Digital Currency Revolution

US firm Synechron joins Misys InFusion Partner Program amid blockchain push

Jun 12, 2017 04:29 am UTC| Digital Currency Fintech

Synechron Inc., a New York-based financial services consulting and technology services provider, has announced that it will join the Misys InFusion Partner Program. Misys launched the InFusion Partner Program in 2014....

MAS, ASBA sign MOU to bolster fintech innovation

Jun 09, 2017 08:49 am UTC| Fintech

Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Association of Supervisors of Banks of the Americas (ASBA) in order to bolster fintech collaborations between both the...

Blockchain Revolution Series

What's holding up the blockchain?

Jun 08, 2017 07:32 am UTC| Insights & Views Fintech

Its not technology or regulation holding back the blockchain - software that stores and transfers value or data across the internet - we just havent figured out the next big use-case. Two reports released this week by the...

Malaysian Maybank launches regional collaborative fintech sandbox

Jun 07, 2017 11:07 am UTC| Fintech

Malayan Banking Berhad (Maybank), a Malaysian universal bank, announced the launch of a regional collaborative fintech sandbox that will aim to foster opportunities for start-ups and innovators to develop and test new...

European money messaging app Plynk raises €25M in Series A funding round

Jun 07, 2017 09:50 am UTC| Fintech

Plynk, a money messaging app headquartered in Dublin, has raised 25 million in a Series A funding round led by private investment trust, Swiss Privée Ltd. The startup made the announcement at MoneyConf, Madrid,...

HKMA, OFDS agree to strengthen fintech co-operation

Jun 07, 2017 06:12 am UTC| Fintech

Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has visited the Office of Financial Development Service, the Peoples Government of Shenzhen Municipality (OFDS) to keep a track on applications and latest developments of fintech in...

Deutsche Bank hires MD and Global Head of FinTech

Jun 01, 2017 09:58 am UTC| Fintech

Deutsche Bank, a German global banking and financial services company, has appointed Tommaso Zanobini as Managing Director and Global Head of Financial Technology (fintech), which is a joint venture between Deutsche Banks...

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Euro likely to extend further gains in 2018, says Canadian Imperial Bank

The common currency is expected to extend further gains going into 2018, according to a recent report from the Canadian Imperial Bank. On track to cut back asset purchases later this month, the ECB is now on the precipice...

New Zealand bonds close higher after imports hit record high in October, trade deficit widens

New Zealand government bonds closed higher on Friday after the countrys imports hit a record high in October. Also, rising expectations that the Reserve Bank of New Zealand is set to keep interest rates at record lows for...

Long-term JGB yields rise after BoJ reduces size of bonds purchases

Japanese government bonds slumped on Friday after the Bank of Japan reduces the size of its bonds purchases by 10 billion yen. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note, which moves inversely to its price,...

Australian bonds gain on weak investors’ sentiments; dovish RBA minutes still weigh

Australian bonds gainedon Fridayas investors moved into safe-haven buying following weakness in the riskier assets like equities and crude oil. Also, the Reserve Bank of Australias dovish November meeting minutes still...

Singapore’s Q3 GDP growth upwardly revised, inflation likely to rise in November

Singaporean economic growth was upwardly revised from its initial advanced reading for the third quarter of 2017. The sequential growth was upwardly revised to 8.8 percent from the initial advanced reading of 6.3 percent....


Brexit: why Macron has more room to manoeuvre than May and Merkel

Despite the valiant efforts of both the EU and the UK to uphold confidence in the Brexit negotiations process, its clear the talks have been deeply unsatisfactory for both sides. Fundamental conflicts of interest and...

Why PR agencies and their spin should be the subject of greater scrutiny

It was one of the biggest and best-known British PR agencies around. So when Bell Pottinger came crashing down earlier this year, you could be forgiven for wondering why it hadnt prepared a better crisis strategy to deal...

Catalonia crisis: Spain enters unchartered territory following Madrid move to end autonomy

Shortly after Catalonias parliament in Barcelona voted to declare independence from Spain on October 27, the senate in Madrid voted to trigger Article 155 of the Spanish constitution, removing Catalonias autonomy. In...

China's ambition burns bright - with Xi Jinping firmly in charge

The most important political event of 2017, the 19th Chinese Communist Party Congress, has concluded. And while there was much to digest, one image above all stands out: Xi Jinpings political dominance and his burning...

Kuwait's economic interest in mediating the Qatar-Gulf crisis

A blockade against Qatar by its Gulf neighbours is now in its fifth month. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates severed socio-economic ties with Qatar as punishment for its alleged support of terrorism...


Drug Addiction Could Be Cured With Gene Therapy

The opioid addiction crisis gripping the U.S. is currently one of the biggest health issues plaguing the country. In many cases, opioid addicts turn to using heroin or methamphetamine in order to get high. In what could...

Cancer Patient Injected With Vaccine For The First Time

Cancer is one of the last remaining major illnesses that still does not have a vaccine, but human trials have finally begun to change all this. Moderna Therapeutics just injected a patient with a cancer vaccine for the...

New Zealand’s Plan To Weaponize CRISPR To Annihilate Pests Sparks Debate In Scientific Community

Its always the same story. Governments want to use science as a weapon of mass destruction, certain members of the scientific community speak up about the potential consequences, and the debates ensue. In the case of New...

Scientists Achieved Real-Time Gene Editing In Live Human Subject For The First Time

Gene editing is considered by many as the future of medicine. The potential uses attributed to the field range from curing all kinds of diseases to making humans practically invulnerable. For the first time, scientists...

Scientist Proves Brain Implant Can Improve Memory By 30%

These days, one of the hottest topics in the tech and medical industries is the matter of cybernetics or merging man with machine. A scientist has recently advanced this field by demonstrating how a brain implant can...


JPMorgan CEO Calls Bitcoin ‘Stupid’, Offers Bitcoin Trading Anyway

The CEO Of JPMorgan, Jamie Dimon has been quite vocal in his criticism of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. In fact, he has been known to threaten to fire employees who traded in cryptocurrency and called the market stupid....

Russia Finally Acknowledges Radiation Clouds Over Europe But Denies Responsibility

For months now, European monitoring agencies have been detecting radioactive clouds over several EU countries. These agencies have been speculating that these clouds may be coming from Russia. However, not only did Russia...

$35,000 Off-Road EV Has 555 Horsepower And More Torque Than A Tank

While Tesla might be the reigning king of both sports and sedan electric vehicles, its cars are not exactly suited to off-road driving. This is where the Nikola Powersports Nikola Zero UTV (Utility Task Vehicle) could make...

Hawaii Joins In Condemning EA And Loot Boxes, Wants To Block Battlefront II Sales

At this point, its safe to say that loot boxes and microtransactions are incredibly unpopular features in games with anyone except the publishers. Everyone from the gamers to developers, and now, even politicians hate the...

Valve To Make Steam ‘Review Bombing’ Toothless With New Changes

Reviews are meant to inform customers, which is why Valve opted to allow users on its digital distribution platform Steam to leave them on games and other products. However, it would seem that some people have found a way...
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