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Ripple expands to South America with Brazil launch

Blockchain payments company Ripple has launched in Brazil marking their first step in expanding across South America. Hoping to develop Ripple’s business in the region,...

BUSINESS

TradeIX to add 70 more staff to its Dublin HQ

Blockchain startup TradeIX is looking to expand its headquarters in Dublin, Ireland with the hiring of about 70 more staff. Technology partner for the Corda-based...

Standard Chartered to launch digital platform for Indian SMEs

Standard Chartered's SC Ventures is planning to set up a standalone digital platform to provide small and medium enterprises in India with solutions for...

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SECURITY

BNP Paribas partners with MGI to launch AI FX index

BNP Paribas has partnered with Millennium Global Investments (MGI) to launch BNP Paribas MGI Systematic Currency Alpha Index, a foreign exchange index that works...

Amaiz introduces app-based banking service for UK ‘solopreneurs’

UK-based startup Amaiz has announced the launch of a specialist banking app for freelancers, gig workers, entrepreneurs, and contractors. The all-in-one business banking app aims...

TradeIX to add 70 more staff to its Dublin HQ

Blockchain startup TradeIX is looking to expand its headquarters in Dublin, Ireland with the hiring of about 70 more staff. Technology partner for the Corda-based...

Dubai International Financial Centre unveils $10m fintech fund

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has unveiled a $10 million fintech fund managed by Wamda Capital and Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP) for start-ups...

FSS takes 46% stake in Ecentric

Global payments technology company, Financial Software and Systems (FSS) has made a strategic investment in Standard Bank subsidiary Ecentric.  The financial terms of the deal...

Barclays brings BPay to Pingit apps

Barclays is looking to merge its Bpay wearable products with more popular Pingit money transfer app, as it struggles to attract more users. Bpay was...

MEDIA

TECHNOLOGY

Tappy and Timex team up to tokenize wearables

Hong-Kong based Tappy Technologies is teaming up with Watchmaker Timex for launching tokenized wearables. With Tappy's Universal Passive Provisioning Unit, any watch strap can be...

UBS shuts down SmartWealth; sells tech to SigFig

Swiss private banking and wealth management giant UBS is shutting down its online investment advice service SmartWealth and plans to sell the tech to...

HSBC rolls out single platform for business and personal banking

HSBC has introduced a new banking service dubbed HSBC Fusion, through which customers can manage both their small business and personal accounts on a...

China’s first digital-only bank WeBank opens fintech research centre

China's first digital-only bank WeBank has teamed up with Singapore's Nanyang Technology University (NTU) for a fintech research centre to develop machine-generated...

Scale model of Rabobank built, helps get aerial view of its coming IT landscape

“Look ma, our own look-alike!” That sure must have been the exclamation coming from every Rabobank staffer, who witnessed the unveiling of  its own scaled-down...

RETAIL BANKING

Ripple expands to South America with Brazil launch

Blockchain payments company Ripple has launched in Brazil marking their first step in expanding across South America. Hoping to develop Ripple’s business in the region,...

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