21Shares, the Swiss pioneering Crypto ETP issuer, today announced that one of the first cryptocurrency exchange traded products (‘ETPs’) will become available to institutional investors in the UK to trade on Aquis Exchange. This arrangement is in partnership with GHCO, a leading market-maker and liquidity provider specialising in ETFs.
Businesses face tipping point as Covid-19 and Brexit fuel concerns over barriers to international commerce
- 10.06.2021 07:43 pm
Bottomline (NASDAQ:EPAY), a leading provider of financial technology that makes business payments simple, smart and secure, revealed today that almost half of business across Great Britain (47%) that intend to stop processing outbound international payments are doing so due to the difficulty in tracking them, while 40% plan to stop as they find it difficult to pay international suppliers on time. These issues are acutely felt by small businesses... more
- 10.06.2021 03:45 pm
Klarna, the leading global payments provider, retail bank, and shopping service, today confirms a new equity funding of USD 639 million. The round was led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund 2 ,with additional participation from existing investors Adit Ventures, Honeycomb Asset Management and WestCap Group, to support international expansion and further capture global retail growth.
- 10.06.2021 03:30 pm
Commenting on the ECB Monetary Policy Statement and maintaining a dovish tone, Jesus Cabra Guisasola, Associate at Validus Risk Management, said: “As most market participants expected, the ECB maintained its dovish tone and decided to leave its ultra-loose policy unchanged by keeping the current PEPP purchases at the fastest pace for the third quarter of 2021."
- 10.06.2021 02:43 pm
Cashflows, the platform that makes it easy for merchants to accept payments, today announces new partnerships with IMX Software and eDynamix. Cashflows will enable the businesses to extend their payment offerings and enhance user experience in the financial services and automotive sectors respectively. The news comes as Cashflows is expanding its reach to help businesses across a wider range of industries deploy efficient payment and settlement... more
Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry and number 4 worldwide, today announced it has partnered with Microsoft to integrate Dynamics 365 Fraud Protection into Worldline’s digital commerce payments suite.
- 10.06.2021 11:40 am
IntellectEU is pleased to announce that payLOCATOR, an innovative payment tracking solution enabling direct access to payment information for bank's clients and their counterparties, has recently received SWIFT gpi for Corporates label. Within the current cross-border payments landscape there is a lack of transparency and increased time and operating costs devoted to payment investigation, dispute resolution, and supply chain uncertainties.
Leading LendTech company, DivideBuy, has announced the appointment of three senior hires to aid its ambitious growth strategy and continue its support for merchants who are looking to embrace innovative finance options. The North-West based interest free credit (IFC) provider has appointed Heather Goode as Retailer Risk and Risk Oversight Manager, Jarone Macklin-Page as Business Development Manager, and Charlotte Bright as Marketing Manager.
- 09.06.2021 03:45 pm
Phos, the fintech behind the leading software-only Point of Sale (SoftPoS), has partnered with Eazy Financial Services, to enable merchants in Bahrain to accept contactless payments on their smartphone. The partnership with the payment services provider, which is licensed and regulated by the Central Bank of Bahrain, will enable merchant customers to seamlessly and securely turn any NFC-enabled Android device into a payments terminal for the... more
Average Investor Would Have Made More Than £8k Buying and Selling Bitcoin at the Most Popular Times This Year
New research has revealed that if someone followed the British public’s interest when buying and selling bitcoin this year, they would have made a 27% profit – equivalent to £8,602.37 profit on one bitcoin, or £272.80 for someone who originally invested £1,000.
Mastercard True Name® Feature Expands Across the Globe Supporting Transgender and Non-Binary Communities Worldwide
As PRIDE month kicks off, Mastercard is proud to announce the expansion of its True Name® card feature across the globe as Global Payments, a leading provider of payment technology and software solutions, implements this feature for its TSYS issuer customers. In addition, Mastercard partners across Europe and North America will enable cardholders to leverage their chosen name on their card offerings, including bunq and Monzo as the first issuers... more
Stephen Kelso, Head of Markets, ITI Capital “Speculative reports suggest that bitcoin could soon drop to $20,000, referencing the looming bearing cross of the 50 and 200 daily moving averages"
FinGo, the fintech behind the world’s first biometric identity authentication and payments platform, has entered a strategic partnership with Mastercard. The new agreement will significantly expand the company’s global reach, opening up access to a global network of acquirers and millions of merchants worldwide.
Research Finds Consumer Shopping Behaviour Post-pandemic Offers £74.6Bn Opportunity for Online Retailers
- 09.06.2021 12:55 pm
Today, leading global payment service provider, emerchantpay, publishes the first instalment of its New World, One Market Report, a new research study examining consumer behaviour when it comes to post-pandemic payment preferences.
- 09.06.2021 12:40 pm
xpate, the payments platform that priorities simplicity, speed and user experience, is streamlining the management of card payments even further with the launch of its new payment gateway and operational support project – xpate Links.