App-only Starling Bank is giving customers a sneak peak at its product plans over the coming year, with support for Apple Pay and Android Pay, joint accounts, goal-based savings features and additional mobile-controlled card security options on the way.
Fresh from a stint at the Fintech Pavillion at this year's EBAday in Dublin, social payments startup PayKey reports that it has secured more than half of its second- round funding target of $10 million.
Santander is to beam specialist mortgage advisors over the ether to talk to customers via video screens located at 66 branches across the UK.
ANZ has appointed a non-banker with sizeable e-commerce experience at eBay, Virgin Media and Expedia to run its digital transformation strategy.
The European Central Bank has outlined plans to build an instant payment settlement system that will let people and businesses send money anywhere in the euro area within seconds.
Representatives of two of the Philippines' biggest banks, BPI and BDO Unibank, on Wednesday reassured a hearing of the Senate committee on banks, financial institutions, and currencies that they have addressed recent failures that saw a 26 hour system shutdown at BPI and a spate of ATM compromises at BDO.
Asia remains home to most payments innovation but Europe is making a charge, leapfrogging Africa, North America and Latin America, according to a survey of industry execs which also calls out distributed ledger technology as over-hyped.
UK digital-only bank Atom is set to ramp up its small business lending after securing a £30 million Tier 2 capital facility from the state-backed British Business Bank.
With its new real-time payment platform set to go live in the next few months, EBA Clearing is turning its attention to Euro1, kicking off an investigation into how the flagship single euro payment system should be positioned in the rapidly-evolving landscape.
Payments professionals from across Europe are gathering in Dublin this week for EBAday 2017, hosted by the Euro Banking Association and Finextra. We're liveblogging events here.
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