Banking co-operative Swift has appointed a new chief technology officer and chief operating officer as it re-structures its IT development and operational activities.
With volumes on lit exchanges in the doldrums, Nasdaq has approached a number of big banks about taking over operation of their dark pools the Wall Street Journal reports.
Softcard, the mobile payments venture owned by America's leading telcos, is slashing jobs in a cost-cutting exercise but insists that it is not shutting up shop.
A hacker collective is threatening to publish more than 30,000 customer emails stolen from Banque Cantonale de Geneve (BCGE) unless the Swiss bank hands over EUR10,000 today.
Indian IT services group Tech Mahindra has agreed a sub-$30 million all-cash deal to acquire niche core banking consultancy Sofgen.
Despite the hype surrounding big data, three quarters of North American bankers are dissatisfied with analytics technology, according to research from Aite Group.
On the day it outlined plans to cut thousands of jobs, Standard Chartered has revealed that one employee definitely on his way out is CIO and group head of technology Jan Verplancke.
Members of the European Parliament are to debate Europol's refusal to divulge information about US access to Swift international payments data amid concerns that the agreement is trampling over the data protection rights of EU consumers.
First the good news: The number of cyber attacks on retailers dropped by half in 2014. The bad news? The thieves are escaping with much bigger hauls as assaults show a greater degree of sophistication.
Banks need to offer more than basic transactional online and mobile services if they want to win over millennials being tempted by more nuanced, personalised services from new fintech disruptors, warns a report from BBVA Compass.
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