ALL FINTECH NEWS

The Stock Market’s Pandemic Behavior Points to Potential Correction

Ahead of the March stock market crash, investors overlooked warning signs and pushed share prices to new highs. That could be happening again. The Stock …

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Coinbase Exploring Stock Market Listing, Reuters Reports

The crypto exchange is said to be planning a direct listing rather than an initial public offering, sources speaking to Reuters said.

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Coinbase Reportedly Preparing for Stock Market Listing Later in 2020

Preparations for a Coinbase Initial Public Offering are in full swing, sources report. Coinbase, Inc. is reportedly preparing for a U.S. stock market listing that …

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BTC Rush: High Prospects for Bitcoin Price as Mining Investments Boom

Fresh investments into mining equipment by smaller companies signals an optimistic outlook for the future of Bitcoin. Recent investments into cryptocurrency mining equipment by smaller …

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Dogecoin 140% Joke Rally Goes Serious with Perpetual Contract Launch

Dogecoin surged by circa 140 percent this week as a new TikTok challenge urged users to pump it to $1. The meme cryptocurrency is still …

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Binance Labs Leads $1M Seed Round in Crypto Tor Alternative HOPR

Binance Labs, the seed funding arm of the world’s largest crypto exchange, has made its first investment of 2020, backing privacy startup HOPR.

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Cointelegraph Exclusive: CFTC Moves Annual Fintech Conference Online

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the CFTC is changing up the format for its annual Fintech Forward conference. On July 9, LabCFTC, the fintech …

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Texas Regulators Take Aim at South African Cryptocurrency MLM Scheme

The Texas State Securities Board has successfully shut down the operations of an illegal cryptocurrency investment scheme. The Texas State Securities Board has shut down …

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‘The Sims’ Reality TV Show Looks Like an Awful Waste of Money

The Sims is getting its own reality show and no one can figure out why money is being spent on that rather than the game …

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Capsearch and Fintech Finturi partner to improve access to SME Finance

Fintech Finturi uses new technology in order to make SME finance easier and more affordable. Taking a next step in this, Finturi has partnered with …

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ING Joins Crypto Industry Body Working to Set Codes of Conduct

The banking group has joined crypto industry body Global Digital Finance to help develop best practices for custodial firms and wallets.

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Report: A new decade of core banking transformation

In a world where headlines can be dominated by new technology like artificial intelligence, quantum computing, application programming interfaces (APIs) and more, it can be …

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Bunq Guest Blog: Empowering women in the tech industry

We can count on one hand the things we do without using technology nowadays. Remember when you had to get off the couch to get …

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First Mover: Pie Anyone? DeFi Pushes ETF-Style Investing Toward Decentralization

PieDAO’s push to decentralize itself shows the fast-growing DeFi industry’s efforts to retrofit investment vehicles for digital-asset markets.

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Dow Futures Steady After Surprising US-China Truce Breakthrough

China is committed to growing China-US relations “with goodwill and sincerity” according to Chinese officials on Thursday. Dow Futures Steady After Surprising US-China Truce Breakthrough …

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Bitcoin Option Traders Bet on Bullish Move Following Volatility Squeeze

While bitcoin’s range play continues, options traders look to be betting on a big move to the higher side soon.

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AmEx, Visa, Mastercard and Discover to launch Click to Pay globally

A collection of major card issuers are rolling out the new Click to Pay e-commerce standard across the globe. Click to Pay claims 10,000 firms …

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Deutsche Bank faces $150m fine for Jeffrey Epstein ties

Deutsche Bank has been hit with a $150 million fine for failing to properly monitor its relationship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, as reported …

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Forex Analyst Explains Why Chainlink Price Could Surge 80% Higher

Chainlink’s LINK token is amid a “full-blown parabolic advance,” according to forex analyst Cole Garner. The on-chain data investigator mentioned a string of technical and …

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Malaysian Regulator’s Shariah Advisory Council Allows Digital Asset Trading

The Malaysian authority that oversees compliance with Islamic law in finance has permitted digital asset trading. In a landmark announcement, Securities Commission Malaysia’s Shariah Advisory …

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This Last of Us Part 2 Motion-Capture Dog Will Haunt Gamers

The Last of Us Part II developer Naughty Dog drafted in the help of some real-world pooches to bring their in-game counterparts to life. This …

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Ferrari, McLaren and $15M in Crypto Seized as Chinese Police Bust Arbitrage Scam

The novel Chinese scam saw perpetrators create fake crypto assets to fleece investors seeking arbitrage opportunities.

