Fintech Analyst Report - Issue 196

Sarah Mason

20 March 2020

Issue #196 of the Fintech Analyst Report looks at how banking CIOs can plan for 2030, banking software in the cloud, increased demand for MRM and the impact of COVID-19 on Chinese fintech.

Celent: The need for ALM in responding to COVID-19

COVID-19 is exacerbating many issues for banks as clients face cashflow pressures. As the pandemic increases these threats, asset-liability management (ALM) strategies are crucial in limiting the impact on the balance sheet.

Kapronasia: Chinese fintech and COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak has brought China’s economy to a virtual standstill. Yet Chinese fintech giants are seeing opportunities to develop digital solutions to mitigate the pandemic’s impact.

Gartner: Planning for banking industry scenarios in 2030

Rapid changes require quick responses from banking CIOs. But what about long term planning? Banking and investment services to think strategically about the future of their organisation.

IDC: Data as an asset

Data is the backbone of any digital effort. But technology leaders need to first determine what legacy data should be in-scope and how to transform it into digital data.

Forrester: Banking software in the cloud

Few financial services firms can leverage the agility and economies of scale of software-as-a-service (SaaS). But it's not because of a lack of available options.

Chartis: Effective MRM in a new age

Model risk management (MRM) has usually been an area of relatively low spend. This is changing, with the demand for third-party MRM systems featuring more sophisticated models increasing.

TABB Group: AI in sell-side equity algorithms

Now more than ever, not keeping up with AI development work means you’re going backwards. Consolidation in the algorithmic trading space will continue.

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