Facebook to launch own currency
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 JUN 2019
The social media giant revealed plans for its first financial services product, a digital wallet and its own cryptocurrency.
Finnies showcase best in fintech
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 13 JUN 2019
FinTech Australia announced the winners of the 2019 Finnies, showcasing innovation in financial technologies.
Liquidnet acquires fintech
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 7 JUN 2019
The global network for institutional investors has acquired a firm that uses natural language processing to produce predictive market analytics for investment professionals.
NAB looks to boost fintech
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 4 JUN 2019
The National Australia Bank announced its existing alliance with Bank Leumi of Israel and CIBC will move into fintech with the introduction of the Global Alliance Fintech Link.
IRESS acquires market data firm
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 3 JUN 2019
Financial technology company IRESS is acquiring an international provider of market data and trading infrastructure.
Fintechs to play vital ESG role: AXA
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 27 MAY 2019
AXA Investment Managers global head of responsible investing Matt Christensen told a recent roundtable in Sydney that fintechs will play a vital role in investors' attempts to address climate change.
Calastone blockchain goes live
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 21 MAY 2019
The global funds network that has transacted for over 1100 funds in its Australian network has gone live with blockchain-powered infrastructure.
Fintech no real threat: Researcher
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 21 MAY 2019
Australia's big banks are well placed to defend their position against fintechs hoping to disrupt the industry, according to a new report from Moody's.
OneVue, Mainstream automate cross-platform transfers
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2019
OneVue and Mainstream Group have partnered with Calastone to help financial advisers seamlessly move assets from one platform to another.
Morgan Stanley raises capital for 86 400
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 10 MAY 2019
Aspiring bank 86 400 has announced it is opening its doors to new investors with a funding push, appointing Morgan Stanley to drive the capital raising.
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