Malaysia is the latest country to set up a fintech regulatory sandbox in an effort to help startups experiment with new products and services in a safe environment.
The number of North Americans using their mobile phones for payments at the point of sale has remained flat over the last year, despite growing awareness of the technology and a drop off in the popularity of cash, according to a survey from Accenture.
JP Morgan is opening a virtual business branch in Indonesia, using technology to expand its geographic reach without having to buy real estate.
Thinking Capital, a Canadian online lender for small businesses has launched an artificial intelligence chatbot that can help users qualify for financing on Facebook Messenger.
Six of Canada's leading financial institutions have participated in a $27 million funding round for SecureKey, a federated identity network which lets consumers use their online banking credentials to log in to public and private sector Web services.
UK online lender Amicus Financial has applied for a banking licence, joining the growing ranks of challenger institutions looking to take on Britain's established banks.
ING is re-entering the UK retail banking market with a free mobile app to help people keep track of their finances across multiple banks.
A new lobby group for fintech startups across Europe has held its first meeting at the offices of Deutsche Bourse in Frankfurt.
SME currency transfer operator FX4Biz has raised EUR10 million and performed a business pivot to rebrand as IbanFirst, offering an online multi-currency platform in banking-as-a-service mode
Parisian business district La Defense has launched a major advertising campaign across prominent locations in the heart of London urging Brexit-battered City workers to move to France.
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