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Samsung Pay lands in four more nations

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Samsung Pay is expanding to four more countries – with official launches in Sweden and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and it enters early access in Hong Kong and Switzerland. The launches in the UAE and Sweden are Samsung Pay’s first markets in the Middle East and the Nordics. Last month, Nordea launched the beta […]

Top fintech stories this week – 28 April 2017

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Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place! Amlak in core banking software overhaul with Temenos and NDC EXCLUSIVE. T24 will replace Silverlake Axis’ SIBS. Temenos MarketPlace gets boost with new services and leadership Targets open banking and PSD2 services. Trio tussle to win Payments Canada’s […]

Schweizerische Mobiliar Asset Management moves to Profidata Xentis

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Bern-based Schweizerische Mobiliar Asset Management has implemented Profidata’s Xentis investment management system for its insurance, pensions and fund management businesses. Profidata, which is also based in Switzerland, says it was a “challenging project” to roll out the system within a time frame of 17 months. Xentis replaces various legacy applications, “makes several interfaces redundant and […]

Temenos MarketPlace gets boost with new services and leadership

Temenos gains new live site in Palestine

Temenos has launched open banking and Payment Services Directive (PSD2) targeted services on its MarketPlace. The aim, says the vendor, is “to facilitate the exchange of value between banks and fintech companies”. MarketPlace is “customer driven”, says Ben Robinson, group chief strategy director of Temenos – i.e. the vendor proactively seeks out solutions that customers […]

Symitar edges to new record with six credit union clients

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Jack Henry’s subsidiary Symitar has set a new record with the addition of six new US credit unions to its Episys core processing system in one fiscal year. All of these credit unions have more than $1 billion in assets and Symitar says getting six new relationships in one fiscal year breaks its previous record […]

Trio tussle to win Payments Canada’s tech revamp contract

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CGI, SIA and VocaLink are fighting it out to win the contract for Payments Canada’s new core clearing and settlement system. Payments Canada has invited the three suppliers to participate in a competitive procurement process for the country’s new system, called Lynx. Jan Pilbauer, executive director of modernisation and CIO at Payments Canada, says this […]

Amlak in core banking software overhaul with Temenos and NDC

Temenos gains new live site in Palestine

Saudi Arabia’s Islamic lender Amlak International has chosen Temenos’ T24 core banking system for a tech revamp. The implementation and delivery will be done by National Data Consultants (NDC), a Pakistan-based system integrator and Temenos partner in the Middle East and Asia. T24 will replace Silverlake Axis’ SIBS core banking system, which has been in […]

One hand clapping for TSB’s new mobile app

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TSB has begun to roll out its new mobile banking app – the first service built by its new Proteo IT platform. It says the app has been built from scratch – with a new user interface. Features include access through fingerprint and one-hand navigation for the most-used transactions. It is available for both AndroidTM […]

Allied Irish Banks hit with €2.3m fine for AML fails

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Allied Irish Banks (AIB) has been fined €2.3 million by Ireland’s central bank for compliance failures over anti-money laundering (AML) and terrorist financing laws. AIB was reprimanded for six breaches of the law – which occurred between July 2010 and July 2014. It has admitted to these breaches. The central bank says AIB failed to […]

Ripple’s blockchain network going places with ten new faces

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Ten more financial institutions have jumped onboard Ripple’s blockchain network for cross-border payments. The new faces are MUFG, BBVA, SEB, Akbank, Axis Bank, YES Bank, SBI Remit, Cambridge Global Payments, Star One Credit Union and eZforex.com – representing a mix of banks and payment service providers (PSPs). “The world’s largest banks have been the first […]

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