Payments Canada has enlisted Accenture to help implement far-reaching plans for a thoroughgoing overhaul of the nation's payments architecture and legal underpinnings.
The Singapore Exchange has been told by the country's financial regulator to improve its recovery processes following an investigation into an outage last year which shut down trading for an entire day.
Samsung has unveiled Bixby, a voice-activated intelligent assistant to rival Apple's Siri and Amazon Alexa.
Westpac is working with Israeli-based startup PayKey on technology to add banking options to the bottom of a screen on a messaging app.
Icici has unveiled a mobile app specifically designed for India's huge rural population, providing a host of banking services as well as useful information such as crop prices.
New research from Finextra finds that banks must re-evaluate their role in the payments industry due to growing demand from digitally driven customers, new regulation, pioneering technology and the need to prioritise innovation over legacy.