31 October 2014

Company announcements

Risk & regulation

Nyse names Cunningham head of governance services

29 October 2014  |  745 views  |  0

The New York Stock Exchange announced today that effective immediately, Stacey Cunningham has been named President of NYSE Governance Services, a leading provider of corporate governance, risk, ethics and compliance services for public and privately held companies.


Southern Bank goes mobile with Malauzai

29 October 2014  |  832 views  |  0

Malauzai Software, a provider of mobile banking SmartApps for community financial institutions, has announced that Mount Olive, N.C.-based Southern Bank has launched a mobile banking program with the company’s SmartApp, including integration with the bank’s online bill pay, as well as mobile photo bill pay through PicturePay.

Risk & regulation

CSI promises holistic apporach to risk management with SmartRisk IQ

29 October 2014  |  1195 views  |  0

In order to ensure full compliance with the latest regulatory requirements, examiners are now demanding that financial institutions address risk management comprehensively across the entire institution, instead of managing it through individual departments.

Retail banking

CardConnect secures patents on tokenisation

29 October 2014  |  618 views  |  0

CardConnect, a fast-growing provider of payment processing and technology services, today announced that it has been awarded two patents on tokenization technology from the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Wholesale banking

Interactive Data to provide access to Sowa Labs social media feed

29 October 2014  |  1098 views  |  0

Interactive Data, a leading provider of financial market data, analytics and customized web solutions for financial institutions, has announced collaboration with Sowa Labs to provide its customers with access to Sowa Labs' social media analytics feed.

Wholesale banking

Correspondent banking model unfit for low value payments - Earthport

29 October 2014  |  795 views  |  1

In a survey carried out by Earthport at the recent flagship global banking conference, SIBOS, 51% of attendees surveyed said they believe that correspondent banking is unsuitable for making payments of less than $1,000, while 18% say they believe it is unsuitable for making payments of less than $200.


Cardlytic secures further $70 million in funding

29 October 2014  |  702 views  |  0

Cardlytics, the advertising & technology company, and leader in Card-Linked Marketing, announced today the closing of the company's latest round of financing, totaling $70 million.

Wholesale banking

Tradeweb launches US corporate bond trading platform

29 October 2014  |  605 views  |  0

Tradeweb Markets, the leading global provider of fixed income and derivatives marketplaces, announced the launch of a new U.S. corporate bond trading platform for institutional investors.

Wholesale banking

KYC outfit Trunomi launches mobile app

29 October 2014  |  649 views  |  0

Trunomi, the pioneer of B2Me for the financial industry, and a provider of Know Your Customer (KYC)-compliant technology for regulated entities (RE) and consumers, today announced the launch of the company and the availability of its TruHub and TruMobile solutions.


NRB Bank selects Compass Plus TranzWare for in-house processing centre

29 October 2014  |  618 views  |  0

Compass Plus, an international provider of innovative retail banking and electronic payments software for financial institutions and processors, has announced that NRB Bank in Bangladesh has launched its in-house processing centre built on TranzWare products from Compass Plus in just three months.

Retail banking

Crypto payment processor Vogogo teams up with fiat processor Knox

29 October 2014  |  613 views  |  0

Vogogo Inc. ("Vogogo") (TSX VENTURE:VGO) a payment processor that services the cryptocurrency industry, today announced that it has finalized an agreement for a strategic partnership with US payment processor Knox Payments Inc. ("Knox").

Retail banking

First Data revenue climbs 3% in Q3 but net loss rises

29 October 2014  |  1052 views  |  0

First Data Corporation today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014. Consolidated revenue for the third quarter was $2.8 billion, up 3% versus the prior year period. Adjusted revenue, modified for various items such as the exclusion of pass-through debit network fees and postage, was up 3% versus the prior year period to $1.8 billion, driven by 7% growth in Financial Services and 4% growth in International.

Trade execution

Webb deploys Tbricks cash and derivatives trading platform

29 October 2014  |  675 views  |  0

Tbricks today announced that WEBB, market maker and liquidity provider on key European markets, has deployed Tbricks for trading and market making of cash products and financial derivatives.

Retail banking

MasterCard partners with Zilzar Muslim lifestyle marketplace platform

29 October 2014  |  1333 views  |  0

MasterCard today marked an important milestone in its presence in the Muslim lifestyle segment with its latest collaboration with Zilzar.com, the world's first global Muslim Lifestyle Marketplace platform.

Retail banking

Merchants' decisions are best for company and consumer - NRF statement

29 October 2014  |  685 views  |  0

The National Retail Federation issued the following statement from Senior Vice President and General Counsel Mallory Duncan regarding retailers' adoption of mobile payment platforms and services:


GoSwiff debuts integrated mobile commerce platform

29 October 2014  |  1053 views  |  0

GoSwiff, the leading innovator in mobile commerce and marketing services, launched today its integrated mCommerce platform of payment solutions.

Mobile & online

MasterCard launches MasterPass in Taiwan

29 October 2014  |  1948 views  |  0

Online shopping in Taiwan will soon be made simpler with the launch of MasterPass, MasterCard's global digital payment solution, on November 19. MasterPass eliminates the need to enter detailed payment and shipping information with every purchase, and simplifies and speeds up the process of completing a transaction from any connected device.

Retail banking

AstroPay completes six-month pilot of prepaid card in China

29 October 2014  |  933 views  |  0

AstroPay the largest cross-border payment services provider in Latin America, is using its innovative prepaid card technology to lead a reverse trade flow with China by making U.S. services available for sale to large swaths of the Chinese population.

Wholesale banking

ASX goes live on Goldensource EDM system

29 October 2014  |  943 views  |  0

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and GoldenSource, a leading independent provider of Enterprise Data Management (EDM) solutions for the securities and investment industry, today announced the successful re-architecting of ASX's core back office systems.


Xoom posts Q3 results; announces CFO's departure

28 October 2014  |  1206 views  |  0

Xoom Corporation (XOOM), a leading digital money transfer provider, today announced financial results for the third quarter of 2014:

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