All articles by Imogen Rayfield

Imogen Rayfield

UniCredit and IBM make billion dollar deal

Technology company IBM has inked a 10 year deal to overhaul the existing IT infrastructure of Italy’s largest bank by assets, UniCredit.

China’s Sina to launch online banking service

Chinese online media company Sina is to launch an online banking platform called WeiBank later this year.

ICICI team up with Movida on mobile payments

ICICI Bank, India’s second largest bank by assets, is to launch a mobile payment and purchase service to its customers through a partnership with Movida, the joint mobile payments venture of Visa and Monetise.

RBC unveils Secure Cloud mobile payments service

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), the nation’s largest bank by assets and market capitalisation, is to launch an NFC payments service that will store client data in the cloud instead of the phone.

Vodafone and ICICI Bank continue roll out of M-Pesa in India

Vodafone and ICICI Bank, India’s second largest bank by assets have continued their roll out of mobile money transfer and payment service M-Pesa by launching it in Rajasthan.

SocGen rolls out contactless payment service with Oberthur

France’s third largest bank by assets, Société Générale has launched an NFC Visa payment service in Strasbourg using French company Oberthur Technologies Trusted Service Manager (TSM) platform.

CB Bank to be first to issue Visa and MasterCard cards in Myanmar

The Co-Operative Bank (CB Bank), the second oldest commercial bank in Myanmar, has revealed it wants to be the first bank in the country to issue Visa and MasterCard credit cards.

G&D solution allows BankDhofar to issue cards instantly

BankDhofar, headquatered in Oman, has announced it is to begin issuing cards in branch.

Personalised debit card to be launched by UBA

Lagos based United Bank for Africa (UBA) is to introduce a personalised debit card.

Generations Bank mygenmobile doubles expected growth

Generations Bank’s mobile banking app, mygenmobile, has doubled the company’s predictions for uptake.