Tagged: CBA

CBA/Novantas Study: 66% of US Residents Considering Opening New Savings Account, 47% Interested in Online-Only Services

Almost two-thirds, or 66% of US residents, are considering opening a new savings account, and nearly half (47%) of them noted that they would be comfortable with an online-only service such as Ally, Discover or Synchrony. This, according to a survey performed by the Consumer… Read More

Commonwealth Bank Brings Alipay to Albert Touchscreen Devices

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) announced on Thursday Alipay is now available on its Albert touchscreen devices. CBA claims it will become the first major bank to provide Alipay to customers in store and with nearly 900 million users choosing to pay for goods and… Read More

World Bank Blockchain Bond Easily Raises A $110 Million in Industry First

First announced earlier this month, the World Bank has revealed their first “blockchain bond” or bond-i easily raised A$110 million. Arunma Oteh, World Bank Treasurer, said he was delighted that the “pioneer bond transaction” was well received by investors. The bone was issued using a… Read More

PayJoy Partners With Vodacom & CBA to Bring Smartphone Financing to Tanzania

PayJoy, a San Francisco fintech startup, announced this week it has teamed up with Vodacom and CBA to bring smartphone financing to the country of Tanzania. The company reported that this strategic collaboration will utilize the parties’ experience and expertise in technology, and financial services to… Read More

Commonwealth Bank of Australia Completes RegTech Pilot With ING

Earlier this week, Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) announced it has completed a regtech pilot with ING to simplify processing of information and implementation of regulation using the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) as a test case. According to CBA, the project… 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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