Deutsche Bundesbank has dampened the blockchain hype, dismissing distributed ledger technology's prospects in retail payments, at least in the eurozone, and pouring cold water on central bank-issued digital currencies.
ABN Amro is promising credit-worthy small businesses a decision on a loan application in 15 minutes through a home-grown fintech startup, dubbed New10.
Wall Street's top regulator says that a 2016 breach at its corporate disclosure database may have enabled hackers to profit from trading on inside information.
Nordic payments processor Nets has been commissioned by Slovenian clearing company Bankart to provide the foundations for a new instant payments platform for the country's banks.
The European Commission is proposing to reform financial supervision across the EU with a renewed focus on new technology developments and the promotion of the emerging fintech sector.
Students arriving for Freshers' Week at Brunel University in London UK will be able to pay for goods at campus convenience store Costcutters with a touch of their finger at a Fingopay terminal installed by biometrics outfit Sthaler.