Saxo Bank has moved into the fast-expanding robo-advisory market with a full-scale digital investment platform for retail investors in partnership with BlackRock.
Mobile operator O2 has launched Travel Alerts, a new automated service trialed with UK card issuer MBNA, to overcome the tiresome requirement for consumers to alert their bank and unblock cards every time they travel abroad.
Fresh from its investment in US marketplace lender Kabbage, Dutch bank ING has taken a stake in WeLab, a non-bank provider of consumer loans in China and Hong Kong.
With the blockchain hype machine at full throttle, David Birch of Consult Hyperion pleads for some rationality in the reporting and discussions of the shared ledger concept and its associated technologies.
Google has begun testing a loyalty programme, tempting people to use Android Pay with the promise of a free Chromecast media streaming dongle.
Customers who start using mobile banking are less likely to leave their provider and will use more products and make more transactions, creating more revenue, according to research from Fiserv.
Commonwealth Bank of Australia is to launch an innovation lab in both Hong Kong and London to create a joined-up global approach to new tech initiatives across the bank.
HSBC is applying lessons learned from behavioural science with the launch of a new app designed to 'nudge' its customers into making better financial decisions.
MasterCard has unveiled a service which will enable shoppers to split instore transactions across monthly instalments using their existing cards.
Indian mobile commerce giant Paytm is trialling the use of ultrasonic sound waves for instore payments.
© Finextra Research 2016