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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.

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.

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.

mBank moves into fintech vendor space with new digital banking system

mBank

Poland-based mBank has started to license its mobile and online banking system to other financial institutions outside Poland. The first taker is La Banque Postale (LBP) in France. The implementation will be carried out with the help of Accenture, mBank’s “strategic partner”. Alice Holzman, director of digital at LBP and lead of the bank’s New […]

The Monday mindset: 26 June 2017

Banca D’Alba

Fintech zeitgeist! Every Monday, we might look back at last week; look ahead to this week; share a few thoughts (our own or others); or discuss anything that catches our eye. This week, Banking Technology’s editor Tanya Andreasyan looks at one bank that has managed to successfully converge its digital and “brick and mortar” journeys […]

Insurtech firm Clark and N26 launch digital insurance service

N26 moves into insurance  market with Clark

Clark, a German insurance robo-advisor, has inked a deal with mobile bank N26. Clark says its Bancassurance-API will help customers of N26 “to better understand their current tariffs and improve their insurance situation”.

Backbase scores fintech deal in Norway with SSF Bank

Backbase comes to Norway

Norway’s Sparebanken Sogn Og Fjordane (SSF) Bank is modernising its digital banking tech with Backbase.

Starling Bank expands to Ireland, eyes “the whole world”

Anne Boden, Starling

London-based challenger bank Starling has received a banking passport into Ireland. The bank says this is “its first step in its plans to provide services to European markets”.

Starling Bank preps for future with new features

starling bank

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. Spending Insights is probably self-explanatory. It works in the app and the bank says it gives users ideas about where they can save money. It shows customers how much […]

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