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Barclaycard teams up with Evernym for self-sovereign identity

Barclaycard joins an accelerator programme run by self-sovereign identity (SSI) specialist Evernym to replace usernames and passwords with much more efficient and secure methods. Enabling people...

BUSINESS

Nasdaq acquires Quandl to move into alternate data

Nasdaq has acquired Quandl to combine its data with Nasdaq's existing Analytics Hub business within Global Information Services.  With the acquisition, Nasdaq wants to reposition itself as a capital markets...

Chase revamps its app to add merchant offers

Following a revamp, consumer banking company Chase has added a feature to their app that enables debit and credit customers to find and use...

PAYMENTS

SECURITY

Sibos 2018: Superpowers for banks to solve financial crimes

Day two Sibos session on financial crime compliance focused on the myth that technologies will replace people when it comes to solving money laundering...

Sberbank acquires business process outsourcing firm Intercomp

Sberbank has acquired Russia’s business process outsourcing firm Intercomp to provide a fully-rounded combination of banking and software-as-a-service based products to business entities. Purchasing a 100%...

Morgan Stanley invests $15m in Integral

The growth-focused private equity arm of Morgan Stanley has made a $15 million investment in Integral, the Palo Alto-based foreign exchange technology provider. "The market...

InstaRem secures $20M first close of Series C funding

Digital cross-border payments firm InstaRem has raised USD20 million from the first close of its  USD45 million series C funding led by new investors MDI Venture Capital...

Starling hires Helen Bierton as head of retail banking

UK challenger bank Starling has hired former Olympian and Santander executive Helen Bierton as their head of retail banking. Bierton is known for representing Great Britain...

Moneyfarm expands into Germany by acquiring vaamo

Digital wealth manager Moneyfarm has acquired German compatriot vaamo, marking its expansion into Germany. The value of the deal is not disclosed. Moneyfarm co-founder and chief...

MEDIA

TECHNOLOGY

Q: What’s next, SWIFT and EBA Clearing? A: Nano-second fund transfer!

It’s time for inter-bank customers and multiple market operators to raise a toast to their favourite payment gateway providers - SWIFT and EBA Clearing. An...

Version 1.0 of the Nextgenpsd2 Framework Published by the Berlin Group

The Berlin Group, a union of European banks and payment processors, has finally published version 1.0 of its NextGenPSD2 Access to Account (XS2A). The...

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...

Islamic Fintech, the latest initiative in Dubai – the ‘Capital of Islamic Economy’.

World-shaking news has been the hallmark of Dubai as a centre for international business circles for quite some years now. Besides the Emirate’s claim to...

Bank of China, Westpac and Deutsche Bank open innovation labs in Singapore

Following the Singapore Fintech Festival, three major banks are launching their respective innovative labs in Singapore, reinstating the island nation's status as a top fintech...

RETAIL BANKING

Barclaycard teams up with Evernym for self-sovereign identity

Barclaycard joins an accelerator programme run by self-sovereign identity (SSI) specialist Evernym to replace usernames and passwords with much more efficient and secure methods. Enabling people...

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