Mark Troutman has been appointed as Regional Head of Sales for HSBC's Global Payments and Cash Management (PCM) business for the Asia Pacific region.
Financial technology entrepreneurs are being asked to pitch their ideas for a London-based programme that will see them get assistance and advice from executives at major banks and venture capital companies.
From next spring, nine million HSBC and First Direct customers will be able to access their accounts at 11,500 Post Office branches.
A Singapore-based HSBC banker has filed a lawsuit demanding that Yahoo hand over details of a user who impersonated him on its Web site and made offensive remarks about locals.
HSBC's head of compliance fell on his sword in front of a US Senate subcommittee Tuesday after the banking giant was excoriated for lax money laundering controls.
HSBC UK's Fast Balance app is now available for both Android and BlackBerry devices, giving even more HSBC Personal banking customers instant access to their current account balance, direct from their smartphones.
Royal Bank of Scotland is to slash over 600 UK jobs in reaction to incoming rules on the sale of investment products to customers. The cuts have been described as "brutal" by union leaders and competing banks that have opted to invest in a branch-based sales force.
HSBC's popular Business Banking app, which allows customers to access their business accounts at any time and from anywhere in the world, is now available to hundreds of thousands more of its customers as an Android app, HSBC Commercial Bank announced today.
UK retailer Marks & Spencer is to move into high street banking with the launch of M&S Bank next month.
The UK Post Office is to roll out contactless payment terminals across 30,000 counter positions in its national network of over 11,500 branches, in a move which exponents of the technology hope will help to boost awareness among a reluctant populace.
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