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Starling Bank preps for future with new features

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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 […]

Japan and Australia regulators to co-operate on fintech

To Apple Pay or not to Apple Pay, that is the question

The Financial Services Agency of Japan (JFSA) and Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) will work together to promote innovation in financial services in Japan and Australia. Both have completed a framework and they will share information and support the entry of fintech firms into each other’s markets. ASIC says this framework will “help open […]

Danes gain easier mobile way to pay for groceries

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Dankort, the national debit card of Denmark, has made shopping easier for consumers using iPhones, reports Paybefore (Banking Technology‘s sister publication). The updated Dankort mobile payments app enables consumers to make payments from their locked screens while shopping at stores operated by the Dansk Supermarked Group, whose brands include Netto, Føtex, Bilka and Salling. For […]

ZineOne is the one for HDFC digital banking hub

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India-based HDFC Bank has selected Silicon Valley start-up ZineOne to improve its digital banking offerings. The bank will deploy ZineOne’s Customer Interactions Hub (CIH), which will establish a single customer identity and “bring real-time, contextual, and omni-channel functionality” to interactions across businesses, applications and digital properties including web applications, mobile apps, digital wallets, website, kiosks […]

Banco de Mexico revamps risk management tech with Finastra’s Fusionrisk

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Banco de Mexico, the country’s central bank, is replacing its legacy risk management software with Finastra’s Fusionrisk.

Greater Wyoming FCU outsources core, digital and cards tech to Fiserv

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Greater Wyoming Federal Credit Union has ditched its incumbent core software provider for Fiserv. The credit union has implemented Fiserv’s Portico core processing and digital banking system on a hosted basis.

ECB to develop service for settlement of instant payments

ECB goest to market for new treasury management software

The Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) says it will develop a new service for the settlement of instant payments. The new service, Target instant payment settlement (TIPS), will enable citizens and firms to transfer money between each other in real-time and will be available around the clock, 365 days a year. The […]

Workup a fintech sweat with Isbank’s start-up programme

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Turkey’s largest private bank, Isbank, has unveiled its entrepreneurship programme for fintech start-ups in the country. Since forming an innovation team within its Digital Banking Unit, the bank says it has become “much closer” to tech entrepreneurs in the republic. The innovation team is working remotely at Kolektif House Levent (a co-working space for Turkish […]

Sberbank implements risk management system with Numerix

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Russia’s largest banking group Sberbank has completed the implementation of its bank-wide technology programme focusing on automating its financial market risk management system. As part of the multi-year project, Sberbank built a technology platform which included IT systems and modules allowing the management of various types of risks, namely credit and market risks. The platform […]

Brokers are jokers with Trading 212 zero commission service

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Don’t go for broke or a broker – Trading 212 has unveiled the UK’s first zero commission share trading platform. The firm says it allows investors to make ten trades per month and up to £10,000 equity per trade commission free, which it estimates will cover the needs of approximately 90% of its customers. To […]

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