Westpac welcomes Siri for managing payments
First bank in Australia to do so.
First bank in Australia to do so.
After a six-month delay, Westpac and ANZ are now rolling with it.
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Westpac has moved its core banking applications to the cloud, and will move the rest in the years to come.
Australian app created by CBA, NAB and Westpac.
Death is no excuse when it comes to banking fees.
The project is one of the first of its kind in New Zealand.
Acorns Australia, an app that uses small change to invest, has rebranded as Raiz Invest.
ASB, BNZ, Datacom, Paymark, Trade Me and Westpac join the pilot.
Our southern stars are Bank Zero, Westpac and Commonwealth Bank of Australia.
Three of Australia’s largest banks, The Commonwealth Bank (CBA), National Australia Bank (NAB) and Westpac have partnered to create Beem – a new mobile peer-to-peer (P2P) payments platform.
Australian P2P lending platform SocietyOne reached a milestone this week. The company has surpassed $300 million in loans issued since it was founded in 2011, reports Finovate (Banking Technology’s sister company). During a time when P2P lending in the US is under scrutiny, SocietyOne is reporting an increasing demand for P2P lending in Australia. In the […]
Australia and New Zealand-based banking group, ANZ, and Westpac have teamed with IBM and shopping centre operator Scentre Group to use blockchain to digitise the bank guarantee process for commercial property leasing. The trial used distributed ledger technology (DLT) to eliminate the need for current paper-based bank guarantee documents, resulting in a “single source of […]
Four Australian banks, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), Commonwealth Bank, National Australia Bank (NAB) and Westpac are now live or planning to implement Swift’s global payments innovation (gpi) initiative. According to Swift, these Australian banks represent over 80% of cross-border payments flow for Australia. The banks all say the same stuff – so […]
Australian bank Westpac has gone live with the first stages of its tech overhaul in Australia to move its core processes from its own premises and into the cloud. According to the Australian Financial Review, it “has already moved two core banking processes to the cloud since the end of March, and intends to have […]
Apple Pay has emerged victorious in its long-running feud with four domestic banks over their permission to collectively bargain with Apple and boycott Apple Pay. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued a determination denying authorisation to the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), Westpac, National Australia Bank (NAB), and Bendigo and Adelaide Bank […]
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St George Bank, Sydney-based subsidiary of Westpac, has finally gone live with new core banking software, CSC’s Celeriti. The project has been underway since 2010.
Westpac has embarked on a major project to roll out a new data integration solution – Oracle Customer Hub – bank-wide. It is understood that SAP was Oracle’s main contender for the deal.
You can tell cartels to go to hell if you’re Apple. The firm has responded strongly to three of Australia’s big banks’ plans to team up for negotiation deals on digital wallet access. According to the Australian Financial Review, the request from the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, National Australia Bank and Westpac to “collectively negotiate […]