Tagged: ANZ

Digital Transformation: ANZ New Zealand to Transition to FIS Modern Banking Platform

ANZ Bank New Zealand Ltd has selected financial technology platform FIS (NYSE: FIS) to enhance its core banking capabilities. ANZ New Zealand will be “the first bank outside the U.S. to utilize FIS’ Modern Banking Platform, which is deployed on Microsoft Azure.” FIS’ Modern Banking… Read More

Fintech Australia Announces New Corporate Partnerships

Fintech Australia has signed up major corporate partners, establishing a total of 11 key partnerships within the last five months. Fintech Australia‘s ecosystem partnership program assists firms with collaborating with the Fintech sector and foster relationships with its major players. The new Gold tier partners… Read More

ANZ Introduces Paid Gender Affirmation Leave for Australia, New Zealand Professionals

ANZ recently announced its Australian and New Zealand based employees who are affirming their gender will be able “to access six weeks of paid leave, and up to 12 months’ unpaid leave.” The newly created Gender Affirmation Leave will support staff as they “undergo any… Read More

Australian BNPL Fintech Openpay Secures $18.25M in Capital

Openpay Group Ltd (ASX: OPY) (Openpay / the Company) is pleased to announce the completion of a $18.25 million two-tranche Placement “to accelerate its pathway to profitability in the ANZ business.” ANZ CEO, Dion Appel said: “Openpay ANZ is accelerating its pathway to profitability through… Read More

ANZ Introduces ANZ Plus, Designed to Give Australians More Control of their Funds

ANZ has introduced a virtual banking service, ANZ Plus. Smart, “secure” and built on an updated banking platform, ANZ Plus is specifically designed to give Australia-based consumers a lot more visibility and control of their funds. The first release from ANZ Plus is described as… Read More

Bitcoin Exchange Operator in Australia Seeks $250K in Compensation for Systemic Discrimination Allegedly Carried out by Banks ANZ, Westpac

A digital currency trader is reportedly seeking $250,000 in compensation from Westpac and ANZ. The crypto investor claims that there’s systematic discrimination being carried out by some of Australia’s largest banks, which has allegedly cost him his once highly-profitable business. Allan Flynn has initiated proceedings… Read More

Austrlia’s Digital Banks Xinja, Judo Bank, 86 400 Attracting Millions in Savings After Launching High Interest Rate Accounts

Australia-based digital banks Xinja, Judo Bank and 86 400 have been attracting millions of dollars worth of savings from the nation’s banking clients after the introduction of their high interest rate accounts. Traditional industry players like ANZ, Westpac, NAB and Commonwealth Bank have reportedly lost… Read More

ANZ, Commonwealth Bank, IBM, Scentre Group, & Westpac Participates in Live Pilot of Blockchain-Based Platform Lygon

ANZ, Commonwealth Bank, IBM (NYSE: IBM), Scentre Group and Westpac announced on Tuesday they have jointly launched a live pilot for Lygon, which is described as a new digital platform using blockchain technology to transform the way businesses obtain and manage bank guarantees that are often required… Read More

Timelio Raises $5M to Continue Supporting Small Businesses

Timelio is a Melbourne-based fintech startup looking to disrupt traditional lending models by allowing businesses to turn invoices into cash by selling their invoices online on a P2P marketplace.  It raised $5 million via an equity funding round last month.  The investment is backed by the Thorney… Read More

Australian Government Eyeing Big Banks to Prevent Blockchain Monopolization

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), an independent arm of the Australian government that aims to regulate competition in the market and uphold national consumer law, has been closely eyeing four big banks to prevent attempts of monopolizing the blockchain industry in fintech. The banks… Read More

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