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11:FS asks the questions which really matter

August 12, 2019

As new fintech companies take an increasing market share, David M Brear, Group CEO, 11:FS, lyrically considers the questions that incumbents should ask themselves as they develop new services in response There has be...

Bank of Ireland to support vulnerable customers

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...

Barclays and UK’s first precision medicine accelerator

July 17, 2019

Barclays, UCL (University College London) and Capital Enterprise have today announced the launch of the UK’s first precision medicine accelerator, the P4 Precision Medicine programme, an incubator for start-ups speciali...

IMF Managing Director Lagarde Resigns

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...

AIIB reaches 100-member milestone

July 16, 2019

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) now has 100 approved members after its Board of Governors today supported the applications of three African countries. The milestone was reached with the addition of Benin...

BIS report on Big Tech in Finance

July 11, 2019

The BIS (Bank of International Settlements) published a report on 23 June 2019 that sought to analyze the opportunities and risks that are posed as Big Tech moves into Financial activities. Below is the full report;...

NatWest accounts can now be opened with selfies

July 10, 2019

NatWest is the first high street bank to enable customers to open an account using a selfie and photo ID to verify who they are. Using artificial intelligence, real-time biometric checks confirm the customer’s selfi...

How Hungary’s National Monetary Bank digitalized

July 9, 2019

It was a hard nut to crack, but the MNB can now be reached digitally by the market. Starting from January of last year, nearly thirty thousand applicants a year can communicate digitally since the legal deadline for the...

NatWest pilots working capital product Rapid Cash

July 5, 2019

NatWest has announced the pilot launch of Rapid Cash – a digital, flexible working capital product that connects with accounting software to provide a dynamic credit limit of between £25,000 to £300,000. NatWest Rapi...

ICBC establishes FinTech research arm

May 15, 2019

In keeping with the nation’s ambition to be the world’s banking leaders, the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China have created a new fintech research enterprise. The ICBC Information and Technology Co., Ltd (ICBC Tech...

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