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RBI approves 100% FDI in other financial services

  • 11,20,21,10,2016

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has given the go-ahead to 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) under the automatic route in 'other financial services'. read more

BNP Paribas and Credit Mutuel to merge their digital wallets

  • 11,18,21,10,2016

A pair of digital wallets backed by French banking groups BNP Paribas and Credit Mutuel are set to merge into a unified platform. read more

FirstRand Bank to close retail and SME lending operations in India

  • 10,57,21,10,2016

South African lender FirstRand Bank is set to shut down its retail and small and medium enterprises (SME) lending business in India. read more

Societe Generale sets up new technology hub

  • 10,50,21,10,2016

French banking group Societe Generale has launched a technology, dubbed The Dunes , to support its digital transformation. read more

BFC Bank secures UK banking licence

  • 13,49,20,10,2016

BFC Bank, a subsidiary of the Bahrain Financing Company money transfer group, has received a UK banking licence from the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). read more

Majority of Americans believe banks failing to keep up with times

  • 13,41,20,10,2016

Three of five Americans hold the view that traditional banks are failing to keep pace with today’s connected times, according to a survey by San Francisco based early-stage venture capital firm Blumberg Capital. read more

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Brazilian banks embracing social media

  • 14,33,20,10,2016

Brazil is a huge market with a large amount of potential. With a population of over 200 million people, there are still a startling 65 million people over the age of 15 that are unbanked. One of the ways Brazilian banks are looking to attract this market is through social media. Patrick Brusnahan writes read more

Saving millennials’ savings

  • 17,00,13,10,2016

In the United Kingdom, saving has seen a downfall in popularity, particularly with younger consumers. With low interest rates flooding the market, few millennial consumers feel that they can save well or even save at all. New mobile services are hoping to change that perception. Patrick Brusnahan investigates read more

How can the Internet of Things improve the banking experience?

  • 15,15,13,10,2016

The Digital Banking Club’s latest debate, at the formidable Law Society HQ in London, honed in on the Internet of Things and how it could aid financial services. The discussion covered a number of trends, including payments, wearables and customer needs. Patrick Brusnahan reports read more

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Surely not? ING eyes up possible UK return

  • 13,33,19,10,2016

It was the market that ING never cracked – but it may be about to have another shot. Douglas Blakey writes read more

W&G soap opera continues to run; surely CYBG will not come to the rescue?

  • 10,17,29,09,2016

Clydesdale & Yorkshire has been on an aggressive branch right-sizing drive for the past four years. read more

Tangerine – ripe for international expansion?

  • 13,11,26,09,2016

Is Scotiabank planning to roll out its digital sub-brand Tangerine internationally? Douglas Blakey comments read more

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