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 2020-02-28 15:12 

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AIB sells 500 non-branch ATMs to Brink's...

Irish bank AIB has agreed to sell its network of more than 500 non-branch ATMs to cash management giant Brink's. Financial terms were not disclosed....

 2020-02-28 13:55 

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Belgian digital bank Aion launches...

A subscription-only digital bank promising to use AI to help customers maximise their money, has launched in Belgium....

 2020-02-28 12:06 

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FCA reports a drop in suspicious transactions...

The number of suspicious transaction and order reports (STORs) recorded by the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has reduced for the first time since records began in 2016...

 2020-02-28 11:18 

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Pope weighs in on AI ethics debate...

The Pontiff is the latest public figure to offer an opinion on the ethics of using artificial intelligence (AI), issuing a set of principles on the use of new technology....

 2020-02-28 10:16 

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Euro agencies to develop blockchain forensics...

Two defence agencies in Austria and France are joining forces to improve cryptocurrency security and tackle the rising rate of crime in the crypto market....

 2020-02-28 00:01 

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Monzo and RBS to allow customers to monitor credit score for free...

UK banks Monzo and RBS are to enable customers to check their approval ratings for loan applications by looking up their credit score for free through the mobile banking app....

 2020-02-28 00:01 

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Coronavirus: DBS pushes 'contact free' digital banking...

As the coronavirus continues to spread, Singapore's DBS has outlined a series of digital measures designed to give its business clients "contact free" banking....

 2020-02-27 16:24 

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The Redsand Group to launch sustainable fintech fund...

Founder and managing partner of The Redsand Group, Nicole Anderson, announced in a recent interview with Finextra TV that the group will launch a fund to work with the venture community to support fintech aimed at tackling sustainability across financial ...

 2020-02-27 15:45 

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Carney, Lagarde press climate imperative for financial markets...

With the 2020 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 26) hovering into view, banks have been warned that they will have to adjust their reporting, risk management and business models to take into account the devastating impact of global warming on ...

 2020-02-27 14:15 

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Barclays invests in Open Banking-based utility switching app Youtility...

Youtility, a London-based startup tapping into Open Banking to help people track their household expenses and switch utility suppliers, has raised 4.5 million in a funding round joined by Barclays....

 2020-02-27 13:40 

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Financial infrastructures join forces to combat cyber-threats...

Central banks, clearing houses, stock exchanges, payment system providers and law enforcement agencies across Europe have joined forces on a cybercrime information sharing programme....

 2020-02-27 13:01 

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How to use technology to solve climate change and cloud waste...

Global IT expense is set to reach a staggering $3.9 trillion in 2020, an increase of 3.4% from 2019 according to Gartner. Driven by the adoption of software-as-a-service (SaaS), all market segments are expected to spend on forms of software such as cloud ...

 2020-02-27 12:25 

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Nationwide opens new digital hub in Swindon...

Nationwide has opened a new digital hub in Swindon, housing 700 tech staff....

 2020-02-27 11:40 

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Fintech-as-a-Service going Global...

Sarel Tal, VP EMEA, Rapyd, talks to Hannah Wallace, FinextraTV at Merchant Payments Ecosystem 2020 in Berlin about some of the advantages of Fintech-as-a-Service for businesses looking to scale today, what this platform approach means for payments in the ...

 2020-02-27 11:08 

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B-Social raises 7.8 million; enters final phase of applying for banking licence...

London fintech B-Social has completed a Seed 2 funding round of 7.8 million as it continues its push to become a fully-licensed bank....

 2020-02-27 09:24 

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UniCredit signs long-term payment processing deal with equens/Wordline...

UniCredit has signed a long-term payment processing deal with equens/Wordline to handle all Sepa (Single Euro Payments Area) transations, instant payments, multi-currency, domestic and high value payments in Austria and Germany....

 2020-02-27 09:24 

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UniCredit signs long-term payment processing deal with equensWorldline...

