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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...

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TECHNOLOGY

Good tidings coming with PSD2 era

The European Parliament saw a presentation of the final RTS draft version of the PSD2 initiated by the European Banking Authority. Several Europe-based Fintech companies...

DBS Hong Kong revamps DBS HotSpot into Startup Xchange

DBS Hong Kong is revamping its earlier program into a platform that matches its corporate clients' problem statements with startups.  Dubbed Startup Xchange, the program will...

A banking technology boom coming?

To a group of senior executives from the banking sector, this question was posed to get a realistic feedback. The focus of the question...

Card data of 69,000 Pakistani bank users leak on Dark Web

Threat intelligence firm Group IB has revealed that the data of 69,189 Pakistani bank cards worth a street value of about $3.5 million has gone...

Westpac to re-skill workforce; resolves to face new digital era challenges

Westpac, Australia's first bank with a range of innovative financial packages that meet personal, business or corporate banking needs of customers is on the fast-track. The bank is preparing...

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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