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First Data partners with UnionPay to enable in-store and online transactions in the US

International paytech firm First Data has partnered with UnionPay International to enable in-store and online transactions in the US allowing UnionPay card holders to shop at US retailers.

Top fintech stories this week – 4 August 2017

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

Vantiv and Worldpay agree on key points of potential merger

Vantiv and Worldpay to merge

Vantiv, a US-based payment processing and technology provider, and Worldpay, its counterpart in the UK, have reached “an agreement in principle on the key terms of a potential merger”.

Top fintech stories this week – 16 June 2017

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

Top fintech stories this week – 19 May 2017

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

The Bancorp sheds European prepaid operations

UBS and StatPro agree acquisition deal

US-based financial services group The Bancorp has closed the sale of its European prepaid properties to Neptune International.

SEC deals another blow to Bitcoin trading; ECB says “no” to blockchain

Regulators not keen on blockchain and Bitcoin

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) again has denied the listing and trading of Bitcoin, the decentralised digital currency. Meanwhile, the European Central Bank (ECB) has determined that whilst distributed ledger technology (DLT)/blockchain, has its advantages, it is not an option for the Eurosystem’s financial framework.

WeChat wants to grow payments in Europe and US

WeChat eyes Europe and US

WeChat is on the move again. The China-based social messaging and mobile wallet platform plans to expand its presence in Europe and the US, efforts that could bring it better relationships with advertisers, brands and payment providers.

Banking Technology March 2017 issue out now

Banking Technology March 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.

Citi analyses VC investments in fintech for fresh insights

Who's investing in what? Citi investigates

Citi’s global perspectives and solutions team has issued a 100-page report on digital disruption in the fintech industry. It has analysed venture capital (VC) investments in the fintech industry between 2010 and 2016, as well as the emerging technologies across the globe.

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