UniCredit has signed a long-term payment processing deal with equensWorldline to handle all Sepa (Single Euro Payments Area) transations, instant payments, multi-currency, domestic and high value payments in Austria and Germany....

 2020-02-27 01:01 

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Banking Circle secures banking licence...

Financial infrastructure provider Banking Circle has received a banking licence from Luxembourg's regulator....

 2020-02-27 00:01 

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Bank of Canada won't issue digital currency - yet...

The Bank of Canada has no plans to issue its own digital currency, but says this could change if cash usage drops off significantly or private options such as the Facebook-backed Libra gain widespread adoption....

 2020-02-27 00:01 

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Goldman makes further investment in no-code software firm Unqork...

Unqork, a no-code application platform used by big name financial services firms has topped up its Series B funding round with an additional $51 million from, among others, Goldman Sachs....

 2020-02-26 15:57 

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Neobank Tonik raises $6 million...

Digital banking startup Tonik has raised $6 million in funding as it prepares for a Q3 launch in the Philippines....

 2020-02-26 15:06 

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Thinking Strategically about Innovation...

Ad van der Poel, Co-Head of Product GTS, EMEA, Bank of America, speaks to Hannah Wallace, FinextraTV at Merchant Payments Ecosystem 2020 in Berlin about the trends and innovations we are seeing across Europe, from Open Banking and real-time payments to da...

 2020-02-26 14:00 

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Azimo enlists Ripple for cross-border payments...

Money transfer outfit Azimo is tapping Ripple's On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) offering for faster, cheaper cross-border payments....

 2020-02-26 13:50 

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JPMorgan to pursue M&A strategy in face of Big Tech competition...

JPMorgan chief Jamie Dimon says the bank will pursue an aggressive M&A strategy to see off the threats posed to its business by Big Tech giants and smaller fintechs....

 2020-02-26 13:29 

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Lloyds to cut 780 branch staff...

Lloyds Banking Group is to lay off 780 full time staff across its branch network in the latest round of job losses at the bank....

 2020-02-26 12:37 

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Quality over quantity: A vital motto for Open Banking expansion...

Notching up eye-watering numbers of APIs is not a valuable metric for success. A creeping, deep-rooted growth strategy is vital for successful expansion in Open Banking says Rune Mai, CEO and co-founder of Nordic API Gateway....

 2020-02-26 10:35 

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The Evolution of Open Banking beyond Europe...

Jim Wadsworth, SVP Open Banking at Mastercard spoke to Hannah Wallace, FinextraTV at Merchant Payments Ecosystem 2020 in Berlin about how things have moved on with Open Banking and the part regulation has played moving European intervention along. We lear...

 2020-02-26 09:24 

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Metro Bank to repay 50 million of RBS bail out cash...

Metro Bank is to return 50 million to the RBS bailout fund after downgrading its plans for branch expansion over the coming years....

 2020-02-26 00:01 

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SIX takes stake in crypto trading platform Omniex...

Swiss exchange operator SIX is buying a stake in Omniex as part of a wider partnership with the digital asset trading platform. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed....

 2020-02-25 14:38 

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HSBC to close more branches as mobile migration continues...

HSBC will close another 27 UK branches this year in response to a dramatic fall off in customer visits in the face of digital alternatives....

 2020-02-25 13:15 

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Sustainable finance comparable to open banking, according to Endjin founder...

The founder of software engineering company Endjin has compared the data protocol required to meet sustainable goals in finance to open banking regulation in a recent interview with Finextra TV....

 2020-02-25 13:10 

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Mastercard CEO Banga to step down...

Mastercard chief product officer Michael Miebach will become CEO early next year, taking over from Ajay Banga, who is moving on to the role of executive chairman....

 2020-02-25 12:53 

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Spotlight on Stream Processing and Machine Learning...

David Brimley, Financial Services Industry Consultant, Hazelcast, speaks to FinextraTV about what financial services firms are doing with machine learning and what firms should consider as they progress through their machine learning journey. He explains ...

