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Featuring a round-up of the banking tech space, including important acquisitions, new signings, project failures, the latest gossip, plus an in-depth analysis of the risk management endeavours. You can also read about ABN Amro’s overhaul of the ATM network and how Jordan is set to become the first country in the world to move to Swift’s MX messaging standard.
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Banking technology news from across the globe
Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD) is pondering a core system revamp to replace its Ethix system, supplied by regional vendor, ITS. The selection process is expected to begin next year.
March saw JPMorgan Chase's £2.1 billion sale of its physical commodities trading business to Mercuria Energy Group of Switzerland take top spot of financial services' M&A activity. The deal includes global crude, North American power, North American natural gas, European power and gas, base metals, coal and the Henry Bath metals warehousing unit but excludes JPMorgan Chase's metal brokerage business including its London Metal Exchange ring dealing team which will remain with the US investment bank.
Yemen Bank for Reconstruction and Development (YBRD) has completed its installation of Temenos' T24 to underpin its newly launched Islamic banking business, after a six-month implementation project.
India-based Miles Software has been gaining ground in Africa with its fund management and administration software, with Asia Pacific also now in its sights.
Bank Mandiri Cayman Islands (BMCI) has selected Flexcube from Oracle FSS as its new core banking system. Being replaced is the bank's 17-year-old IBIS system, supplied by Financial Objects (now part of Temenos).
National Australia Bank (NAB) is nearing the completion of an overhaul of its global trade finance business with Misys' Trade Innovation. Its New Zealand-based subsidiary, BNZ, is expected to go live in September this year, after the system was rolled out to its Asian locations over the last 15 months.