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Alibaba’s affiliate Ant Financial to acquire helloPay Alibaba’s payment affiliate Ant Financial, which operates Alipay, has reached an agreement to acquire and rebrand helloPay Group. Banking Services > Payments > News
Alibaba’s affiliate Ant Financial to acquire helloPay Alibaba’s payment affiliate Ant Financial, which operates Alipay, has reached an agreement to acquire and rebrand helloPay Group.
Banking Services > Payments > News Lloyds Banking Group collaborates with Microsoft Lloyds Banking Group has partnered with Microsoft to evaluate biometric authentication with customers logging into their Lloyds Bank, Halifax and Bank of Scotland internet banking websiites.
News China’s Ant Financial raises offer price to merge MoneyGram China’s Ant Financial has raised its offer price to merge global money transfer services firm MoneyGram.
Banking Services > Payments > News
Intesa Sanpaolo, EBA Clearing complete live tests of real-time payment system Intesa Sanpaolo and EBA CLEARING have reported the successful execution of the first user testing activities for the Pan-European real-time payment platform of the latter.
News Ant Financial, Emtek partner to launch mobile payment platform in Indonesia Indonesia’s diversified digital company Emtek has partnered with China’s Ant Financial Services Group to set up a payment joint venture.
Banking Services > Payments > News Qatar’s Commercial Bank pilots blockchain-based international money transfers Qatar-based Commercial Bank has completed a pilot project that used blockchain technology to process internation money transfers.
Banking Services > Payments > News

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Banking Services

Alibaba’s affiliate Ant Financial to acquire helloPay
Alibaba’s payment affiliate Ant Financial, which operates Alipay, has reached an agreement to acquire and rebrand helloPay Group.
Banking Services > Payments > News
Lloyds Banking Group collaborates with Microsoft
Lloyds Banking Group has partnered with Microsoft to evaluate biometric authentication with customers logging into their Lloyds Bank, Halifax and Bank of Scotland internet banking websiites.
News

Wealth & Assets Management

T. Rowe Price launches new digital investment advisory solution
T. Rowe Price has launched a new discretionary investment management and advisory solution for investors who want access to actively managed mutual funds and management of their portfolios to assist them in achieving long-term retirement savings goals.
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News
Northern Trust to buy UBS’ fund services units in Luxembourg and Switzerland
By BBR Staff Writer
Northern Trust has agreed to acquire UBS Asset Management's fund administration servicing units in Luxembourg and Switzerland for an undisclosed sum.
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News

Intermediaries

Euronext, AX Trading partner to launch pan-European block trading MTF
Euronext has partnered with US-based FinTech company, AX Trading to create a new block trading service for equities.
Intermediaries > Prime Brokerages > News
ECB, Bank of Japan partner for distributed ledger technology research
The European Central Bank (ECB) and Bank of Japan have announced to launch a joint research project to study the possible use of distributed ledger technology (DLT) for market infrastructure.
Intermediaries > ECN & Exchanges > News

Technology

Lloyds Banking Group collaborates with Microsoft
Lloyds Banking Group has partnered with Microsoft to evaluate biometric authentication with customers logging into their Lloyds Bank, Halifax and Bank of Scotland internet banking websiites.
News
Kenya's Sidian Bank taps IBM Cloud in new digital drive
Kenya-based Sidian Bank has selected IBM Cloud and Cognitive solutions to speed up its digital transformation.
Banking Services > Commercial Banking > News

Policies & Regulatory Compliance

Redwood submits banking licence application to UK authorities
Acorn Financial Partners, a new venture founded and led by Jonathan Rowland, announced that it has submitted a banking licence application to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA).
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
Amicus applies for banking licence in UK
Amicus Finance announced that it has submitted a banking licence application to the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News

Risk Management

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.
Risk Management > News
Societe Generale strengthens collateral management relationship with Lombard Risk
Lombard Risk Management and Societe Generale have extended their global strategic partnership for the Collateral Management Solution COLLINE.
Risk Management > News




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