Interview with IDB's Amir Tal on the tech arms race

Amir Tal, first vice-president and head of treasury trading at the Israel Discount Bank of New York (IDB), discusses the technology arms battle facing smaller banks. Attending the annual FX Week USA congress in New York for the third time, Tal gives a frank view of the uphill challenge regional banks face on the technology front, including the need for improved interfaces and straight-through processing. But he differentiates smaller banks as providing a "human touch" to deliver exceptional

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