28 November 2015

Company announcements

Wholesale banking

Lombard Risk appoints Alastair Brown as chief executive

21 hours ago  |  1527 views  |  0 comments

Lombard Risk Management plc (AIM:LRM.L), a leading provider of integrated collateral management and regulatory reporting solutions for the financial services industry, is pleased to announce that Mr Alastair Brown will join the Board as Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1 December 2015.


ANZ to launch new Internet banking site to provide consistent experience across all devices

27 November 2015  |  1195 views  |  0 comments | 2 tweets

ANZ today announced a significant upgrade to its internet banking platform that will see it become the first major Australian bank to have a consistent user experience across desktop, tablet and mobile.


Brits to spend £1.9 billion on Visa cards on Black Friday

27 November 2015  |  1076 views  |  0 comments | 1 tweets

£1.9bn will be spent on Visa cards on Friday 27th November – Black Friday – making it the biggest day for spending on this day in history.

Risk & regulation

Taiwan Stock Exchange launches online rules and regulation directory

27 November 2015  |  1065 views  |  0 comments

The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) has launched an online ‘Rules & Regulations Directory’, providing international investors and the media with a centralized location for all 238 Taiwan capital market regulations in both English and Chinese.


Visa and MyGate to push Visa Checkout in South Africa

27 November 2015  |  1565 views  |  0 comments

Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), a global payments technology company, has partnered with online payments leader MyGate to process Visa Checkout in South Africa.


JCB to offer free bus tickets in Kyushi, Japan

27 November 2015  |  1019 views  |  0 comments

JCB Co., Ltd. (JCB), the only global payment brand based in Japan, has officially announced that it will launch a campaign in cooperation with Nishi-Nippon Railroad Co., Ltd., the major private railroad company in western Japan, for JCB cardmembers travelling to Fukuoka, Japan from December 1, 2015 to February 29, 2016.


Rocket Internet pushes Black friday to frontier markets

27 November 2015  |  953 views  |  0 comments | 1 tweets

Massive sales, great offers and special deals: Rocket companies continue to establish Black Friday in emerging markets making the phenomenon accessible for millions of people across the globe.


Seamless partners with Dwolla to roll out mobile P2P

27 November 2015  |  1060 views  |  0 comments

Seamless, listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, has concluded an agreement with Dwolla, a US company offering a new and innovative payment platform.

Wholesale banking

London Bullion Markets Association sifts through 20 responses to RFI

26 November 2015  |  1228 views  |  0 comments | 1 tweets

The LBMA has announced that 20 entities have submitted 17 responses to its recent RFI (Request for Information) process, which includes exchange groups, technology firms, brokers and data vendors.

Retail banking

UOB converts Android smartphones into mobile wallets with tokenised security

26 November 2015  |  1343 views  |  0 comments

United Overseas Bank’s (UOB) new mobile application, UOB Mighty, enables customers to turn their Android smartphones into electronic wallets instantly and start making contactless payments in Singapore and globally.

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