Financial Services News

Financial Services News

  • FST Media
  • 6 November 2014
Despite the cacophony coming from the wearable technology hype in consumer markets, these devices will not have a substantial impact on financial services in Australia and New Zealand over the coming 12 months. The region simply does not have enough...
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  • Meaghan Jeffrey
  • 5 November 2014
ANZ Bank has announced the upcoming launch of a world-first EMV Secure ‘Tap & Pin’ ATM, a card reader for mobile devices, and a mobile wallet – scheduled for roll-out in 2015. Labelled the world’s safest ATM, ANZ will partner...
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  • Meaghan Jeffrey
  • 30 October 2014
Lee Barnett will retire from her position as Chief Information Officer at AMP Limited, effective January 2015. She will be replaced by Craig Ryman who is currently AMP’s IT Director. Joe Barker will leave his position as Chief Information Officer...
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  • Meaghan Jeffrey
  • 30 October 2014
Lee Barnett will retire from her position as Chief Information Officer at AMP Limited, effective January 2015. She will be replaced by Craig Ryman who is currently AMP’s IT Director. Joe Barker will leave his position as Chief Information Officer...
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  • Meaghan Jeffrey
  • 29 October 2014
Roy Teo has moved back to the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) as Director & Head of Technology, Payments & Exchanges Development Division. He was previously Global Head of Investment Bank Technology Risk at Barclaysq. John Brisco has been appointed...
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  • Meaghan Jeffrey
  • 29 October 2014
The world of data within financial services is about to become “messy”, according to Prashant Argawal, Director of Edge (Group Innovation) at AIA. Speaking as part of a panel discussion at FST Media’s banking conference in Singapore, Argawal explained, “The...
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  • Meaghan Jeffrey
  • 25 September 2014
The race is on to be the best digital bank, as technology takes on a fundamental role in the way banks are managed, and the overall future of banking, according to New Zealand Bankers’ Association Chief Executive, Kirk Hope. In...
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  • Meaghan Jeffrey
  • 25 September 2014
Financial services organisations face the prospect of paying for the data they already have today and purchasing it from disruptors such as Apple and Google, according to Deane Johns, Chief Information Officer at NZ Association of Credit Unions. Participating in...
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  • Meaghan Jeffrey
  • 25 September 2014
Jo Brothers will join Westpac New Zealand as  Social and Digital Innovation Director, she will leave her current role as Air New Zealand’s Global Head of Social Media and join the bank in mid-October. Gordon Goetzmann has resigned as Chief...
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  • Meaghan Jeffrey
  • 24 September 2014
The New Zealand financial services sector has the highest level of security maturity across all industry types, according to Donnie Krassiyenko, Market Analyst at IDC New Zealand. IDC NZ released a study suggesting that financial services organisations in New Zealand...
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  • Meaghan Jeffrey
  • 24 September 2014
For the first time in FST Media’s history, next-gen entrepreneurs at the Future of Payments conference were given a unique opportunity to pitch their wares against each other in front of the most senior and influential decision makers in financial...
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  • Meaghan Jeffrey
  • 24 September 2014
Westpac NZ continues to make strides in the digital and innovation space, after securing Air New Zealand’s Global Head of Social Media, Jo Brothers, who will join the bank in the newly created role of Social and Digital Innovation Director....
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  • Meaghan Jeffrey
  • 24 September 2014
John Laurens will leave his role as Head of Global Payments and Cash Management at HSBC to take on the role of Head of Global Transaction Services at DBS Bank, effective November 10 and will relocate from Hong Kong to...
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  • FST Media
  • 17 September 2014
ING Direct’s CEO Vaughn Richtor discusses how digital channels are pivotal for engaging millenials and building financial literacy.
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  • Meaghan Jeffrey
  • 17 September 2014
BNZ’s Head of Digital, Stephen Bowe, took to the stage today at FST Media’s Technology and Innovation – The Future of Banking and Financial Services conference in Auckland today to announce the bank’s imminent launch of an online community digital...
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