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Activity, Retail Banking

Consumers tap BNPL for larger purchases

September 29, 2022

Via: Payments Dive

Marqeta’s report points to consumers acquiring more credit cards. The share of consumers who only have one credit card fell, from 49% in 2021 to 39% this year. Conversely, the portion of respondents with two credit cards increased, from 31% […]


Regulations

Bank-fintech partnerships don’t need more regulation

September 29, 2022

Via: American Banker

In the aftermath of the global financial crisis, fintech companies burst onto the scene with a dizzying array of exciting new products and services. While fintechs are perhaps best known for designing online and mobile applications that make it easy […]


Activity, Retail Banking

Banks take stock of payment fraud threats

September 28, 2022

Via: Payments Dive

Card fraud is an ongoing concern for financial institutions, despite the popularity of newer payment methods, the PYMNTS-Featurespace study, released on Sept. 13, highlighted. But emerging payment methods, including P2P vehicles such as Zelle, Venmo, Cash App and others, are […]


News

Are Bank Directors Worried Enough About Fair Lending?

September 28, 2022

Via: Bank Director

If your bank has not modernized its fairness practices, the old ways of doing fair lending compliance may no longer keep you safe. Here are three factors that make this moment in time uniquely risky for lenders when it comes […]


Capital and Risk, Insurance, Regulations

Vermont Supreme Court Revives COVID-19 Business Interruption Insurance Claim

September 26, 2022

Via: Insurance Journal

The Vermont Supreme Court has kept alive a COVID-19 business interruption loss claim by major shipbuilder against a group of reinsurers. The state’s high court ruled that the case brought by Huntington Ingalls Industries Risk Management and its captive insurer […]


News

First National Bank Named a Pittsburgh Area Top Workplace for 12 Consecutive Years

September 26, 2022

Via: PR Newswire

First National Bank, the largest subsidiary of F.N.B. Corporation ( NYSE: FNB), announced today that it has again been named a Greater Pittsburgh Top Workplace by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. FNB, which was the highest-ranking bank in the large company category, […]


Activity, Retail Banking

Zopa Bank and ClearScore in bid to strengthen consumer finances by 2025

September 23, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

According to the two firms, the 2025 Fintech Pledge will provide UK consumers with “10 million positive actions” to help them build up their financial resilience. The actions will focus on four areas – savings, credit building, debt consolidation and […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Swiss National Bank Hikes by 75 Basis Points, EUR/CHF Pops Higher

September 22, 2022

Via: DailyFX

For all market moving data releases and economic events see the real-time DailyFX Calendar. The Swiss National Bank (SNB) jacked up interest rates by 75 basis points today to take the official borrowing rate into positive territory for the first […]


Capital and Risk, Credit

U.S. Bank Increases Prime Lending Rate to 6.25 Percent

September 22, 2022

Via: Yahoo

U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) announced it has increased its prime lending rate to 6.25 percent from 5.50 percent, effective tomorrow, September 22, 2022, at all U.S. Bank locations. About U.S. Bancorp: U.S. Bancorp, with approximately 70,000 employees and $591 billion […]


Capital and Risk, Operational, Trading

JP Morgan partners AI/ML platform Cleareye to digitise trade finance operations

September 22, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

The new “global strategic alliance” will see Cleareye work with JP Morgan’s Trade and Working Capital Group, leveraging the former’s digital solution ClearTrade to simplify the due diligence processing associated with trade finance transactions and related physical documents. Over the […]


Activity, Retail Banking

Nymbus and Citizens Bank of Edmond to launch niche bank for US military

September 21, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

The new financial brand, set to launch in early 2023, will offer bespoke financial products and services designed to meet the unique needs of newly enlisted members of the armed forces. Nymbus Labs will be responsible for the brand creation, […]


Capital and Risk, Operational

Revolut falls victim to “highly targeted” cyber-attack

September 21, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

In an e-mail to affected customers, the fintech says that while their money is safe and no card details, PINs or passwords were accessed, some individuals may be vulnerable to fraud and phishing attacks. A Revolut spokesperson says: “Revolut recently […]


Activity, Investment Banking

HSBC Ventures invests $35m in Monese

September 20, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

The fresh funding brings the total capital raised by Monese to $208 million and will be used to grow its cloud-based Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) business. Last year, Monese launched its PaaS business in a strategic partnership with Investec, which saw the […]


Capital and Risk, Credit, Regulations

House lawmakers add credit card competition bill

September 20, 2022

Via: Payments Dive

Like its Senate companion, the House bill seeks more card network competition as merchants fight for lower interchange — or “swipe” — fees. Those fees, typically around 2%, are what merchants pay to route transactions through the card giants’ networks. […]


Regulations

Big Regional Banks Might Face New Rules for Dealing With a Crisis

September 18, 2022

Via: Yahoo

A group of President Biden-appointed bank regulators are considering new rules to require large regional banks to add to financial cushions that could be called on in times of crisis. The steps under consideration include requirements that the regional firms […]


Channels

Goldman Sachs and Modern Treasury partner for embedded payments initiative

September 16, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

Modern Treasury’s flagship Payment Operations platform will provide mutual clients with an integrated money movement solution, with payments powered by TxB. “Modern money movement is software driven,” comments Dimitri Dadiomov, Modern Treasury CEO and co-founder. “Goldman Sachs understands software developers.” […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Euro ( EUR) Forecast – Punchy Fed Rate Hike Will Force EUR/USD Ever Lower

September 16, 2022

Via: DailyFX

Euro Area headline inflation (August) was confirmed at 9.1% today, a fresh record high. Energy prices continue to rise, along with food, alcohol and tobacco, and services. On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose by 0.6%, a fraction higher than […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Gold Price Forecast: XAU/USD Back Below $1700 on Fed Rate Hike Expectations

September 15, 2022

Via: DailyFX

XAU/USD FUNDAMENTAL BACKDROP Gold looks to test July swing lows today after yesterday’s U.S. inflation ‘hangover effect’ seems to have dissipated. The U.S. dollar is bid once more weighing negatively on bullion due to renewed market anticipation of a large […]


Capital and Risk, Insurance

Restaurants Facing New Challenges These Days: Getting More From Insurance Coverage

September 15, 2022

Via: Insurance Journal

If the past two years have taught us anything, it’s that anything can happen. There are dozens of unforeseen possibilities that could leave your business financially liable or could otherwise discourage guests from returning. And in the restaurant industry, that […]


Channels

Revolut launches new one-click payment solution

September 14, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

The challenger says its new product will make online shopping “even easier as it facilitates direct payments” which will be validated through Face ID or fingerprint unlock, with no account numbers being shared. Revolut Pay can be used by Revolut […]