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 2020-02-20 15:49 

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Riksbank to run simulated tests of e-krona...

Sweden's central bank is to begin pilot tests of a digital krona that can work as a complement to cash....

 2020-02-20 15:19 

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JPMorgan and Goldman back new exchange taking on Nyse and Nasdaq...

Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan and Jane Street Capital are the latest Wall Street heavyweights to back a new equities exchange hoping to take on Nyse, Nasdaq and Cboe Global Markets....

 2020-02-20 15:11 

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US bank coalition takes ownership of data sharing firm Akoya...

Fidelity Investments is to spin off its API-based data sharing startup Akoya as an independent entity that will be jointly owned by Fidelity, The Clearing House Payments Co. and eleven of its member banks....

 2020-02-20 14:54 

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Credit Suisse and Instinet first to settle US equities on Paxos blockchain...

Credit Suisse and Instinet have begun settling US securities on a bockchain-based post-trade platform supplied by Paxos....

 2020-02-20 14:00 

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The art of Wardley Mapping Sustainable business goals...

Mapping Sustainable business goals to a technology strategy is as much art as it is computer science. Matthew Adams Founder at Endjin the brains behind the Ocean Mind story, sat down with Richard Peers to discuss how they help organisations do just that u...

 2020-02-20 13:29 

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Morgan Stanley to buy E*Trade for $13bn...

Morgan Stanley has agreed a deal to buy online discount brokerage E*Trade Financial in an all-stock deal worth around $13 billion....

 2020-02-20 12:19 

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Hammers quits ING to take on CEO role at UBS...

Ralph Hammers, the architect of ING's 'Think Forward' digital strategy is quitting the Dutch lender to take over the CEO role at UBS....

 2020-02-20 12:19 

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Hamers quits ING to take on CEO role at UBS...

Ralph Hamers, the architect of ING's 'Think Forward' digital strategy is quitting the Dutch lender to take over the CEO role at UBS....

 2020-02-20 11:28 

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European Union unsure how to regulate Facebook's Libra...

The EU cannot work out exactly what Libra is according to a memo by European Commission executive vice-president, Valdis Dombrovskis....

 2020-02-20 11:16 

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National Stock Exchange of Australia to take on ASX with blockchain-based settlement system...

The National Stock Exchange of Australia is to go head-to-head with the country's leading securities exchange ASX in a joint venture project to introduce a blockchain-based clearing and settlement system....

 2020-02-20 11:07 

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EU sets out plans for Big Data and AI...

The European Commission is to invest EUR2 billion in the creation of an EU cloud alliance as part of an overarching strategy to leverage the region's strong industrial data sets and boost development of AI technologies....

 2020-02-20 10:41 

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Sound advice on Sustainable Investing...

William Armitage, Head of Business Development at Route2, sat down with Richard Peers to discuss Route2's role advising both corporates and investors. If Sustainable Investing is about understanding the data that informs the value of the underlying as...

 2020-02-20 10:34 

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Barclays in Big Brother bother over employee spyware...

Barclays Bank is facing a backlash from employees after installing productivity spyware on staff computers that admonishes individuals if they're not deemed to be working hard enough....

 2020-02-20 09:52 

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Polymer 20 enters circulation amid access to cash crisis...

The long-awaited new plastic 20 notes featuring artist JMW Turner entered circulation across the UK today amid an access to cash crisis which is hitting communities across the country....

 2020-02-20 09:50 

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Tipping point to a low carbon world via Sustainable Finance...

Nicole Anderson, Founder, Managing Partner of The Redsand Group speaks with Richard Peers about the new fund she is launching, expanding on the green and impact FinTech use cases and ventures she has built over the last 8 years. Nicole expands upon how we...

 2020-02-19 16:31 

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Michael Bloomberg will sell his company if elected president...

Michael Bloomberg's campaign team has said he will sell his financial data company if elected president....

