The purpose of this section is to provide delegates with video clips and audio streams relating to relevant market topics.
Chris Gibbons chats to Monica Singer, CEO Strate about the upcoming Strate GIBS Fintech Innovation 2017 Conference.
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Preparatory work between Strate and ZAR X has taken place to implement a unique settlement cycle, which showcases the flexibility of Strate’s equities clearing and settlement technology to settle on any cycle that an exchange requires
Strate has welcomed the official go-live of South Africa’s newest bourse, ZAR X, after successfully integrating the exchange into Strate’s clearing and settlement platforms. Preparatory work between Strate and ZAR X has taken place to implement a unique settlement cycle, which showcases the flexibility of Strate’s equities clearing and settlement technology to settle on any cycle that an exchange requires.
Strate has embarked on a new journey that will enhance its service delivery to the market, creating two new divisions, CSD Operations and Fractal Solutions. The changes in the company’s structure are needed to support a new strategy that embraces disruptive technologies and continuous evolution of our core business.
Since being propelled into the spotlight in 2009, the FinTech industry has grown exponentially and now stands at more 12,000 FinTech companies worldwide.
The Future of Money session at Sibos has become the “crystal ball” identifying major disruptive trends that are likely to affect the financial services industry in coming years.
FinTech and new technologies are definitely the hot topic of the moment – and often contrasted with a view that incumbent banks are slow to innovate or change. What can be learned from FinTechs? Where have banks incorporated new agile methods of developing, testing and launching products – through accelerators, incubators and hackathons
For over a decade, cyberattacks have been increasing in number and complexity. Threats are more sophisticated than ever with highly organised and well-trained cyber criminals, prepared to play a patient long game to achieve their aims.
The bad guys that live in the shadows are smart, well-resourced and are more focused than ever on the banking community – simply because that’s where the money is.
Eight years on from the financial crisis and market conditions remain challenging.
Farzam Ehsani, Leader of Rand Merchant Bank’s ‘Blockchain’ initiative on the implications of Blockchain technologies for banking specifically
Tanya Knowles, head of Innovation and Projects at Strate, South Africa’s authorised Central Securities Depository, explains the worldwide investment in Blockchain technology and the potential reach it has.
Farzam Ehsani, Leader of Rand Merchant Bank’s ‘Blockchain’ Initiative explains Bitcoin and how it differs from Blockchain