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Finastra Universe London 2017: open banking and the rise of AI

Finastra's treasury tech live at Yoma Bank

Finastra has revealed its focus on the open innovation of smart technologies in banking, alongside artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning/deep learning.

White paper: electronic signature guide for banks in Australia

E-signatures in Australia white paper

Get an introduction to the world of e-signatures through this comprehensive guide. Learn the top use cases, best practices and key requirements for Australian banks of all sizes.

White paper: eIDAS and e-signature – a legal perspective

In this eIDAS paper, legal expert Lorna Brazell of Osborne Clarke LLP explains electronic signatures under the EU’s new Electronic ID and Trust Services Regulation.

When are we going to look at the human cost of AI?

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Another week has passed, and another piece of research has emerged about the potential of artificial intelligence (AI), but the human cost is starting to become a very big elephant, reports (Banking Technology‘s sister publication). The research itself is from SAS and highlights businesses are becoming normalised to the idea of AI. The concept […]

Standard Chartered unveils chatty banking chatbot

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Standard Chartered plans to deploy a chatbot on its online and mobile banking platforms powered by Kasisto’s conversational artificial intelligence (AI) platform, KAI Banking. The chatbot will act as a virtual personal assistant to help clients manage money, make payments and analyse their spending, via conversations in English and other unnamed languages. The service will […]

Federal Bank opts for Intellect’s digital transaction banking platform

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Federal Bank in India has selected Intellect Design Arena’s digital transaction banking (DTB) platform as part of its revamp. The system is powered by an omnichannel corporate banking exchange (CBX) portal with backend processors for collections and receivables, payables, account services and supply chain finance. Intellect says DTB will also augment the front end of […]

Crime moves upmarket as fraud becomes UK’s number 1 offence

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New research from Experian claims fraud is now the UK’s most common criminal offence, much to the dismay of thugs and hoodlums everywhere, reports (Banking Technology‘s sister publication). The company’s Annual Fraud Indicator 2017 estimates the annual cost of fraud in the UK is £190 billion, exceeding the total gross domestic product of 148 […]

Crown Agents Bank’s new platform empowers online FX trading

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UK-based Crown Agents Bank (CAB) has launched a new online foreign exchange (FX) trading platform – EMpowerFX – offering access to prices on emerging market and major traded currencies. “Our OECD-based clients depend on our ability to offer a diverse range of hard-to-find and illiquid currencies, from the Belize dollar and Ethiopian birr, to the […]

Barclays in Flux for instant digital receipts


Barclays is trialling itemised digital receipts to its customers via a partnership with start-up Flux, a rewards and receipt platform. The upcoming trial will take place with around 10,000 users of the Barclays Launchpad app, its platform for testing new features with “real customers to learn more about how best to meet their needs”. Matty […]

Top fintech stories this week – 10 November 2017

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Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place!