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European banks accelerate digital transformation

March 21, 2022

The coronavirus pandemic has sped up European banks’ digital strategies, with huge investments going towards organic and acquisitional growth in technology and innovation. 

Aman Narain

HSBC's mission-based banking

March 18, 2022

Aman Narain, global head of platforms at HSBC Commercial Banking, is bringing the Silicon Valley mindset to a 156-year-old bank. 

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Francis Richard Pereira

Shaping the future of digital finance and crypto markets

March 11, 2022

The rapidly evolving landscape for fintech and digital assets opens up opportunities for financial institutions to evolve their business models.

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Do sanctions work?

March 11, 2022

Europe and the US are ramping up sanctions against Russia in response to its attack on Ukraine. But many are questioning whether removing some Russian banks from the Swift messaging network will make a difference.

Lenildo Morais

Can Fido solve the banks’ SCA problems?

March 4, 2022

How are banks implementing strong customer identification? How can Fast Identity Online (Fido) standards can be used in authentication to improve security and ease of use in online banking?

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One-day US securities settlement moves another step closer

March 2, 2022

The SEC has added its support to the move from a T+2 to T+1 settlement cycle in 2024. And while T+0 remains on the table, a wholesale move has been deferred for now. 

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Swift ban won't seriously impact Russian banks

March 1, 2022

Removal of Russian banks from Swift will not cause serious disruptions to the country’s lenders.

Rita Martins

Is Web3 the future of finance?

March 1, 2022

Web3, if widely adopted, could drastically change many industries, including financial services as we know it.

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Operations as a competitive advantage for European banking

February 28, 2022

The future for core banking operations in European banking is at a pivotal point, as banks accelerate their digitisation of customer journeys to address an ever more dynamic marketplace. Operations teams need to be at the forefront in driving the digital transformation agenda.

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Agora prepares to go live after completing pilot trades

February 28, 2022

First end-to-end digital platform for syndicated bond market nears full production mode after successful pilot of benchmark transactions. 

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