Important considerations around platforms

06 July 2018 | 0 Petri Syvänne, Head of Global Sales and Business Development, Tieto, talks about the current situation in the transaction banking market and what considerations banks need to be...
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Square takes a breather in banking licence battle

Payments processor Square has temporarily suspended its application to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) for a special purpose banking licence. Square submitted its application to become a deposit-taking bank...
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Square takes a breather in banking license battle

Payments processor Square has temporarily suspended its application to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) for a special purpose banking license. Square submitted its application to become a deposit-taking bank...
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The benefits of Open APIs and RTP for merchants

32 minutes ago | 0 Thomas Sontheimer, Managing Director, Accenture, talks at EBAday 2018 about what makes open banking APIs and real time payments more attractive to merchants than credit cards, what...
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Gaming group Razer moves into mobile payments

Global gaming group Razer has launched a mobile wallet in Malaysia targeted at millennials. The Razer Pay wallet, developed in conjunction with Malaysian congolomerate Berjaya Corporation Berhad can be topped...
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Changes in domestic and cross border payments

1 hour ago | 1 Jerry Norton , Head of Strategy, Financial Services, CGI, talks at EBAday 2018 about the top areas of discussion within the industry today, how the payments market...
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Ascend Money transacts $5 billion in 2017

Ascend Money, Southeast Asia’s leading fintech firm, transacted a total payment volume of USD 5 billion across Southeast Asia in 2017, delivering 400% year-on-year growth compared to 2016. Ascend Money,...
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Fed calls for feedback on adopting ISO 20022 for Fedwire Funds Service

The Federal Reserve Board on Thursday invited public comment on a proposal to adopt the ISO®20022 message format for the Fedwire® Funds Service. If approved, the proposed action would replace...
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Azimo expands its money transfer service from the Nordic countries

Digital money transfer company Azimo has added 10 new countries to its service for customers in Nordic countries. Customers in Denmark, Norway and Sweden are now able to send money...
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Festipay hits the festival circuit in Hungary

Contactless payments at some of Hungary’s largest festivals just got a major upgrade. Using Festipay’s new wristbands, which serve as a combined entry ticket and payment device, and Cellum’s mobile...
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National Bank of Canada invests in local data sharing startup Flinks

National Bank of Canada and Luge Capital have participated in a $1.75 million funding round in 18-month old data aggregation and account verification startup Flinks. Montreal-based Flinks currently connects just...
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Changing influences on corporate liquidity management

21 hours ago | 0 Claus Richter, Chair of the EBA Liquidity Management Working Group, talks at EBAday 2018 about cash forecasting and corporate liquidity management, what impact new regulation and technology...
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Mastercard: Biometric payments to take centre stage under PSD2

Mastercard is forecasting a bright future for biometric technology, as new rules on strong customer authentication under PSD2 come into force across Europe. The European rules aim to tackle online...
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Sberbank switches on support for Google Pay

Sberbank and Google have provided online shops and their clients a new tool for paying for online purchases – Google Pay. Sberbank is the first bank in Russia to support...
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The 5-Step Journey to Customer Continuity


One of the best ways for retailers to differentiate themselves from others is to master the art of delivering exceptional customer experience (CX) by leveraging next-gen tools. Original link
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Walgreens Investing $416 Million in Chinese Retail Pharmacy Chain


Drugstore chain Walgreens will buy the minority stake from China National Accord Medicines Corp. for about $416 million. Original link
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Santander to implement iGTB payments hub

Intellect Global Transaction Banking (iGTB), the corporate banking technology provider from Intellect Design Arena Limited, and Banco Santander, the euro zone's largest bank by market capitalisation, have agreed a deal...
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UK regulators turn the heat up on bank IT failures

UK regulators have given British financial firms a three-month deadline to demonstrate their operational resilience in the event of a cyber attack or IT breakdown. The demand by the Bank...
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Centtrip introduces 'batch payment' feature

Centtrip, an international payments, FX and treasury management specialist, has introduced a unique ‘Batch Payments’ feature that enables corporate clients to pay hundreds of recipients, in any currency, in one...
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Canopy partners with TrueLayer to bring Open Banking to the rental market

TrueLayer, a leading provider of financial APIs, has partnered with rental marketplace Canopy. The integration will enable Canopy’s customers to automatically update their financial information via its RentTracking tool. As...
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