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Raisin buys UK’s financial technology specialist PBF Solutions Germany-based Raisin has acquired UK-based financial technology specialist PBF Solutions, in a bid to provide end-to-end deposit raising solutions for banks and other providers in the country. Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
Raisin buys UK’s financial technology specialist PBF Solutions By BBR Staff Writer
Germany-based Raisin has acquired UK-based financial technology specialist PBF Solutions, in a bid to provide end-to-end deposit raising solutions for banks and other providers in the country.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News ASB shareholders approve merger with First Bancorp Shareholders of ASB Bancorp, the holding company for Asheville Savings Bank, approved the merger between ASB Bancorp and First Bancorp, under which ASB Bancorp will merge with and into First Bancorp.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News ANZ replaces buyer in $1.3bn sale of Shanghai Rural Commercial Bank By BBR Staff Writer
Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) Banking Group has revised the $1.3bn sale agreement related to the Shanghai Rural Commercial Bank (SRCB).
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HSBC introduces selfie payments in China HSBC says that its Chinese customers can now make payments with a selfie following the introduction of facial recognition technology.
News SETL, four asset management firms launch pan-European fund record-keeping platform SETL and four asset management firms plan to introduce IZNES, a pan-European fund record-keeping platform based on blockchain technology.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News Japanese Bankers Association to employ Fujitsu cloud service-based blockchain platform Japanese Bankers Association (JBA) will employ a blockchain platform based on Fujitsu cloud service to be made available over Fujitsu Cloud Service K5.
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Raisin buys UK’s financial technology specialist PBF Solutions
By BBR Staff Writer
Germany-based Raisin has acquired UK-based financial technology specialist PBF Solutions, in a bid to provide end-to-end deposit raising solutions for banks and other providers in the country.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
ASB shareholders approve merger with First Bancorp
Shareholders of ASB Bancorp, the holding company for Asheville Savings Bank, approved the merger between ASB Bancorp and First Bancorp, under which ASB Bancorp will merge with and into First Bancorp.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News

Wealth & Assets Management

SETL, four asset management firms launch pan-European fund record-keeping platform
SETL and four asset management firms plan to introduce IZNES, a pan-European fund record-keeping platform based on blockchain technology.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
Franklin Synergy Bank opens new branch in Spring Hill, Tennessee
Franklin Synergy Bank has opened its newest branch in Spring Hill, Tennessee located at 4824 Main Street- Suite A in the Petra Commons Shopping Center. 
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Intermediaries

BitLocation starts working with currency exchanges on Cryptocurrencies
BitLocation has started working with currency exchanges to incorporate Cryptocurrencies into their systems.
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Nasdaq to acquire data analytics firm eVestment in $705m deal
By BBR Staff Writer
Nasdaq has agreed to acquire eVestment, a data analytics and service provider in a deal worth $705m.
Intermediaries > ECN & Exchanges > News

Technology

First Tennessee Bank deploys D3 Banking’s mobile app
First Tennessee Bank, a US-based financial services firm, has deployed D3 Banking's mobile banking application to its 300,000 plus registered mobile users.
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Oman Arab Bank to deploy Finastra's FusionBanking Essence
Oman Arab Bank (OAB) has announced its decision to deploy FusionBanking Essence from Finastra in all its 65 branches and representative offices across the Sultanate.
Technology > Banking Technology > News

Policies & Regulatory Compliance

MAS’ Payments Council Taskforce to develop common QR code for Singapore
The Payments Council, which was established by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) recently, has set up industry taskforce to develop a common Quick Response (QR) code for Singapore (SGQR).
Banking Services > Payments > News
RBS agrees to pay $5.5bn to settle US mortgage probe
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has agreed to pay $5.5bn to settle probes related to the firm’s sale of mortgage-backed securities in the US.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News

Risk Management

BlackRock closes acquisition of Cachematrix
BlackRock has closed the acquisition of Cachematrix, a financial technology provider which simplifies the cash management process for banks and their corporate clients in a streamlined, open-architecture platform.
Banking Services > Commercial Banking > News
Accenture opens innovation center for finance & risk in New York
Accenture has inaugurated a North American innovation hub in New York for the finance and risk sector to help financial institutions to quickly develop and scale advanced data, analytics and reporting initiatives.
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