US software firm Fundtech has launched a service that enables US banks to outsource their SWIFTNet connection. The main feature of SWIFTNet ServiceBureau is IGTplus (inter-bank gateway), a software solution that enables straight-through processing of SWIFT messages and connectivity to SWIFTNet. IGTplus also offers a Java-based user interface for message entry, monitoring and control.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.