Crypto players are the worst affected among small-business struggles to access bank accounts, but open banking might help.
But in limited situations, as shown by Lombard Odier’s purchase of a securitized insurance contract originated over a private blockchain.
The Hong Kong-based startup sees A.I. transforming structured products and derivatives positioning.
The Shenzhen-based company, which manages insurance agent networks for Chinese carriers, is using technology to reinvent the business model – and go IPO.
Buy-side customers will be able to access NAV and other information by tapping directly into the systems of BNP Paribas Securities Services.
The global custodian wants to repurpose data capabilities so it can engage clients more strategically.
Messaging apps are key to the private bank’s ambitions – but will Tencent help it cross the finish line?
Privacy concerns trouble even permissioned blockchains, says Dekrypt Capital’s Howard Wu, because without privacy, digital currencies can’t be fungible.
Markus Mueller of Deutsche Bank Wealth Management details what must happen before private banks can add crypto-currencies to client portfolios.
DBS will have 100 API-linked partners by the end of 2018, but it wants an ecosystem 10 times that size, to remain relevant as big non-finance...