Banking

PEPPER, mobile-only challenger bank, introduces a revolution in online trading

Pepper, Bank Leumi's mobile-only challenger bank, today launched a revolutionary new investment app, Pepper Invest. It enables customers to buy fractional shares in some 100 shares of top US companies (traded on the S&P 100 index), such as Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Coca-Cola, Ford, Starbucks, Goldman Sachs, Nike and Netflix, with a minimum investment amount of NIS 50. Read more »

Commerzbank among the founding signatories of the UN Principles for Responsible Banking

Commerzbank is one of the founding signatories of the new Principles for Responsible Banking. These have been developed by the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) in collaboration with several international financial institutions, and were officially launched at the start of the UN General Assembly in New York yesterday. Under these principles, 130 banks worldwide have undertaken a voluntary commitment to make the... more Read more »

SWIFT enables payments to be executed in seconds

SWIFT today announces the launch of a new service to deliver global instant payments by integrating gpi, the cross-border payments service with real-time service levels, into domestic instant payments systems around the world. Through a combination of gpi and domestic real-time payments networks, SWIFT, together with gpi banks, will facilitate instant international payments with up-front fee and Foreign Exchange transparency for senders, while... more Read more »

Gresham and ANZ partnership progresses innovative cash management solution

Gresham Technologies plc, the leading software and services company that specialises in providing real-time solutions for data integrity and control, banking integration, payments and cash management provides further details of its recent strategic licencing agreement with ANZ for a new and innovative cash management solution. Read more »

Bank of America joins the Marco Polo Network to tackle trade finance challenges

Bank of America announces that it is joining the Marco Polo Network, the largest and fastest growing trade finance networks leveraging Corda distributed ledger technology to provide transformative solutions to global trade participants.  Read more »

Finantix Continues Global Expansion by Further Growing Swiss Presence

Finantix, the leading global provider of trusted technology to the wealth management, insurance and banking industries, has appointed Jérôme Vasamillet to further grow its presence in Switzerland. Read more »

Composition of Nordea Bank Abp’s Shareholders’ Nomination Board

Nordea Bank Abp’s Shareholders’ Nomination Board was established with the task of presenting to the Annual General Meeting proposals concerning election of members of the Board of Directors, the chair of the Board of Directors and the remuneration to the board members and auditor. The four largest shareholders in terms of votes who wish to participate in the nomination board are entitled to appoint one member each. In addition, the chair of the... more Read more »

FIS Report Reveals Number of Real-time Payment Systems Continues to Grow Globally

The number of real-time payment systems in use around the world has increased 35 percent over the past year and nearly fourfold since 2014, according to new research released today by FIS™ (NYSE: FIS), a global leader in financial services technology. Read more »

ING publishes first Terra progress report

ING today published the first progress report on Terra, ING’s approach to steer its €600 billion lending book in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement to keep global warming to well-below two degrees. Read more »

Revolut bolsters European leadership with C-suite hires

The global financial platform, Revolut, announces new senior appointments to local European leadership teams, marking a major milestone in the company’s global growth and expansion strategy. Lithuania Read more »

CFO has decided to relocate to the UK and will leave Nordea in 2020

Group CFO and Head of Group Finance and Treasury Christopher Rees has decided to relocate back to the UK with his family to pursue new opportunities and will leave Nordea in 2020. A search for a successor has been initiated. Christopher Rees will continue in his role and as a member of Group Executive Management until a successor has been appointed and responsibilities orderly transferred. Read more »

65% of banks struggle with payment profitability according to Aite research

Aite Group, a global research and advisory firm in financial services, today launches a new report “The Payments Transformation Race: Criteria for Success”, commissioned by Icon Solutions. Read more »

Deutsche Bank Wealth Management accelerates ESG strategy: “Adding purpose to performance”

Deutsche Bank Wealth Management is significantly accelerating its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy as a new generation of wealthy clients increasingly ask their advisers to help them add purpose to investment performance. The wealth management business of Deutsche Bank is adopting ESG ratings from MSCI, a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, to give clients... more Read more »

Emirates NBD to launch Voice Banking through Amazon Alexa

Emirates NBD customers in the UAE will soon be able to get banking updates, track spends as well as listen to daily market briefings on their Amazon Alexa devices, as the bank continues to lead digital innovation in the MENA region with new Voice Banking solutions powered by “Amazon Web Services” (AWS). Read more »

PrePay Solutions obtains E-Money Licence from National Bank of Belgium and opens European Office in Brussels as part of Brexit planning

 PrePay Solutions (PPS), subsidiary of Edenred, the global leader in payment solutions for the working world, has been granted an E-Money Licence from the National Bank of Belgium (NBB) and has opened an office in Brussels. Read more »

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