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Envestnet Yodlee extends tie-up with Backbase, unveils updates
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Envestnet Yodlee has extended its partnership with omnichannel banking specialist Backbase. The two companies have been collaborating for some time. With the new agreement, Backbase will be providing its customers with integrations to the Envestnet Yodlee data aggregation platform.

SS&C to acquire CRM software provider Salentica

SS&C Technologies will acquire customer relationship management (CRM) software provider Salentica.

Chain unchains open source blockchain platform

US-based blockchain specialist Chain Inc has released its Chain Core Developer Edition, a free and open source version of its distributed ledger platform.

New bank in Iraq selects BML Istisharat’s ICBS core banking system

Cortas Islamic Bank, a new Iraqi bank based in Erbil, has selected the ICBS core banking system from regional supplier BML Istisharat.

TD Ameritrade to buy Scottrade for $4bn

Nebraska-based online broker TD Ameritrade is to acquire US discount brokerage firm Scottrade in a cash and stock transaction valued at $4 billion, resulting in its branch network more than quadrupling in size.

Is your mobile banking app causing more harm than good?

Without the right digital strategy, small and midsize banks risk ceding built-in advantages to larger competitors. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to successfully move into the digital realm and retain customer engagement (and sales).

Blockchain & back office: a revolutionary change or not?

Blockchain has been hailed as a disruptive force capable of revolutionising the banking sector. While this may be the case to some extent, the impact may be overstated when it comes to wider back office operations.

Sibos 2016
SIBOS Interview: Instant Payments
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Alain Vansnick, Head of Payments International Business, TAS Group, explains how banks can get ready for instant payments.

SIBOS Interview: What do we have to consider in correspondent banking moving forward?
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Christian Westerhaus, Global Head of Product & Strategy, Institutional Cash Management, Deutsche Bank talks about the future of correspondent banking

SIBOS Interview: Real-time payments in the eurozone

Pascal Augé, Head of Global Transaction and Payment Services, Societe Generale Global Transaction Services discusses the prospects for real-time payments in the eurozone.

Sibos 2016: future proofing payments

The global payments industry faces more challenges than ever before – fiercer competition, more regulations, an increasing threat from cybercrime and new demands from customers. Thierry Chilosi, head of markets & initiatives, EMEA at Swift, talks to Daily News at Sibos about the steps market participants can take to future proof their payments infrastructure.

Sibos 2016: De-risking in Africa

Correspondent banking enables banks to access products and services which might otherwise be unavailable. By enabling cross-border transactions and access to overseas products, correspondent banking plays an important role in the global payments landscape, states Swift.