PayPal is to bring its One Touch for Web application to the UK and Canada, enabling consumers to pay for purchases online with a single click after their first login.
HSBC is to shed 50,000 jobs globally in a major restructuring that is intended to save the bank $5 billion per annum by 2017.
The day after it emerged that Apple Pay is on its way to the UK, local rival Zapp has sought to grab some of the limelight by unveiling its new 'Pay by Bank app' consumer brand.
Estonia's LHV Bank is tapping blockchain technology for an experiment that will see it issue EUR100,000 worth of "cryptographically protected" receivables claims against the bank.
Apple Pay will launch in the UK in July, with eight of the country's biggest banks, a host of merchants, and Transport for London all on-board.
Online retailer Overstock is to issue its first digital corporate bond using the technology that underlies cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin.
British tennis champion Andy Murray has entered a long-term partnership with Seedrs, the London-based equity crowdfunding platform.
London-based money transfer startup TransferWise says it is now processing £500 million a month on its platform, saving customers some £22 million in fees compared to equivalent bank rates.
The financing arm of French car manufacturer Renault is to enter the UK banking market with the launch of an easy-access savings account.
Vodafone's Turkish arm is using technology from EyeVerify to enable customers to open its mobile wallet simply by looking at their handsets.
© Finextra Research 2015