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SWIFT Suggests Beneficial Use of Big Data Analytics for Financial Organizations

A new paper from the SWIFT Institute published today highlights the many uses of big data analytics by financial organisations to meet evolving regulatory and compliance requirements.   

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 07:27
FIS’ Digital Business Solution Selected by Dallas Capital Bank

 In order to compete with the largest banks, more and more community institutions are making investments to advance their digital banking and payments capabilities. This industry trend is good news for FIS™ (NYSE: FIS), a global leader in financial services technology.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 06:43
SAP Big Data Integrator by DigitalRoute Enhances SAP Portfolio

DigitalRoute, the leading provider of enterprise data management since 1999, today announced that the big data integrator solution will be added to the global reseller agreement with SAP (NYSE: SAP). The SAP(R) Big Data Integrator solution by DigitalRoute enhances the SAP portfolio for the telecommunications industry by enabling the real-time integration of network and operations support systems (OSS) data. The solution will help communications service providers (CSPs) to more effectively leverage their network data so they can increase revenues and reduce costs.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 12:17
Richard Morrin Joins Santander Consumer USA as COO

Santander Consumer USA appoints Richard Morrinhas as Chief Operating Officer.  

Mr. Morrin has a decades-long career in the financial services sector and is a tenured member of the SC management team. He previously held the role of Executive Vice President of New Business at SC, a position he held since 2011. Prior to joining SC, Mr. Morrin held a variety of management positions in 21 years of combined service at Ally Financial and General Motors Acceptance Corp.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 11:47
JPX and IBM to conduct Proof-of-Concept Test

The Japanese exchange trading markets are following in the footsteps of the Australain Securities Exchange and Nasdaq, which last week advanced plans to test the use of blockchain technology for post-trade settlement and proxy voting respectively.

In a statement, JPX says it will conduct PoC test in cooperation with IBM Japan to "evaluate the limits and possibilities of the technology in markets that have low transaction data volume".

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 10:40
Visa Europe to Launch Tokenisation Service

Tokenisation replaces the traditional 16-digit Visa account number with a unique series of numbers, helping to prevent exposure of sensitive consumer account information in online and mobile payments.

Trumpeted by Visa as a key new tool in the fight against fraud, it arrived in Europe a year ago, having already been introduced in the States for the launch of Apple Pay.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 09:52
Peter Mann Joins Bravura Solutions as Non-executive Director

Bravura Solutions Pty Limited (Bravura) today announced that it has appointed Peter Mann as an independent, non-executive director.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 09:41
ITRS Selects eBroker Systems’ Trade and Risk Management Platform

Today, ITRS, a global real-time monitoring and analytics provider, has announced plans to integrate its market-leading Geneos technology with eBroker Systems’ trade and risk management platform to provide a series of crucial performance metrics.

Established in Hong Kong in 2000, eBroker Systems are a major player in the Greater China region and boast a vast buy-side and sell-side client base, all of which require reliable electronic order communications to execute orders.

With the partnership established, eBroker’s clients will have visibility across the following areas:

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 09:24
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


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