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Association of Banks of Singapore launches PayNow mobile payments service

Singapore-listed stocks can now be traded in London

The Association of Banks of Singapore (ABS) has unveiled a new funds transfer service – PayNow – that requires only a mobile and identity card numbers to enrol.

Alipay comes to Spain with BBVA

Alipay comes to Spain

BBVA has signed an agreement with Chinese tech giant Ant Financial to enable Chinese tourists to pay in Spanish stores using the Alipay mobile wallet. BBVA is the first Spanish financial institution to be working with Alipay.

InvestCloud brings fintech incubator to London

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US-based InvestCloud is going to launch a fintech incubator and accelerator at its European headquarters in Soho, London. Dubbed InvestCloud Innovation Centre, it will enable start-ups and established firms to create wealth management solutions supported by the InvestCloud platform.

Money20/20 Europe: advancing APIs to a happy place

Money20/20 Europe 2017

The interest from the fintech community in APIs burns brighter than a thousand suns, but where will this technology and the spirit of open banking take us?

Nominate your projects for Banking Technology Award!

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Banking Technology is on the lookout for all the best FinTech projects of the year! Recognising excellence, innovation and the use of IT in banking and financial services, the Banking Technology Awards will be taking place on 13 December in London. Think your achievements deserve a special recognition? Or know projects that do? Nominate today […]

Money20/20 Europe: is banking a dead cat?

Money20/20 Europe 2017

What is the future of banking? Is it a giant menu from which customers (individuals and businesses) choose who is to provide what contingent upon well-informed choice and best value. Or is it a model where banks still rule from the centre, providing customers the simplicity of a range of products through a single provider. Putting aside whether or not this highly competitive state is possible, which is the future direction of banking?

Challenger bank Monese goes pan-European with mobile current account

Digital bank Monese coming to Europe

UK-based digital bank Monese has expanded its current account service to 19 countries in Europe, enabling customers to open bank accounts and “bank like a local”, even if they are not a local resident.

R3’s Corda DLT platform tested for euro commercial paper issuance

R3

Blockchain consortium R3 (which now describes itself as an “enterprise software firm”) and four of its member banks have created a prototype solution for issuance of euro commercial paper (ECP) on R3’s Corda distributed ledger technology (DLT) platform.

Mobile-only bank Pepper now live

Pepper – here to spice up your banking world. Image source: Pepper

Israel’s Bank Leumi has launched its new digital banking subsidiary, Pepper.

UK regulator calls for more competition in payments

PSR calls for more competition in payments

The UK needs more competition in its retail payments infrastructure. That’s the conclusion of a new report from the country’s Payment Systems Regulator (PSR).

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