SIX Securities Services is to offer Legal Entity Identifiers to Swiss companies in partnership with the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation.
Visa and four of the UK's leading banks are partnering with Amazon on the launch of a new commercial marketplace for businesses shopping on the popular e-commerce site.
Despite a concerted effort from governments, NGOs and the private sector, the world has made only patchy progress towards digital money readiness, according to a report from Citi and Imperial College London.
Amazon has launched a service that lets Americans top up their accounts by handing over cash at the physical locations of partner retailers.
Southeast Asian ride-hailing app Grab has struck a deal to buy Indonesian digital payments outfit Kudo. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
With customer visits plummeting, Lloyds Bank is shrinking the size of hundreds of its branches, ditching tellers in favour of tablet-yielding wandering staffers.
Commonwealth Bank of Australia says that its decision to move into the point-of-sale hardware market two years ago has proved a success, with more than 75,000 terminals operating across the country.