New research from HSBC has found that people would rather put their faith in a robot to perform open-heart surgery than trust one to open a savings account or provide mortgage advice.
BBVA is making eight of its APIs commercially available to companies, startups, and developers worldwide, enabling the integration of customer banking data with third party products and services.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has teamed up with World Bank Group member IFC to encourage fintech innovation in Asia through the establishment of an Asean Financial Innovation Network (Afin).
ING is taking a humanoid robot on a tour of its Dutch branches to teach kids how to manage their money.
Branchless CivilisedBank has received a licence from the Bank of England ahead of a planned launch early next year.
In the largest funding round in the history of distributed ledger technology, the R3 consortium has raised $107 million from around half of its members as well as Intel and Temasek Holdings.
Bank of England governor Mark Carney is the latest top banker to have fallen victim to an e-mail prankster, joking with the culprit about the drinking habits of former governor Eddie George.
TransferWise is moving further into traditional banking territory, setting up a 'borderless' bank account for businesses that need a multi-currency account for trading in overseas markets.
Global regulatory bodies are calling for increased scrutiny of credit offerings from fintech-based alternatives to traditional banks.
JPMorgan is to use technology from the company behind the Zcash digital currency to add a new layer of privacy protection to users of its enterprise-grade Quorum blockchain platform.
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