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Mastercard and HERE Power Ride Towards a More Connected World

 Mastercard and HERE Technologies announced an agreement to jointly create more connected experiences for people on the move. This partnership comes as people look to take advantage of new technologies to make purchases from the convenience of their car’s dashboard and interact with destinations in real-time. Under the agreement, the two companies will …

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Digital Realty Research: Half of FS IT capabilities can’t compete with FinTechs

Digital Realty released a new research showing that more than half of IT leaders don’t think their IT capabilities are good enough to compete with FinTech competitors. The research surveys 100 IT decision makers in large financial services companies to understand: How prepared they are for the challenge presented by …

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Asset Management Firms are Ahead of Banks in Embracing New Technology

Survey results released today by Excelian, Luxoft Financial Services – the financial services IT consultancy division of Luxoft, a global IT service provider – reveal that 87% of IT executives working for Wealth & Asset Management firms believe their CEOs understand the importance of technology within the business. In contrast, 75% of IT …

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“In banking and fintech, the most important commodity is trust”

Chairman of Pilatus Bank gives a speech concerning customer trust in the banking and fintech industries at Wealth 2.0 conference. In banking and fintech, the most important commodity is “trust”. Ali Sadr, Chairman of Pilatus Bank, believes that it is important to recognize where the banking industry stands relative to other industries on the trust scale. …

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Cyber threats are biggest technology fear for financial sector in 2018

The financial services industry and public sector are aligned in their concerns about data and system security, with both citing a fear of harmful cyber threats emerging in 2018, according to a new study from digital workplace provider Invotra. The research, conducted among 504 senior IT managers working across public …

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Top 7 financial services trends that will dominate 2018

Brickendon, the challenger consultancy, forecasts key trends impacting the financial sector next year Without a doubt, 2017 has been a rocky year for financial services; with political upheavals, economic uncertainty and planning for numerous regulatory changes coming into effect in 2018. In 2017, Brexit was the talk of the town, …

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2018 will be a true roller coaster ride compared to an outrageously placid 2017

Saxo Bank, the online multi-asset trading and investment specialist, has released its 10 ‘Outrageous Predictions’ for 2018. The predictions focus on a series of unlikely but underappreciated events which, if they were to occur, could send shockwaves across financial markets. While these predictions do not constitute Saxo’s official market forecasts for …

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