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The need for a new generation of robo-advisors
Date: Dec 30, 2017   |   Author: Patrick Oberhaensli | Opinion
A strong rise of robo-advisors is often predicted within the next few years. But, looking at the current situation, the offerings typically use limited possibilities to managing assets and can potentially only satisfy specific needs.
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Fidor Bank's Kröner: "Interacting socially is at the heart of our DNA"
Date: Dec 14, 2017   |   Author: Richard Hartung | Interviews
Matthias Kröner, founder and chief executive officer of Fidor Bank, shares its plans for growth in Asia as the bank enters Singapore, after building a successful business in Europe
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Singapore goes more digital through NETS QR code
Date: Dec 13, 2017   |   Author: Richard Hartung | Round Up
Network for Electronic Transfers (Singapore) (NETS) looks to “take out as much cash as possible” as the company partners with seven banks in the country in launching a unified digital payment platform for NETS Quick Response (QR) code payments.
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Is Europe ready for open banking?
Date: Dec 12, 2017   |   Author: Chris Skinner | Opinion
As open banking becomes a reality for European consumers in early 2018, Chris Skinner, author and financial technology commentator, theFinanser.com, highlights the results of a number of reports and researches on open banking, especially noting how banks are ready to implement it.
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Memoirs of a Citibank technology warrior - The “Systematics” project (Part 3 of 4)
Date: Nov 16, 2017   |   Author: Ajit Kanagasundram | Opinion
There is much to learn from Ajit Kanagasundram, former managing director, technology, Asia Pacific at Citibank, who built the bank's global card processing capability from Singapore. This four-part series will reveal his insights into the people processes and decisions made over the years that provide considerable lessons for generations to come.
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Memoirs of a Citibank technology warrior - Lessons learnt from the “Global Go to Common” project (Part 4 of 4)
Date: Nov 16, 2017   |   Author: Ajit Kanagasundram | Opinion
There is much to learn from Ajit Kanagasundram, former managing director, technology, Asia Pacific, at Citibank, who built the bank's global card processing capability from Singapore. This four-part series will reveal his insights into the people processes and decisions made over the years that provide considerable lessons for generations to come.
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Meeting the start-ups that bring new solutions to the industry
Date: Nov 15, 2017   |   Author: Foo Boon Ping | Money 20/20
This year’s Money 20/20 held at Las Vegas, USA showcased a number of start-ups that offer new technologies and solutions as well as brought together professionals who discussed the future of the banking and finance industry.
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Memoirs of a Citibank technology warrior - The global cards project (Part 2 of 4)
Date: Nov 15, 2017   |   Author: Ajit Kanagasundram | Opinion
There is much to learn from Ajit Kanagasundram, former managing director, technology, Asia Pacific at Citibank, who built the bank's global card processing capability from Singapore. This four-part series will reveal his insights into the people processes and decisions made over the years that provide considerable lessons for generations to come.



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