Infrastructure

ABN Amro and Dell EMC launch new data lab for universities

ABN AMRO and Dell EMC today opened a laboratory in Amstelveen, the Netherlands, where scientists and students can perform data research.  The new ‘Dataistic Center’ makes knowledge and hardware available to a broad group of scientists, allowing experiments to be conducted that could benefit universities, ABN AMRO and Dell EMC. Access to modern hardware, expertise and support Read more »

Citi and HSBC foreign exchange prime broking first to go live with Capitolis Novation

Capitolis, the pioneering technology provider for the capital markets, announced today that Citi and HSBC are the first FX prime brokers to be live on Capitolis Novation, its ground-breaking novation service in foreign exchange. The two leading banks were live in December 2018 and contributed to bringing the service to the market alongside Capitolis. The service has streamlined the novation process, helping to meaningfully reduce the time it... more Read more »

Quant Insight offer macro risk analytics in partnership with Euronext

Quant Insight, a London-based firm specialising in machine learning-driven macro analytics, in partnership with Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, have developed a new alternative data service, Macro Risk Insight, in order to provide asset managers with valuable insight into the risk exposure of their investments to globalmacro factors.  Read more »

Over half of Brits borrowing from family instead of banks

New data from the UK’s leading price comparison site, MoneySuperMarket, reveals the true extent to which Brits rely on immediate family for financial help. The data shows that over half (55 per cent) of Brits have borrowed over £100 from a family member, with the average loan reaching as high as £2,2271, meaning the UK’s total family debt runs into the billions. Read more »

Quadient partners with Beehive to spread the customer experience revolution across Africa

Quadient, the award-winning leader in Customer Communications Management (CCM), has announced that Beehive Online Solutions has become its first partner in South Africa. Read more »

Oracle and Blue Prism Join Forces to Automate and Modernise Compliance Platforms Within Financial Services Sector

Blue Prism (AIM: PRSM), a leader in Robotic Process Automation (RPA), and the Oracle Financial Services Global Business Unit have announced a new integration to automate critical compliance tasks Read more »

Centage Corporation Raises $8.5M in ‘Series C’ Following a Year of Record Growth

Centage Corporation, the leading provider of cloud-based budgeting, forecasting, analytics and reporting solutions, announced today it has raised a Series C funding round of $8.5 million. The funding was led by TVC Capital with participation from institutional investors and investors from prior funding rounds. Read more »

FreeAgent launches first accounting software feed through Open Banking

Pioneering fintech company becomes the first UK accounting software to provide bank feeds via new Open Banking infrastructure Innovative fintech company FreeAgent has become the first UK accounting software to offer direct bank feeds via the Open Banking platform - giving customers even greater security and visibility over their business finances.   Read more »

Probanx Coreplus core banking & APRA CPS234

iSignthis Ltd. (“The Company”) is pleased to announce that it has received communications from its auditors Grant Thornton Australia Ltd and its IT Security Auditors, Security Centric Pty Ltd (“the Auditors”), regarding the use of the Probanx Coreplus core banking platform in Australia to satisfy its ADI operations and APRA requirements. Read more »

Nomination Board’s proposals to Nordea’s Annual General Meeting 2019

Björn Wahlroos has informed the Nomination Board of his intention to step down from the Board of Directors of Nordea Bank Abp. Torbjörn Magnusson is proposed to replace him as Chair of the Board of Directors.  The Nomination Board of Nordea Bank Abp announces today its proposals to Nordea’s Annual General Meeting on 28 March 2019. The Nordea Bank Abp Board of Directors will include the proposals in the notice to the Annual General Meeting to be... more Read more »

Divido to deliver point-of-purchase lending platform for Nordea Finance

Divido, the multinational white-label platform for point-of-purchase lending, today announces that Nordea Finance, the largest finance company in Northern Europe, will license Divido’s platform to deliver point-of-purchase finance to retail merchants.  Nordea Finance will leverage Divido’s technology under its own brand and immediately rollout the platform across key markets, beginning in Norway, quickly followed by Finland, Sweden and Denmark. Read more »

ISXPay® Australian Card Processing Facilities

iSignthis Ltd (“the Company”), on behalf of its various Australian subsidiaries trading as ISXPay®, is pleased to announce it has entered into a number of agreements with card schemes (Tier 1) and other parties Tier 2 & 3) to allow it to continue to provide and ramp up its payment processing, clearing and settlement (“card acquiring services”) in Australia for all major card schemes, including Visa and Mastercard, as an alternative to its... more Read more »

TNS introduces Microsoft Azure connectivity

Financial markets participants can now increase the security of their cloud infrastructure thanks to Transaction Network Services (TNS) enhancing its Secure Cloud Connect solution with connectivity to Microsoft Azure. Read more »

FactSet Expands to Offer IHS Markit Investment Data

FactSet, a global provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications, and industry-leading services, today announced the expansion of the Open:FactSet Marketplace (OFM), with the launch of new features and data offerings, including investment signal data from IHS Markit. Read more »

Wolters Kluwer Triumphs in US Business News Awards

Wolters Kluwer’s CASH Workflow™ solution has been named Commercial Loan Origination Solution of the Year by US Business News, as part of its Technology Elite awards series.  The award recognizes the superior technology and user functionality of CASH Workflow, a market-leading SaaS-based commercial lending workflow solution, that helps lenders more efficiently originate loans by converting back office paper processes into a digital workflow.... more Read more »

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