer size which kept UBS and Credit Suisse (CS) apart, but also their respective approach to innovation – with UBS […]

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May
29

FinTech and the positive transformation of Banking in Africa

The unique environment for financial services in Africa is fertile ground for innovative FinTech players who are capitalising on the opportunities to disrupt or leapfrog established business models to make financial services more affordable, accessible and profitable across the continent. Due to their potent blend of trail‐blazing technology and disruptive innovation, FinTech players have the […]

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May
29

Fintech startups impress big banks

Big banking groups are increasingly collaborating with exciting fintech startups to reshape the industry. Spain’s Bankia group announced this week the names of the young companies selected to join its inaugural international programme, which was launched late last year. The standard of applicants to the ‘Bankia Fintech by Innsomnia‘ platform was so impressive eight were […]

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May
26

Japan lender Mizuho to launch fintech venture

Japan’s Mizuho Financial Group will start a venture next month to create new businesses using “fintech,” an executive said, joining a global race in financial technology that threatens to unsettle traditional players. Japan’s second-largest lender by assets said there were already 20 projects in the pipeline for the venture, utilizing blockchain technology and artificial intelligence […]

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May
23

Three regional fintech winners unveiled at Citi Tech for Integrity Challenge in Dublin

Citi has unveiled three winners from its regional Tech for Integrity Challenge (T4I) Demo Day held in Dublin last week, garlanding Aid:Tech, Paycode and Pole Star with the T4I Award for innovation. The global program aims to promote accountability and transparency in the public sector and beyond by supporting the effective use of financial technology […]

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May
22

Skandiabanken allows Norwegians to handle Bitcoin through Internet Banking

Norwegian Skandiabanken now enables customers to handle cryptocurrencies over its internet banking application.Increasing demand for Bitcoin and other altcoins can no longer be ignored. The cryptocurrencies have already made inroads to the conventional financial system, both directly as well as indirectly. As banking institutions continue to adopt blockchain technology, a Norwegian online bank — Skandiabanken […]

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May
22

Fintech’s coming to trounce India’s Banks

In the match for India’s financial services future, fintech just scored twice while banks are still struggling to retrieve the ball they scuffed into their own net. It’s just the start of what looks like a bruising battle for traditional lenders. India’s banks, which still dominate the country’s financial landscape, appear to have hardly a […]

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May
16

Lendy hits £300m investment mark

The slowdown in bank lending prompted by the Brexit vote has helped Lendy hit the £300m investment mark in April, having channelled £50m to property borrowers in the last 100 days alone. With new loans on the peer-to-peer platform often up to five times oversubscribed, the firm was able to add three larger-size loans over […]

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