21 April 2014

Latest Retail banking announcements

 

CMC Europe launches insurance unit

17 April 2014  |  1008 views  |  0

CMC Europe, the specialists in delivering business change and transformation solutions in risk, regulatory and finance data, today announces the formal launch of sister company, CMC Insurance Limited (CMC Insurance).

 

Lending Club pays $140m for Springstone Financial

17 April 2014  |  727 views  |  0

Lending Club, the nation's leading online credit marketplace, announced today that it has acquired Springstone Financial for a total consideration of $140 million in cash and stock.

 

European Commission sparks hunt for EU's top 12 tech start-ups

17 April 2014  |  807 views  |  0

The European Commission is looking for Europe's best startups in this year's Tech All Stars competition.

 

Lloyds completes contactless-capable ATM installation

17 April 2014  |  1130 views  |  0

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, announced today that Lloyds Banking Group selected NCR SelfServā„¢ cash dispense and cash deposit ATMs to upgrade over 1,200 ATMs in the U.K.

 

Santander offers £3 inducement for Paym subs

17 April 2014  |  1324 views  |  0

For Santander customers wanting the convenience of receiving mobile-to-mobile payments using Paym, registration is now open to receive money into their current accounts.

 

Metro Bank to open online mortgage portal

17 April 2014  |  577 views  |  0

Metro Bank, the revolutionary High Street bank, today announces a new online mortgage portal to be used by brokers and direct customers in Metro Bank stores.

 

American Express reports Q1 net income rise

17 April 2014  |  635 views  |  0

American Express Company (AXP) today reported first-quarter net income of $1.4 billion, up from $1.3 billion a year ago. Diluted earnings per share rose 16 percent to $1.33, from $1.15 a year ago.

 

Standard Life enlists Accenture and Avanade for digital workplace implementation

17 April 2014  |  1153 views  |  0

Accenture (ACN) and Avanade have completed the implementation of a new suite of collaborative workplace technologies at Standard Life.

 

Dan Carter kicks off MasterCard's Rugby World Cup partnership

17 April 2014  |  632 views  |  0

New Zealand rugby hero Dan Carter, kicked off MasterCard's Worldwide Partnership with Rugby World Cup 2015 in central London today. To celebrate the partnership the world's leading points scorer and MasterCard ambassador fine-tuned his kicking on the River Thames by kicking at London's biggest set of rugby posts, Tower Bridge.

 

Orange Money claims 10 millionth customer

17 April 2014  |  464 views  |  0

Stéphane Richard, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Orange, gave a bonus to the 10 millionth customer of Orange Money in Dakar, Senegal: Ms Kanny G., who had gone to an Orange Money outlet to open an account, was surprised to learn that she had won a smartphone with an Orange Money credit of 100,000 FCFA (152 euros).

 

First Data adds Heidi Miller to board

16 April 2014  |  1088 views  |  0

First Data Chairman and CEO Frank Bisignano today announced that Heidi G. Miller has joined the First Data Board of Directors, effective April 14, 2014. A well- accomplished senior executive in the financial services industry, Miller's addition brings the total number of board members to seven.

 

PNC Bank launches iPad app

16 April 2014  |  691 views  |  0

PNC Bank, N.A., a member of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (PNC) announced today the launch of its Pinacle Mobile App for iPad.

 

Viewpointe promotes Bill Shute to EVP, corporate strategy and marketing

16 April 2014  |  478 views  |  0

Viewpointe, a leading managed service and payments provider to regulated industries, today announced the promotion of senior executive William (Bill) Shute to executive vice president, corporate strategy and marketing.

 

Canadian credit union integrates PFM with online and mobile platforms

16 April 2014  |  777 views  |  0

Cornerstone Credit Union in Saskatchewan is the first financial institution in Canada to fully integrate personal financial management (PFM) tools into an online and mobile banking platform.

 

Bank of the West renews First Data contract

16 April 2014  |  976 views  |  0

First Data Corporation, the global leader in payments technology and services solutions, today announced it will continue to provide debit processing, ATM driving and network services through its card processing platform and Star Network to Bank of the West, an FDIC-insured bank serving customers for more than 135 years. This renewed five-year agreement will also expand the relationship.

 

Sound City festival goes cashless with Znap

16 April 2014  |  604 views  |  0

Up to 15,000 festival goers per day at this year's Liverpool Sound City, the UK's largest festival of new music, film and creative technology, will enjoy a much more convenient experience with the arrival of cashless mobile payments for the first time through Znap.

 

Zapp fights fraud with behavioural analytics firm Featurespace

16 April 2014  |  978 views  |  0

Zapp today announces a partnership with Featurespace, the global leader in adaptive behavioural analytics, which will ensure that Zapp is at the forefront of fighting payment fraud.

 

Temenos appoints Martin Frick head of Apac

16 April 2014  |  880 views  |  0

Temenos (SIX: TEMN), the market-leading provider of mission-critical solutions to the financial services industry, today announces that it has appointed Martin Frick as Head of APAC, based out of the group's Singapore office.

 

Diasoft signs microfinance firm Bistrodengi to Flextera

16 April 2014  |  726 views  |  0

Diasoft, a global provider of cutting-edge core banking solutions, announced that its innovative Flextera has been selected by microfinance organization Bistrodengi to automate loans accounting business processes of the company and to support its development strategy.

 

First National Bank deploys Fico Fraud Resolution Manager

16 April 2014  |  805 views  |  0

Fico (NYSE:FICO), a leading predictive analytics and decision management software company, today announced that First National Bank (FNB), one of South Africa's "big four" banks and named 2012's most innovative bank in the world, is the first bank in the country to use Fico Fraud Resolution Manager to communicate with customers when a potentially fraudulent transaction takes place.

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