Citi has become the first broker to use the Bloomberg App Portal to deploy an application to clients around the world.
How would you react if a bar treated your beer like a bank treats your money? That was the question asked by currency exchange start-up TransferWise in a hidden camera stunt filmed at a London hostelry.
Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles is refusing to travel to America this week to answer questions about the Tokyo-based bitcoin exchange's US bankruptcy case.
An IT glitch at Commonwealth Bank of Australia has left customers unable to use online and mobile banking, ATMs and point-of-sale terminals for several hours.
Atom Bank, the UK-based digital financial services start-up, has hired a chief innovation officer and a deputy director from the North East Local Enterprise Partnership.
CME Group is being sued by three users, accused of selling sneak peeks at order information to high-frequency traders.
US securities trade body Sifma has called for broader uptake of Legal Entity Identifiers by the country's regulators, amid fears that the US is being left behind as other nations push ahead with mandatory implementation of the uniform trade reporting standard.
Westpac New Zealand customers will soon be able to log into their mobile banking app using fingerprint scanning.
Facebook is just 'weeks away' from getting an e-money license in Ireland that would allow its users to hold and exchange money on the social networking site, according to the Financial Times.
CaixaBank, Banco Santander and Telefónica have partnered to create 'Yaap', a digital services joint venture company.
The UK must do more to encourage investment in the start-up community if London is to maintain its dominance as a global hub for financial services, according to panelists at an event organised by fintech accelerator Startupbootcamp.
DTCC-owned clean data utility Avox has announced plans to hire 200 new staff over the next two-years, doubling its workforce in the face of increasing industry demand for accurate reference data.
Anticipation is mounting that Apple is finally about to join Google in adopting NFC for payments on its mobile devices and up-coming smartwatch.
US regulators have warned the nation's banks to undertake a complete overhaul of their security infrastructure to counteract the threat from the Heartbleed bug.
Fujitsu has launched a new range of ATMs on the European market, featuring its PalmSecure biometric technology and support for mobile NFC.
The importance and potential of supply chain finance as a line of business for European banks has been emphasised in a survey by working capital outfit Demica which indicates that one third of banks sampled have created SCF-specific roles with directorial status.
eBay has successfully fought off a bid by activist investor Carl Icahn to force a spin-off of the online flea market's PayPal subsidiary, with both sides calling a truce after a bitter four-month struggle.
Pete Coleman, chief information officer of the Co-op Bank, has quit his role after just a year in the job at the troubled UK bank.
Fundbox, a San Francisco-based start-up that helps business owners fix their cash flow by transferring the amount of outstanding invoices to their bank accounts, has secured a $17.5 million funding round led by Khosla Ventures and featuring an all-star team of private investors, including former Citigroup chief Vikram Pandit, ex-Reuters head Tom Glocer, ISE chairman David Krell, and Jay Mandelbaum, one-time head of strategy and e-commerce at JPMorgan Chase.
Fifteen fintech start-ups will pitch their business ideas to an audience of bankers and VCs at the European semi-final of Swift's Innotribe Start-up Challenge, which is taking place at the Finextra Future Money show in Canary Wharf later this month.
UK start-up Birdback says hundreds of UK retailers can now link discounts, cashback and loyalty programmes directly to customers' payment cards for offline spending on the high street.
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