Banking

86 400 Co-founder: Why Would Google Bother Getting Banking Licence?

Anthony Thomson and Chris Skinner on whether Australia’s banks have to worry about big-tech coming for their lunch.

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How Emotional Banking Can Look Like

It is Spring and officially in three days summer, so this is the time to open up and bring up topics like Emotional Banking.

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Bank Branches Will Go Down, but Won’t Totally Disappear

Filed on June 15, 2019 | Last updated on June 15, 2019 at 08.55 pm Bank branches will go down, but won’t totally disappear Guests during a seminar on fintech and blockchain hosted by ICAI Dubai Chapter on Saturday.

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Beware: Customers May Cut Banks From the Digital Journey

When was the last time you made a major financial decision? Have you purchased a house, a car, a new television or an expensive piece of technology? Have you decided to set aside more money for savings, take out a student loan or transfer a retirement plan or move an investment relationship? Most of us […]

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Moves by Facebook, Apple Clearly Signal Banking’s Future

Ubiquitous conversational engagement is moving closer to becoming a reality. The foundations are being laid by Apple, Facebook, Amazon and other Big Tech firms for the everyday reality of continual voice interactions for a variety of financial and other transactions.

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The Banking Sector: Trends for CFOs to Watch

Competition for corporate loans is expected to intensify. Meanwhile, the year could become pivotal for investment banking as the sector sharpens its client-centric focus. A decade after the financial crisis, the global banking industry as a whole is on firmer ground. At the business segment level, market fundamentals run the gamut.

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Crafting Amazon-Like Banking Experiences Easier Said Than Done

Subscribe to The Financial Brand via email for FREEAll Americans eagerly await digitally-powered hyper-personalization of financial services. At least that’s what we all keep hearing.

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Smaller Banks, Fintech and the Customer Experience

Each year, financial institutions adopt new innovations to continue appealing to consumer demands for faster, simplified service experiences. A 2018 executive survey by NewVantage found that nearly 80 percent of top executives fear that their firms are at risk of disruption and displacement from highly-competitive, technology-driven firms.

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Technology and Banking Transformation

Is there a right way and wrong way to innovate? For banks interested in transforming their brick-and-mortar branches, maybe, according to Diebold Nixdorf Senior Director of Advisory Services Chris Gill.

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Facebook in Talks With Banks About Mobile Payments in Africa

Absa’s chat-banking service, which uses WhatsApp, is doing ‘really well’, the bank says.

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FNB App Transaction Volumes Now Surpass Online Banking

First National Bank (FNB) is seeing accelerated adoption of its mobile banking app and growth in the usage of its digital channels. FNB told ITWeb its banking app had over 2.8 million active users in SA by the end of December 2018, a 12 increase on the 2.5 million active app users the bank had […]

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Banking With Alexa: What Works, What Doesn’t

The fast-follower strategy has been a perennial favorite among financial institutions. But that approach may be on life support. Global consulting firm McKinsey cautions financial institutions that they must now either be leaders or, at the least, very fast followers. The leadership team at Numerica Credit Union has taken this warning to heart.

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