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Hong Kong opens door to fintech

Hong Kong. Credit: Mike Behnken. Following in the path of London and Singapore, Norman T.L. Chan, chief executive at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) announced the launch of a fintech innovation hub and a supervisory sandbox at the Treasury Markets Summit 2016. Chan said that there was a widespread perception that: “The development of »

ABN manager takes steps towards private cloud

ABN Amro embraces private cloud for testing

Mobile Labs, an Atlanta-based mobile app testing provider, has announced a deal with Dutch bank ABN Amro to provide access to deviceConnect, Mobile Labs’ private cloud solution for mobile testing. The deviceConnect service is run on a machine the size of a photocopier located inside the customer firm and connected to the customer’s private  internal »

Australian bank moves towards continuous delivery

The Australian Bendigo and Adelaide Bank has chosen TestPlant’s eggPlant tool to implement automated testing. The test automation project, which began in Q2 of this year, was conducted in cooperation with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). The implementation enabled Bendigo and Adelaide Bank to move from manual testing to automated testing and continuous delivery. The eggPlant »

Round-up: Regulatory and Company News

MAS opens fintech lab to foster innovation and help start-ups The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has announced that it will open a FinTech Innovation Lab inside the MAS building. The regulator said that the lab, called Looking Glass @ MAS after the novel by Lewis Caroll, will help the foster fintech solutions in cooperation »

Bats MiFID II record-keeping solution ready for testing

Global exchange operator Bats has made its MiFID II record keeping solution available for testing 16 months before reporting obligations come into force. Under the upcoming EU regulation, venues will be required to maintain a record of all orders advertised. The solution will store all the data that is required under MiFID II. The data »

HPE releases new version of Mobile Center

Technology vendor Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has released a new version of its mobile testing platform, Mobile Center 2.0. This latest version will integrate with the Amazon Device Farm on Amazon Web Services. The HPE Mobile Center facilitates the monitoring and execution of security, manual, functional, and performance testing by providing a single platform to »

LSEG releases reporting functionality for incoming EU regulation

UnaVista, a reporting platform developed by the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) for the EMIR and MiFID reporting regimes, has made MIFIR transaction reporting available for user acceptance testing. The feature comes 17 months before reporting obligations come into force. UnaVista facilitates transaction reporting helping firms speed up the process by collecting information that is »

Canadian exchange chooses Inceptrum for automated testing

The Toronto-based Canadian Securities Exchange will use FIX Testbench, a product developed by Canadian FIX solutions provider Inceptrum, to test its trading infrastructure. The testbench is a solution for automated functional, performance, and stress testing. David Timpany, Vice President, Technology & Operations, CSE said that the exchange chose Inceptrum because it had provided flexible and »

The QA Financial expert interview: Maksim Evdokimov, Tinkoff Bank

The QA Financial expert interview: Maksim Evdokimov, Tinkoff Bank

Maksim Evdokimov is the vice president of mobile services at Tinkoff Bank, which was launched ten years ago as Russia’s first digital bank. Based on the model of Capital One in the US, Tinkoff now claims more than five million customers and offers a range of financial products including cards, current accounts, and e-wallets. Evdokimov »

NCC Group accredited by CBEST for threat intelligence

Manchester-based cyber security firm, NCC Group, has received CBEST accreditation to provide threat intelligence for financial firms. CBEST is the Bank of England’s shared framework for testing the vulnerability of major financial firms to cyber attacks. According to CBEST guidelines, financial firms hire threat intelligence providers to gather and analyse information on potential threats and »

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