Standard Chartered has signed a multi-year agreement with Earthport plc. Standard Chartered offers market leading International ACH coverage in its network of fast growing markets in Asia, Africa and Middle East. Integration with Earthport will bring the Bank's International ACH payments reach to 50 markets across its footprint.
At the Euroclear Asia Collateral Conference held today in Singapore, Euroclear Bank and Standard Chartered Bank commemorated the launch of their joint collateral optimisation initiative.
Standard Chartered Bank and ChildFund International today announced that ChildFund will be utilising Standard Chartered's Straight2Bank Wallet service to enable electronic payments into mobile wallets of ChildFund beneficiaries.
Earthport (AIM: EPO), the global payments Company, is pleased to announce a contract with Standard Chartered plc (SEHK: 2888, NYSE: STAN, LSE:STAN). The agreement is subject to certain approvals and additional details will be announced in due course.
Several banks in Hong Kong, including Standard Chartered, have shut down branches and ATMs and advised customers to use online and mobile services, as tensions between pro-democracy demonstrators and police on the island grow.
Deutsche Bank today announced the appointment of Peter Massion as Head of Global Transaction Banking (GTB) and Head of Trade Finance and Cash Management Corporates (TF/CMC) in Japan, effective 1 September.
Standard Chartered today announced that it has expanded its African coverage of Straight2Bank Wallet, the Bank's mobile wallet service platform, by launching mobile payment services in Nigeria and adding mobile collections capabilities in Kenya. The Bank launched mobile payment services in Kenya in September 2013.
Standard Chartered Bank Thailand has announced a partnership with Advanced mPAY Co.Ltd. to expand its Straight2Bank Wallet platform to corporate clients in Thailand.
Standard Chartered Bank has partnered with Singapore's SingTel to launch a mobile money service that lets customers access and save their money, make payments, apply for loans, and even purchase insurance from their handsets.
Interbank messaging network Swift has recruited a group of major banks to help develop its centralised KYC utility for the collection and distribution of standard information required by banks as part of their due diligence processes.
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