As it prepares to launch its standalone app next week, US bank-backed P2P payments app Zelle is already boasting 50,000 new sign ups a day.
Visa has appointed former Bank of England deputy governor and chief operating officer Charlotte Hogg as the new head of its European operations.
Credit referencing firm Equifax has reported a cyber-breach which spilled the personal details of approximately 143 million US consumers.
As America's shift towards real-time payments gathers momentum, Finextra and ACI Worldwide are hosting two roundtable discussions on the issue, bringing together experts to investigate the business case of faster payments.
Despite Brexit, the UK's fintech firms remain bullish on their prospects, with half expecting revenues to double over the next 12 months and a third even anticipating an IPO within five years, according to a survey for Her Majesty's Treasury.
BNP Paribas has made a move into the robo-advisory sector, buying a majority stake in Belgian specialist Gambit Financial Solutions. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Square, the fintech startup headed by Twitter founder Jack Dorsey, has made an official application in the US for a banking license, ending months of speculation about its plans but also reigniting the argument about the use of industrial loans charters (ILCs).
DBS Bank has launched a mortgage app that lets Hong Kong homebuyers take virtual, 360 degree tours of properties.
British app-only bank Atom is making a move into the German market through partnership with local startup Deposit Solutions.
European banks under siege from digital challengers and sophisticated cyber attackers could face some relief from a possible change in accounting rules that will enable them to spend more on new software.
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