ATM provider Cardtronics faces an in-depth UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) investigation into its multi-million pound acquisition of Canadian rival DirectCash Payments.
Poland's Idea Bank is taking mobile banking to the next level, turning carriages on intercity trains into co-working spaces.
China's Ping An Insurance Group has hired Citi veteran Jonathan Larsen to lead a new $1 billion overseas fund than will focus on investing in financial and healthcare technology.
Proposals by the US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency to issue special purpose banking charters to fintech firms are up in the air following the departure of leading advocate Thomas Curry and his replacement as acting head of the Federal agency by Simpson Thacher & Bartlett partner Keith Noreika
A US consortium exploring potential use cases for distributed ledger technology in the credit union industry is set to conduct its first live demonstration of a digital identity service next week.
The UK's Payment Systems Regulator and the Bank of England have agreed a framework for the consolidation of Bacs, the Cheque and Credit Clearing Company and the Faster Payments Scheme.
The Royal Bank of Scotland is rolling out a customer service "hybrid bot" from vendor LivePerson that hands over to a human colleague if questions flummox its artificial intelligence.
Barclays Bank is entering formal engagements with eight of the 11 startups to pass through its latest fifteen-week accelerator programme and spinning out an internal team as a separate company.
Hyundai is launching a 'Contactless Car' in the UK capable of accepting donations for national charity Stand Up To Cancer.
Be careful when typing in that bank domain. Research has uncovered over 300 Websites bearing the brand names of the UK's five largest banks that attempt to trick fat-fingered consumers into thinking that they've landed on a legitimate site.
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