Tag: financial industry

eVestment Partners With Eurekahedge To Expand Their Hedge Fund Data Offering

eVestment, the institutional investment data and analytics, has announced an agreement with Eurekahedge to offer Eurekahedge fund data and indices to clients of eVestment’s suite...

Interview With Hirander Misra, CEO of GMEX – Part 2: From...

Hedgethink has had the chance to interview Hirander Misra, chairman and CEO of GMEX Group and other innovative projects such as MINDEX and FinComEco. In...

Interview With Hirander Misra, CEO of GMEX: ‘Blockchain, Crypto And FinTech...

Hirander Misra is the Chairman and CEO of GMEX Group, a suite of solutions for the creation & operation of electronic exchanges and post trade infrastructure,...

The FinTech Sector Drives Innovation… And Boosts Jobs In The UK

Fintech is a growing sector. New startups and big banks are all embracing technology to enhance greatly their services. Its impact can be felt...

‘Fairer Finance For All’: The FCA Drastically Reforms Overdraft Charges

The UK Financial Conduct Authority are looking to drastically reform overdrafts in banks and building societies. The new rules, which will come into effect...

What Does Banking Branch Transformation Really Mean?

By Bob Meara, senior analyst with Celent's banking practice We asked that question in the past several biennial surveys of North American banks and credit unions. In...

The Discontinuation Of (L)IBOR: “If Supervisors Get Their Way, Most Interbank...

By Joshua Roberts, Associate Director at JCRA Regulators around the globe are attempting to steer markets away from the self-reported, manipulation-prone IBOR family towards benchmark...

Cynergy Bank Launches £500m Fund To Help Property Entrepreneurs Amidst Brexit...

Specialist lender Cynergy Bank is launching a £500m fund to help property entrepreneurs continue to invest and make the most of opportunities during Britain’s...

Fintech Jobs: Brexit Is The Biggest Threat To UK’s Rising Star...

The UK’s pending departure from the EU could stifle the rapid growth of the fintech sector, according to a recent report from global recruiter...

US Banking: Shareholders Backs Median Gender Pay Gap Proposals

Wells Fargo and Bank of America tried, unsuccessfully, to appeal to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to exclude the “median pay gap” proxy...

New AML Practice Aims To Eradicate Fraud Through Business, Technology, And...

Fraud and money laundering are two major issues in the current financial services industry. Institutions, private and public, have come up with a whole...

FCA Complaints Report: Customer Engagement Key Differentiator For Banks As Total...

Statistics from the recent FCA complaints handling report show that the total redress paid to consumers was £2.26 billion, a 12% (£216 million) increase...

Financial Industry Cybersecurity: Attacks Increased Fivefold in 2018

According to the Financial Conduct Authority, the UK saw a fivefold increase in data breaches in 2018 compared to the year before. In April 2018, seven retail...

5 Startups Disrupting Fintech As We Know It

If we are to highlight one aspect that Fintech has achieved since it became mainstream, it is its openness to new players and companies....

Fintech 2019: A Healthier Industry Than Ever

2018 was stellar for fintech as the year ended with over 1,700 deals made globally worth nearly $40B. A recent report carried out by...

Why A Bad Crypto Year Means A More Mature And Compliant...

It has been spread all around the crypto-world that digital currencies and their consequently derivative products are walking on the tightrope, with its most...

5 Reasons Why the Fintech Industry Should Adopt AI

In this immediate, digital, but also alternative financial ecosystem, AI provides the indispensable structure to the Fintech Industry to get ready for the 21st...

Why is Blockchain Important to Financial Institutions?

"The future of financial services is bright," said recently Gregory Weber, Market analyst at PwC Luxembourg, and with the blockchain technology, even brighter. The Industrial Revolution...

Berlin Based Fintech Penta Raises €7 Million Series-A

Berlin based fintech Penta announces new financing round as it’s customer numbers are rapidly growing by the thousands in Germany. Berlin based Fintech...

60 Companies Will Vie For the Global Fintech Hackcelerator Awards

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has announced the 60 finalists that will vie for the Global FinTech Hackcelerator and FinTech Awards at this...

Financial Industry to Get Help From Thomson Reuters to Meet MiFID...

A Suite of Reference Capabilities is announced by Thomson Reuters' DataScope, which will aim to deliver a wide range of reference-data preparatory insights for institutional...

Financial Finks: Ratting out to Regulators

The investigations into alleged FOREX rate rigging have taken a new twist with revelations that investigators planted informants in various banks and convinced them...