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Digitisation and regulatory compliance are transformative for financial institutions and their clients.

Information, whether based on structured and unstructured data, is increasingly seen as the lifeblood of the business. Financial institutions that become master of their own data will benefit from a competitive advantage which they will turn into business profit. To achieve this, INTIX provides data integration tools which connects various data sources and data sets in order to build a holistic transaction warehouse. Users benefit from easy access to transaction data and real-time operational and business insights.

View on future of Fintech industry

Richard Reimer and Richard Diffenthal, Partners at Hogan Lovells discuss the value of fintech hubs in Germany and the UK, and the effect Brexit might have on the industry.

Banks must get on AI bandwagon now

Big data, faster processing and cheap storage make it possible to turn the vision of AI in banking, developed over decades, into reality – today.

Banks banking on APIs for payments and beyond

Facing increased competition from financial services upstarts and tech firms, banks are doubling down on application programming interfaces (APIs) as a competitive tool, a new report shows.

How PSD2 is changing the face of payments

Technological innovation – driven by the emergence of a tech-hungry generation – has become a huge catalyst for change across the financial services industry.

PwC: FinTech Startup Parterships Key to Banks’ Survival

In the future, PwC researchers stated that a trend will form in which banks will fund startups and secure tight partnerships with Fintech innovators to ensure that their platforms and applications maintain efficiency.

Internal audit sees increased demand for data analytics

Developments in technology and tools that enable more sophisticated data analysis are increasingly being employed to manage financial and treasury processes, from cash flows and risk indicators, to governance, compliance and reporting.

The Payment Revolution(s)

Treasurers should talk to SWIFT and Ripple to see what is out there and the benefits these new systems can bring.

Big Data in Banking

The adoption big data analytics of the generated data will revolutionise the banking sector at present and in the future.

Citi launches treasury services API

Citi plans to add further functionalities to the application in the future, including service inquiries, account management and liquidity services.

HSBC: Blockchain can pull trade into the digital age

Innovation in banking is about understanding what customers want and need and using new technology to deliver it to them. Trade needs to find a 21st century answer to an age-old problem. Blockchain could provide at least part of the solution.

Using agile to accelerate your data transformation

In too many companies, the benefits of data remain undefined. About 60 percent of banks, for instance, say they have never quantified the potential value to be gained from investments in data-migration tools and capabilities.

How banks use data – Raconteur

Considering many banks have grown organically, often via merger and acquisition, their data is not always consistent and well organised.

SWIFT’s gpi goes live

With SWIFT’s global payments innovation (gpi) initiative officially launched last week, Treasury Today finds out what it means for corporate treasurers.

Becoming A Data Driven Organization

… data driven organizations are 23 times more likely to acquire customers, …, and 19 times as likely to be profitable as a result.

SWIFT’s gpi adoption increases

SWIFT's GPI is progressing. Increasing visibility and tracking is a key benefit when sending payments through correspondent banking. Discover the latest news here.

The power of FinTech by MUFG

The digital revolution is upon us, and it’s here to stay. From big data, blockchain and mobile payments to robotics and artificial intelligence, new disruptive brands are threatening to change the game.

McKinsey on the age of analytics

Big data’s potential just keeps growing … companies must incorporate analytics into their strategic vision and use it to make better, faster decisions.

McKinsey: Banks face big profit loss to digitisation

… banks must reorient their business models to the customer and the new digital environment by establishing the bank as a platform for data analytics, and aggressively linking up with fintech startups …

Bold moves on the blockchain – TreasuryToday

The benefits of blockchain extend to corporate treasuries. It remains to be seen, however, how quickly banks will commercialise these solutions and how the broader blockchain ecosystem will develop.

ANZ: Open data, banks and fintech

… banks need to expose customer data, product holdings, fees and transactions to customer-authorised third parties via industry-standard APIs (application programming interfaces)

ICC Chairman on why e-commerce matters

As the world is fast moving towards digital trade, Indian entrepreneur and ICC Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal explains why e-commerce matters, especially for small business.

What’s next: the evolution of digitisation

As corporate treasuries continue to play a vital role in managing cash flow and liquidity, how is digitisation changing the treasury function and what will it look like by 2020?

Next generation in treasury and trade

Digitisation promises to revolutionise financial services, transforming the landscape and ushering in a brave new world of automation and efficiency across cash and trade.

Technology developments in transaction banking

With consumers now accustomed to digital solutions advanced by the retail industry, corporates are increasingly looking to their banks to replicate this level of service.

Ripple vs. SWIFT: Payment (r)evolution

Cross border payments are currently slow, expensive and opaque. Ripple offers sub second efficiently priced payments using a variant of blockchain technology. In response, SWIFT has launched GPII, same day credit of funds, up front pricing and payment tracking…

PSD2 will send ripples through banking world

PSD2 was adopted by the European Union (EU) in order to promote innovation in the payments space, improve consumer protection, and to incorporate new and emerging payment services typically provided through digital innovation.

Data science is next phase of digital journey

Mayank Mishra, Managing Director, Citi, talks about how banks are progressing with digitalisation, from the first phase of mobile channels through to the next which will leverage data science to improve customer experience …

UniCredit: Advancing the Digital Agenda

UniCredit’s Gianfranco Bisagni discusses how digitalisation of trade finance is being used to overcome cost pressures and the handicap of paper-based processes.

Battle between fintechs and banks a nonsense

Daniel Marovitz, COO and President for Europe, Earthport, talks about how the trumped up story of conflict between banks and fintechs is resolving into a partnership approach.

Cross-border payments on Ripple

Although blockchain gets talked about a lot for payments, the real value is in the technology. Global payments are an amazing use case, though, and it’s already happening. The technology for better payments exists today with Ripple.

Bank Fee Management

It is important to know how much you are paying for banking services. But for treasurers this has typically been an impossible job. Until now.

Gartner on The Rise of the Data Executive

The shift to data-driven, digital business is compelling organizations to create and reinvent new roles, positions and duties that sharpen focus on data and analytics.

Deutsche Bank on SWIFT’s GPI

Deutsche’s Westerhaus talks about how SWIFT’s GPI initiative is delivering value to corporates and banks.

DB: Transaction Banking is facing a makeover

Deutsche’s David Watson outlines the changes transaction banking is undergoing today, how fintech can shape this, and how this relationship can keep banks agile.

Fighting cybercrime with data analytics

FIs and corporations of every size can take steps to help protect themselves … payment data supplemented with critical fraud tags is an extremely effective tool when looking at how to combat payment fraud