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Top fintech stories this week – 29 September 2017

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

Equitable Bank automates IFRS 9 reg requirements with Wolters Kluwer’s OneSumX

National Bank of Canada will use Orc algorithms and direct market access

Canada-based Equitable Bank is implementing Wolters Kluwer’s OneSumX regulatory reporting solution.

Banking and payments tech vendor D+H up for sale?

D+H ponders sale

North American banking and payments tech vendor DH Corporation (D+H) has set up a committee to review its possible sale, it is understood.

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

Research energises the modernisation journey in Canada

Jan Pilbauer, Payments Canada

Canada is one of many countries around the world striving to make payments fast, frictionless and data rich. The country’s approach to payments system modernisation is rooted in collaboration and research, with an eye to the international experience and a deep dive into the needs and capabilities of the Canadian market, including an investigation into blockchain and cryptocurrencies.

TMX Group embarks on business integration initiative

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Canada’s major exchange, depository and clearing group – TMX – has unveiled a new initiative that is set to transform the company into “a client-driven solutions provider to the Canadian and global capital markets”. TMX states that “the objective of the initiative is to align, simplify and integrate relevant systems and operations to both lower […]

New digital bank powered by Temenos’ front-to-back office platform

Dan Dickinson, Equitable Bank, is happy with the EQ Bank's successful launch

EQ Bank, a new pure-play digital bank in Canada, has opened its virtual doors. It is underpinned by the front-to-back office software from Temenos. The bank is using Temenos’ T24 core banking system at the back-end and Temenos Connect for digital channels at the front-end. It is also using Insight BI for business intelligence and […]

Nasdaq acquires Chi-X Canada

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Alternative trading system Chi-X Canada has been bought by Nasdaq, as part of a push by the global exchange group to grow its presence in North America’s largest country. The deal is expected to go through in Q1 next year.

New Canadian exchange Aequitas goes live on MillenniumIT platform

New Canadian exchange Aequitas NEO has gone live for the first time, using the MillenniumIT trading platform built by the London Stock Exchange’s Sri Lanka-based subsidiary.

Anti-HFT Aequitas Neo Exchange prepares for launch

Aequitas chief Jos Schmitt plans to favour the long-term investor over the HFT

A new exchange is planning to begin trading in March, with a platform focused on long-term investors and issuers. Chief executive Jos Schmitt says the new venue has some unusual features which should help keep unwanted high-frequency traders at bay.

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