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Wells Fargo hones customer experience with technology

Wells Fargo hones customer experience with technology

November 3, 2014

With its own digital labs and an accelerator programme for financial technology start-ups, Wells Fargo is one bank that can boast it is keeping pace with technology trendsetters such as Google and Apple. Jane Cooper looks at how the bank is integrating new technologies to provide a seamless customer service experience.

Chris Larsen

Ripple Labs CEO looks to revolutionise online payments

November 3, 2014

Transferring money across borders through traditional correspondent banking networks can be time consuming and expensive for both business and consumers. Chris Larsen, CEO of Ripple Labs, believes he has the solution in Ripple, his open-source payment and currency exchange system, which can integrate with banks’ existing networks.  

New thinking needed for SME finance

October 27, 2014

Technology may deliver better returns than regulatory incentives in the drive to stimulate lending to small and medium-sized enterprises.

Sibos 2014

View from Sibos 2014

October 2, 2014

The Banker's editorial team report from Sibos 2014, where they talked to a range of experts about topics as diverse as regulation, competition and the evolution of new technologies.

Credit scoring for the social media generation

Credit scoring for the social media generation

October 1, 2014

Frustrated with the limitations of traditional credit scoring methods, innovative start-ups are finding new ways to analyse borrower risks using social media and other online data.

Pakistan's microfinance industry identifies growth path

October 1, 2014

Pakistan's microfinance industry has slowly been gaining traction in recent years, and is in for a huge boost when new biometric identification methods are brought into the mainstream – primarily to help combat terrorism – which will allow banks to verify new customers remotely.

Anthemis Group founder thinks ahead

Anthemis Group founder thinks ahead

October 1, 2014

New players, new technology and new processes are changing the face of the financial services industry. Udayan Goyal, founder of Anthemis Group, is investing in the agents of this change – new service providers that are looking to take some of the value chain away from the banks.

Is this the tipping point for tap-and-go payments?

September 29, 2014

With Apple now using near-field-communication technology in its devices, will tap-and-go payments take off among consumers?

Dominic Broom, BNY Mellon

What is the future of the payments market?

September 26, 2014

Dominic Broom, BNY Mellon's head of treasury services for Europe, Middle East and Africa, discusses the findings of the bank's recent report looking at the world of payments in 2020.

RBS new GTS team looks to drive business forward

RBS's new GTS team looks to drive business forward

September 26, 2014

Jane Cooper, The Banker’s technology and transaction banking editor, talks to Helen Mason, head of bank partnerships, and Nick Blake, head of sales, at RBS’s global transaction services division, and asks them what they are expecting from their first visit to Sibos as part of the new RBS team. 

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