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R3 partners with MAS to launch blockchain lab in Singapore

  • Published: 9 Nov 2016

Distributed ledger technology firm R3 has partnered with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to launch a new lab devoted to the emerging technology.. read more

Tesco Bank hit by cyber attack

  • Published: 8 Nov 2016

Tesco Bank, owned by Britain's biggest retailer Tesco, has frozen accounts after an online heist that resulted in cash being stolen from 20,000 accounts.. read more

Online lender Spotcap launches operations in UK

  • Published: 8 Nov 2016

Spotcap, a Germany-based online lender for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), has expanded into the UK market.. read more

eCurrency Mint, BRM partner to launch digital currency in West Africa

  • Published: 7 Nov 2016

eCurrency Mint has collaborated with Banque Régionale de Marchés (BRM) to provide a digital currency in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU).. read more

Deutsche Bank receives regulatory nod for Hua Xia stake sale

  • Published: 4 Nov 2016

Deutsche Bank has secured the go-ahead from the China Banking Regulatory Commission for sale of its stake in China’s Hua Xia.. read more

Australia and Ontario securities watchdogs ink fintech support deal

  • Published: 3 Nov 2016

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) have signed an agreement to support innovative financial technology companies in the two markets.. read more

Abu Dhabi Global Market sets up fintech regulatory lab

  • Published: 2 Nov 2016

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), which is Abu Dhabi’s international financial centre, has launched a regulatory laboratory (RegLab) to support innovation in the financial technology space.. read more

TD Bank launches online education portal

  • Author: Patrick Brusnahan
  • Published: 1 Nov 2016

TD Bank, in partnership with education technology company EverFi, has launched the TD Bank Learning Centre, an online portal for financial education.. read more

UniCredit concludes Ukrsotsbank sale to ABH Holdings

  • Published: 1 Nov 2016

Italian banking group UniCredit has completed the sale of a 99.9% stake in Ukraine’s Ukrsotsbank to ABH Holdings (ABHH).. read more

Ant Financial makes strategic investment in Ascend Money

  • Published: 1 Nov 2016

Ant Financial, the financial services affiliate of Alibaba Group, has agreed to make a strategic investment in Ascend Money, the online-payments arm of Thai conglomerate Charoen Pokphand Group.. read more

HSBC establishes new R&D lab for fintech in Hong Kong

  • Published: 1 Nov 2016

HSBC has launched a research and development innovation laboratory (RDI Lab) in Hong Kong in collaboration with the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) to support innovation in the financial technology space.. read more

Former Barclays CEO launches fintech business

  • Published: 31 Oct 2016

Antony Jenkins, the former CEO of British banking group Barclays, has launched a new fintech business, named 10x Future Technologies.. read more

Chinese payment platform Alipay enters into agreement with Commonwealth Bank

  • Published: 31 Oct 2016

Alipay, a Chinese online payment platform run by Alibaba spin-out Ant Financial, has entered into an agreement with Commonwealth Bank of Australia to provide payment solutions for Australian and Chinese consumers and retailers.. read more

DBS Bank to snap up ANZ's operations in five Asian markets

  • Published: 31 Oct 2016

DBS Bank has agreed to buy Australia and New Zealand Banking Group's (ANZ) retail banking and wealth management business in five Asian markets for nearly SGD110m.. read more

ABN Amro, TU Delft partner to develop blockchain applications

  • Published: 28 Oct 2016

Dutch banking group ABN Amro has joined forces with Dutch university TU Delft to develop complex blockchain applications.. read more

The expansion of the prepaid footprint and digital innovations In Europe

  • Published: 28 Oct 2016

One day, four sessions, and multiple keynote speakers from leading Italian and European companies, have outlined the situation regarding the state of the art prepaid market and its future prospects. read more

Canada regulator launches fintech innovation hub

  • Published: 26 Oct 2016

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has launched a financial technology (fintech) innovation hub and regulatory sandbox to support fintech businesses.. read more

CYBG confirms Williams & Glyn acquisition talks

  • Published: 26 Oct 2016

CYBG, the holding company created after the NAB demerger, has confirmed that it is in discussions with the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) to acquire the latter’s Williams & Glyn business.. read more

Monte dei Paschi to shed 2,600 jobs and close 500 branches

  • Published: 25 Oct 2016

Troubled Italian bank Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena has announced plans to axe 2,600 jobs, shut down 500 branches, and sell business units to boost profitability.. read more

Singapore, South Korea regulators sign fintech agreement

  • Published: 25 Oct 2016

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has signed an agreement with the Korean Financial Services Commission to expand collaboration in the development of financial technology (fintech) services.. read more


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