 2020-02-19 13:23 

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Ally agrees $2.65bn CardWorks acquisition...

Ally Financial has struck a $2.65 billion deal to buy CardWorks, enabling it to enter the credit card and merchant acquiring sectors....

 2020-02-19 13:12 

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FCA flags regulatory gaps and IT outages as key areas of focus...

In its annual Sector Views report, the UK's Financial Conduct Authority warns of the growing risks to consumers in the retail banking and payments sector, as regulatory protection struggles to keep pace with technology-driven innovation and incumbents...

 2020-02-19 12:24 

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MUFG to invest $700 million in Grab...

MUFG Bank is to invest $700 million in Singapore ride-hailing giant Grab, according to the Nikkei....

 2020-02-19 11:42 

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Coinbase becomes Visa Principal Member...

Coinbase has become the first pure-play cryptocurrency company to gain Visa membership....

 2020-02-19 10:18 

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Standard Chartered hires former Ripple/Facebook exec van Dyke as digital channels lead...

Standard Chartered has hired former Ripple and Facebook executive Kahina van Dyke to spearhead digital channels and data analytics in its corporate bank....

 2020-02-19 09:57 

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Online credit marketplace LendingClub acquires Radius Bank...

P2P pioneer LendingClub is to become the first US fintech to acquire a bank, agreeing a $185 million deal for online-only Radius Bank....

 2020-02-19 00:01 

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Bank of Singapore names Le Cotonnec chief data and innovation officer...

Bank of Singapore has appointed Celine Le Cotonnec to the newly created position of chief data and innovation officer....

 2020-02-19 00:01 

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BitGo buys digital securities platform Harbor...

Crypto custody specialist BitGo is diversifying through the acquisition of digital securities platform Harbor. Financial terms were not disclosed....

 2020-02-18 15:25 

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Citi invests in blockchain-based trade finance network Contour...

Citi has become the latest banking giant to take a stake in Contour, the blockchain-based trade finance platform which made its commercial launch last month....

 2020-02-18 11:25 

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Hay joins Aussie neobank revolution...

Say hello to Hay, the latest app-baed account to join the ranks of aspirant neobanks in Australia....

 2020-02-18 09:55 

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Fiserv begins field tests of 'Pin on Mobile' transactions...

Fiserv has partnered with Visa, Samsung and PayCore to pilot the use of consumer-grade mobile phones as PIN-entry devices for merchant sales....

 2020-02-18 09:55 

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Fiserv runs field tests of 'Pin on Mobile' transactions...

Fiserv has partnered with Visa, Samsung and PayCore to pilot the use of consumer-grade mobile phones as PIN-entry devices for merchant sales....

 2020-02-18 09:27 

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HSBC to slash 35,000 jobs...

HSBC is to slash 35,000 jobs as part of a major overhaul of its business after seeing profits plunge by a third in 2019....

 2020-02-18 09:00 

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Swift gpi transferred $77 trillion in 2019...

Almost doubling the $40 trillion transferred in 2018, Swift's transmission of $77 billion in cross-border payments messages over the gpi platform during 2019 implies that demand for the programme is quickly becoming entrenched across financial service...

 2020-02-17 18:49 

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Webinar - Investing in Customer Digital Onboarding: The Benefits for Banks...

Banks fully understand that they now must move from product centricity to customer centricity. This means that technology tools that drive a personalised interaction with consumers must be prioritised and those that have the closest relationship with the ...

 2020-02-17 12:30 

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Monzo to revisit paid accounts after aborted 2019 attempt...

UK digital bank Monzo is planning to relaunch its paid-for account, having ditched it in September last year owing to poor customer feedback....

 2020-02-17 11:26 

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Mobey Forum: Banks' big opportunity in digital ID won't last forever...

Banks are at risk of losing their strong position in the development of national digital identity schemes to Big Tech giants and other globally networked firms, according to a report from industry association Mobey Forum....

