Citibank India and MasterCard today announced the launch of Citi MasterPass, the first global digital wallet in India, making Citibank debit and credit card customers the first in the country to be able to shop at more than 250,000 e-commerce merchants, located in India and worldwide, with a safe, simple and quick online payment experience.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has poached Citi exec Sopnendu Mohanty to head up a new fintech and innovation group.
Palantir Technologies, a big data startup co-founded by Peter Thiel, has completed a massive $450 million funding round that values the company at $20 billion.
The financial services sector is trailing rival industries in the race to set up innovation centres in technology hubs such as Silicon Valley, according to a report issued by consultants CapGemini and Altimeter Group.
Citi today announced the launch of Citi Mobile Challenge in Asia Pacific, part of Citi’s drive to foster digital and mobile innovation in banking.
FXSpotStream LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of LiquidityMatch LLC, today announced the launch of a new Graphical User Interface (GUI).
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has ordered Citibank, N.A. and its subsidiaries to provide an estimated $700 million in relief to eligible consumers harmed by illegal practices related to credit card add-on products and services.
A consortium of Wall Street banks has launched an instant messaging platform it hopes will loosen Bloomberg's vice-like grip on the market for real-time communication between traders.
Martin Wheatley, chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK banking watchdog, has announced his resignation.
A London-based start-up that invests in the technology behind crypto-currency bitcoin is planning to list on London's AIM in what is believed to be the first IPO for a blockchain company.
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