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19 March

Robinhood goes live in the UK 

It is officially now possible to use Robinhood anywhere in the UK as it has launched in the country. 

Customers can feasibly receive more for their money with Robinhood since it offers them access to over 6,000 international companies listed on US markets, with free commissions and no foreign exchange (FX) expenses on transactions. 

The broker also revealed support for a number of additional features, such as web assistance, incentives for registering, and a programme for friends and family referrals. 

22 March

REYL Intesa Sanpaolo names its next CEO and board of directors 

REYL Intesa Sanpaolo has appointed François Reyl as a new member of its board of directors and chairman of the strategic committee and Pasha Bakhtiar, who is currently a partner and member of the executive committee, is set to serve as the bank’s next CEO and chairman of the executive committee. 

Following a 13-year run as an investment banker and M&A lawyer, Reyl began his career with the bank in 2002 as head of development and rose to the position of CEO in 2008. 

22 March

AI and cloud computing rank in top technological dangers  

The most significant rising risks to global financial institutions are technology, cybercrime, and business disruption. 

These have been fuelled by the artificial intelligence explosion, as well as worries about the usage of cloud computing, which appear for the first time in this annual study, according to the 2024 ORX Horizon research into 48 global financial services businesses. 

21 March

BNP Paribas enhances its offerings in Thailand 

As BNP Paribas Securities (Thailand) formally opens its onshore wealth management presence in Thailand, BNP Paribas Wealth Management intends to increase its local coverage and client asset base. 

In an effort to better assist customers in Thailand, the bank plans to triply increase the quantity of relationship managers handling Thai clients’ assets over the course of the next three years. 

20 March

Indosuez Wealth Management sets up branch in Portugal 

Indosuez Wealth Management has expanded its services into new European markets by launching a branch in Lisbon, Portugal, strengthening its footprint in the Iberian Peninsula. 

The office, which is situated at Avenida da Liberdade 190 2ºB, will employ nine people (private bankers, advisers, and commercial assistants) to support family offices, large families, business owners, and foreign nationals residing in Portugal.