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Deutsche Bank to eliminate 3,000 jobs, close 188 branches in Germany German banking giant Deutsche Bank has announced to cut 3,000 jobs and close 188 branches in the country, as part of its restructuring strategy outlined last year. Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
Discover launches Quick Chip to speed up EMV migration By BBR Staff Writer
Discover is introducing a new option for merchants to streamline the checkout process for all chip cards leveraging Discover, Diners Club International and PULSE Networks.
Banking Services > Payments > News Deutsche Bank to eliminate 3,000 jobs, close 188 branches in Germany By BBR Staff Writer
German banking giant Deutsche Bank has announced to cut 3,000 jobs and close 188 branches in the country, as part of its restructuring strategy outlined last year.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News American Express partners with Facebook to introduce Amex Bot By BBR Staff Writer
American Express has unveiled its plans to work with Facebook to explore innovative new experiences to interact with Card Members in Messenger.
Banking Services > Cards > News
ABN Amro allows payments through WhatsApp By BBR Staff Writer
ABN Amro’s Tikkie is the first payment app allowing consumers to send payment requests via WhatsApp.
Banking Services > Payments > News Hyperwallet partners with Choice Bank to boost prepaid card offerings By BBR Staff Writer
Hyperwallet, a global payouts provider to the new economy, has announced a partnership with Choice Bank to bolster its already extensive prepaid card capabilities.
Banking Services > Cards > News Seven banks joins Ripple network for cross-border payments By BBR Staff Writer
Ripple, a global provider of financial settlement solutions, has announced the addition of seven financial institutions to its growing network.
Banking Services > Payments > News

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Banking Services

Discover launches Quick Chip to speed up EMV migration
By BBR Staff Writer
Discover is introducing a new option for merchants to streamline the checkout process for all chip cards leveraging Discover, Diners Club International and PULSE Networks.
Banking Services > Payments > News
Deutsche Bank to eliminate 3,000 jobs, close 188 branches in Germany
By BBR Staff Writer
German banking giant Deutsche Bank has announced to cut 3,000 jobs and close 188 branches in the country, as part of its restructuring strategy outlined last year.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News

Wealth & Assets Management

Barclays divests Spanish pension assets to Vidacaixa
By BBR Staff Writer
British banking and financial services company Barclays has sold its Spanish pension assets and liabilities to Vidacaixa, a unit of Caixa Group as part of its strategy to sell its non-core assets.
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News
India Post gets clearance for payments bank services
By BBR Staff Writer
The Indian government has cleared a proposal for the India Post to launch payments bank services by March 2017.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News

Intermediaries

Rabobank acquires 5% stake in Kepler to boost ECM offerings
By BBR Staff Writer
Rabobank and Kepler Cheuvreux announce they have entered into a strategic partnership that significantly enhances Rabobank’s Equity Capital Markets (ECM) offering in the Benelux, Europe and the US.
Intermediaries > ECN & Exchanges > News
Toronto Stock Exchange rolls out centralized mutual fund platform
By BBR Staff Writer
Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) has announced the launch of its new centralized mutual fund solution, TSX NAVex, designed to introduce operational and cost efficiencies in the processing of mutual fund transactions.
Intermediaries > ECN & Exchanges > News

Technology

Bank of Newington, Cleveland State Bank chooses Jack Henry’s banking platform
By BBR Staff Writer
Jack Henry Banking division has announced the successful conversion of Georgia-based Bank of Newington and Wisconsin-based Cleveland State Bank to the Core Director platform.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
Allied Irish Bank secures cloud use with Skyhigh Networks solutions
By BBR Staff Writer
Skyhigh Networks has announced its successful deployment at Allied Irish Bank (AIB), giving the bank even greater ability to monitor and secure cloud adoption across its IT estate.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News

Policies & Regulatory Compliance

Bank of Canada explores blockchain-based payment transfer system
By BBR Staff Writer
The Bank of Canada said that it is experimenting a blockchain-based payment transfer system in partnership with R3 CEV, a consortium of major global banks, and the Canadian Payments Association.
Banking Services > Payments > News
UK to face £236m cost from polymer notes
By BBR Staff Writer
Introduction of polymer notes by the Bank of England is expected to £236m to the UK economy, according to a payments intelligence firm.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News

Risk Management

ING Netherlands selects ThetaRay for fraud detection solutions
By BBR Staff Writer
ThetaRay, a provider of big data analytics solutions, has announced that it has signed an agreement with ING Netherlands and implemented its Advanced Analytics Solution for fraud detection.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
HSBC tightens rules for safety lockers in Hong Kong
By BBR Staff Writer
Global banking giant HSBC has tightened rules for customers using safety deposit boxes in Hong Kong, in a bid to avert the misuse of the facility for money laundering and terrorism financing.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News