 2020-02-17 10:01 

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Compliance failings continue to dog banks...

Banks across the EU are failing to take their compliance duties seriously, says the European Central Bank, which has identified endemic weaknesses in governance, staffing and policy implementation....

 2020-02-17 09:49 

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JP Morgan leverages fintech for financial inclusion...

While sustainable finance persists as a high-priority area for institutions across financial services, another strong social cause is also quickly gaining traction....

 2020-02-17 09:49 

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JP Morgan acts as a Catalyst for financial inclusion...

Finextra interviews Boston-based accelerator Catalyst Fund about JPMorgan's recent investment in its goal to boost financial inclusion across emerging markets....

 2020-02-17 09:39 

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UK launches local pilot schemes to support continued access to cash...

Local communities across the UK are being encouraged to join a new national pilot scheme to redress the shift away from hard cash to card and digital-based payments....

 2020-02-17 09:16 

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Mastercard to open European Cyber Resilience Centre...

Mastercard is to open its first European Cyber Resilience Centre, collaborating with law enforcement bodies and policy makers to improve intelligence sharing and counter the threats posed to the region's payments ecosystem....

 2020-02-14 15:00 

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A Segment of One: The new reality...

Consumers now have access to all the information they need to define, compare and select the financial products and services that best serve their individual needs....

 2020-02-14 13:50 

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JPMorgan Chase gives fintechs data access deal deadline...

JPMorgan Chase has sent fintechs a letter warning that they will be cut off from retrieving customer information unless they sign up to a new data access agreement, according to Reuters....

 2020-02-14 11:41 

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SocGen invests in life assurance startup that offers cheaper premiums for fitness band wearers...

Societe Generale has invested EUR1.1 million in a Czech online life assurance startup that offers discounts on premiums in return for a healthy lifestyle....

 2020-02-14 10:51 

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Standard Chartered and Imperial College partner to tackle climate change...

The bank will work with Imperial College Business School's Centre for Climate Finance and Investment over four years to "uncover solutions that will help embed climate risk identification and management into financial decisions."...

 2020-02-14 10:15 

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Dwolla co-founder Milne to step away from CEO role...

Dwolla co-founder Ben Milne is quitting as CEO as the company embarks on a new "go to market" strategy....

 2020-02-14 09:20 

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Bailed-out RBS to rebrand as NatWest...

Royal Bank of Scotland is calling time on its recent checkered past, rebranding as NatWest and setting out new goals to become a 'purpose-led bank' focused on enterprise, learning and climate....

 2020-02-14 00:01 

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Belgian banks call in Diebold Nixdorf for ATM services...

A group of four Belgian banks and the country's postal service have enlisted Diebold Nixdorf to help them manage a new shared ATM network....

 2020-02-13 13:55 

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Wells Fargo invests in crypto monitoring firm Elliptic...

Wells Fargo has invested $5 million in Elliptic, a London-based cryptocurrency surveillance technology provider....

 2020-02-13 13:19 

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DBS evacuates 300 staff after employee gets coronavirus...

DBS has evacuated around 300 staff from its office at the Marina Bay Financial Centre in Singapore after it was confirmed that an employee has been infected with the coronavirus....

 2020-02-13 11:27 

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Klarna acquires Italian buy now, pay later firm Moneymour...

Klarna has acquired the Italian buy now, pay later startup Moneymour and established a new product development hub in MIlan....

 2020-02-13 10:55 

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Fintech startup Ramp aims to disrupt the corporate credit market...

Ramp, a corporate credit card startup founded by the team behind Paribus, a consumer finance firm acquired by Capital One in 2016, has raised $25 million in funding and signed up nearly 100 businesses for its launch....

 2020-02-13 09:39 

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Santander hires Apple exec Burgess as global head of P2P payments...

Banco Santander has hired former Apple executive Trish Burgess as global head of peer-to-peer payments....

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