Treasury Management Systems Insights
18th February 2019
High net worth individuals (HNWI) that utilize the services of a private bank have traditionally been given high-end experiences associated with luxury brands, namely their own dedicated investment advisor, personalized products and services and a reliance on appointment-based face-to-face meetings during conventional office hours.
This high... read more
18th February 2019
Among the many regulatory overhauls introduced to financial markets in recent years, those surrounding clearing have perhaps raised the most question marks for market participants – as well as regulators.
For market participants, those using over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives have seen great change: 23 of the Financial Stability Board... read more
15th February 2019
Thanks to a combination of factors, from geopolitical uncertainty and Brexit through to the trade disputes between the USA and China, economic stability seems to be in doubt once again. You don’t have to look far to see that in some markets, trading conditions are challenging, and, given that recession is a not too distant memory, this has... read more
6th February 2019
Cost-efficiency and an exciting roadmap - including the Corda R3 tie up - have galvanised the gpi community, a bobsguide poll conducted during a webinar this week, demonstrates.
‘A key solution to modern day payments’ was the primary priority for the webinar audience
During the webinar, Damien Godderis, head of payment... read more
31st January 2019
Dash Financial Technologies appoints CFO
New York-based fintech Dash Financial Technologies appointed Scott Patrick as chief financial officer, effective January 23. Patrick has 25 years of experience in financial services and financial technology and has held positions of an investment banker, equity research analyst and a strategic... read more
30th January 2019
In the first half of 2018 the UK received record levels of investment in the fintech sector – with over $16bn investment, according to KPMG. That’s $2bn more than the amounts raised in the Americas and China, individually, and six more than the rest of Europe. But while the UK has been active in its pursuit of fintechs, uncertainty... read more
29th January 2019
In Asia Pacific (APAC) more than any other region, service quality will determine the depth and longevity of relationships between banks and clients in the near term. Sell-side firms in APAC are still building regional brands and expanding their product offerings. Their institutional customers are finding their comfort zone in terms of risk. Those... read more
28th January 2019
The global payments landscape is changing.
Digital transformation, new collaborative approaches between banks, fintechs and payments providers, and a changing regulatory environment are just some of the overarching themes impacting the sector.
In association with Western Union Business Solutions, bobsguide is researching and producing the... read more
18th January 2019
Last September, the UK's Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) filed a super-complaint with the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) calling for more to be done to tackle the ‘loyalty penalty’ being paid by longstanding customers in five markets: mobile phone contracts, broadband, cash savings, home insurance and mortgages. The... read more