Fintech Analyst Report - Issue 235

Sarah Mason

25 June 2021

Issue 236 of the Metia Fintech Analyst Report looks at how the pandemic has driven the uptake of digital capabilities in both resiliency planning and electronic loan trading. We also uncover technology investment priorities from 25 CIOs, where the investment opportunities lie for wealth managers in Germany, and how low-code capabilities can accelerate digital transformation. Stories on increased efficiencies in wholesale banking and the current top insurtech disruptors also feature.

IDC: The need for digital resiliency
Following the COVID-19 pandemic, it is now clear that business resiliency is dependent on digital capabilities. To adapt and rapidly respond to change, banks must invest in digital resiliency.

Celent: 2021 chief information officer survey
Interviews with 25 CIOs and senior technology leaders of global market infrastructure reveal their future investment priorities, including a strong demand for more agile technology, microservices, and data models.

Greenwich Associates: Loan market needs technology injection
Following the growth of electronic bond trading, fuelled by the pandemic-induced technology surge, this report examines if the loan market can make similar strides forward.

Aite Group: Generating efficiencies in wholesale banking
Technology seamlessly slotted into existing infrastructures has the ability to bring new capabilities and more efficient services resulting in lower costs for banks and better outcomes for end users.

Forrester: Top insurtech disrupters
As insurtechs continue to disrupt the market, incumbents must understand where investment is flowing to capitalise on emerging opportunities. This infographic highlights key growth areas.

GlobalData: Wealth management opportunities in Germany
With a significant rise in Germany’s high net worth and mass affluent individuals, opportunities for wealth managers are numerous. This report examines wealth and retail savings and investment markets.

Aite Group: Low-code capabilities aiding digital transformation
Despite the need for rapid digital transformation, many challenges stand in the way of innovation for financial services firms. Low-code capabilities can help accelerate the delivery of new offerings.

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