If you've listened to Open Banking debates over the last eighteen months, you'll be used to hearing how banks will lose out to newer, nimbler, more technologically adept fintech competitors. Business models will be undermined, services disaggregated, customers poached.
There's no denying that banks will be challenged by Open Banking. But what's often overlooked, are the many advantages banks enjoy which will give them a competitive advantage.
Banks have an existing financial relationship with millions of consumers. They are repositories of trust and no matter what the Open Banking landscape looks like, banks are likely to remain at the heart of it.
Here are 5 ways in which banks will benefit from the move to Open Banking:
To make the most of open banking, banks need a low-overhead, fast-moving, low-code development environment. This allows them to react faster, getting new products, services and technologies to market in time to make the biggest impact and capture the greatest market share.
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