The Canadian arm of KPMG is looking to cash in on the blockchain goldrush through the launch of a suite of services designed to help banks realise the potential of distributed ledger technology.
Fintech has the power to increase the role of capital markets, bringing them closer to companies and investors, says the European Commission.
Westpac has made a $16.5 million investment in digital mortgage startup uno, which provides consumers with direct access to the typical loan search and settlement technology that traditional mortgage brokers use.
A man who hacked the computers of a gold bullion trading company, so others could intercept deliveries of the precious metal, has been jailed for a total of five years and four months.
Biometric security startup EyeVerify has been acquired by Alibaba's financial services affiliate Ant Financial for in excess of $100 million.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has set out a host of new cybersecurity regulations for banks and insurance companies in a bid to protect consumer data and financial systems from crooks and terrorists.
Apple iPhone-toting customers of Berlin-based challenger bank N26 can now pay their friends with a simple voice command to Siri.
Visa is teaming up with several Kenyan banks on a service that aims to break M-Pesa's stranglehold on the country's mobile payments market.
Deutsche Bank chief executive John Cryan says staff working for the giant bank have to change their way of thinking as "we want to see ourselves increasingly as a technology company".
National Australia Bank is rolling out a series of card-linked enhancements to its mobile banking app, including a 'world-first' feature which enables consumers to use the app to pay for purchases while waiting for the arrival of new Visa credit cards.
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