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Five steps, five minutes, €5 – KBC launches new mobile app for current accounts

KBC Bank Ireland has unveiled a new mobile app that allows customers to open, activate and use their bank account “at any time, within just five minutes”. The bank says this is “completely unique to the Irish market” and the app’s official launch follows months of development and testing with consumers. The app is available […]

Trade finance and blockchain: the right time

Financial institutions and technology companies have tinkered with trade finance for years, but progress has been slow. Despite automation advances in many areas of financial services, trade finance remains a largely paper-based, manual process. But it could be one area where blockchain technology will be successfully applied.

ING and KBC team up for mobile payments in Belgium

ING and Belgian bank KBC have joined forces to launch a new, integrated mobile payments and loyalty platform in Belgium. This will combine ING’s payment app Payconiq with loyalty platforms Qustomer and KBC’s CityLife. Rik Vandenberghe, CEO ING Belgium, says the customer feedback it received about Payconiq and Qustomer “strengthens our conviction that as a […]