Articles with tag: bank of canada

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Paystone closes USD 55 mln in financing round

News | Online Payments | 21 Jan 2021

Canada-based payments company Paystone has announced the closing of USD 55 million in strategic financing from Canadian Business Growth Fund and National Bank of Canada.

Paystone, Canadian Business Growth Fund, National Bank of Canada, financing round

Payments Canada, Mastercard partner to use Vocalink for Canada's Real-Time Rail

News | Payments General | 12 Nov 2020

Payments Canada has selected Mastercard’s Vocalink as the clearing and settlement solution provider for the country’s new real-time payments system, the Real-Time Rail (RTR).

Payments Canada, Mastercard, Vocalink, Canada, partnership, Real-Time Rail, RTR, real-time payments, clearing, settlement, procurement, Bank of Canada, ISO 20022

Bank of Canada furthers digital currency plan

News | Cryptocurrencies | 06 Nov 2020

Plans for a national digital currency have now moved beyond the trial phase, according to the governor of the Bank of Canada.

central bank digital currency, CBDC, Canada, Bank of Canada, banks, stablecoins

BIS, central banks publish CBDC report laying out key requirements

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Oct 2020

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) together with a group of seven central banks have published a central bank digital currency (CBDC) report laying out key requirements for CBDC.

CBDC, BIS, Bank of Canada, Bank of England, Bank of Japan, European Central Bank, Federal Reserve, Sveriges Riksbank, Swiss National Bank

BIS Innovation Hub to expand to new locations in Europe and North America

News | Payments General | 01 Jul 2020

BIS Innovation Hub has announced plans to extend its reach with new centres over the next two years in collaboration with central banks from Europe and North America.

BIS Innovation Hub, Europe, North America, central banks, BIS Innovation Hub, fintech, Bank of Canada, Bank of England, European Central Bank, Eurosystem, Danmarks Nationalbank, Central Bank of Iceland, Central Bank of Norway, Sveriges Riksbank, Federal Reserve System, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Monetary Authority of Singapore, Swiss National Bank

Bank of Canada urges retailers to stop banning cash transactions

News | Payments General | 19 Mar 2020

The Bank of Canada has urged retailers to stop banning cash transactions for fear of spreading the coronavirus, saying the practice could hurt people who relied on physical money.

Bank of Canada, cash, coronavirus, retail

Bank of Canada to consult with stakeholders on digital currencies

News | Cryptocurrencies | 27 Feb 2020

The Central Bank of Canada has announced plans to consult with stakeholders on the possibility of launching a digital currency due to potential mass adoption of private digital currencies.

Central Bank of Canada, digital currencies, central bank digital currency, innovation, digital money, Canada

Royal Bank of Canada plans to launch digital bank in the US

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 24 Feb 2020

Royal Bank of Canada has announced plans to launch a direct-to-consumer bank in the US as it seeks to boost its deposit base and wealth-management franchise.

Royal bank of Canada, digital bank, online banking, challenger bank, neobank, US, United States,

Bank of Lithuania on the potential of central bank digital currencies

Interviews | Cryptocurrencies | 30 Jan 2020

The Paypers has sat with Aistė Juškaitė, principal economist at the Market Infrastructure Department, Bank of Lithuania to discuss about the potential behind CBDC

CBDC, cryptocurrency, digital currency, monetary laws, Bank of Lithuania, Bank of Canada, Bank of England, Bank of Japan, European Central Bank, Sveriges Riksbank, Swiss National Bank, central bank digital currencies

Central banks team up to assess CBDC use cases, and more

News | Cryptocurrencies | 23 Jan 2020

Some of the world’s largest central banks have decided to team up to assess the potential of developing their own digital currencies (central bank digital currencies - CBDC).

Bank of England, Bank of Canada, BOE, Bank of Japan, European Central Bank, Riksbank, Swiss National Bank, CBDC, digital currency, central bank

RBC rolls out updated mobile banking suite for businesses

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 08 Oct 2019

Royal Bank of Canada has launched its new mobile banking solutions aimed at addressing the needs of SMEs, from financing to insights.

RBC, Royal Bank of Canada, mobile banking, business, SME, financing, global trade, finance,

Royal Bank of Canada acquires AP automation startup WayPay

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 11 Jul 2019

Royal Bank of Canada has acquired WayPay, a cloud-based payments fintech that offers business clients accounts payable automation.

Royal Bank of Canada, WayPay, acquisition, mergers and acquisition, M&A, banking, Canada, North America, accounts payable automation, business process automation, spend management, AP automation, B2B payments

Central Banks of Canada and Singapore successfully trial DLT for cross border payments

News | Payments General | 02 May 2019

The Bank of Canada and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have conducted a successful experiment on cross-border payments using Distributed Ledger Technology.

Bank of Canada, Monetary Authority of Singapore, MAS, DLT, cross border payments, cross currency payments, Jasper, Ubin, JP Morgan, Corda

Bank of Canada, Bank of England, MAS on digital transformation in cross-border payments

News | Payments General | 15 Nov 2018

The Bank of Canada, Bank of England and Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have published a report which assesses alternative models that could enhance cross-border payments and settlements.

The Bank of Canada, Bank of England, Monetary Authority of Singapore, cross-border payments, report

CGI, National Bank of Canada pilot blockchain guarantee and standby negotiation platform

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 22 Oct 2018

CGI has announced the collaboration with National Bank of Canada and Skuchain on a pilot programme upgrading the process for standby negotiation.

CGI, National Bank of Canada, Skuchain, Canada, blockchain, financial transaction, CGI Trade360, Contract Builder, B2B, letter of credit

Project Jasper findings support blockchain for securities settlements

News | Payments General | 14 May 2018

Final stages of Project Jasper have revealed that blockchain tech can be used in automating instantaneous securities settlements.

Canada, Bank of Canada, TMX Group, Payments Canada, blockchain, e-invoicing, stock exchange, ledger technology, Bitcoin

Samsung Canada, RBC to integrate Samsung Pay for Canadians

News | Mobile Payments | 24 Apr 2018

Samsung Electronics Canada has announced that Samsung Pay now supports Royal Bank of Canada`s personal payment cards.

Samsung Canada, Royal Bank of Canada, Samsung Pay, mobile payments

JPMorgan joins National Bank of Canada to test debt issuance on blockchain

News | Payments General | 20 Apr 2018

JPMorgan Chase together with the National Bank of Canada and other large companies have tested a new blockchain platform for issuing financial instruments.

JPMorgan Chase, National Bank of Canada, blockchain, settlement, interest rate payments, partnership, trial

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain may unlock a USD 10 trillion market

News | Cryptocurrencies | 04 Jan 2018

A research analyst at the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has pictured cryptocurrency, blockchain technology and decentralization as a potential USD 10 trillion ecosystem.

cryptocurrencies, blockchain, Royal Bank of Canada, ethereum, monero, bitcoin

Royal Bank of Canada, Wave to integrate management platform for online banking

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 13 Oct 2017

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and Wave have partnered to integrate invoicing, accounting and business financial insights into RBCs online banking platform.

Royal Bank of Canada, Wave, online banking, invoicing, bank account, mobile banking