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Navigating ATMs Overseas: Tips for Withdrawing Cash with Your Credit Card

June 17, 2024

Via: TechBullion

Travelling with a credit card makes your trips more convenient and worry-free. It’s easy to carry, saves space, and offers enhanced security compared to cash. But there are moments when having cash on hand is essential, and using a foreign […]


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Apple adds BNPL offerings from rivals

June 13, 2024

Via: Payments Dive

Cupertino, California-based Apple launched its own “pay-in-four” service, called Apple Pay Later, in March 2023. Roughly one-fifth of BNPL customers had tried the offering by July 2023, according to a J.D. Power report. The tech giant then began sharing data […]


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Banque Raiffeisen selects Worldline for cloud-based instant payments solution

May 30, 2024

Via: FinTech Futures

Under the agreement, which has made Banque Raiffeisen Worldline’s first Luxembourg-based client for its instant payments offering, the Paris-headquartered company will equip the bank with the tools to send and receive instant payments as required by the EU’s Instant Payments […]


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Cooperative Bank of Oromia in Ethiopia partners Mastercard for prepaid cards and Community Pass

May 21, 2024

Via: FinTech Futures

Through the partnership, the bank has launched its Coopbank Prepaid Mastercard offering designed specifically to enable international travellers from Ethiopia to complete global purchases online through e-commerce sites and digital platforms. Card transactions will be supported by a dedicated mobile […]


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The digital transformation divide in Europe’s banking industry

May 7, 2024

Via: FinTech Futures

According to the survey, fund managers have rediscovered their optimism, and gloomy predictions of recession seem to have been narrowly avoided. Against this backdrop, European fintech is finding its footing once more. Thanks to an exemplary combination of resilient financial […]


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FedNow pricing aimed at avoiding market disruption

April 29, 2024

Via: Banking Dive

The Fed launched FedNow last July. to provide real-time payments services in the U.S., enabling transactions to be settled in seconds instead of days. The speedier system, which will also be available for use around the clock and on weekends, […]


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The Evolution of Digital Wallets and Their Impact on Global Commerce

March 8, 2024

Via: TechBullion

Digital wallets are key in today’s digital economy, changing how we make payments globally. They make payments easy and improve security. This piece explores how digital wallets are changing payment methods, focusing on their importance for security, ease of use, […]


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Diamond Trust Bank Uganda partners TerraPay to enhance cross-border transfer processes

February 27, 2024

Via: FinTech Futures

TerraPay says the partnership will enable the bank to “facilitate direct account deposits from any part of the world”, allowing customers and expatriates residing outside of the country to send “real-time money transfers to their loved ones in Uganda“. Willie […]


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Why ‘pay-by-bank’ faces adoption hurdles in US retail

February 5, 2024

Via: Banking Dive

For U.S. merchants butting heads with card networks over card swipe fees, the answer might be to bypass cards altogether and allow funds to move directly from the payer to recipient via account-to-account payments — the “pay-by-bank” method. The problem […]


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Danske Bank looks to improve digital customer experience with Backbase

January 12, 2024

Via: FinTech Futures

Backbase, a Dutch provider of front-end digital banking solutions, says its platform will be implemented across the bank’s digital channels “progressively” over the next few years. The platform, which works across web and mobile interfaces and various advisory tools, specifically […]


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Eurosystem eyes up alternative payment solutions in latest retail payments strategy update

December 4, 2023

Via: FinTech Futures

First developed back in 2019, the aim of the retail payments strategy is to “develop pan-European solutions for payments at the point of interaction (POI), governed at the European level, and to further strengthen the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA), […]


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How Embedded Payment Solutions are Driving Customer Loyalty

November 21, 2023

Via: Spiceworks

Explore the evolution of payment solutions with David Sharp, EverCommerce General Manager. Discover how embedded payment options enhance customer loyalty and satisfaction. In today’s digital age, how businesses handle payments has evolved dramatically. Gone are the days when customers had […]


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Evolving Trends in Mobile Banking: Shaping the Future of Financial Technology

November 21, 2023

Via: TechBullion

In the dynamic landscape of financial technology, mobile banking has emerged as a transformative force, revolutionizing the way individuals manage their finances. The evolution of mobile banking is a testament to the relentless pursuit of convenience and efficiency in the […]


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BNP Paribas and 321founded partner to launch marketplace payment management fintech Panto

October 24, 2023

Via: FinTech Futures

Launching initially for European B2C e-commerce firms, the Paris-based fintech will provide a full-service payment platform enabled via API integrations. Its core suite will include cash-in features such as support for multiple payment acceptance capabilities and cash-out features such as […]


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US regional bank United Community partners Allied Payment Network for real-time payments

October 19, 2023

Via: FinTech Futures

Based in Greenville, South Carolina, United Community is a regional bank offering both personal and business banking services, including checking and savings accounts and loans, as well as wealth management and investment solutions. It operates primarily in the states of […]


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Fed’s Waller pushes back on criticism of FedNow’s adoption rate

October 11, 2023

Via: Payments Dive

Participation in the Federal Reserve’s real-time payment settlement service, FedNow, has expanded from an initial group of 50 banks and credit unions to more than 100, Fed Gov. Christopher Waller said Friday at a payments conference held by the Brookings […]


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How Some Banks Are Prevailing in the Battle for Deposits

October 10, 2023

Via: Bank Director

We recently asked bankers in our “State of Commercial Banking Midyear Update” presentation what was top of mind for the remainder of 2023. The answer was clear: 80% of the respondents selected deposit growth and retention. As interest rates have […]


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Bahrain’s Bank ABC taps JP Morgan for blockchain-based cross-border payment service

September 26, 2023

Via: FinTech Futures

The soft-launched service seeks to enable the bank’s clients to complete high-value transfers between Bahrain and the US through JP Morgan’s Coin Systems, which sits upon the JP Morgan Onyx blockchain system which was launched in 2020. Coin Systems supports […]


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Why Banks Aren’t Rushing to Instant Payments

September 25, 2023

Via: Bank Director

Instant payments are here and many banks aren’t ready. The launch of FedNow from the Federal Reserve is a catalyst that could reshape payments in the United States. But faster payments have yet to penetrate the majority of banks. Only […]


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U.S. Bank Unveils Connected Partnership Network

September 21, 2023

Via: Yahoo

U.S. Bank today unveiled an online marketplace of third-party payment and treasury solutions that are fully integrated with U.S. Bank systems. The U.S. Bank Connected Partnership Network helps corporate treasury teams easily identify and adopt technology connected with the bank, […]