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Nomura sets up new subsidiary to promote business development

  • Published: 5 Apr 2017

Japanese bank Nomura has launched a new subsidiary that will focus on new business development and open innovation.. read more

Visa rolls out upgraded transaction data for Amazon Business customers in UK

  • Published: 5 Apr 2017

Visa has rolled out enhanced transaction data for Amazon Business purchases, allowing the customers of the major UK lenders to view their orders in detail.. read more

Lloyds to shrink branch sizes as customers go digital

  • Published: 4 Apr 2017

British banking group Lloyds is set to reduce the size of hundreds of its branches in response to increasing adoption by digital banking channels by customers.. read more

Bahrain turns to Singapore to develop own fintech hub

  • Published: 4 Apr 2017

The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) has collaborated with Singapore Fintech Consortium (SFC) and UAE-based Trucial Investment Partners to develop a fintech ecosystem and regulatory framework.. read more

The Digital Banking Club Launches the 2017 European Power 50 Awards - Nominations Now Sought

  • Published: 3 Apr 2017

The Digital Banking Club (DBC) launches its fourth annual Power 50 awards of the most influential people in mobile and online financial services, the only independent ranking in digital financial services in Europe.. read more

Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ joins Ripple’s interbank group for global payments

  • Published: 3 Apr 2017

The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (BTMU), the banking unit of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial (MUFG), has joined Ripple’s interbank group for global payments based on distributed financial technology – Global Payments Steering Group.. read more

Fino Paytech receives approval to launch payment bank

  • Published: 3 Apr 2017

Mobile payment firm Fino Paytech has secured the final licence from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to establish Fino Payments Bank.. read more

Wells Fargo and Axis Bank strike bilateral remittance pact

  • Published: 31 Mar 2017

Indian private sector lender Axis Bank has tied up with US banking major Wells Fargo to offer remittance facility for its NRI-customers in the US.. read more

DIB launches Shariah-compliant bank in Indonesia

  • Published: 28 Mar 2017

Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) has forayed into the Asia Pacific with the launch of Panin Dubai Syariah Bank (PDSB) in Indonesia.. read more

Scotiabank, Cardtronics extend ATM deal at 7-Eleven Canada stores

  • Published: 27 Mar 2017

The Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank) has extended its ATM branding agreement with Cardtronics to give its customers surcharge-free ATM access at over 640 Scotiabank-branded ATMs at 7-Eleven Canada stores across Canada.. read more

RBS to shutter 158 branches

  • Published: 24 Mar 2017

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is set to shut down 158 branches in Britain and Ireland, putting hundreds of jobs at risk.. read more

Accenture to buy payments consulting firm First Annapolis

  • Published: 24 Mar 2017

Accenture has agreed to acquire payments consulting and advisory firm First Annapolis Consulting for an undisclosed sum.. read more

CBA, Austrade ink fintech collaboration agreement

  • Published: 24 Mar 2017

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) and Austrade have inked a collaboration pact to encourage the flow of fintech innovation between Australia and the UK.. read more

Deutsche Bank sets up innovation lab in New York City

  • Published: 23 Mar 2017

German banking group Deutsche Bank has launched an innovation lab in Lower Manhattan’s Fulton Center in New York City.. read more

Maybank, CIMB to allow contactless payments via Alipay in Malaysia

  • Published: 23 Mar 2017

Malayan Banking and CIMB Bank have partnered with Ant Financial Services Group, an affiliate of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, to provide Alipay as an alternative of cashless payment for Chinese tourists visiting Malaysia.. read more

Winners revealed: the 8th annual Retail Banker International Asia Trailblazer Awards

  • Author: Douglas Blakey
  • Published: 22 Mar 2017

A record number of entries, a record number of categories and a full house at the Parkroyal on Pickering, Singapore for the 8th annual Retail Banker International Asia Trailblazer Awards sponsored by Tagit Mobile.. read more

IBM, SecureKey collaborate to develop blockchain digital identity network

  • Published: 21 Mar 2017

Tech giant IBM and Canadian identity and security provider SecureKey have teamed up to develop a digital identity network based on blockchain technology.. read more

Alior Bank to downsize branch network; invest $100m in technology

  • Published: 20 Mar 2017

Poland's Alior Bank has unveiled plans to trim its branch network and invest in technology in response to the rise of digital banking channels.. read more

iSentric collaborates with Public Bank to launch m-payment solution in Malaysia

  • Published: 17 Mar 2017

iSentric has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary iSentric Sdn Bhd has signed an agreement with Public Bank to collectively develop and launch a mobile payment solution for the Malaysian market.. read more

Diebold Nixdorf plans to offload legacy Diebold business in UK

  • Published: 17 Mar 2017

Diebold Nixdorf, a provider of self-service solutions, is planning to divest its legacy Diebold business in the UK after the country’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) observed that a structural remedy is required in the UK business.. read more


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