Standard Chartered Bank has partnered with Airtel Ghana Limited to launch Straight2Bank Wallet in Ghana, expanding the coverage of its mobile wallet service in Africa.
Standard Chartered is to cut 15,000 jobs and accelerate its retail transformation strategy after reporting an unexpected $139 million loss for the third quarter.
On 6 October, Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam and Dragon Capital jointly hosted in Ho Chi Minh City the inaugural meeting of the Vietnam FinTech Club.
In a rare session for Sibos 2015, having almost no mention of blockchain, leading technologists from three of the world’s largest banks shared their views on the transformative effect of digital technologies on the business of banking.
Banks in emerging markets should enter into marriages of conveniences with peer-to-peer lenders, helping their putative rivals navigate tough credit and regulatory environments in exchange for help in winning new clients, according to the group chief innovation officer of Standard Chartered Bank.
Standard Chartered has partnered with Chinese Internet search engine Baidu to launch a fintech accelerator programme in Hong Kong.
Standard Chartered Bank has partnered with MoMo, a mobile money service operated by M_Service JSC, to launch Straight2Bank Wallet payments in Vietnam, where the smartphone population is among the largest in ASEAN. Straight2Bank Wallet enables corporations, governments and development organisations to transact with both banked and unbanked individuals cashlessly.
A Chinese peer-to-peer lending platform has attracted more than $200m in funding, led by Standard Chartered in what it claims is the first time a major commercial bank has invested directly in a Chinese internet finance company.
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.
FXSpotStream LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of LiquidityMatch LLC, today announced the launch of a new Graphical User Interface (GUI).
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