Saxo Bank completes acquisition of BinckBank
21 August 2019
Saxo Bank and BinckBank announce that Saxo Bank has completed the acquisition of BinckBank. The acquisition of BinckBank marks an important milestone…

Zenus Bank receives permit to commence banking operations
14 August 2019
Zenus Bank announces it has received a permit to commence banking operations and launches with an integrated digital strategy.

TMB and Thanachart Bank agree to merge by year-end
13 August 2019
TMB and Thanachart Bank (TBANK) announced in Bangkok that they will merge by the end of this year to become Thailand's sixth-largest bank. The approximately…

Banker's view
How HSBC Bank USA embedded innovation in their DNA
08 August 2019
Jeremy Balkin, innovation mogul and Head of Innovation at HSBC Bank USA, shared how the bank has made innovation a key component of its culture in the…

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Retail banking trend #7: Create and nurture a fan base
06 August 2019
FinTech is seemingly everywhere – from chatbots proactively engaging customers with sales proposals to new, algorithm-based personal financial management…

ING Bank Turkey turns smartphones into mobile points of sale
24 July 2019
Turkish small business owners can now use their smartphones to securely accept payments from customers following a pilot by ING and Mastercard.

Emirates NBD plans further expansion in Saudi Arabia
23 July 2019
Emirates NBD, a leading banking group in the region, announced plans for further expansion in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), following approval from…

soCash to expand its Asian operations, mirroring the emergence of virtual banks
22 July 2019
soCash, the Singapore-headquartered FinTech start-up which allows bank customers to perform banking services (like cash withdrawal, loan applications)…

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9 things I learned at the Efma Insurance Summit
18 July 2019
Yuri Stepanov, General Manager at Mapfre, shares his key learnings from Efma’s Insurance Summit, which took place this June in the heart of Vienna.

Mastercard further extends payment network with acquisition of Transfast
12 July 2019
Mastercard announced the completion of the acquisition of Transfast, a global payments company with significant cross-border network reach. Mastercard…

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