Chatbot Mia, here we go again: UBank to release third AI assistant12/02/2019 Patrick Buncsi News
NAB subsidiary, UBank, has announced the forthcoming release of what is likely the world’s first home loan adviser chatbot.
Thorburn and Henry resign from NAB07/02/2019 Anonymous News
Following a swift trading halt this afternoon, NAB has announced the resignation of its chief executive Andrew Thorburn and chairman Ken Henry.
Royal Commission report demands new oversight body for ASIC, APRA04/02/2019 Patrick Buncsi News
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has confirmed the Federal Government will “take action” on all 76 recommendations of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services, which was released today.
One ring to pay them all: Bankwest reveals big bump in Halo purchases30/01/2019 Patrick Buncsi News
A shameless gimmick, an everyday tool, or a digital payments revolution? The verdict may still be out, but one year on from its launch, Bankwest has hailed its novel, ring-based payments solution – dubbed 'Halo' – an unalloyed success, with more than a quarter of all Halo customer purchases made through the device.
ASB nabs Craig Sims from ANZ30/01/2019 Patrick Buncsi News
Craig Sims will be ASB Bank's new executive general manager, retail banking, filling a near six-month vacancy at the NZ-based bank.
Neal Cross departs DBS to join Aussie fintech29/01/2019 Patrick Buncsi News
After a five-year stint as DBS Bank’s Chief Innovation Officer, Neal Cross has announced his departure from the Singapore-based financial services heavyweight, joining local fintech PictureWealth as company chair.
Movers and Shakers | November – December, 201818/12/2018 Patrick Buncsi News
November and December have seen a number of high-profile appointments and departures across the financial services sector, with noteworthy additions to Bupa, CIMB and DBS Bank.
Australian fintech secures banking licence18/12/2018 Patrick Buncsi News
Xinja has moved a significant step closer to formally joining Australia’s banking fraternity, with APRA granting the digital-only fintech a restricted banking licence.
Movers and Shakers | October – November, 201806/11/2018 Patrick Buncsi News
October saw a number of high-profile appointments and departures across the financial services sector, with noteworthy additions to CBA, NAB, and ANZ.
SWIFT launches real-time fraud detection service24/10/2018 Patrick Buncsi News
SWIFT, the global standards body and network for cross-border financial transactions, has announced the release of a new cloud-based transaction fraud detection service.
Movers and Shakers | September–October, 201810/10/2018 Patrick Buncsi News
September saw a number of high-profile appointments and departures across the financial services sector, with noteworthy additions to NAB, QBE, and Standard Chartered Bank.
FST Gov bags #TechDiversity award01/10/2018 Patrick Buncsi News
FST Government has been formally honoured for its commitment to gender parity, receiving a Merit Award in Media at the #TechDiversity Awards in Melbourne last Thursday.
The origins of LifeView: a look at MLC’s world first ‘legacy-free’ integrated platform21/09/2018 Patrick Buncsi News
With a sudden divestment by NAB and snap acquisition by Japanese insurance giant Nippon Life, MLC Life Insurance was faced with an immediate – and potentially existential – question: what to do with the impending shutdown of their digital operations platform – the backbone of the insurer's entire business?
MAS to mandate six cyber resilience measures for FSIs14/09/2018 Patrick Buncsi News
Singapore’s chief financial regulator, MAS, has issued a prospective list of six mandated cybersecurity compliance measures aimed at boosting FSIs' cyber resilience and guarding against cyberattacks.