A group of six top Nordic banks is forging ahead with plans to set up a joint platform for handling Know Your Customer (KYC) data.
EBA Clearing announced today that RT1 now counts six participants from Finland: Bonum Bank, Central Bank of Savings Banks Finland, Danske Bank A/S Finland Branch, OP Corporate Bank, Svenska Handelsbanken and Nordea Bank.
Nordic software house Evry has won a £60 million contract for the implementation of new core banking and payment systems at Handelsbanken in Finland
Nordic bank Handelsbanken is entering the wearable payments market, trialling a micro contactless card that can be put into a wristband, bracelet, watch strap or keyring.
Leading Nordic banks DNB Bank, Danske Bank, Nordea Bank, Svenska Handelsbanken, and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken have announced plans to set up a KYC utility as a joint venture company to explore the creation of a shared infrastructure for know-your-customer processing.
A group of major Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and Finnish banks have banded together to explore the possibility of establishing a pan-Nordic payment infrastructure supplemented by common products.
The Nottingham Building Society is bucking one of banking's biggest trends, expanding its physical footprint by opening seven new branches in British market towns.
EVRY and Handelsbanken Norway have entered into a comprehensive strategic agreement for the delivery of next-generation core banking and payment solutions.
Senior Bank of England executive Andy Haldane has backed calls for the creation of a shared database for the storage of customer account details, arguing that the move would help boost competition in financial services.
Corvil, a provider of latency management systems for high performance trading and market data, today announced that Handelsbanken, one of Sweden's leading banks, is using Corvil's latency management solution for proactive monitoring and rapid troubleshooting of the Handelsbanken network and trading infrastructure. Corvil is used to proactively manage bandwidth usage to minimize trading floor errors.
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