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Nordea and Danske Bank being investigated for money laundering

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Nordea is now keeping people informed about an ongoing investigation by the Danish Prosecution Service into its alleged anti-money laundering (AML) violations. By way of recap, it follows criticism by the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority (DFSA) in June 2016 regarding AML transgressions by Nordea Bank Danmark. According to Danish newspaper Berlingske, the money laundering involves […]

Nordea looks to Feelingstream AI for quick customer service

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Nordea has chosen Estonian start-up Feelingstream’s artificial intelligence (AI) software to speed up response times for customers. Feelingstream’s AI solution analyses and categorises messages sent by customers so they can be forwarded automatically to the right person or unit in Nordea for further processing. The software can analyse hundreds of messages per second. The solution […]

Nordea innovation homes in on Stockholm

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Nordea Bank has teamed up with the Stockholm Fintech Hub (SFH) for innovation ambitions and to connect with start-ups, financial institutions and regulators. The bank says a number of people from Nordea will move into the space, so it can talk and work with start-ups, bigger companies, other banks and “new players” like IBM and […]

Nordea brings Samsung Pay to customers in Sweden

Samsung Pay comes to Sweden

Nordea has launched the beta version of Samsung Pay in Sweden. The bank’s customers can use this new payment service to make in-store payments with their mobile phones.

Top fintech stories this week – 3 March 2017

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Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place!

Nordea preps for PSD2 with open banking portal

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Nordea has released the first version of its open banking portal targeted towards external developers, as it gets ready for the Payment Services Directive (PSD2) requirements. Currently the site has “limited functionality” but unspecified pilot activities will be conducted through the portal during 2017, in advance of a full launch in Q1 2018. Jarkko Turunen, […]

Nordea releases new automated FX handling tool

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Nordea Cash Management and Nordea Markets have launched AutoFX, an automated FX handling tool. Nordea says it is the first bank in the Nordics to offer this type of solution. AutoFX was developed in collaboration with a “large Nordic customer in the media industry”, in an effort to help modern treasury functions automate their daily […]

Banking Technology February 2017 issue out now

Banking Technology February 2017

The latest edition of our flagship magazine – Banking Technology – is out now, packed with news, analysis and insights, case studies, research and expert commentary.

Three Finnish banks launch real-time mobile payments platform, Siirto

New mobile payments ecosystem coming to Finland

OP Bank, Nordea and Danske Bank have launched a new real-time, multibank mobile payments platform in Finland. The platform was built by Tieto and Automatia (the latter operates the three banks’ shared ATM network).

Nordea fully automates processing of Swift MT798 messaging

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Nordea has announced it now can handle the Swift MT798 messaging in a fully automated manner. MT798 facilitates corporate-to-bank (C2B) and bank-to-corporate (B2C) communication for the processing of documentary credits and guarantees.

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