Technology
Collaboration needed for AI and machine advice programs
OSKAH DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 15 JAN 2019
More collaboration is needed to ensure the effectiveness of artificial intelligence and machine-based programs across the financial services industry, according to Kaplan Professional and Red Marker.
BlackRock and Microsoft develop retirement platform
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 8 JAN 2019
BlackRock will partner with the global technology giant to develop a new retirement platform.
MetLife Australia wins tech award
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 8 JAN 2019
MetLife Australia's tech team took home an international award over the Christmas break for its claims platform launched to Statewide Super's members last year.
CBA and Alipay to bring in Chinese shoppers
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 20 DEC 2018
Commonwealth Bank has started accepting Alipay on its EFTPOS devices in a bid to attract Chinese shoppers who last year spent $10.9 billion in Australia.
Spriggy wins 2018 Best Fintech Startup Award: StartCon
MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  THURSDAY, 20 DEC 2018
A fintech business aimed at helping children develop good money habits won a major award at the 2018 Australasian Startup Awards.
Sydney fintech sells for $339m
DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 13 DEC 2018
Financial services software giant Temenos is buying customer acquisition and onboarding technology company Avoka for $339 million. Avoka's success story begins in Australia.
Ignition lifts off in Ireland
HARRISON WORLEY AND MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 DEC 2018
An Australian wealth fintech launched a partnership with an international bank to provide millions of people with digital financial advice.
Industry fund finds new advice tech partner
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 6 DEC 2018
A $4.9 billion industry superannuation fund partnered with a financial planning technology firm as part of a rebrand of its advice offering to members.
Blockchain comes to managed funds
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 4 DEC 2018
A global funds network used by 95% of Australian platforms will migrate its entire network to blockchain in May 2019.
AI ramping up but legal risks remain
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 16 NOV 2018
Financial services companies are betting on artificial intelligence (AI) more than ever, but remain sceptical of compliance and legal risks associated with the technology.
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