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Strate to Utilise the Market Infrastructure Solution from the TCS BaNCS Product

Strate is pleased to announce that as of Monday 15 February 2016, its new system for the settlement of money markets securities is fully operational. The new system, which utilises the Market Infrastructure solution from the TCS BaNCS product suite by Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), was selected for being a world-class CSD solution for the electronic settlement of securities.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 08:52
Amadeus to Release Virtual Wallets for B2B Travel Agency Payments

Amadeus to release digital wallet to target market for €332 billion of B2B travel agency payments.

Monday, February 15, 2016 - 13:35
Cyber Insurance – This New Necessity

Cyber insurance is a topic that typically flies under the radar when discussing the economics of cyber attacks. However, with the new year well under way, many believe that 2016 will see it take the spotlight. With high profile cyber attacks exponentially increasing over the past year, cyber insurance premiums have skyrocketed. Insurers are significantly increasing premiums for certain companies, leaving “high risk” organisations scrambling for cover.

Monday, February 15, 2016 - 13:13
Profile Software to Sponsor Middle East Wealth Management Forum in Dubai

Profile Software, an international financial solutions provider, today announced its sponsorship of the inaugural Middle East Wealth Management Forum organized by Hubbis, taking place on the 16th of February at the Ritz Carlton, DIFC in Dubai, UAE. Profile’s executives will demonstrate the client centric and innovative platforms that address the Wealth Management industry requirements.

Monday, February 15, 2016 - 12:59
The Song of the Sirens: Payments Lessons from the Music Industry

As Apple and the other handset giants turn their attention to financial services through the launch of their various ‘Pay’ solutions, will banks face a similar fate to that of the music industry, which Apple revolutionized with the iPod and iTunes? Are their business models under the same threat that labels and music distributors faced in years gone by?

Monday, February 15, 2016 - 12:26
MET Group Chooses OpenLink to Enhance Cross-Border Energy Trading and Risk Management

OpenLink, the global leader in trading and risk management solutions to the energy, commodities, corporate and financial services industries, announced today that MET Group has chosen OpenLink to manage its cross-border, multi-commodity energy trading risk management and REMIT reporting.

Monday, February 15, 2016 - 11:44
Digital Enterprise Transformation in 2016: Accelerating the Accelerated

Asia Pacific is swiftly becoming the ‘frontline for the Internet of Things (IoT)’[1] with 8.6 billion connected devices and a robust digitalinfrastructure. Most countries in the region are actively implementing digital initiatives so as to transform their nations into smart economies.While this presents innumerable opportunities for businesses to tap on, it is vital for companies to leverage technology and innovate faster, in order to keep up with the rapid adoption of all things digital.

Monday, February 15, 2016 - 11:35
INTIX Announces Appointment of André Casterman as Chief Marketing Officer

INTIX today announced that industry veteran André Casterman has joined its management team. Casterman, the former global head of Corporate and Trade markets at SWIFT, joins as Chief Marketing Officer.

Monday, February 15, 2016 - 11:20
SWIFT Selected by HSBC to Connect to T2S

HSBC in Germany chooses SWIFT’s Value Added Network (VAN) solution to connect to Target2-Securities (T2S).  SWIFT's VAN Solution enables T2S participants to connect to the new pan-European securities settlement platform for the secure exchange of business information in ISO 20022, offering the highest resilience, with minimal risk and cost.

Monday, February 15, 2016 - 10:57
The E-commerce Transition and Economic Development

E-Commerce is about to undergo some important transitions which will affect global trade in general and economic development in particular. While short-termers are happy to box-in e-commerce's trajectory and to maintain it on a retail commerce path, its horizons are much broader in my opinion. In its evolution, e-commerce will transition into a principal means of trade in capital goods.

Monday, February 15, 2016 - 07:04


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