BNP Paribas has confirmed its commitment to the distributed ledger movement in finance after completing its first 'Blockchain Bizhackathon' in the transaction banking arena.
Trade association Payments UK has launched a directory designed to make it simpler for anyone making cross-border payments into Britain to check routing data.
Four years after taking the unprecedented step of barring Iranian banks from the Swift network, the Belgian-based co-operative is preparing to welcome the country's banks back into the fold following verification of a political agreement reached with Western powers over Iran's nuclear ambitions.
UK-based payment network Earthport has launched a single API to connect banks to Ripple's distributed ledger protocol when processing cross-border payments.
Pascal Bouvier, newly installed as a venture partner with Santander Innoventures fintech venture fund, dusts off his crystal ball and peers into the not-too-distant fintech future.
As Finextra pulls the shutters down on 2015, we take a look back at our most popular news stories, videos, and community engagement activities over the course of the past year. The site will re-open for business on 4 January 2016.
Supply chain finance outfit Tungsten is selling its banking unit for £30 million as a key part of a strategic review aimed at reviving the flagging business as it reported widening first half losses.
US bank JPMorgan Chase and Co has recruited the technology heads of two FTSE100 companies to serve as non-executive directors, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.
Capital market firms have little appetite for investing in large-scale fintech projects and are instead showing an overwhelming preference for cheap, short-term projects according to research.
With the role of the middle man in financial services increasingly under threat from a host of new startups and technologies, international banking co-operative Swift has stepped in with a range of service level agreements intended to differentiate and improve the customer experience in correspondent banking by increasing the speed, transparency and predictability of cross-border payments.
Microsoft is working with Ripple to add a pure play transactional financial services angle to its recently released blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) toolkit.
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