Turkey's İşbank has launched P2P money transfer via iMessage as an embedded option in its popular İşCep mobile banking app.
In the wake of announcing plans to double IT spending over the next three years, BNP Paribas has moved to strengthen its relationship with Silicon Valley's Plug and Play incubation initiative.
IT spending by banking and securities firms in mature Asia/Pacific markets will reach $67.1 billion in 2017, an increase of 5.4% from 2016, according to Gartner.
US regulators have been slammed for their part in the stalling of the Legal Entity Identifier project, which last year saw more lapsed LEIs than new ones.
NatWest is rolling out a digital investment service for its online banking customers.
On the one hand, financial services executives believe distributed ledger technology will have a transformative impact on the industry within the next three-to-five years, yet on the other a serious shortage of blockchain talent is threatening to impede real-world deployment. That's the conclusion of the two distinct pieces of research conducted by Bain and Tabb Group.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch is tapping the expertise of its investment officers, rather than algorithms, for the US launch of its online advisory platform.
Russia's Sberbank has introduced an online personal assistant that uses machine learning to provide customers with useful advice and recommendations tailored to their individual financial circumstances and lifestyles.