• Register
Return to: Home > News > Strategy

Latest News - Strategy

Dubai to grant temporary financial services licence to fintech firms

  • Published: 26 May 2017

Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) has decided to allow fintech firms to apply for a restricted financial services license to foster innovation in Dubai.. read more

Archover secures full FCA authorisation

  • Published: 26 May 2017

ArchOver, a P2P business lending platform in the UK, has received full authorisation from Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) to function as P2P lending platform.. read more

PostFinance taps Diebold Nixdorf to upgrade ATM network

  • Published: 26 May 2017

Swiss lender PostFinance has signed an eight-year service agreement with Germany’s Diebold Nixdorf to upgrade its ATM network.. read more

R3 raises $107m in fresh investment round

  • Published: 24 May 2017

Distributed ledger technology firm R3 has raised $107m in fresh round of funding to accelerate technology development and expand strategic partnerships for product deployment.. read more

Paytm launches payments bank in India

  • Published: 23 May 2017

Paytm, an India-based mobile wallet and e-commerce company, has launched payments bank in India, offering an annual interest of 4% for all saving accounts.. read more

DoFinance forays into Asian market

  • Published: 22 May 2017

DoFinance, a Latvia-based fintech player in online lending and investment management, has opened a representative office in Indonesia as part of its expansion strategy.. read more

ADGM joins R3 blockchain consortium

  • Published: 19 May 2017

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has become a member of blockchain consortium R3, the first regulatory body in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to do so.. read more

ING rewarded for employee wellbeing programme at RBI Awards

  • Author: Douglas Blakey
  • Published: 19 May 2017

ING’s WQ Programme –it stands for Wellbeing Quotient – has been recognised at RBI’s annual global awards, sponsored by Fiserv.. read more

JCB International partners with Sberbank to enhance card acceptance in Russia

  • Published: 19 May 2017

JCB International (JCBI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of JCB, has signed an agreement with Russian lender Sberbank to enhance its card acceptance in Russia.. read more

Paytm receives $1.4bn cash infusion from Japanese SoftBank

  • Published: 19 May 2017

Paytm, an India-based mobile wallet and e-commerce company, has raised $1.4bn from Japanese internet and telecom conglomerate SoftBank in the latest round of funding.. read more

US derivatives regulator launches fintech lab

  • Published: 18 May 2017

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has launched a new lab dedicated to support innovators in the fintech space.. read more

Nordea collects RBI Award for IT Transformation

  • Author: Douglas Blakey
  • Published: 17 May 2017

Nordea is driving a large number of digital projects that will improve its service offerings, such as new online banking platforms, mobile payments and analytics tools. And now Nordea has collected the RBI award for IT Transformation at the annual global RBI Awards reports Douglas Blakey. read more

Carrefour, BNP Paribas roll out new mobile payment platform in France

  • Published: 16 May 2017

French retailer Carrefour and banking giant BNP Paribas have introduced a new mobile payment platform that will allow retailers to provide consumers with new shopping experience.. read more

UnionPay partners with Halyk Bank to roll out QuickPass in Kazakhstan

  • Published: 15 May 2017

UnionPay International, a subsidiary of China UnionPay, has partnered with Kazakhstan-based Halyk Bank to launch its host card emulation (HCE) and tokenisation based mobile payment service, QuickPass, in the country this year.. read more

Swedbank takes over payment firm PayEx

  • Published: 12 May 2017

Swedish lender Swedbank has acquired payment service provider PayEx for an undisclosed amount.. read more

Winners of 2017 Global Retail Banking Awards revealed

  • Published: 12 May 2017

Retail Banker International (RBI) is delighted to announce the recipients of the 2017 Global Retail Banking Awards, sponsored by Fiserv. read more

UnionPay teams up with Sberbank to enhance card acceptance in Russia

  • Published: 12 May 2017

UnionPay International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of China UnionPay, has partnered with Russian lender Sberbank to enhance its card acceptance in Russia.. read more

Citi invests in distributed ledger technology provider Axoni

  • Published: 12 May 2017

US banking major Citi has invested in Axoni, a New York-based provider of distributed ledger technology to the financial services sector.. read more

Wells Fargo to cut additional $2bn in costs

  • Published: 12 May 2017

US banking group Wells Fargo is set to reduce costs by another $2bn by 2019 in the wake of a sales scandal.. read more

Kreditech raises EUR110m from online payment processor PayU

  • Published: 11 May 2017

German fintech start-up Kreditech has raised EUR110m in fresh round of funding from Online payments firm PayU, which is owned by South Africa’s Naspers Group.. read more


Privacy Policy

We have updated our privacy policy. In the latest update it explains what cookies are and how we use them on our site. To learn more about cookies and their benefits, please view our privacy policy. Please be aware that parts of this site will not function correctly if you disable cookies. By continuing to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy unless you have disabled them.