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AlgoMe brings Tinder touch to asset management talent hunt

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AlgoMe, a London-based start-up offering career development and job placements in asset management, has launched its beta phase. The firm says it’s “rather like a dating app in that you get to determine if the match is right for you before your data is shared”. The web and mobile-based membership community is led by CEO […]

Mastercard launches safer payments guide for children

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Child & Youth Finance International (CYFI) and Mastercard have released a guide on banking and payment products for minors. The “Safer Payment Products for Minors” guide offers recommended practices on how financial service providers (FSPs) can develop age-appropriate payment products for minors; promoting responsible spending and financial decision-making. Walt Macnee, vice-chairman Mastercard, says: “Today’s minors […]

Payments innovation reigns in Spain with CaixaBank hub

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CaixaBank, Global Payments, Visa, Samsung and BNP Paribas’ subsidiary Arval have joined forces to set up Spain’s “first” payment innovation hub. The objective behind the hub is to “present society with the best possible user experiences in purchases and commerce, both online and offline”. The centre, which will be located in Barcelona, will specialise in […]

Fiserv makes some noise in Illinois with core banking tech revamp

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Iroquois Federal Savings & Loan Association, a $580 million entity in the US state of Illinois, is modernising its front-to-back office technology with Fiserv.

Valley National Bank takes commercial lending to the cloud

The Clearing House and VocaLink plan to bring real time payments to the US

Valley National Bank, a $23 billion financial institution in New Jersey, is implementing nCino’s Bank Operating System for commercial lending.

CASS plays Casanova to CMA’s current account commitments

Is there fintech life outside London? Yes, there is. And it is vibrant!

The UK’s Current Account Switch Service (CASS) says it meets one of the commitments set out in response to the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) final report into retail banking. As Banking Technology reported in January, the CMA accepted undertakings from the Bacs payment scheme, which owns and manages CASS, that commit it to delivering […]

HSBC gets swift on Tradeshift capital financing platform

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HSBC and business commerce firm Tradeshift have partnered to offer a supply chain and working capital management platform – usable from any device. The platform will let buyers automate and digitise “paper-heavy” processes from all their suppliers and organise financing in one place. This “game-changing” (sounds familiar) solution will combine electronic ordering and invoices, document […]

Image is everything for VocaLink and UK’s new cheque tech

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VocaLink and BancTec, a part of SourceHOV, a provider of enterprise information management (EIM) and transaction processing solutions, will build the UK’s new image-based cheque clearing system. As Banking Technology reported this month, the Cheque and Credit Clearing Company (C&CCC) launched the industry-wide system to speed up processing for customers across the country. Paul Stoddart, […]

GarantiBank International live with Five Degrees’ Matrix system

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GarantiBank International (GBI) has gone live with Five Degrees’ Matrix solution for retail savings and deposits in the Netherlands.

LSE terminates sale of LCH.Clearnet to Euronext

Euronext has an eye on LCH.Clearnet

Pan-European exchange Euronext has made an irrevocable cash offer of €510 million to acquire clearing and central counterparty (CCP) services provider LCH.Clearnet.

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