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.
Movers & Shakers | August–September, 201807/09/2018 Patrick Buncsi News
August saw a number of high-profile appointments and departures across the financial services sector, with noteworthy additions to Westpac, AMP, and Standard Chartered Bank.
Trust in FSIs hits new low, customers seek alternatives03/08/2018 Patrick Buncsi News
Trust in Australia’s financial services industry has taken a battering, with nearly one in three customers revealing their confidence in the industry has deteriorated significantly, according to a recent survey by Deloitte and Salesforce.
Movers & Shakers | July–August, 201803/08/2018 Patrick Buncsi News
July saw a number of high-profile appointments and departures across the financial services sector, with noteworthy additions to Macquarie, NAB, and OCBC Bank.