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Coconut adds Open Banking feature

Coconut, the smart accounting app designed specifically for self-employed people, has integrated Open Banking into its offering.

Coconut adds Open Banking feature

Coconut, the smart accounting app designed specifically for self-employed people, has integrated Open Banking into its offering.

Citi joins UK’s Open Banking regime

Citi is set to become the first corporate bank to use the UK’s new Open Banking regime to enable its business clients to receive small payments directly from their UK customers’ bank accounts.  Open Banking rules require European banks to give third parties access to their customer data, if the…

Open Banking: 1 in 3 Australians willing to allow banks to share their data

New research from Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) into Australia’s banking industry reveals that almost a third of Australians are willing to support data sharing in an open banking environment, but only if privacy and security concerns are addressed. The research also found Australian consumers are less willing than those in…

NorthRow to verify international users for UK Open Banking

NorthRow extends remit to provide verification checks of FinTech and financial organisation users for Open Banking across European Union and globally. NorthRow (a Contego solutions business), the RegTech and compliance specialist, has been chosen by the UK’s Open Banking Implementation Entity (the ‘OBIE’), to verify its users in the European…

Mastercard seeks to break down trust barriers in Open Banking

Mastercard has unveiled a suite of services to help banks and fintechs navigate the Open Banking terrain. The programme seeks to address the liability worries of banks sharing their data with third parties and to help startups to better communicate with their banking partners. For banks, Mastercard is building a…

White paper: Open Banking

The announcement by the Competitions and Market Authority (CMA), in August to implement Open Banking is set to transform how data is shared and how traditional banking is managed by the bank and the customer. This new regime will give people a much better understanding of the benefits they can receive from their…

Report- Open Banking Potential in Mexico

With the passing of the Law to Regulate Financial Technology Institutions (known as the FinTech Law) on 1 March 2018,1 Mexico became the first country to regulate its FinTech sector. This law lays the groundwork for an open banking standard (OBS) by requiring financial institutions to establish open application programming…

Standard Chartered says it will apply to operate a virtual bank in Hong Kong

Hong Kong and London-listed Standard Chartered plans to apply for a virtual bank licence, making it the first traditional bank seeking a licence locally to operate purely online without physical branches. The Hong Kong Monetary Authority last month announced details on its virtual bank licences and set August 31 as…

Open Banking: what are the options for consumers?

Open Banking took a big step towards mainstream public acceptance recently when HSBC unveiled a smartphone app that lets consumers take advantage of the initiative. But Open Banking is a new concept that is still unfamiliar to many consumers. Here, Telegraph Money breaks down what it is and what options…

The #openbanking journey continues

Bank customers will be able to use their complete transaction histories from July 1 next year to get a better deal on savings accounts and credit cards in a gradual introduction of the open banking regime, which challengers say will put downward pressure on borrowing costs. The government has accepted…

Deutsche Bank pilots ‘disruptive’ payments solution for airlines

Deutsche Bank announced on Monday it would launch a joint project with airline industry association, International Air Transport Association (IATA), to test a disruptive new payment model. The new system for web-based ticket sales to passengers was scheduled to be rolled out across Europe from the end of 2018. The German…

Amazon Offers Retailers Discounts to Adopt Payment System

Amazon.com Inc. is offering to pass along the discounts it gets on credit-card fees to other retailers if they use its online payments service, according to people with knowledge of the matter, in a new threat to PayPal Holdings Inc. and card-issuing banks. The move shows Amazon is willing to…