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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. 

Matt Tuck, head of international corporate banking at Barclays

The transaction services juggling act

September 26, 2014

Matt Tuck, head of international corporate banking at Barclays, talks about how the bank is trying to strike a balance between adhering to know-your-customer and anti-money-laundering regulations, while also providing a good customer experience. 

Sibos 2014

A preview of Sibos 2014

September 25, 2014

Ahead of the annual Sibos meeting, which will be held this year in Boston, The Banker's editor, Brian Caplen, and technology and transaction banking editor, Jane Cooper, discuss the topics they expect to be on the agenda

Sibos

Start-ups prepare to face the Sibos test

September 1, 2014

At Sibos 2014, finalists in the fifth Innotribe Startup Challenge will throw themselves into a sea of financial services expertise and see who can swim. Dan Barnes reports.

Muscling in on M-Pesa

Kenyan banks look to crash M-Pesa’s party

September 1, 2014

Kenya’s Equity Bank is determined to launch a new mobile banking product that has the potential to shake up an industry dominated by the creator of M-Pesa, Safaricom. Experts say that while Equity could present serious long-term competition for Safaricom, it has its work cut out. 

Gottfried Leibbrandt

Swift chief looks to stay ahead of the technology game

September 1, 2014

Brian Caplen talks to chief executive of the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (Swift), Gottfried Leibbrandt, about changing technology, the impact of regulation and the society’s ‘incremental and gradual approach’ to its initiatives.

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