It has been a while since my last post, August seems a distant past. As we approach December, the developments during the second half of 2016 are what some may call the tail-events. Earlier this year in May, I wrote a piece … Read more Wealth finserv M&A: A self fulfilling prophecy?
BCBS239 and PSD2 are two different sets of regulations that are leading the charge to redefine the ‘legacy’ systems. BCBS (Basel Committee on Banking Supervision) regulation number 239 focuses on effective risk data aggregation and reporting focusing on the institutional … Read more BCBS239 – PSD2 – Risk, Compliance, Innovation – All-in-one?
PwC press release and the comment within it “PwC’s forthcoming Global Fintech survey polled 545 leading asset managers – only 9% of asset managers are very familiar and just under 3 in 10 are not at all familiar with blockchain,” … Read more Asset Management-Fintech: Data?
Company profile: Payment Components Fintech predominantly has been focused on designing and delivering value to retail customers. However, the idea of technology impacting the current processes within core banking, is equally compelling. As the focus shifts to managing the process, … Read more Payment Components – Empowering Fintech for Banks and Corporates
Company profile: Krzana There is a verb for internet search: Google. Not a noun any more. What does googling a word or phrase reveal? Plenty of information but you still have to look at the information, read it and then … Read more Krzana – Analysing Information Real-time
Blockchain. Settlements. Banking-as-a-Platform (BaaP). Three famous words. Blockchain, just in Q1 2016 garnered investments in excess of half a billion dollars. With over a 100 companies in this segment, the focus of these companies is not just limited to Banking and … Read more Banking-as-a-Platform (BaaP) – Blockchain – Settlements and Custody
Company profile: Ayondo Blind spice tasting and stock trading are not for the faint hearted. Stock trading – something that plenty of people take up as a career option or to make a quick buck but often results in losses. However, … Read more Ayondo – Singapore’s First Fintech IPO
Banking as a Platform (BaaP) is an emerging concept post the advent of Fintech. The idea revolves around the practical usage of Fintech or Banking applications and their interoperability on a platform to redefine the customer experience with the use … Read more Banking as a Platform (BaaP)
Company profile: BondIT Credit Rating. Maturity Date. Coupon Rate. Face Value. Par Value. Government Bonds. Bills. Notes. Bonds. Municipal Bonds. Corporate Bonds. This is barely touching the surface of the entire Fixed Income verbiage. Fixed Income investing is a core … Read more BondIT – Masters of the Bond Universe
The heart-soul-engine of banking from issuance to settlement, from multi-currency cash management to financing, from incidental overdrafts to billions in long-balances, from fund NAV’s to securities lending – other than a few blots, Fintech is no where to be seen … Read more Fintech – Transaction banking music is playing
Company profile: Call Levels First there was newspaper, then telephone, then computer watching, then emails and then – apps for stock price alerts. Stock price alert is an important function for any investor. iOS, Apple Watch and Android – Call … Read more Call Levels: a thin niche but not on thin-ice