Articles with tag: financial market

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Trading 212 to use TrueLayer's Open Banking platform

16 Oct 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Fintech TrueLayer has announced that UK-based investment platform Trading 212 has implemented its platform to deliver an improved investment experience.

Trading 212, TrueLayer, UK, open banking, platform, fintech, investment platform, financial markets, commission-free investing, apps, API, data, bank, Payments Initiation

Deutsche Boerse publishes consultation on expanding DAX to 40 companies

05 Oct 2020 | Payments General

Deutsche Boerse has proposed that the number of companies included in Germany's blue-chip DAX. GDAXI index should rise to 40 from 30.

DAX. GDAXI, Deutsche Boerse, Wirecard, investment, financial markets, Germany

BlackRock, Temasek, and CCB secure joint wealth venture approval in China

24 Aug 2020 | Payments General

US-based asset manager BlackRock, Singapore-based state investor Temasek Holdings, and China-based CCB have obtained China’s approval for a wealth management joint venture.

BlackRock, Temasek, CCB, joint wealth venture, China, China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission, CBIRC, asset manager, state investor, bank, wealth management, financial market, foreign companies, fund managers, restrictions, foreign banks

Raisin offers banking services in-house for Europe

18 Jun 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Digital wealth management fintech Raisin has announced that it has brought its customer services under one roof.

Raisin, digital wealth management, customer services, MHB Bank, Raisin Bank, Keytrade Bank, Starling Bank, Europe, UK, Germany, financial market

Falcon Private Bank to exit private banking in 2021

13 May 2020 | Payments General

Switzerland-based Falcon Private Bank has changed its name after confirming it will cease its core activities in 2021 after a strategic review of the business.

Switzerland, private banks, banks, banking, Falcon Private Bank, Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority, Finma, Monetary Authority of Singapore, MAS, Singapore, 1MDB, money-laundering

Apian raises EUR 11.5 mln in Series A funding

06 May 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Switzerland-based challenger bank, Alpian, has closed a Series A funding round worth EUR 11.5 million. 

Switzerland, fintech, startup, Apian, challenger bank, banking license, Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority, FINMA, digital, disruptive technology

GoBear selects AsiaKredit to roll out lending services

04 May 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Singapore-based financial marketplace GoBear has acquired digital consumer lender AsiaKredit.

GoBear, AsiaKredit, fintech, startup, digital lender, financial marketplace, LaaS, Pera247, lending app, covid19, pandemic

Falcon Private Bank could lose Swiss banking license

29 Apr 2020 | Payments General

Switzerland-based Falcon Private Bank has announced that it may lose its Swiss banking license following its connection to the 1MDB scandal.

Falcon Private Bank, Switzerland, banking license, 1MDB, Financial Market Supervisory Authority, money laundering, transactions, Singapore, Hong Kong

Insurance companies able to use Aadhaar biometrics, UIDAI for e-KYC checks

28 Apr 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Biometric Update has reported that Aadhaar biometrics and Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) services can now be used on a voluntary basis for authentication by 29 insurance companies to meet KYC requirements. 

insurance, securities, India, e-KYC checks, Aadhaar, biometrics, onboarding, banking, government, authentication, KYC, financial market, security, standards, regulations

NatWest gives GBP 5.5 mln to VoxSmart for growth acceleration

27 Mar 2020 | Payments General

The communications surveillance tech company for financial markets VoxSmart has announced a strategic funding round of GBP 5.5 million (USD 7.2 mln) from NatWest

UK, fintech, VoxSmart, funding, NatWest, financial services, surveillance, financial markets, investors

Standard Chartered rolls out new Financing and Securities Services unit

27 Mar 2020 | Payments General

Standard Chartered has announced that it is combining Securities Services with Portfolio Risk Management in the Financial Markets business to form the new Financing and Securities Services.

Standard Chartered, Securities Services, Portfolio Risk Management, Financial Markets, Singapore

Digital bank Yapeal receives fintech license in Switzerland

18 Mar 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Digital bank Yapeal has received the first fintech license in Switzerland.

Financial Market Supervisory Authority, Yapeal, digital bank, Switzerland, Swiss Parliament, fintech, financial technology, FINMA

JCBI, Far Eastern Bank join forces to launch JCB and MIR-JCB cards

05 Feb 2020 | Cards

Far Eastern Bank has announced that it became the fourth bank in Russia to start issuing JCB cards.

JCBI, Far Eastern Bank, launch, JCB, MIR-JCB, cards, Russia, banks, Japan, cardholders, financial market, cashback

RDC to be acquired by Moody's Corporation

27 Jan 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Risk intelligence company RDC has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Moody’s Corporation, BusinessWire reports.

Moody, acquisition, risks, intelligence, RDC, compliance, screening, data, AML, KYC, due diligence, AI, financial markets, analysis

FINMA releases anti-money laundering rules to blockchain providers

27 Aug 2019 | Cryptocurrencies

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has published guidance on how it applies anti-money laundering rules to financial services providers in the area of blockchain tech.

money laundering, financial crime, blockchain, anonymity, Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority, FINMA, Switzerland

New Zealand authority publishes AML and CFT monitoring report

01 Apr 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has published an AML and Countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) monitoring report setting out the areas requiring further attention.

AML, money laundering, Financial Markets Authority, customer onboarding

Blockchain startup Symbiont closes USD 20 million funding round

24 Jan 2019 | Cryptocurrencies

Symbiont, an enterprise blockchain startup, has closed a USD 20 million Series-B funding round led by Nasdaq Ventures.

Symbiont, blockchain, funding, financial markets, Nasdaq, smart contracts, exchanges, clearing houses

FINMA: Crypto trading should be treated as high risk

06 Nov 2018 | Cryptocurrencies

Switzerland\s Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has released some guidance for banks wanting to trade in crypto assets.

Financial Market Supervisory Authority, FINMA, cryptocurrency, crypto trading, banks, digital assets, Switzerland