The Singapore Government has begun trials with four banks of a digital onboarding service that enables citizens to register for new accounts without the need to provide supporting documentation.
BNP Paribas is strengthening its ties to Snapchat, signing a global partnership deal with the teen-friendly video sharing platform in an attempt to boost its profile among the millennial generation.
Barclays has opened an innovation centre in London's hipster capital Shoreditch housing internal banking and technology teams alongside more than 40 fintech startups.
The wealth management arm of Old Mutual has terminated its contract with IFDS for an IT platform upgrade worth hundreds of millions of pounds over concerns about cost and time overruns.
The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), Québec's financial services regulator, has joined the R3 consortium and set up a fintech lab to help it study new technologies, such as blockchain.
Ethical bank Triodos is to join the growing list of UK challenger banks, launching an online and mobile-only current account.
ANZ is following the lead taken by top tech companies such as Google and Spotify by laying waste to middle management in IT and moving to an agile self-directed approach to new product development.
Derek White, BBVA global head of customer solutions, takes a tour of the new digital technologies that are set to reshape banking.
PayPal has unveiled a new service, called Business in a Box, which brings together a host of tools designed to help small firms start and run their online operations.
Australian cross-border payments firm Airwallex has raised US$13 million in a Series A funding round led by Chinese Internet giant Tencent and joined by Mastercard.
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