Sibos 2017: entertainment guide – return to Toronto

Toronto, home of Sibos 2017

Swift’s annual event, Sibos, was last held in Toronto in 2011, so many delegates will already have explored the city and know what’s in store. But for those who have yet to visit, read on.

Mobey Day Toronto: Machines of loving grace

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Don’t rage against the machine, just embrace its potential and look at the real world applications. The world of machine learning (ML) came under the spotlight on day two of Mobey Day in the great city of Toronto. At yesterday’s (8 December) sessions at the Four Seasons Hotel, about 300 delegates enjoyed panels and presentations […]

Top fintech stories this week – 9 December 2016

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

Mobey Day Toronto: The disruption paradox

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Teamwork triumphs in Toronto. The theme of collaboration between start-ups and the big players dominated day one of Mobey Day. While some in the fintech industry say they’re disruptive, it seems that’s no longer true as they all look to work together. At yesterday’s (7 December) sessions at the elegant Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto, […]

Fintech tour Toronto: Ontario calls for venture capital

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Ontario in Canada is calling for more venture capital to come to the region as it looks to boost its fintech industry. This is the main message from a tour of Toronto, given to the international media by the Ministry of Economic Development and Growth (MEDG).

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.