National Australia Bank is working with online property finder realestate.com to integrate financing options with housing searches.
Australia's big four banks are ditching the fees they charge non-customers for using their cash machines.
Commonwealth Bank of Australia is adding support for Android Pay and NFC payments through Garmin smartwatches, but iPhone users will continue to have to make do with contactless stickers.
Hyper Anna, a Sydney-based Australian start-up that provides financial services organisations with a virtual data scientist which is available at the touch of a button, has secured a $16 million series A funding round.
Westpac is preparing for a revolution in IT working practices by cutting out traditional hierarchies and re-equipping its workforce with the skills to survive and thrive in a digitally disruptive world.
Westpac has poured $40 million into point-of-sale financing startup ZipMoney in a deal that is being billed as a coming-of-age for Austalian fintech.
Those with a bold vision or bright idea for the future of the professional services sector are invited to enter the prestigious annual Westpac Innovation Challenge, for the chance to win AU$40,000 and professional support to take their idea to the next level.
ANZ, Westpac and IBM have successfully completed a trial run of distributed ledger technology to update the decades-old process of issuing, tracking and claiming on bank guarantees.
Relations between Apple and Australia's Westpac have hit a new low after the consumer electronics giant ordered the bank to disable a new feature on its mobile app which enabled customers to transfer money to friends in chat applications.
Westpac is struggling to reconnect all customers to online and mobile banking three days after an outage that shut down services over the long bank holiday weekend.
© Finextra Research 2017