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VTB applies for UK banking licence, selects core banking system

VTB Tower, Moscow

EXCLUSIVE: Russia’s second largest banking group, VTB, is looking to launch a retail banking business in the UK, Banking Technology understands. The bank has applied for a UK banking licence, to enable it to take retail deposits.

Infographic: banking in Europe 2017 – EBF facts and figures

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European Banking Federation (EBF) has published its annual update on the banking sector in Europe. According to the EBF findings, staff numbers and branches in the European banking sector continued to shrink in 2016, while Eurozone deposits and loans grew slightly.

Retail deposits platform Savedo acquired by fellow fintech Deposit Solutions

Deposit Solutions buys Savedo

Germany-based Deposit Solutions has acquired fellow fintech Savedo. With the acquisition of Savedo, Deposit Solutions gains 18,000+ clients, 13 partner banks and new regions – thus “further expanding its B2C capabilities”.

APRA’s EFS Form Review consultation: first stage of a long road

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

On 16 January 2017, the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority (APRA) released for public consultation its Economic and Financial Statistics (EFS) Form Review. Notably, this consultation package represents a major overhaul of many of the financial and statistical returns currently prepared by the Australian authorised deposit-taking institutions (ADIs) as well as introducing a new set of returns to be submitted. We examine what’s at stake.

Temenos goes public with Commerce Bank deal

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Temenos has gone on the record about its core banking software deal with US-based Commerce Bank. As reported exclusively by Banking Technology in June, Temenos was heading towards a contract with Commerce Bank – competing with Fiserv and its DNA offering.

Stagnant interest rate environment offers opportunity for deposit book growth

Damian Young, Nomis Solutions:

The importance of a stable deposits base has increased exponentially in the post-financial crash era. Since the 2007/8 crisis, retail banks have been forced to address huge balance sheet deficit, brought about by the freezing of mechanisms such as wholesale funding. The reaction amongst the major banks has been to stabilise income sources, growing retail […]

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