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Shift to the cloud accelerates with Nationwide modernisation

March 20, 2023

Robust cloud-based payments systems are seen as a crucial way for incumbent banks to compete more effectively with fintech start-ups.

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Heritage, footprint and presence fuel HSBC’s promises to international customers

March 20, 2023

Taylan Turan, group head of retail banking and strategy, wealth and personal banking at HSBC, talks to Liz Lumley about the bank’s relaunched commitment to international clients.

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Grand designs: the next phase in the digital pound build

March 3, 2023

Plans for a digital pound are moving forward as the Bank of England and UK government agree it has a use case, but a launch is still years away.

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Brazil’s PIX payment system teaches us a valuable lesson

February 24, 2023

With great potential to promote competition, being cheap, universal and consumer-friendly is key to instant payment systems’ success – an approach the US’s anticipated FedNow should take into account.

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Delivered, developed or dreamed, AI must take account of the EU’s latest law

February 23, 2023

Artificial intelligence has long been a board-level conversation for banks, but when the EU approves its AI Act this year, it will become an issue.

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Women in Fintech: How can fintechs stay afloat in troubled waters?

February 23, 2023

In honour of International Women’s Day on March 8, The Banker has brought together six female CEOs from the fintech world to discuss the current challenging operating environment and how they plan to expand their business in 2023.

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Fintech Fortnightly – February 22, 2023

February 22, 2023

Every fortnight, The Banker showcases interesting insights from the world of fintech that caught our eye.

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The criticality of time as a measurable asset

February 14, 2023

While time has always been important in trading, tracking it to within that last nanosecond is now more important than ever.

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Fintech Fortnightly – February 8, 2023

February 8, 2023

Every fortnight, The Banker will showcase interesting insights from the world of ‘fintech’ that caught our eye. 

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How fintech regulators can get ready for Gen Z

January 18, 2023

In the fast-paced world of fintech, it seems regulators are always playing catch-up. To get ahead of the game, what factors should they focus on as the next generation enters the world of financial services?

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