Barclays Africa Group Ltd (Barclays Africa) today launched the Barclays Africa Supply Chain Challenge, the first of several initiatives being driven into Africa with the aims of sparking ideas to drive the digital evolution on the continent.
US authorities are questioning a host of global banks over their role in handling bribes to executives of football's global governing body Fifa, and the effectiveness of their anti-money laundering systems.
Martin Wheatley, chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK banking watchdog, has announced his resignation.
A London-based start-up that invests in the technology behind crypto-currency bitcoin is planning to list on London's AIM in what is believed to be the first IPO for a blockchain company.
Barclays is promising to create a global community for fintech innovation, opening physical hubs around the world, beginning with New York, to house startups.
moneycorp, the foreign exchange and international payments specialist, has made three senior hires to support the expansion of its Global Payments division.
The UK launch of Apple Pay seems to have caught some of the country's biggest banks by surprise with only Nationwide, NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland, Ulster Bank and Santander ready on day one.
Barclays Bank is one of a host of sponsors of a BBC initiative to give a pocket-sized computer to every year 7 child in the UK for free, with the aim of inspiring digital creativity and developing a new generation of tech pioneers.
With the UK launch of Apple Pay imminent, Barclays has joined the ranks of financial institutions and retailers supporting the home-baked 'Pay by Bank App' from Zapp.
Capita’s software services business today announces has become the first organisation to enable its customers to make online payments using Barclays Pingit ‘Mobile Checkout’.
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