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Digital Payments Approching Universal Acceptance

In the world of payments, consumers want transactions to work securely and seamlessly within their daily lives. This is true with bill pay, …

Banking

Compcoin Announces $45M ICO & Launches Digital Wallet/Mining Stick

Digital token company Compcoin announced on Wednesday it is officially kicking off its $45 million initial coin offering (ICO). According to the …

Bitcoin

Cash Faces a New Challenger in Zelle, a Mobile Banking Service

The days of cash as king may be a step closer to ending.<p>After six years of laying a foundation, major banks are ready to introduce Zelle, a digital payments network that will allow people to send money instantly through participating banks’ mobile apps.<p>But Zelle faces competition. Since the banks …

Banking

Building trust in financial services: Emotion plays a key role when it comes to customer experience

We’ve all experienced the high that comes after making a big purchase. We’ve also endured the opposite: the unique fear of checking your credit card …

Customer Experience

Banking Needs Deeper Customer Insights to Remain Relevant

The ability to differentiate and deliver better customer experiences in banking requires leveraging enhanced data and advanced analytics.

Customer Experience

The Rise of the Digital-Only Banking Customer

Digital-only banking customers are quickly becoming mainstream, using smartphones, laptops and tablets to conduct all banking transactions.

Banking

Artificial intelligence - wonderful and terrifying - will change life as we know it

"The year 2017 has arrived and we humans are still in charge. Whew!"<p>That reassuring proclamation came from a New Year's editorial in the Chicago …

Banks Eager For Artificial Intelligence, But Slow To Adopt

Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Baidu spent at least $8.5 billion beefing up their AI talent. Amazon spends $228 million a year just to find people to run Alexa and related machine learning initiatives. Even small to medium businesses in every sector – from fast food chains and personal fitness …

Artificial Intelligence

HSBC Is Teaming With This AI Startup to Fight Money Laundering

HSBC Holdings has partnered with Silicon Valley-based artificial intelligence startup Ayasdi to automate some of its compliance processes in a bid to …

Banking

Applications for Irish passports up 70 per cent after Brexit, says ambassador

Applications for Irish passports among Britons have surged by 70 per cent in the wake of the Brexit vote.<p>Dan Mulhall, Ireland's ambassador to the UK, …

A top French official has said he's having serious talks with banks about moving from London to Paris

French officials are having serious talks with financial institutions looking to move away from London as Britain prepares to quit the EU, the …

Brexit

Banks planning to move 9,000 jobs from Britain because of Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) - The largest global banks in London plan to move about 9,000 jobs to the continent in the next two years, public statements and information from sources shows, as the exodus of finance jobs starts to take shape.<p>Last week Standard Chartered (STAN.L) and JPMorgan (JPM.N) were the …

Behind on Blockchain? Central Banks Are Catching Up Quick

<i>Noelle Acheson is a 10-year veteran of company analysis and corporate finance, and a member of CoinDesk's product team.</i><p><i>The following article</i> …

The Primary Challenge To Blockchain Technology

Any emerging technology goes through a hype stage. It takes a while to get the kinks out and for pilots and proofs of concepts to prove use cases and shift the curve to broad adoption. The power and disruption of blockchain is evident in the news almost daily, and people are beginning to understand …

Bitcoin

Financial Planning, Fintech And The Coming Changes

In this article we’re going to discuss ways that blockchain and cryptocurrencies can help society and also financial planners in particular. …

IoT in Banking : No more Old-School Banking, Switch to the New.

Share Email<p>Once there was a kaleidoscope. Beautiful, magical, made of dreams. As kids, we took turns to view through it and got amazed. The colourful …

How can the Financial Services Industry benefit from the Internet of Things?

Firstly, one must define the Internet of things (IoT). Put simply, it is the network of physical objects which are embedded with electronics, …

The fin-ternet of things: How connectivity is changing the face of finance

Driverless cars that make per-minute toll road payments. Lightbulbs that decide the right energy vendor at a given time and price. Investment …

FinTech

Banks are Marketing Like It's 1999

Despite having access to more data and better digital tools than ever, bank and credit union marketers are not keeping pace with industry trends and …

Achieving Advanced Financial Marketing Maturity

Banking organizations need to understand where they are in terms of advanced marketing maturity, an approach that allows them to assess progress and …

Banks Get Personal in Their Marketing

Banks know more about their customers than ever, and increasingly are trying to get more use out of that information.<p>The results can be convenient, or just creepy.<p>Banks can look at customers’ debit-card and credit-card transactions, online-bill payments and account activity to see what they’re …

Banking

More to Learn

BII<p>Robo advisors<p>are automated investment platforms that use algorithms to manage and allocate investor's funds. These services analyze each customer's current financial status, risk aversion, and goals. From here, they recommend the best portfolio of stocks available based on that data.<p>Thanks to …

FinTech

The US still has the robo-advisor lead

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Fintech Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>It's been clear for some time that the US is particularly fertile ground for robo-advice — the country has far more robo-advisors than any other geography. However, absolute …

FinTech

Implementing a Robo Advisor Strategy

Written by: <b>Greg Vigrass</b>, President, Folio Institutional<p><b>Implementing a robo advisor strategy starts with these critical decisions.</b><p>Banks of all sizes …

The Time to Develop an Open Banking Strategy is Now

Open banking APIs will change financial services forever, combining services from various providers to deliver highly personalized solutions.

FinTech

Customer relationship management tools have revolutionized engagement

Changing customer habits and technology usage have spurred a whole new set of customer relationship management tools that can provide faster access …

CRM

Making Microfinance More Effective

For the 2.5 billion people who live on less than $2 per day, shocks such as illness, crop failures, livestock deaths, farming-equipment breakdowns and even wedding or funeral expenses can be enough to tip them, their families, or even an entire community below the poverty line. A major challenge …

How Microfinance Reduces Gender Inequality In Developing Countries

We found evidence of a negative relationship between women’s participation in microfinance and gender inequality.<p><i>Quanda Zhang, RMIT University and Alberto Posso, RMIT University</i><p>An increase in the proportion of women accessing microfinance services by just 15% could potentially reduce gender …

Gender

Microfinance: cutting costs

A microfinance ecosystem is evolving in Pakistan. The debate regarding mainstreaming poverty and the renewed interest in tools and models amongst …

Trading