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State Bank of India revamps e-commerce payments gateway

SBI to launch digital-only bank in India

State Bank of India (SBI) has deployed the “largest payment gateway for cards’ e-commerce transactions”, according to Shiv Kumar Bhasin, CTO of the SBI group. It processes ten million transactions per day, with 2,000 transactions per second (TPS) of peak load processing capabilities. This “beats the business volumes processing capabilities of a lot of leading […]

Nucleus Software lends cloud solution to Essel Home Loans

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India-based Essel Home Loans, a new housing finance subsidiary of Essel Finance, has opted for Nucleus Software’s FinnOne Neo Cloud for digitisation of its loan lifecycle. According to Nucleus, Essel Home Loans is keen to capitalise on the Government of India initiatives such as Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) – which is designed to build […]

Paytm to launch payments bank next week

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India’s Paytm has at last got final approval from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and is set to unveil its Paytm Payments Bank on 23 May. The bank was set to launch in August 2016, and teamed with IT services integrator Wipro for its plan. No reasons were given for the delay. As reported […]

Rise and shine with Wipro’s blockchain nine

Wipro goes API

Indian IT firm Wipro has developed nine blockchain-based solutions for banking financial services and insurance (BFSI), manufacturing, retail and consumer goods industries. The solutions were defined, designed and co-developed with Wipro’s clients in its blockchain innovation lab. In terms of fintech and insurtech, these concepts include trade finance and P2P insurance for the “sharing economy” […]

India seeks to avoid ATM tears from WannaCry ransomware

SBI to launch digital-only bank in India

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is telling the nation’s banks to operate their ATM networks only after the machines receive a Windows update to protect them from the WannaCry ransomware affecting systems across the globe. The computer malware has spread across 150 countries and takes over users’ files with a demand of $300 to […]

Intellect turns corner in profit quest

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The loss problems for India’s Intellect Design Arena have abated as it has revealed a profit after tax of INR 106 million ($1.65 million) in its Q4 results. As Banking Technology reported last year, Intellect’s lack of profit worsened as it disclosed a loss after tax of INR 138 million ($2 million) for the quarter […]

The Monday mindset: 8 May 2017

SBI to launch digital-only bank in India

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, Soumik Roy asks – will Paytm become India’s WeChat? Ever since demonetisation, electronic payments in India have been all the rage. In […]

North East Small Finance Bank to launch on FIS Profile core banking system

New banking system project for Infosys Finacle in India

North East Small Finance Bank (NESFB), the first bank of its kind in the northeast of India, is gearing up for launch in early June. For its technology, it’ll be using an outsourced banking and payments platform provided by FIS.

Societe Generale calls for Indian fintech start-ups

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Societe Generale is calling for Indian start-ups with the launch of Catalyst 2.0 – its accelerator programme to promote innovation. This is its second edition, and Societe Generale Global Solution Centre (SG GSC), an innovation hub of the banking group in India, will run Catalyst 2.0 from May to August 2017. During the ten-week programme, […]

Nomura turns fintech Voyager in India

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Asian investment bank Nomura plans to tap into India’s lively fintech scene with the launch of its “Voyager – Nomura Fintech Partnership” – including a new JPY 10 billion ($91.7 million) fund to provide support to start-ups. Nomura is inviting entrepreneurs to participate in the programme to build solutions for capital markets and investment banking […]

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