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Rich, quality payments: The case for ISO 20022

November 5, 2019

Saqib Sheikh, SWIFT’s global head of ISO 20022 programme, recently sat down with The Banker to outline why the migration to ISO 20022 is so important to the industry.

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Blockchain: a solution looking for a problem?

November 1, 2019

Blockchain's star is beginning to fade – but don’t write it off just yet, says Chris Skinner. 

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Tradle CEO sees blockchain solving KYC onboarding conundrum

November 1, 2019

Know your customer compliance is a headache for banks. Tradle’s CEO explains how blockchain technology can be used to improve the client onboarding experience.

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5G: the impact on banking

November 1, 2019

With the hype surrounding 5G reaching ever higher levels, Joy Macknight investigates how its rollout will impact financial services.

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Tech chief explains how RBC’s future is built on data

October 1, 2019

Royal Bank of Canada's head of technology and operations tells Joy Macknight how the bank is creating a digitally enabled relationship bank driven by data insights.

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How fintech is revolutionising African banking

October 1, 2019

Technology's impact on Africa is well documented, but with rule changes in giant markets such as Nigeria enabling further incursions, how will incumbent banks react? 

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Facebook's Libra dream: will it become reality?

October 1, 2019

Facebook’s move to launch a cryptocurrency has been met with strong opposition from the gatekeepers of the global financial system. Joy Macknight explores these concerns. 

Finance and tech: misunderstanding squared

October 1, 2019

Using agile methodologies can help break down the barriers to understanding between techies and bankers, says Chris Skinner. 

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Making cross-border payments seamless, convenient and fast

September 25, 2019

Payments between people and businesses at a domestic level have been getting faster and faster. Instant and real-time are the new norm domestically. But the historically ‘slower’ cross-border space is now catching up. Cross-border payments settled in a matter of seconds are now a reality, writes Harry Newman, head of banking at SWIFT.

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Reimagining the customer journey

September 18, 2019

A panel of payments experts discuss what banks can learn from ‘big tech’ and how they can leverage new technology and better engage with their clients to enable their success in a rapidly evolving business environment.

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