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The ever-changing landscape of transaction banking

The transaction banking environment is complex and constantly changing, writes Michael Imeson. Much of what is happening, such as the growth in real-time payments systems, is for the greater good. But there are dangers lurking in all areas of payments – wholesale, commercial and retail – especially in cyberspace.

Intraday liquidity management: adjusting to a new environment

Christian Goerlach of Deutsche Bank discusses the challenges facing intraday liquidity management as reporting requirements are tightened and the regulatory environment continues to shift.

Instant payments

Instant payments: what now?

Instant payments seems to be a popular topic in financial circles, The Banker talks to two industry experts, Isabel Schmidt, head of institutional cash Americas and global head of market management at Deutsche Bank, and Christopher Schmitz, partner, EMEIA financial services at EY, about the future of real-time transactions.

Locking out the bad guys

Cyber security: locking out the bad guys

Cyberspace is a dangerous place for banks, with the risk of payments fraud, data theft, denial-of-service attacks and other crimes high. So what are banks and the regulators doing to improve cyber security in the sector?

Carlos Sanchez

Ipagoo joins the EU dots to beat the regulators

New European legislation is allowing Orwell's Ipagoo to rewrite banking by allowing customers to manage accounts in multiple countries and different currencies, the company's co-CEO tells Jane Cooper. 

Is redemption in reach for FX

Is redemption in reach for FX?

The foreign exchange market currently finds itself under unprecedented scrutiny. Rocked by scandals over benchmark practices and investigations into the legitimacy of certain trading practices, is the asset class doing enough to get itself back on the straight and narrow? 

Naveed Sultan

Citi pushes to make digital money concept a reality

Extensive research on the cost savings have shown Citi that digital money is the way forward. Now, as the bank's global head of treasury and trade solutions Naveed Sultan tells Jane Cooper, it is pushing to make the move from physical to digital money a reality. 

Making money from mobile

A new banking dilemma: making money from mobile

Mobile has long been a buzzword in banking, but while bankers almost unanimously agree on the significance of the mobile platform, there is still a lot of uncertainty about how they can monetise it.

Banks tighten up their trading floor surveillance

Banks tighten up their trading floor surveillance

Thanks to the latest biometric and voice recognition technologies, banks are able to adopt a 'big brother' approach on the trading floor, monitoring their traders for rogue dealings and foul play.

Julian Kasparien

New rules reshape securities services

Julian Kasparien, head of sales and relationship management for the UK at BNP Paribas Securities Services, explains how new regulation has changed the role of the securities services division. 

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