 2020-02-25 12:19 

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FCA admits data breach...

The UK's top regulator has referred itself to the Information Commissioners Office after suffering a data breach that revealed the names and other identifiable information of 1600 individuals who had lodged complaints against it....

 2020-02-25 11:50 

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European Parliament challenges ECB on green credentials and crypto regulation...

European parliamentarians have called on the zone's central bank to step up its green credentials and address growing financial technology challenges....

 2020-02-25 11:40 

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2020's 'fintech asset class' is brimming with IPOs...

With private markets continuing to show strong interest in fintech and many firms reaching maturity, Pawel Szaja, partner at Shearman and Sterling, predicts 2020 will deliver a surge of fintech IPOs....

 2020-02-25 10:48 

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Top trends for Merchants: Platforms, Scale, Regulation and cheap Technology....

Ron Kalifa, Chairman, Network International, opened Day 1 at the Merchant Payments Ecosystem in Berlin speaking amongst a panel of industry leaders on trends that are arising and setting the tone for the Year 2020. He shares with Hannah Wallace from Finex...

 2020-02-25 10:21 

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Australia's banks face DoS ransom demands...

Australia's banks are facing cryptocurrency ransom demands from an unknown group of hackers who threaten to launch sustained denial of service attacks unless they are paid off....

 2020-02-25 10:16 

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The Benefits of Fintech, Regtech and the Role of Compliance in 2020...

Susannah Hammond, Senior Regulatory Intelligence Expert, Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence, speaks off the back of the Fintech, Regtech and the Role of Compliance Report 2020, about the benefits fintech and regtech offer, their operational efficienc...

 2020-02-25 09:36 

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Revolut becomes UK's most valuable fintech startup...

Revolut has raised 387 million at a valuation of 4.2 billion, double the 2 billion price tag attached to rival neobank Monzo....

 2020-02-25 09:18 

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Small World Financial acquires French remittance outfit MoneyGlobe...

UK money transfer startup Small World Financial Services has acquired MoneyGlobe, a French international payments company....

 2020-02-24 16:15 

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Santander buys Elavon Mxico for global merchant acquiring push...

Spanish banking giant Santander has struck a deal to buy merchant payments platform Elavon Mxico for EUR79 million....

 2020-02-24 14:00 

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How to apply lessons learned from Open Banking to Sustainable Finance...

While Open Banking initiatives are being drip fed by regulators across the world, it is evident that this shift must not be considered merely a regulatory change: it is a global movement that will shape the future of the financial services industry....

 2020-02-24 13:10 

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Brazil preps instant payment scheme...

Brazil's central bank has set out the details of its ambitious new instant payment scheme, which is set to go live in November....

 2020-02-24 12:20 

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Mastercard to recruit 1500 tech staff for new Dublin campus...

Mastercard is to create over 1500 jobs in Dublin over the next three-to-five years, with the opening of a new tech campus in Leopardstown....

 2020-02-24 11:43 

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Bank of Lithuania tests API-based RegTech prototype...

Lithuania's central bank has tested a RegTech prototype which uses Open Banking APIs to automate reporting obligations for financial services firms....

 2020-02-24 11:10 

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Intuit nears $7 billion take over of Credit Karma...

Intuit is reported to be on the verge of buying credit scoring firm Credit Karma, furthering its interests in the personal financial management space....

 2020-02-24 09:47 

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JPMorgan to launch digital bank in UK as growth in sector slows...

US banking giant JPMorgan is to launch a UK digital bank later this year in an attempt to acquire a share of an increasingly crowded market....

 2020-02-24 00:01 

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Blockchain-based ID system for credit union members made commercially available...

Following successful pilots, blockchain outfit CULedger is making its digital identity service MemberPass (formerly called MyCUID) commercially available....

 2020-02-24 00:01 

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UBank puts open source accessibility kit on GitHub...

Australian digital lender UBank has released an open source toolkit on Github to help iOS developers improve the accessibility of apps for people with disabilities....

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