Tagged: commercial banking

International Payments: China Construction Bank, Thunes to Streamline Cross-Border Transactions

Thunes, the global B2B payment infrastructure platform, and China Construction Bank (CCB), a commercial bank in China, have announced partnership to collaborate on cross-border payments. With the new relationship, Thunes will support the bank “to enable international payment acceptance for Chinese small to medium-sized businesses… Read More

Business Confidence in the UK Fell Last Month, as Firms Report Decline in Trading Prospects

Business confidence in the UK fell to 36% in September, “a five point dip from the 18-month high (41%) recorded in August, as companies saw a decline in both economic optimism and trading prospects for the year ahead.” This, according to an update shared by… Read More

European Fintech Inpay Teams Up with Cambodia’s CPBank to Introduce International Money Transfer Services

Inpay, which claims to be one of Europe’s fastest-growing fintech companies, and Cambodia Post Bank Plc. (CPBank), one of Cambodia’s commercial banks, have “entered into a partnership to introduce international money transfer services in Cambodia.” Through the partnership, CPBank’s customers in Cambodia and abroad “will… Read More

OakNorth Credit Intelligence Announces Product Enhancement of ON Climate App, Allowing Clients to Analyze Transition Risk, Impact

OakNorth Credit Intelligence (ONci), the SaaS partner for commercial banks to lend smarter, faster, and more, announces a major product enhancement of the ON Climate application that allows users to analyze transition risk and impact for each year up until 2050. The ON Climate application… Read More

J.P. Morgan Accelerates Growth Strategy for Innovation Economy Business

As a part of its ongoing commitment to the Innovation Economy (IE), J.P. Morgan (NYSE: JPM) announced that John China will join the firm as Co-Head of IE for Commercial Banking (CB). Based in San Francisco, China will “serve alongside New York-based Melissa Smith, who… Read More

Trade Ledger Establishes Product and Engineering Lab in Poland

Trade Ledger, the global technology provider for the commercial banking and financial services industry, is excited to announce the opening of its new office in Krakow, Poland. This strategic expansion marks Trade Ledger’s first development hub in the EU, “further strengthening its global footprint and… Read More

BNPL, Embedded Finance: QistBazaar, a Pakistan based Buy Now Pay Later Fintech, Announces Partnership

QistBazaar, a Pakistan-based Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) Fintech, announces an equity and Shariah-Compliant embedded finance partnership with Bank Alfalah – one of Pakistan’s largest commercial banks. The partnership is “worth PKR 500 million (US$1.7m) , and includes Bank Alfalah taking a 7.2% equity stake… Read More

Bank of the West, Extend to Enhance B2B Payments with Virtual Card Distribution, Management

Extend, a virtual card and spend management platform, announced a collaboration with Bank of the West, which has more than 600 branches and Commercial Banking Offices across the Midwest and Western United States. Bank of the West small and mid-size clients can “begin using Extend… Read More

TreasurUp Announces New Partnership with SEB

SEB is reportedly going to use TreasurUp’s automated foreign exchange hedging module for their Commercial Banking customers. SEB and TreasurUp will also work jointly “on integrating the platform with the clients’ ERPs, enabling full automation of FX risk hedging.” James Prasad, Head of FX Business… Read More

YieldBuilder to Help Commercial Banks Effectively Price Loans

Q2 Holdings, a provider of digital transformation solutions for banking and lending, and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) today announced the launch of YieldBuilder, a solution that addresses effective loan pricing for commercial banks. The companies cite research from S&P Global Market Intelligence which indicates net… Read More

TD Bank Creates New Commercial Bank

  TD Bank recently announced it has combined its previous commercial and corporate with speciality banking teams to create a new commercial bank. According to TD Bank, the commercial banking will drive growth as well as deliver a “better” client and colleague experiment and create… Read More

New York’s Crypto Friendly Signature Bank Reveals $8 Billion in Deposit Growth this Quarter, with 2.5% of them from Blockchain Firms

New York-based Signature Bank (Nasdaq: SBNY), a cryptocurrency-friendly commercial bank with around $50 billion in total assets, has reported consistent and steady growth this quarter. According to the bank’s recent earnings call, it has achieved around $8 billion in deposit growth. Approximately 2.5% of these… Read More

Netherlands’ 3rd Largest Bank, ABN Amro, to Offer Credit Facility to Commercial Banking Clients to Help Cope with Coronavirus Outbreak

Amsterdam-based ABN Amro, the third-largest bank in the Netherlands, has revealed that it will be offering a credit facility to its commercial banking clients. The bank said it aims to help those who have been most affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. ABN Amro said… Read More

Sony Bank Introduces “English Online Banking” Services

Sony Bank, a Japanese commercial banking group and a subsidiary of Sony Financial, a member of the Japanese electronics giant Sony,  announced on Monday the launch of its new “English Online Banking” services. According to Sony Bank, the new banking services will provide foreign residents in… Read More

Sri Lanka’s Bank of Ceylon to Expand its Digital Banking Services to Include Andigama and Weerapokuna

The Bank of Ceylon (BoC), a state-owned, major commercial bank in Sri Lanka, is reportedly expanding its branch network to include Andigama and Weerapokuna with the added convenience of offering 24-hour online banking services to the people living in these areas. BoC’s Weerapokuna location is… Read More

HSBC Teams Up With Fintech NepFin For Commercial Banking Services

HSBC US Commercial Banking announced on Tuesday it has formed a new partnership with fintech firm, Neptune Financial (NepFin). According to the banking group, the collaboration will firms that are doing business with NepFin will now be able to tap HSBC for commercial banking services and… Read More

Danske Bank Joins Commercial Banks Trade Finance Network Marco Polo

Denmark-based Danske Bank announced on Wednesday it has joined the Marco Polo Network, which is described as a network of commercial banks in the trade finance market. According to Danske Bank, the Marco Polo Network is a bank-focused network of platforms, combining the Corda blockchain technology… Read More

Citizens Bank Announces Fintech Partnership With Bottomline Technologies to Launch New Online & Mobile Commercial Banking Platform

On Thursday, Citizens Bank announced it is teaming up with fintech Bottomline Technologies to launch an online and mobile banking platform for its Commercial and Business Banking clients. Citizens Bank stated that the new digital banking platform will provide clients with an integrated suite of… Read More

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