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New payment solutions putting legacy banking providers at risk

With the rise of new payment solutions such as Apple Card and Amazon Go, we are seeing a disintermediating (or de-coupling) or the traditional banking industry from the business of payments. With traditional financial institutions seemingly having issues in providing consumers with the payment solutions they really want (e.g. Chase …

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The drive for omnichannel banking

Banking consumers the world over have increasing expectations of convenience, driving one of the most common trends in banking innovation: omnichannel experiences. Modern banking reality is that consumers expect to bank whenever, wherever and on whatever device they prefer in way that is fluid and consistent across all touchpoints. Although …

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Top 7 digital transformation trends in banking

Ever since the financial crisis of 2008, the vast majority of financial institutions have sought to deliver profitability through cost cutting and efficiency measures. While these strategies have worked to varying degrees up until now, future growth will demand much more. Financial institutions need to better understand the transformative forces …

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Dawn of the neo bank

Globally, a vast army of neo banks are targeting all sorts of consumer and small-business niches – from millennial investors to dentists and franchise owners – and emerging as a huge threat to traditional financial institutions. Some experts think that, by 2025, up to 40% of financial institutions’ collective revenue …

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Is it really a digital financial institution?

As the banking sector continues its march down the digitization road, patterns have emerged that allow for an objective assessment of whether a financial institution is making serious progress on its journey toward digital. Here are 10 questions designed to get at the heart of that question: Does the financial …

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What customers want and expect in banking in 2020

Technology has changed the way we do business in every sector, and banking is no exception. Banking 2020 will be about living up to customers’ expectations without sacrificing the safety and security they need in the institutions they trust with their future. These heightened expectations have defined a number of …

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7 developments awaiting the Russian banking sector in 2020

Russia’s banking market has already proven itself to be very dynamic. But with changing regulations, new business models and new innovations coming to market, 2020 promises to be an interesting year for banking in Russia. Here are 7 trends expected to define banking in Russia this year: Ecosystems and super-apps …

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Top 22 mobile banking trends

Mobile banking is a huge demand from banking customers as well as a major piece of many financial institutions’ marketing strategies. With that in mind, Juniper Research came up with a list of 22 mobile banking trends: Open banking permits many innovative FinTech offerings to be offered to mobile customers …

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Top cybersecurity threats for the banking industry in 2020

Cybersecurity is one of the biggest concerns that financial institutions have today, especially with increased digitization exposing them to greater risks from hackers. Here are the top cybersecurity risks for financial institutions in 2020. Mobile and web banking – while apps and online banking make it easy for consumers to …

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Cybersecurity and banking: 3 trends to watch in 2020

The threat of financial losses, regulatory consequences and reputational damage has spurred financial institutions to innovate and accelerate in the field of cybersecurity. However, the intersection of cybersecurity and banking can feel like a major battle. As soon as one vulnerability is addressed, another is created. Combine this with the …

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How Gen Z will reshape digital banking

Generation Z (gen Z) presents a new breed of consumers for financial institutions. Technologically-savvy and highly-educated, they bring a new mindset and type of consumerism for financial institutions to grapple with. Here are 3 areas in digital banking that are likely to be reshaped by this new generation: Semi-autonomous digital …

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Moving past legacy systems

Competition in the banking industry is intensifying, with neo-banks winning more of the market share, FinTechs targeting ever more lucrative niches and BigTech players leveraging their large customer bases. These disruptors are able to grow their businesses (and attract customers) at a much better rate than traditional financial institutions thanks …

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Video: Top FinTech trends for 2020

The advancement of technology has been a consistent driver of business development, and 2020 will be no different. Here’s a quick look at the top FinTech trends for the coming year. Uzbek government passes bill allowing online currency exchange Consumer satisfaction survey gives hope to smaller banking providers IMF head: …

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How Alfa Bank is turning Big Data into big profits

Understanding the importance of Big Data and other digital technologies in the modern world, Alfa Bank has developed a strong digital strategy and become a leader in Big Data. To accomplish its digital- and data-related goals, Alfa Bank created its own data management and monetization center. The center, whose primary …

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Going digital increases financial service accessibility

One of the most pressing issues for financial institutions in Russia is how to make financial services available to those living in small towns and remote settlements. For much of history, financial institutions had to make efforts to develop physical infrastructure to reach these consumers; however, such investments were typically …

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Revolut launches stock trading platform

British FinTech firm Revolut is jumping into the online brokerage space with its own commission-free stock trading platform, which is being run in partnership with U.S. broker DriveWealth. The company launched the service, which lets users buy or sell popular stocks with the tap of a button, as a way …

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Online foreign currency deposit options in Uzbekistan

With Uzbekistan’s national currency depreciating for 15 consecutive weeks and the United States dollar setting new records almost every 2 weeks, here is an overview of the 7 financial institutions in Uzbekistan that offer online foreign currency deposits: Learnbank – the Comfort Deposit can be opened remotely and requires a …

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Tinkoff to launch capital management company

Tinkoff Bank Group plans on launching the Tinkoff Capital Management company in the 4th quarter of this year. The company will offer clients exchange funds for investments, with an entry threshold of just RUB 50. Funds will be tied to assets in both rubles and dollars, although the exact list …

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