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Ria Money Transfer, Thunes enable cross-border payments in emerging markets

22 Oct 2020 | Mobile Payments

Ria Money Transfer has partnered with global cross-border payment provider Thunes, enabling customers across the globe to send funds directly to consumers from emerging markets.

Ria Money Transfer, cross-border payments, Thunes, emerging markets, mobile wallets, M-Pesa, MTN Mobile Money, mobile money, alternative payment solutions

KGI Asia, Itiviti partner for global markets' trading

19 Oct 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Electronic trading provider Itiviti has announced that Hong Kong-based equity broker KGI Asia has selected its multi-asset order management solution for high and low-touch trading

KGI Asia, Itiviti, trading, global markets, Hong Kong, electronic trading, equity broker, multi-asset, order management solution, OMS, trading, Care, DMA, customer flows, onboarding

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

dLocal expands emerging markets payments platform in the Caribbean, LATAM

08 Oct 2020 | Online Payments

dLocal has announced it has expanded its payments network to include three markets in LATAM and the Caribbean: Costa Rica, Panama, and the Dominican Republic.

dLocal, LATAM, the Caribbean, Costa Rica, Panama, the Dominican Republic, payment methods, credit cards, merchants, Visa, Mastercard, ecommerce, Tucán Cash, emerging markets

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

The European Commission releases legislative package for crypto assets

28 Sep 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

In September 2020, the European Commission has published a legislative package for crypto assets in the EU. 

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Singapore-based Syfe secures USD 18.6 mln Series A funding

23 Sep 2020 | Payments General

Digital wealth manager Syfe has successfully closed a USD 18.6 million Series A funding round led by Valar Ventures, a VC fund for high potential fintech companies.

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dLocal achieves USD 1.2 bln valuation after securing new USD 200 mln investment

16 Sep 2020 | Online Payments

dLocal has announced up to USD 200 million in new investment, led by existing investor General Atlantic, a global growth equity firm with a presence across North and South America, Europe and Asia.

dLocal, investment, General Atlantic, LATAM, merchants, Addition, emerging markets, ecommerce, Spotify Premium, Zara, local credit card payments, instalments, Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Google Pay, digital wallet

Citi, JP Morgan, and State Street invest in fintech Capitolis

11 Sep 2020 | Payments General

JP Morgan, Citigroup, and State Street have invested USD 11 million in Capitolis, a US-based technology startup that seeks to help banks use capital more efficiently, according to Reuters.

Citi, JP Morgan, State Street, Spark Capital, Index Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Capitolis, fintech, startup, Reuters, US, United States, banks, capital, software, capital markets, liquidity, financial institutions, trading, financial crisis, risky trades, capital banks, residual trades, derivatives portfolios, investors

SmartStream creates derivatives component for MiFID SI Regime to meet September deadline

10 Sep 2020 | Payments General

SmartStream has announced derivatives is supported in its Systematic Internaliser (SI) Registry service, to help clients meet the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) deadline of September 15, 2020.

SmartStream, financial software, Systematic Internaliser, SI, Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II, MiFID II, derivatives, assets

EVO, OTI partner to provide contactless payment solutions for unattended retail

27 Aug 2020 | Online Payments

EVO Payments has partnered with On Track Innovations (OTI) to provide payment solutions to independent software vendors (ISVs) and merchants focused on unattended retail. 

EVO Payments, On Track Innovations, OTI, payment solutions, independent software vendors, ISVs, merchants, unattended retail, kiosks, automated retail, vending machines, micromarkets, EV, cashless payments, contactless payments

Zara picks dLocal to support ecommerce operations in Uruguay and Paraguay

27 Aug 2020 | Online Payments

dLocal has announced that it is supporting Zara’s ecommerce operations in Uruguay and Paraguay through the use of its payments platform. 

dLocal, Zara, ecommerce, Uruguay, Paraguay, payments platform, local payments, credit card payments, instalments, Mastercard, Visa, American Express, OCA, merchants, emerging markets, local currency

Remitly doubles mobile wallet offerings and global consumer reach

26 Aug 2020 | Mobile Payments

Independent provider of remittance and financial service products for immigrants Remitly has announced the expansion of its mobile wallet network.

Remitly, remittance, immigrants, mobile wallet, mobile wallet network, M-PESA, MTN Mobile Money, bKash, Gcash, Airtel Mobile Money, GoPay, Ovo, Thunes, emerging markets, COVID-19, digital purchases, home delivery, cash pickup, bank deposit

UK regulator stops the merge between FNZ and GBST

07 Aug 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has provisionally blocked the merger of suppliers of retail investment platform solutions, FNZ and GBST.

UK, regulator, FNZ, GBST, Competition and Markets Authority, CMA, supplier, retail, imvestment, software, data

US-based True Link secures USD 35 mln for financial services

29 Jul 2020 | Payments General

Financial services startup True Link has closed a Series B of USD 35 million aimed at three typically marginalised markets — elderly, disabled people, and those who are recovering from addiction.

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Venio launches 'nano-credit' lending app to boost financial inclusion in emerging markets

28 Jul 2020 | Mobile Payments

‘Nano-credit’ mobile application company Venio has begun offering credit facilities for the unbanked consumers in the Philippines. 

Venio, credit, unbanked, Philippines, emerging markets, retailers, nano credit

Nordigen obtains payment license from Latvia's financial regulator

28 Jul 2020 | Payments General

The Financial and Capital Markets Commission (FKTK) has approved Latvia-based fintech Nordigen as a payment institution.

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dLocal reveals Merchant Dashboard for better decision making

28 Jul 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

dLocal has announced the launch of its new Merchant Dashboard, offering a centralised view of all transaction data, enabling them to make better decisions for their businesses.

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EU's proposed framework for crypto assets market

23 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

The European Commission has concluded a public consultation on crypto assets in March 2020 which follows detailed due diligence, according to Forbes.

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FCA orders Wirecard to suspend activity in UK

29 Jun 2020 | Online Payments

The UK Financial Conduct Authority has ordered Wirecard to suspend operations in the UK and warned it not to dispose of any funds, following the companies' insolvency filing in Germany.

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