The number of internet banking logins made by Brits each day fell last year, as customers continued to migrate to apps, BBA research shows.
The UK and South Korea have formed a "fintech bridge" that will help financial technology firms and investors from each country gain access to the other.
It has been a week to forget for the London Metal Exchange after it was forced to delay trading on Friday by four hours due to a connectivity issue with an external network provider, according to Bloomberg.
MasterCard is considering an application to become a licenced payment services provider in China, according to Reuters.
Thailand's central bank has called for more regulation of the country's growing fintech sector in order to prevent systemic risk and protect consumers.
PayPal has agreed to make it easier for customers to pay with their Visa cards in exchange for long-term "fee certainty" from the card scheme.
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Barclays has teamed up with Samsung on an internal hackathon in which the bank's staffers work to build mobile services that tap the electronics giant's security technology.
MasterCard has agreed to pay about £700 million to buy 92.4% of VocaLink, the bank-owned operator of the UK's Faster Payments system and Zapp mobile service.
The UK's largest retail banks have called on the government to compel smaller, challenger banks to share the cost of financial inclusion by also offering loss-leading fee-free banking accounts.
N26, the Berlin-based challenger bank formerly known as Number26, has been awarded a full banking licence in Germany, aiding its push to expand its mobile banking service across Europe.