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EBA reactivates relief measures for pandemic-hit banks, Reuters

News | Payments General | 03 Dec 2020

European Union regulator EBA has revived guidance to allow banks to grant a new round of loan repayment holidays to coronavirus-hit customers, according to Reuters.

EBA, relief measures, pandemic, banks, Reuters, EU, COVID-19, economy, loans, European Banking Authority

OakNorth Bank approves GBP 1.1 bln in new loans

News | Payments General | 13 Oct 2020

UK-based OakNorth Bank has approved GBP 1.1 billion in new loans to support UK businesses through COVID-19, including over GBP 400 million through the CBILS and the CLBILS. 

OakNorth Bank, loans, UK, United Kingdom, businesses, COVID-19, CBILS, CLBILS, lending, economy, Ultimate Finance, The Jade Hotel, Red Oak Taverns, Dewing Properties, Bluegem Capital Partners

WorldRemit partners with Mexican neobanks albo and Klar

News | Online Payments | 14 Aug 2020

WorldRemit, an international payments company, has entered partnerships with two Mexico-based neobanks, albo and Klar.

WorldRemit, money transfer, remittances, partnership, Albo, Klar, payments, Mexico, neobanks, banks, economy

Open51 launches

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 13 Aug 2020

Open51, an organisation that promotes the role of women developing open finance and the new data economy, has launched. 

Open51, Open Banking, banking, Open Banking Expo, Open Finance, data, economy, partnership

Does China's Digital Currency have a chance to supplant a digital dollar as a global reserve currency?

Voice of the Industry | Cryptocurrencies | 05 Aug 2020

The principal threat to the role of the dollar as Prime currency comes not from Facebook but from China’ ‘The Digital Currency Revolution’ by David Birch

David Birch, digital currency, central bank digital currency, Facebook, China, trade, economy, central bank reserves, central bank, payments, innovation

UK-based large businesses observe long road to recovery, Deloitte survey

News | Payments General | 20 Jul 2020

Deloitte has released a survey stating that 49% of the UK’s biggest companies think it will take until the second half of 2021 to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, according to Reuters.

UK, United Kingdom, large businesses, Deloitte, coronavirus, pandemic, Reuters, recovery, Bank of England, Decision Makers’ Panel, jobs, investment, balance sheet, economy

As British economy shrinks record 20%, Bank of England 'ready to act'

News | Payments General | 15 Jun 2020

Bank of England has announced it will be ‘ready to take action’ to help the UK economy weather the coronavirus crisis, according to BBC.

Bank of England, coronavirus crisis, economy, finance, PLAN, UK, digital, crisis

UK pulse: business sentiment rises but Covid-19 concerns persist

News | Payments General | 25 May 2020

The Bank of Ireland Economic Pulse has come in at 44.0 in May 2020, recovering a little from the lowest recorded reading in its history in April 2020.

Bank of Ireland, Economic Pulse, study, economy, house prices, consumers, businesses, UK, Ireland, COVID-19

A look into Japan's fintech landscape - Tokyo FinTech

Voice of the Industry | Online & Mobile Banking | 11 May 2020

Norbert Gehrke of Tokyo FinTech elaborates on the most important fintech trends in Japan, while highlighting the possible impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the financial services sector

Norbert Gehrke, Tokyo FinTech, fintech, Japan, coronavirus, COVID-19, economy, Tokyo, Netherlands, Switzerland, Taiwan, Sweden, cashless, payments, Germany, merchants, SMEs, Open Banking, banking, electronic payments, PISPs, AISPs, banks, APIs, Financial Services Agency, FSA, startups, digital banks, retail, Emerada, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Payment Services Act, PSA, Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, FIEA, security, tokens, exchange, blockchain, transactions

Rapyd to acquire payment card service provider Korta

News | Online Payments | 21 Apr 2020

Fintech-as-a-Service company Rapyd has announced that it will acquire Korta, an Iceland-based payment card service provider. 

Rapyd, card, acquire, Korta, online payments, omnichannel, ecommerce, API, merchants, economy, POS, cards

Regulating platforms in the EU: The pursuit of a 'fairer' online platform environment

Voice of the Industry | Payments General | 01 Apr 2020

Juliette Beaulaton, Ecommerce Europe, discusses about European policymakers’ attempts to build a legal framework that would reconcile the interest of businesses, platforms, consumers, and citizens

Juliette Beaulaton, Ecommerce Europe, regulations, Europe, online platforms, economy, ecommerce, Marketplaces, transactions , P2B, law, directive, digital services

Visa signs partnerships for women's empowerment

News | Payments General | 09 Mar 2020

Visa has announced two new partnerships bolstering the company’s commitment to women’s economic empowerment. 

Visa, Hand In Hand International, IFundWomen, funding, capital, payments, partnership, economy

California announces landmark gig economy rights bill

News | Ecommerce | 16 Sep 2019

A bill that paves the way for gig economy workers to get holiday and sick pay has been passed by California lawmakers.

GiG, economy, lift, Uber, car sharing, ecommerce, mobile apps, US, bill

Breaking down borders: How TransferGalaxy and Trustly are democratising international payments

Voice of the Industry | Expert Opinion | 31 May 2019

TransferGalaxy is tackling an issue in today’s global economy — remittance — but developing a simple solution for sending money abroad is complicated. Trustly makes it simpler

Trustly, TransferGalaxy, remittance, Sweden, payments, digital solution, Europe, cross border, card payments, transactions , banks, economy, EMEA, API, fraud, online banking, two factor authentication, direct debit, fintech