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SIBOS Interview: SOCGEN digital transformation and collaboration as business model

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Pascal Augé, Head of Global Transaction and Payment Services, Société Générale, talks about the bank’s digital transformation project and collaboration as a business model. Follow us on Twitter @DailyNewsSibos Read all the latest news and views from Sibos 2017 online here or pick up a free print copy of Daily News at Sibos if you are […]

SIBOS Interview: SOCGEN – the impact of digital transformation

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Bruno Prigent, Head of Societe Generale Global Securities Services, and Mathieu Maurier, Head of Coverage at Societe Generale Global Securities Services, discuss the impact of innovation and digital transformation in the securities services industry. Follow us on Twitter @DailyNewsSibos Read all the latest news and views from Sibos 2017 online here or pick up a free […]

Sibos 2017: the future of money

The Future of Money - Sibos 2017

What’s more valuable today, data or money? Today’s “The Future of Money” discussion at Sibos had “the new oil” – data – firmly in its sights.

Sibos 2017: embrace the change or get out of the way!

Sibos 2017 - UX panel

At today’s (18 October) panel discussion at Sibos, user experience (UX) and organisational culture were put to the fore. What does it take to create a simple yet meaningful UX? And what role does an organisational culture play in it?

JP Morgan’s Quorum blockchain powers new correspondent banking network

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JP Morgan, and Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), have launched the Interbank Information Network (IIN) – using blockchain for the payments process. According to JP Morgan, processing global payments is very complex. Multiple layers of communication occur amongst payment participants to verify and process transactions. By using […]

Interview: Martin Grunewald, BankservAfrica – the African payments dream

Martin Grunewald, BankservAfrica

In an exclusive interview with Daily News at Sibos, Martin Grunewald, executive head for digital infrastructure at BankservAfrica, discusses its vision for a modern payments system in Africa and why replication is a good thing. “If we don’t start, we won’t get to the finish line”. There is a lot of planning and talking now, […]

UK challenger bank Aldermore in acquisition talks with FirstRand

South Africa’s financial services group FirstRand is in takeover talks with Aldermore, a UK-based challenger bank focused on SMEs.

Open banking: nothing personal

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Financial authorities globally are promoting open banking. While it represents a shift in the mindset of traditional banks, Heather McKenzie, editor of Daily News at Sibos, finds they may be up to the challenge.

Alastria blockchain consortium springs up in Spain

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A variety of Spanish banking, energy and telecommunications companies have established Alastria, the “world’s first regulated national network based on blockchain”. The non-profit consortium will develop distributed ledger technology (DLT), which it believes is “set to become the new data exchange ecosystem”. As reported in May, the group created Red Lyra, the “first multisector technology […]

Standard Chartered gets personalised for investment ideas in Asia

Standard Chartered on a major cost- and job-cutting spree

This time it’s personal. Standard Chartered has launched a digital wealth management tool that can customise investment ideas in a lively and rapid manner. Called Personalised Investment Ideas (PII), the idea is to help “priority banking” clients respond faster to market opportunities with automated investment ideas based on considerations such as their risk profile and […]

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