4:39 am - Saturday July 22, 2017

Archive: Financial Technology Subscribe to Financial Technology

RoboTreasurer

Treasurer and his robotic counterpart – Some thoughts

Treasury is considered to be the modern strategic value add partner in any business initiative. The role of the treasurer continues to expand into different areas of the organisation, such as risk management and working capital. At the same...
Financial Technology

Financial Technology and Market Leadership

This write-up traces the financial markets, financial institutions and financial technology, the business benefits that can be reaped by financial institutions by acquiring FT – Financial Technology to achieve leadership position in the...
Capital_Markets

Integrated Global Capital Market Platforms

Banking, Financial Services and Insurance vertical – BFSI in short – is the only global industry which is totally risk savvy and thrives only by acquiring and managing risk. BFSI players need therefore delivery of seamless governance,...
finance-technology

Financial technology players need to answer these

I am basically a banker now associated with a financial technology player. In my various roles, I have participated in discussions with leading banks and banker. Some questions get repeated in these discussions and I have attempted to list them...
liquiditycrisis

Liquidity crises and technology responses

BIS Working Paper No.293 issued in November 2009 deals with the very interesting recent market happening – liquidity crisis. It also covers some ten propositions about liquidity crises. While going through the same, I was looking for ways...
swap-trading

An insight into swap execution facility

Swap Execution Facility is a new entity created by Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (in US). A swap is broadly defined to include most OTC derivatives. Rates swaps, currency swaps, equity swaps, credit default swaps...
finance-technology

Banks’ need for financial technology

Instead, they will need ‘financial’ technology. I was motivated to reinforce this theme after going through Chris Skinner’s latest blog “Why most banks’ technology fails to meet the business needs”. I have been sharing my thoughts...
banking-tech

Do you want tomorrow’s technology today?

Before we delve into this question let us try to analyze why we need tomorrow’s technology today. In any industry, more so in BFSI industry, we need to know customers’ requirements beforehand so that we could equip ourselves to serve and...
banking-tech

Banks’ development and role of technology

Well. That was the topic of the IDRBT Foundation Day Lecture 2011 delivered by Dr C Rangarajan, former Governor of Reserve Bank of India and present Chairman, Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India on 28th November 2011 at the sprawling...
Asset_monetisation

Financial Technology Assets Monetization

I recall with pride the ‘commencement’ of my banking career as an apprentice under the legendary Indian Foreign Exchange Banker Mr. Anthony Silveira in the correspondent banking section attached to the International Division of my former...