Category: Channels

Business banking, Channels, Products

Crypto Company Launches App Aimed to Replace Visa Mastercard Payments

May 21, 2018

Via: PR Newswire

CHARLESTOWN, St. Kitts and Nevis, May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — MF Chain offers a solution that first solves for a great number of issues in commerce, by leveraging merchant payment integration to unite users, merchants and innovators MF Chain is […]


Blockchain is Coming, but It’s None of Your Business…Yet

May 18, 2018

Via: Bank Director

For most banks under the $20 billion asset threshold, blockchain technology—the distributed ledger—will be a tool like every other technology tool. Banks under that size will be provided that tool by established providers or very large institutions and the tool […]


Huawei adds a bitcoin wallet to its app store even as China cracks down on trading

May 11, 2018


Huawei has released a bitcoin wallet on its app store for the first time, allowing Chinese consumers to hold virtual currencies even as Beijing steps up regulation on the nascent industry. The Shenzhen-based Chinese smartphone maker has teamed up with […]


Oanda launches institutional trading platform

May 1, 2018

Via: Finextra

A global leader in online multi-asset trading services, Oanda recently launched an institutional trading platform tailored to meet the advanced requirements of professional FX traders, from hedge funds and brokers to CTAs and proprietary trading firms. Called OANDA Pro, the […]

Channels, Products, Retail banking

Banks tune in to benefits of Open Banking and real-time payments

April 30, 2018

Via: Finextra

As open banking continues its rapid ascent, nearly 90 percent (87) of banks globally plan to move forward with open APIs, according to new benchmark data, “2018 Global Payments Insight Survey: Retail Banking,” from ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW) and Ovum. […]


Top tier banks pass first transactions on trade finance blockchain

April 19, 2018

Via: Finextra

Batavia, a blokchain-based trade finance platform developed by a consortium of international banks and IBM, has passed its first live pilot transactions with corporate clients. Jointly developed by Bank of Montreal (BMO), CaixaBank, Commerzbank, Erste Group, IBM and UBS, the […]

Channels, Products, Retail banking

Opening for Online Alternative as Bank Deposit Rates Stay Near Zero

April 13, 2018

Via: The New York Times

Savers should finally be getting a break. After a decade of being near zero, short-term interest rates have risen sharply in recent months. Typically, these rates — three-month T-bills, Libor, commercial paper — move together because they reflect the same […]

Channels, Products, Retail banking

U.S. Bank Mobile Payment Expands to Mastercard Business Travel Cards

April 11, 2018

Via: Yahoo

The U.S. Bank Corporate Travel Card is expanding its mobile capabilities to Mastercard corporate card transactions. Clients whose business travel cards run on the Mastercard network can now pay for purchases via mobile devices. With this expansion, U.S. Bank now […]

Capital and risk, Channels, Operational

Affirm Integrates Its Virtual Card with Apple Pay

March 21, 2018

Via: Bank Innovation

Startup Affirm is embedding its technology into the Apple ecosystem, allowing customers to load the company’s virtual card into Apple Pay, the startup announced today. The integration will also allow customers to use “Affirm InStore” to finance purchases at physical […]


The World of Open Banking

March 12, 2018

Via: Finextra

Open banking is not just for Europe, although many of us sitting in Europe probably think it is. Many other markets around the world have been noticing what Europe is up to and other countries and regions are also looking […]