Latest FinTech publications

Building an open developer community for the financial industry

Matthias Wiederwach, founder of web-based financial systems firm Xinfinit, discusses how cloud-based solutions are paving the way for a host of new tools catering to the future of financial trading… As the demand for faster and more sophisticated financial trading tools increases, it is envisaged that future trading platforms will need to adapt in terms of functionality… Read More

Singapore, Switzerland agree on greater FinTech cooperation

National financial regulators in Singapore and Switzerland have agreed on greater collaboration efforts for FinTech initiatives, building a framework for companies in both countries to accelerate discussions around innovative solutions and regulatory requirements in the emerging space. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) hope to develop new… Read More

Robo-advisory: Wealth managers need to step up their game to win

Frank Bertele, CEO at wealth intelligence platform NETZ, argues why wealth managers need to become more effective with lead generation and establish more sustainable, long-term client relationships to compete with the rise of low-cost, robo-advisors. Robo-advisory is a huge step forward in terms of managing investments in a simple, cost-efficient and transparent way. Typically, rob-advisory… Read More

Have customers lost trust in financial services?

Jonathan Arnold, managing director at Volta Data Centres discusses the impact of data privacy and data location in the financial services sector… Rebuilding consumer trust is one of the most critical objectives for the financial services sector across the globe. However, product offers and customer service are not the only issues – the factors that… Read More

U.S. financial regulators see Bitcoin as threat to market stability

The Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC), a group of powerful U.S. regulators, has warned that Bitcoin and blockchain technologies could present a threat to financial stability and has advised that market structures should adapt in preparation for a reduced importance of conventional, centralised banking. The FSOC includes representatives from the Federal Reserve, the Securities and Exchange… Read More

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