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Starling Bank preps for future with new features
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UK challenger bank Starling has launched a “Spending Insights” tool and an online community for its users – and it is setting out its future plans.

Japan and Australia regulators to co-operate on fintech
To Apple Pay or not to Apple Pay, that is the question

The Financial Services Agency of Japan (JFSA) and Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) will work together to promote innovation in financial services in Japan and Australia.

Study: Apple Wallet users love sharing digital coupons

A new report indicates that retailers and brands have a powerful channel to distribute digital coupons and loyalty cards via mobile wallets: wallet users themselves.

Danes gain easier mobile way to pay for groceries

Dankort, the national debit card of Denmark, has made shopping easier for consumers using iPhones.

Banking Technology Magazine
Banking Technology June 2017 issue out now
Banking Technology June 2017

The latest edition of our flagship magazine – Banking Technology – is out now, packed with news, analysis and insights, case studies, research and expert commentary.

Industry Comment
Commercial banks join the retail revolution: three reasons to consider transformation
Rina Pandalai, SapientRazorfish

Long-term growth will require the commercial banking industry to embrace digital transformation in a way that benefits the institutions’ stakeholder base and satisfies the needs of its end-user clients. And here are three reasons why a commercial bank should consider transformation.

Bank to the future: five ways financial apps are changing banking
Ian McKenna, DigitalWealthInsights.com:

Less than half a year from now, PSD2 will revolutionise consumers’ access to their own financial information. In fintech hubs across Europe, bright young people are planning a consumer revolution. Their financial apps and tools are helping customers manage their money far more easily than they have before. Here are five important ways in which they are changing the face of banking.

PSD2 meets ISO 20022

How will service providers and banks implement ISO 20022 in the APIs being created for PSD2?

Why getting ready for real-time is a priority for Rabobank

When it comes to payments, the Netherlands, like its Scandinavian neighbours, is certainly one of the most advanced countries in the world. Banks and retailers have been working together for many years in an effort to decrease the amount of cash in circulation, working instead towards a “cleaner” and “safer” cashless environment.

Yes, (financial inclusion) minister?

In today’s seemingly financially connected world, where we can send money to one another via our smartphones, and manage our spending habits via apps, it’s pretty hard to believe that financial exclusion is still a reality in the UK. Yet, a shocking 1.7 million adults in the UK still don’t have access to financial services.

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