Payments Strategy Forum sets out plans

Payments Strategy Forum sets out plans

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RBS fails Bank of England stress test
Barclays and Standard Chartered also failed on some measures.

Sweden to launch fintech hub
Stockholm Fintech Hub to open doors in Q1 2017.

New strategy to make UK payments fit for 21st century
Includes common messaging standard and a simplified payments platform.

Avaloq in talks with private equity firms?
The vendor’s growing market share sparks concerns of overstretched resources.

More banks to opt out of R3 blockchain consortium
US Bancorp, Macquarie and JP Morgan opted out of the consortium’s fundraising effort.