Transaction Banking

SWIFT enhances connectivity to VPS, the Norwegian Central Securities Depository

SWIFT will reinforce its connectivity to Verdipapirsentralen ASA (VPS), Norway’s central securities depository (CSD), which could make a shift in transaction volume to SwiftNet from other networks. Banks connected to VPS currently use different networks to connect to VPS, SwiftNet being one of them. The banks have the freedom to choose among the network connectivity offered by VPS. By signing the Swift CSD Community Agreement, VPS’s members... more Read more »

Nasdaq and SGX Strike Co-listings Agreement

Nasdaq Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) and Singapore Exchange (SGX) today announced the signing of a collaborative agreement in a move to leverage their strengths as two of the leading listings venues in the U.S. and Asia respectively.  The new agreement seeks to enhance the channels available for companies to access capital market funding and enhance their corporate profile in both markets. Read more »

BNP Paribas Securities Services and Tata Consultancy Services Partner to Transform Asset Servicing Industry Using Blockchain Technology

BNP Paribas Securities Services teams up with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to deliver an innovative blockchain-based platform, called Corporate Event Connect, which will provide fast, accurate and secure corporate event announcements to clients around the world. Corporate actions processing is one of the most complex areas of asset servicing. Information on the multitude of corporate actions taking place every year is processed and cascaded... more Read more »

Lloyds Bank Announces InvestmentI into Market Leading Cash Management and Payments Pplatform

Lloyds Bank has today announced investment into a new real-time cash management and payments platform that will allow it to enhance its payment capabilities, become market leading in its delivery to corporate and institutional clients alongside a Group-wide investment to transform its cross-border payments capability. Read more »

Torstone Technology Expands Its Offering Into US Market

Torstone Technology, a leading provider of post-trade securities and derivatives processing, today announces that Peel Hunt, an independent corporate broking, advisory and trading house focusing on mid & small-cap companies, is expanding its use of Inferno for its US business, Peel Hunt Inc. Read more »

WeSwap: £8m Series B Investment-Round Kicked Off for UK FnTech Frontrunner

IW Capital leads milestone investment for the world’s first peer-to-peer currency exchange platform Read more »

BME Provides Online Securities Platform for Bankia

BME, through its new technology subsidiary BME Inntech, has developed Bankia's new online securities operation as part of the digital transformation process being carried out by the financial institution. This new multi-device system provides clients with delayed and real-time access to national and international markets. In addition, it has powerful information and analysis tools, such as valuation of the overall position of clients as well as... more Read more »

Insignis Cash Solutions Named Best FinTech Company

Insignis Cash Solutions is pleased to announce it has been named a winner in the FinTech category of the Cambridge Independent’s Entrepreneurial Science and Technology Awards. The award acknowledges the Insignis cash management platform as a significant step forward to provide transparent and easy access to competitive bank accounts for savings and deposits.   Read more »

Mashreq Bank Installs Diebold Cash Recycling Machines

Mashreq Bank, one of the first banks in the Middle East and a leading financial institution in the UAE, has partnered with Diebold Nixdorf, the leader in driving connected commerce, to streamline its in-branch cash cycle management processes by implementing the latest in teller automation technology across select UAE branches.  The innovative cash recycling systems combined with multi-vendor software, enable Mashreq Bank to drive greater... more Read more »

Nasdaq Welcomes Secoo Holding Limited to The Nasdaq Global Market

Secoo Holding Limited (Nasdaq:SECO), Asia's largest online integrated upscale products and services platform, rang the opening bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square today in celebration of its initial public offering (IPO) on The Nasdaq Global Market.   Read more »

State Street Launches Growth Readiness Indicator

As part of the publication of its latest study, A New Climate for Growth: Cultivating Asset Intelligence to Thrive1, State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) today announced the launch of  a new Growth Readiness benchmarking tool that enablesusers to measure their preparedness for future growth against their peers. Read more »

State Street Launches Growth Readiness Indicator

As part of the publication of its latest study, A New Climate for Growth: Cultivating Asset Intelligence to Thrive1, State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) today announced the launch of  a new Growth Readiness benchmarking tool that enablesusers to measure their preparedness for future growth against their peers. Read more »

EquiLend and Trax to Launch Interoperable Front-to-Back SFTR Offering

EquiLend and Trax are collaborating on a full front-to-back Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) solution to support mutual clients in their SFTR reporting requirements. EquiLend’s expertise in the securities finance industry combined with Trax’s regulatory reporting and repo trade confirmation heritage will result in a comprehensive service covering all SFTR-eligible asset classes. Read more »

Ping An Securities goes live with FusionCapital from Finastra

Ping An Securities has implemented FusionCapital from Finastra  throughout its operations in Greater China. The business, part of China’s Ping An Group, is now using the flexible Finastra platform to help extend its securities brokerage capabilities on a global scale – meaning it can boost revenues as it enters new markets. Read more »

Bolero appoints Andrew Raymond as head of sales

Bolero International, the leading trade finance digitisation expert has appointed Andrew Raymond as its new global head of sales.  Raymond will leverage his 25-plus years’ global experience in the fintech market to drive further growth in the number of organisations using Bolero’s cloud-based services. Read more »

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