Trading Systems Insights

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Payments at a price: the true cost of in-house bank connectivity

12th November 2018

Company: Kyriba
Making payments is generally an expensive process for large organizations, in terms of both time and money. The process tends to be particularly expensive when an organization has its own in-house bank connectivity for connecting its payment systems to its bank – connectivity that is maintained either by its own internal IT function or by an... read more
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CASS – audit of IT systems

12th November 2018

Company: AutoRek
It is fascinating that 10 years on from the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the Client Assets sourcebook (CASS) is still high on the regulatory agenda. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has repeatedly scrutinised CASS and enhanced standards, starting with the issuance of ‘PS14/9: Review of the client assets regime for investment... read more
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Clearing standoff: US able to stand on its own in defence of trading ambition

6th November 2018

Company: bobsguide
The EU's softening in relation to clearing is typical brinksmanship of the commission, following its usual run book of international negotiations, says Mark Woolfenden, managing director of Euromoney TRADEDATA. “The clear facts of exchange trade analysis of the top five US exchanges, showed a significant amount of trade volume emanates... read more
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Seizing the Apac corporate banking opportunity

31st October 2018

Company: Finastra
There is no doubt that the Asia Pacific (Apac) region now dominates the global banking landscape, with 43% of total global bank profits generated in the geography. It’s also a highly competitive segment of the corporate banking sector, with the largest corporate clients in APAC often working with 20 or more banks. For banks able to deliver... read more
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Data driven models are key to survival for financial services

30th October 2018

Company: Nuxeo
The problem is that the financial services industry is hobbled by behemoth legacy systems that make transformation difficult. Data is more often than not stored in silos — disparate, disjointed, and disorganised systems. If upgrading these legacy systems or migrating data was easy, digital transformation would have been a no-brainer for... read more
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Marketing savvy digital challengers segment banking

30th October 2018

Company: bobsguide
There is satisfaction in swiping a flashy, eye-catching credit card to purchase goods. One of the first to break into mainstream usage, digital challenger banks have followed Monzo’s neon-coloured cards. The distinctive cards have come to symbolise those who are ‘in-the-know’ within social networks, privileged access, and low... read more
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New data drives new paradigms in the trading revolution

29th October 2018

Traders value information above all else. The difference between success and failure every day can depend on what they see on their screens, and how they sift through the right information at the right time to make the right trade in fast-paced financial markets. Relying only on traditional sources of data is no longer sufficient on the modern... read more
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Ripple chairman: Washington lobbying has led to poor crypto judgements

24th October 2018

Company: bobsguide
Chris Larson, executive chairman and co-founder of Ripple, said mistakes have been made in the ways in which regulators have dealt with cryptocurrencies. “Washington is in a learning phase,” he told an audience at Money20/20. “I have to say there was a debacle with the industry lobbying over the last year or so specifically... read more
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How banks can walk the line between digital transformation and risk

23rd October 2018

Company: Feedzai
As digital transformation sweeps through all areas of peoples’ lives, smart banks are recognizing that they too must transform or be left disastrously behind. But change, however critical, must always be balanced against its inherent risk. What does it mean to manage risk while functioning as a true digital bank? As organizations try to... read more
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AI to reshape rather than replace finance workforce

21st October 2018

Company: bobsguide
The job market within the financial service sector is set for a significant shift as the revolution in artificial intelligence (AI) reshapes processes and roles, a panel told its audience at this year’s Money20/20. For Gregory Simpson, senior vice president and chief technology officer at Synchrony, while the workforce will change there... read more