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Are robo-advisors stealing wealth managers clients

Are robo-advisors stealing wealth managers' clients?

Enormous progress is being made in the field of artificial intelligence, and the practical implications of this new technology are being felt in many areas of finance, but especially in wealth management. Can the distinctively traditional, highly personal private banks keep up with the robots? Silvia Pavoni investigates.

Go new on digital, or go home

Too often, established banks have approached their digital operations as mere extensions of their existing models. However, with those that have launched a new digital bank - complete with its own budget and management team - are showing how it should be done.

Technology projects of the year 2015

The Banker Technology Projects of the Year Awards 2015

The second edition of The Banker’s Technology Projects of the Year awards celebrates the most innovative and transformational contributions to financial services technology around the world.

Navigating NFC technologies

As the global banking community wakes up to NFC technology for enabling mobile payments, what are the key differences in deployment technologies that banks can choose to bring contactless payment services to market?

Philippe Denis

How BNP Paribas Securities Services stays ahead of the game

Philippe Denis, the chief digital officer of BNP Paribas Securities Services, built his first computer in 1978 at the age of 18, and it is this commitment to embracing new technology that is driving his work at the French company, from his innovative use of big data to hosting brainstorming sessions on blockchain technology.

Under attack: why the traditional banking business model has had its day

The old-style banking business model, run across numerous jurisdictions and business lines, is being eaten up by regulatory impositions and newer models that take a narrower focus.

Bitcoin bad, block chain good? Bad call

Bankers who reject Bitcoin yet embrace the blockchain technology it is based on do so at their own peril, says Chris Skinner. 

Blockchain manoeuvres

Blockchain manoeuvres: applying Bitcoin's technology to banking

Bitcoin’s blockchain is being hailed as revolutionary. But will the likes of UBS, ING and Nasdaq, who are exploring the potential of the technology, be able to overcome the challenges that remain, not least security and regulatory issues? 

Bringing risks out of the shadows

Coming out of the shadows: regulating shadow banking

Increasingly confident that they have made the banking sector resilient to any future financial crisis similar to that of 2008, regulators are now turning their attention to shadow banking. But a very different approach may be necessary.

Will Lansing

FICO scores with analytics solutions

Data company FICO is experiencing changing demand for credit scoring as banks find new ways to use analytics in meeting new regulations. Jane Cooper speaks to chief executive Will Lansing.

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