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IFC offers $60m loan to Burgan Bank to finance SMEs in Turkey
By BBR Staff Writer
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is providing $60m to Burgan Bank, a subsidiary of Kuwait’s Burgan Bank Group in Turkey, to expand access to finance for small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
Banking Services > Commercial Banking > News
Barclays to introduce its own contactless payment app for Android phones
By BBR Staff Writer
Barclays has announced it will be rolling out its own contactless payment service to allow its customers with an eligible NFC-enabled Android phone to pay quickly and easily at any of the 400,000 contactless locations in the UK and across the London transport network.
Banking Services > Payments > News
WorldRemit rolls out instant money transfers to M-Pesa in Albania
By BBR Staff Writer
Money transfer app WorldRemit has rolled out instant money transfers to M-Pesa wallets in Albania.
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RBS to use Red Hat technology to develop innovative solutions
By BBR Staff Writer
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has partnered with Red Hat, a major provider of open source solutions, to deploy technologies for its new Open Experience center at its headquarters in Edinburgh, UK.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
Google to ban payday loan ads from July
By BBR Staff Writer
When ads are good, they connect people to interesting, useful brands, businesses and products. Unfortunately, not all ads are--some are for fake or harmful products, or seek to mislead users about the businesses they represent.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
HomeStreet to buy some branches of Bank of Oswego
By BBR Staff Writer
HomeStreet Bank has signed a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets and limited liabilities, including deposits, from The Bank of Oswego relating to its two branches in Lake Oswego, Oregon.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
Visa Europe makes 3 billion contactless payments in last 12 months
By BBR Staff Writer
Visa Europe announced that three billion contactless transactions were made in the last 12 months – nearly tripling that of the same period in the previous year.
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Credit Suisse posts loss in March quarter due to volatile market conditions
By BBR Staff Writer
Swiss banking major Credit Suisse has swung into loss in the first quarter of this year, as challenging market conditions weighed on its revenues.
Intermediaries > ECN & Exchanges > News
Brower Piven launches probe into proposed acquisition of Your Community Bankshares by WesBanco
By BBR Staff Writer
The securities litigation law firm of Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation, has commenced an investigation into possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law by the Board of Directors of Your Community Bankshares, relating to the proposed buyout of the Company by WesBanco.
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Ecobank deploys TSYS’ payments solution platform
By BBR Staff Writer
TSYS announced that Ecobank, the leading pan-African banking group, has deployed the latest version of the PRIME payments solution platform, PRIME 4, to support its acquirer processing of MasterCard, Visa and UnionPay International point-of-sale (POS) transactions across 28 countries in Middle Africa.
Banking Services > Cards > News
Sunshine Bancorp to acquire FBC Bancorp for $40m
By BBR Staff Writer
Sunshine Bancorp, the parent holding company of Sunshine Bank, and FBC Bancorp, the parent holding company of Florida Bank of Commerce, jointly announced the signing of a definitive agreement pursuant to which Sunshine will acquire FBC in an all-stock merger transaction valued at approximately $40 million.
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Opus Bank’s subsidiary sees increase in online account openings with enhanced Alt-Nav technology
By BBR Staff Writer
Opus Bank announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Pensco Trust Company, a major tech-enabled alternative asset IRA custodian, has experienced a significant increase in online account openings as a result of the enhancement of its Alt-Nav technology with Straight-Through-Processing (STP).
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UK banks could earn £8.5bn by expanding services for SMEs: Accenture
By BBR Staff Writer
UK banks could generate revenue of £8.5bn by expanding their services for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) over the next five years, according to a report by Accenture.
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Wells Fargo boosts paper check payment with lockbox network
By BBR Staff Writer
For corporate treasurers, online banking and electronic payments have sped up deposits of customers' payments. Yet 80 percent of their customers still pay with a paper check, according to PYMNTS.com.
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Bottomline partners with Barclays to offer mobile payment solutions for UK firms
By BBR Staff Writer
Bottomline Technologies, a major provider of cloud-based payment, invoice, and digital banking solutions, announced the release of a mobile payment solution for the UK in cooperation with Barclays.
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