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Rabobank builds cross-border payments hub with Finastra

Rabobank in cross-border payments revamp

Rabobank is modernising and centralising its cross-border payments operations. The software supplier for the new payments hub is Finastra (formerly Misys and D+H).

Why getting ready for real-time is a priority for Rabobank

Erik Kwakkel, Rabobank Netherlands

When it comes to payments, the Netherlands, like its Scandinavian neighbours, is certainly one of the most advanced countries in the world. Banks and retailers have been working together for many years in an effort to decrease the amount of cash in circulation, working instead towards a “cleaner” and “safer” cashless environment.

ABN Amro and ING lead charge for Dutch ATM survival

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ABN Amro, ING, Rabobank and Geldservice Nederland (GSN) have teamed up to explore a potential initiative to ensure the availability of ATMs in the Netherlands. These discussions are being conducted in consultation with the nation’s central bank, De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB), and draw upon “successful initiatives” in Sweden and Finland. With the rise of digital […]

Rabobank and Signicat launch Rabo eBusiness in the Netherlands

Rabobank and Signicat to bring eID

Rabobank and Signicat have joined forces to launch a new digital identity service provider (DISP) for the Netherlands, Rabo eBusiness.

Rabobank to modernise payments ops with ACI Worldwide

Real-time payments are coming to you

Rabobank is implementing ACI Worldwide’s UP Immediate Payments solution to support SEPA instant payments.

Seven European banks join forces for blockchain platform for SMEs

Major banks team up for blockchain platform for SME commerce

Seven European banks – Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Natixis, KBC, Rabobank, Société Générale and UniCredit – have agreed in principle to develop a blockchain-based shared platform for domestic and international commerce for SMEs.

Payments and blockchain: Pilotville

Blockchain and payments – Piltoville

The payments industry went just a bit blockchain bonkers at this year’s Sibos. Distributed ledger technology (DLT) was a hot topic throughout the week. This was quite astounding given there are very few examples of working blockchain or DLT use cases; most of the initiatives under way are proofs of concept.

Fintech startups head to London for Startupbootcamp 2015 final

Startupbootcamp FinTech brings companies from Europe, Asia and America to London to demo

Ten financial services startups have been chosen by startup accelerator Startupbootcamp FinTech to participate in its annual London program, which seeks to find the best new companies in financial services and bring them to market. Notable themes among the finalists include Bitcoin and the blockchain, big data, algorithms, cloud computing and social networking.

Estimating Libor damage past – automating index surveillance future

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In the wake of scandals involving manipulation of market indices, can statistical learning theory be used to detect and fix anomalies in Libor and other market indices?

Rabobank picks SuperDerivatives FX trading toolkit

Rabobank is based in the Dutch city of Utrecht (pictured)

Dutch cooperative bank Rabobank has chosen tools from SuperDerivatives to help revamp its global FX trading operations.

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