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StockViews Strengthens its Team with New Appointment

StockViews, the London-based equity research platform, has appointed Thomas Balk, the ex-head of Fidelity International, as Chairman.

Balk has over 25 years experience in the global asset management industry, which includes 16 years at Fidelity. Prior to his responsibility as President of its international asset management activities, he held positions as President of Mutual Funds in Europe and President of the Japanese business.

Friday, March 11, 2016 - 10:55
Pulse of Fintech

“The fintech investment figures seen in the KPMG & CBInsights reports reflect the rude health the industry finds itself in across the globe. Taking a closer look it is evident that most fintech unicorns are in payments and lending. However these multiple trillion dollar sectors are just the first two and there is potentially so much more to come. I firmly expect the next unicorns to arrive in fintech ‘niches’, with each market niche reaching anywhere between $10-50 billion.

Friday, March 11, 2016 - 10:43
Target Global
JetBlue and Barclaycard Launch JetBlue MasterCard Credit Cards

JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU) and Barclaycard today announced the launch of the new suite of JetBlue MasterCard credit cards, the latest complement to JetBlue’s TrueBlue loyalty program. The new JetBlue® Card features a limited-time 10,000 bonus points offer and an easy-to-earn travel rewards program. Cardmembers can earn accelerated TrueBlue points in new ways for everyday spending at restaurants and grocery stores. With the new card, cardmembers can earn award flights even faster.

Friday, March 11, 2016 - 10:23
Baker Hill Advisor Selected by Florence Bank

Headquartered in Florence, Mass., Florence Bank is a mutually owned savings bank operating nine branch locations throughout the Pioneer Valley region. 

Florence Bank has been meeting the personal and business banking needs of its community since 1873. Using the Advisor for Relationship Lending solution customers and loan officers alike will now experience a faster, more streamlined approval process. The bank now has additional tools to grow its commercial lending portfolio, minimize risk and enhance regulatory compliance. 

Friday, March 11, 2016 - 08:59
Capital One Unveils CreditWise Mobile App

With the launch of CreditWise, Capital One is the first major bank to offer a credit monitoring tool - free of charge - to everyone, even people that don’t have a product with Capital One. Capital One’s new CreditWise is available in the Apple App Store and online at

Friday, March 11, 2016 - 08:45

essDOCS' flaghsip offering - CargoDocs - provides a holistic paperless trade solution enabling the creation and management of original electronic Bills of Lading & supporting documents, speeding up processes such as presentation to banks under trade finance instruments including eUCP Letters of Credit, Documentary Collections and Bank Payment Obligations. Proven to deliver significant value to the entire supply chain, CargoDocs enables importers, exporters, traders, ship operators and banks to streamline processes, reduce working capital needs and risk, while improving collaboration, co

Friday, March 11, 2016 - 07:57
SimCorp France Makes New Hires in Sales and Marketing Team

SimCorp, a leading provider of investment management solutions and services for the global financial services industry, today announced that it hasstrengthened its sales and marketing team in France to pursue further expansion in this high-priority market.

Friday, March 11, 2016 - 06:55
Accuity’s Global WatchList Selected by Aktia Bank to Provide Regulatory sanctions and other compliance data

Aktia Bank has selected Accuity’s Global WatchList® to provide regulatory sanctions and other compliance data covering people (PEPS), companies, vessels, goods, countries and payment information. The Finnish bank’s decision to implement Accuity’s comprehensive data solution was driven by two objectives: proactive compliance with regulatory requirements to identify sanctioned entities; together with a need to improve the efficiency of Aktia Bank’s core banking systems to provide a faster service to its growing community of online banking customers.

Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 13:54
MiFID II – back to square one

proposed new law is currently making its way through the Brussels/Strasbourg law-making factory to delay the introduction of MiFID II. There is little doubt that the industry will breathe a sigh of relief when the delay is finally confirmed.

Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 13:33
BroadSoft UC-One and Vodafone Germany Launch Cloud Unified Communications Service

 BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT), the global unified communication software as a service (UCaaS) leader, announced that Vodafone Germany has selected BroadSoft's UC-One(R) to power its new cloud-based UC services. Vodafone One Net Business is a scalable UC solution for small-medium businesses (SMB) designed specifically to support their current and future growth needs.

Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 13:27


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