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Quants, the hidden superstars of finance

Banking
November 7, 2018

Finance Quantitative Analysts on HFT Algorithms The disruptive change in the world of banking and finance over recent years can perhaps be most exemplified in the increasing use of algorithms in automating decision-ma...

Featurespace talks Tech, Fraud, and protecting Danske Bank

Banking
November 6, 2018

The recent money laundering scandal involving Danske Bank, Denmark’s biggest lender, shocked the financial world. As it attempts to rebuild its reputation, the bank has engaged the services of Featurespace, the world’s l...

The 5 trade finance consortia testing blockchain

Banking
November 6, 2018

Trade finance; the $10 trillion dollar buttresses which uphold the  $18 trillion trade market. Historically speaking, banks have been the ideal facilitators for international trade, providing payment channels and fi...

Reinventing the FICO score

Banking
November 6, 2018

Experian, FICO and Fincity have joined forces to create a new credit scoring technology designed for thin-file customers. The new score, named UltraFICO score, leverages consumer-permissioned account data...

What is Corda?

Banking
November 6, 2018

A run-through of the second largest blockchain enterprise platform. As visible by the kaleidoscope of projects and usage pilots underway, public blockchains have the possibility to offer unrivalled levels of interaction...

HSBC and ING Bank pull off blockchain transaction

Banking
November 6, 2018

HSBC and Reliance issued a joint statement announcing their successful completion of a transaction using blockchain. The situation? A blockchain-enabled letter of credit transaction for a trade shipment between Reliance...

Société Générale snaps up Treezor

Banking
October 31, 2018

Fintech startup Treezor bought by Société Générale Treezor, the French local banking-as-a-service platform which offers services such as real-time core-banking system, payment, and KYC software has just been acquired by...

Corda launches new Voltron open platform

Banking
October 15, 2018

Trade finance solution Voltron launched The Voltron initiative has launched an open platform for documentary trade, targeting production on R3’s Corda Enterprise blockchain platform.  But what is Voltron? Voltron’...

Standard Chartered revolutionizes lending with Huawei

Banking
October 11, 2018

Standard Chartered and Huawei announced today that they will develop an Internet of Things (IoT) powered solution set to revolutionise the way corporates communicate with banks for financing and payments. Rather than cor...

HDFC Bank poised for fintech boost

Banking
October 11, 2018

HDFC Bank poised for fintech boost HDFC Bank announced that it plans to tap into fintech innovations created not by just one accelator, but a number of them thanks to its latest programme in conjunction with the Departme...

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