reconciliation


Liquidity management: real-time nostro time?

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.

FIS fuels Faster Payments for Raphaels Bank

UK-based Raphaels Bank has chosen FIS’s reconciliation solution to help extend access to Faster Payments. Earlier this year, Raphaels Bank became the first new member of the Faster Payments Scheme (FPS) since its inception in 2008, stating its “aim was to improve access to the scheme”. The bank offers a sponsorship model for “instant connectivity” […]

SmartStream’s Corona Cash & Liquidity gains new live site, Raiffeisen Bank International

Austria’s Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) has gone live with new cash and liquidity reporting software, SmartStream Technologies’ Corona. The bank has taken “a proactive approach to Basel III” – being the first in the region to do so, said the vendor. The new centralised solution will help to monitor and manage cash positions on an intraday basis, throughout the RBI group.

ANZ pilots shared ledger for payments reconciliation

Australia and New Zealand-based banking group, ANZ, is trialling a shared ledger in the reconciliation of international payments with an unnamed US bank. ANZ says it is not strictly using blockchain but the shared ledger will act in a similar way. Its objective is to reconcile cross-border payments between counterparties in real time. Nigel Dobson, […]

Market pressures force tech rethink on reconciliation

Global regulatory pressure and the shift to real-time processing are causing banks and major financial institutions to rethink how they handle reconciliation, according to a new report by financial research house Aite.