As Finextra pulls the shutters down on 2013, we take a look back at our most popular news stories, videos, features and blogs over the course of the past year. The site will re-open for business on 2 January 2013.
Corporate treasurers cite security challenges and bring-your-own-device business policies as the key obstacles to wider uptake of mobile banking platforms for treasury activities.
Compliance and beyond: navigating challenges and exploring opportunities in the Nordic financial landscape
Finextra and Level39, in association with Innotribe, are to host a two-day conference exploring the new wave of innovation sweeping across the financial services sector.
The wholesale transaction banking business continues to play a starring role in improving return on equity in the global banking industry, with revenue from fees and accounts forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of ten percent over the next ten years.
Transaction bankers are going back to basics to drive revenue growth, sticking to core business lines before moving into new value-added services, according to research from Misys.
E-invoicing network OB10 is set to be paired with the UK arm of First International Bank of Israel under plans hatched by a new investment vehicle created specifically to shake up the supply chain finance industry.
Deutsche Bank has added a supply chain finance app to its Autobahn App Market.
With the market for supply chain finance (SCF) schemes set for explosive further growth, Europe's largest transaction banks are coming together to define common terminology as they look to expand their range of services and compete for cross-border business.
Having sat on the sidelines for years, banks are finally finding their voice in the mobile monetisation conversation, with several signing up to global trade association MEF, whose chairman, Andrew Bud, recently sat down with Finextra.
Supply chain finance (SCF) has continued to exhibit strong growth in the last two years, according to latest research from Demica, which reveals average annual SCF growth rates between 30% and 40% at major international banks.
Payments professionals from across Europe are gathering in Berlin this week for EBAday, hosted by the Euro Banking Association and Finextra. We're liveblogging events here.
London-based back office processing provider Xchanging has agreed to sell its 51% stake in Xchanging Transaction Bank (XTB) back to partner Deutsche Bank for EUR40.5 million in cash.
Anne Coghlan, head of group treasury at Dyson, discusses how her organisation is redirecting attention towards complying with the single euro payments area as the industry prepares for the 2014 end dates.
Returning for its third year, the Swift Business Forum London brings together over 700 financial services professionals to explore the key challenges and opportunities facing our industry today. Finextra is liveblogging events here.
Catch up with all the news from the MasterCard Mobile Payments Global Symposium at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Tuesday.
Citi has rolled out the corporate-to-bank Swift Message Type (MT) 798, in a move that the US giant says will support its multinational clients in their trade flows.
Don Callahan, chief technology and operations officer at Citi discusses Google Wallet learning curves, his personal frustrations with banking and how banks should seek to 'make customers lives easier'.
US banks think that new regulations on cross-border transfers will hit the payments business hard without benefiting consumers, according to a poll from vendor Fundtech.
Fiserv has acquired rival fintech vendor Open Solutions for $55 million in a deal that also sees it assume around $960 million of debt.
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