South East Asian ride-hailing firm Grab has moved deeper into financial services with the launch of a dedicated unit and the introduction of micro-loans and insurance products.
The board of UK-based banking and compliance software firm Lombard Risk has accepted a cash for shares offer from Dutch software firm Vermeg.
UK insurer Aviva has acquired a majority stake in a startup robo-adviser for an undisclosed sum.
IBM is working with China Construction Bank (Asia) on a blockchain-powered bancassurance project in Hong Kong.
AXA has launched a blockchain-based insurance product that automates the payment of late flight compensation for air passengers.
FinLeap, the startup platform behind Germany's solarisBank, has secured EUR39 million in equity capital to support its ongoing fintech incubation programme.
BNP Paribas is the latest financial services firm to dabble in virtual reality, unveiling a VR-based app for retail banking customers and a 'teleportation' capsule for home buyers.