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).
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.
Standard Chartered chief innovation officer Anju Patwardhan has become the latest senior banker to talk up the potential of blockchain technology as a way to cut costs and improve transparency for financial transactions.
Standard Chartered Bank has partnered with Indosat to launch Straight2Bank Wallet in Indonesia. With the introduction of this new payment channel, Standard Chartered’s corporate clients in Indonesia – such as development organisations, multi-national corporations, non-bank financial institutions and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies – can now make cashless payments to banked and unbanked beneficiaries via the Straight2Bank electronic banking platform.
Standard Chartered has appointed its first group chief innovation officer, promoting head of risk innovation Anju Patwardhan to the newly-created position.
FXSpotStream LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of LiquidityMatch LLC, today announced that Standard Chartered has joined as a new liquidity providing bank to FXSpotStream’s clients.
Standard Chartered Bank today announced the appointment of Damien Cummings as Global Head of Digital Marketing.
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