Banking technology vendor Misys has launched an Islamic banking platform called Misys FusionBanking Essence Islamic, as part of a plan to capitalise on the 17% annual growth in Islamic banking worldwide.
The Biometrics Institute, Mobey Forum and Natural Security Alliance have launcehd a cross-association collaboration to promote the use of biometrics in digital services. The organisations plan to have their inaugural meeting, on biometrics for non-government services, in Paris on 1 July.
Accenture and Moven, the online-only bank founded by Brett King, have signed a deal to jointly develop new digital banking services — including services for the established banks. The two firms say their partnership will be useful to the larger banks because it will help them to cut costs and roll out digital services to their customers faster.
The International Swaps and Derivatives Association has launched UTIPrefix.org, a service that enables counterparties to obtain a unique trade identifier (UTI) prefix for derivatives trade reporting.