Welcome to Finextra's live coverage of the Swift Business Forum in Toronto. This year’s conference, on the theme 'expect the unexpected' will explore how firms are using technology and new ways of thinking to better prepare for an unpredictable future.
Global retail banking IT spend is set to reach $131 billion by the end of 2015, driven largely by investment in mobile and digital channels and core platform renewal, according to figures from analyst house Ovum.
Execution broker ITG has opened up a digital community for the sharing of ideas and collaboration in trading and portfolio analytics.
Russian authorities have arrested alleged members of a gang of "cyberfascists" accused of using Android malware to drain victims' bank accounts.
One of the architects of Barclays Bank's global Accelerator Programme has been recruited as the CEO of Sydney’s new fintech hub, Stone & Chalk.
ANZ has completed the acquisition of Shout for Good, a company which has developed a digital fundraising platform that enables individuals to donate money to over 150 charities.
The popularity of cash and cheques continues to decline, according to figures from Halifax which show that nearly 85% of all current account transactions made by its customers are now electronic.
Jorge Ruiz, managing director, Digital Acceleration Global Program Head, Citi sits down with Finextra to talk about the ongoing Citi Mobile Challenge and the development of a global ecosystem for FinTech.
Nordea has asked some customers to refrain from making purchases while it tries to get to grips with a technical glitch that has disrupted its online banking systems for two days.
Bats Global Trading is to close its doors to illiquid stocks, in an initiative intended to address fragmentation of pricing for issuers of thinly-traded securities.
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