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Liquidity management: real-time nostro time?

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As part of its global payments innovation initiative, Swift and a group of banks have been trialling distributed ledger technology (DLT) in the reconciliation of nostro databases in real-time.

Instant payments momentum gathers pace globally as Swift strengthens its role

Real-time payments are coming to you

Instant payments are set to be one of this year’s hot topics at Sibos. Last week, Swift and EBA Clearing announced that users of EBA’s instant payments system, RT1, will be able to access the platform via SwiftNet Instant, Swift’s instant payments messaging solution, from November 2018. Elsewhere, Australian consumers have been told they will be able to make instant payments from January next year.

Daily News at Sibos 2017 – Day 1

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Read our first Daily News at Sibos edition of the Sibos 2017 conference in Toronto – all the latest news and analysis from Swift’s premier event of the year. Free to read online or pick up a complimentary print copy if you are at Sibos!

IBM, KlickEx Group and Stellar unveil cross-border payments solution

IBM and friends launch cross-border payments solution on blockchain

IBM, KlickEx Group, a regional financial services company, and Stellar, a non-profit organisation that supports an open source blockchain network, have unveiled a new regional cross-border payments solution using IBM’s blockchain technology to provide clearing and settlement of trades on a single network in real time.

Sutton Bank in “old fashioned innovation” with new paytech product launch

Finastra gains three US clients

Ohio-based Sutton Bank says it has “married old-fashioned wisdom with cutting-edge fintech” for US businesses and their employees. The resulting product is particularly relevant in today’s “gig economy”.

Samsung loses its CEO despite record profits

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The CEO of Samsung Electronics – Oh-Hyun Kwon – has thrown in the towel, citing an “unprecedented crisis” at the company as his reason, reports Telecoms.com (Banking Technology’s sister publication). The specifics of that crisis were not revealed in “an emotional letter” (according to the Samsung press release) sent to all employees by Kwon, who […]

Infographic: demystifying the cross-border remittances ecosystem

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With a large chunk of the global workforce migrating to foreign countries in search of lucrative career opportunities or better living, the World Bank estimates that migrants will send up to $636 billion home in 2017, with three-quarters of that being remitted to developing countries. In 2015, $440 billion in remittances was sent back to […]

Commerce platform Omnyway raises $12.75m in Series A funding

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In a round led by Nyca, CommerzVentures, and CEFIF, augmented digital commerce platform Omnyway has raised $12.75 million in new funding, reports David Penn at Finovate (Banking Technology‘s sister company). The Series A will give Omnyway (formerly Omnypay) the ability to launch new services, expand operations, and add to its customer base both in the […]

Doxo surpasses 30,000 payable billers on its platform

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Seattle-based consumer bill pay service Doxo now has more than 30,000 billers on its platform, allowing users the ability to pay even more companies from a single website, reports Julie Muhn at Finovate (Banking Technology’s sister company). This achievement also gives Doxo a new status – the company now has more billers on its platform […]

Taiwan fines Qualcomm $773m for antitrust violations

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US mobile chip giant Qualcomm has been the recipient of yet another fine for claimed anti-competitive business practices, reports Telecoms.com (Banking Technology‘s sister publication). This time it’s Taiwan, where its Fair Trade Commission (TFTC) has concluded that Qualcomm abused its dominant position in the mobile chip market for at least seven years by refusing to […]

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