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Alior Bank kickstarts acceptance of Open Banking in Poland with RBL_START Meetup

Banking
August 1, 2019

Despite being classified as a "digital transformation champion" Poland's adoption of Open Banking has been slower than most. To put things into perspective: third parties in Poland allegedly have access to less than 5...

Capital One announces cyber security breach

Banking
July 30, 2019

Capital One has recently suffered a severe cyber security breach that sent the stock plummeting today as news of the size and scale of the breach became more apparent. Below is the full official press release that Capit...

OakNorth, the intelligent challenger

Banking
July 30, 2019

Let's face it: the 2019 fintech space is packed with companies claiming ownership of cutting-edge tech guaranteed to transform businesses, but seldom are they examples which hold up to their own marketing claims.&nb...

Second troubled Chinese bank bail-out announced

Banking
July 30, 2019

Another Chinese regional lender has become the second in a matter of a few months that has needed bail-out assistance and regulatory scrutiny from the Chinese state. This turn of events is concerning in light of the sig...

IMF’s World Economic Outlook, July 2019

Banking
July 26, 2019

Still Sluggish Global Growth • Global growth remains subdued. Since the April World Economic Outlook (WEO) report, the United States further increased tariffs on certain Chinese imports and China retaliated by raisin...

Virtual banks set to go live in Hong Kong

Banking
July 24, 2019

As part of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority’s (HKMA) initiative to usher in a new era of Smart Banking, the next 12 months will see the first batch of virtual banks receive licences and commence operations in the city,...

Triodos Bank on food and agriculture systems

Banking
July 18, 2019

"It is necessary to completely change the way food is produced, traded and consumed in order to provide food to the growing world population without severely damaging our planet, people’s health and social equality. Gov...

Bank of Ireland to support vulnerable customers

Banking
July 18, 2019

Bank of Ireland has launched a new Vulnerable Customer Unit (VCU) to provide enhanced support to customers in vulnerable circumstances. This unit, which is designed to be a centre of expertise within the Bank, will prov...

Morgan Stanley Tops Institutional Investors in Asia

Banking
July 17, 2019

Hong Kong July 16 — Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced that the Firm was voted number one in Institutional Investor magazine’s All-Asia Research Team annual rankings; the first company to achieve the top position...

IMF Managing Director Lagarde Resigns

Banking
July 16, 2019

The Executive Board of the IMF (International Monetary Fund) issued the following statement today. “Today the IMF Executive Board accepted Managing Director Christine Lagarde’s resignation from the Fund with eff...

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