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Bitcoin Gold Copycat Rally ‘Just Started’ Amid Worries of March Repeat

Growing belief in Bitcoin following gold higher contrasts with chart analysis, which shows multiple weaknesses remain. Bitcoin (BTC) is preparing to copy gold as it …

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Binance At Last Confirms Autumn 2020 Launch of UK Platform

Binance first announced plans for a UK crypto trading platform in mid-June. The company has now confirmed an Autumn 2020 rollout. Source: binance.com The UK …

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Security Is the Biggest Challenge for DeFi’s Continued Growth, Says Exe

The founder of blockchain security company Quantstamp, Richard Ma, said security is the biggest challenge for DeFi’s growth. Richard Ma, the CEO and co-founder of …

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Barclaycard and SAP extend partnership to combine Commerce Cloud and Smartpay

Barclaycard Payments has extended its contract with SAP to enable the latter’s clients to use its payments gateway product, Smartpay. SAP and Barclaycard team up …

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XBRL: IASB on digital reporting, less in non-financials, LEI taxonomy finalised

Here is our pick of the 3 most important XBRL news stories this week. 1 IASB member discusses benefits and costs of digital reporting On …

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London Stock Exchange Parent Assigns Financial ‘Bar Codes’ to 169 Cryptos

The addition of bitcoin and its ilk to LSEG’s database, in response to customer demand, is a sign that institutions are slowly embracing the asset …

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3 Reasons Airline Stocks Aren’t Flying During Record Market Gains

Three key factors could push airlines down: weak financials, a second wave of the pandemic, and high daily operational costs. 3 Reasons Airline Stocks Aren’t …

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JP Morgan drops “master” and “slave” from internal tech code and materials

JP Morgan Chase & Co is eliminating terms like “blacklist,” “master” and “slave” from its internal technology materials and code as it seeks to address …

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Sèvis Finansye Fonkoze upgrades core systems with Temenos and SG NewTech

Haitian microfinance firm, Sèvis Finansye Fonkoze (SFF), is upgrading its Temenos core banking platform and installing a suite of new systems. Fonkoze is the largest …

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The best of Finastra Universe Event Series

We have designed Finastra Universe, our global event series, to specifically help our ecosystem address the modern challenges in the world of cutting-edge fintech. The 2020 series was …

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Children’s Heart Charity Receives $48K in Crypto Donations

The Children’s Heart Unit Fund which supports children with cardiac ailments, received the crypto donations using The Giving Block platform.

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There’s “Heavy Doubt” Chainlink Will Continue to Rally After 300% Surge

Calling Chainlink’s (LINK) recent price performance impressive would almost be an understatement. The cryptocurrency has been on a tear over the past three days. After …

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Nearly 6% of Kyber’s Token Supply Staked in One Day

Over $16 million worth of KNC have been staked within 24 hours of Kyber launching the service. $16.7 million worth of decentralized finance (DeFi) liquidity …

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TransferGo hires Edgardo Savoy as new CTO

TransferGo, a UK-based money transfer company, has appointed Edgardo Savoy as its new chief technology officer (CTO). Based in London, Savoy will be responsible for …

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RevenYOU Guest Blog: BOTS at Business Class

Last Sunday, Michiel (CEO) and Colin (CFO) were guests of Harry Mens in Business Class for the introduction of the new crowdfunding round. And that …

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HSBC glitch sends coronavirus bounce back loans in error

An administrative error at HSBC has led to customers receiving government-backed loan offers with incorrect information. HSBC claims to have processed £4.5bn in BBLs so …

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Nasdaq Hits Alarming Russell 2000 Ratio Unseen Since Dot-Com Bubble

The NASDAQ 100/Russell 2000 ratio is at its highest level since the dot-com bubble burst, throwing caution into the insanely bullish market. Nasdaq Hits Alarming …

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Cannabis and Lending Firm Seeks SEC Permission to Raise $50M in Crypto Sale

Ceres, started by graduates of the U.S. Military Academy, recently filed paperwork with the SEC seeking permission to sell its digital token and Ceres coin.

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Centre Freezes Ethereum Address Holding $100K USDC

Stablecoin issuer Centre has confirmed they froze an Ethereum address holding $100,000 USDC at the request from law enforcement. Centre, the company that issues the …

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Mambu Integrates with Currencycloud for Cross Border Payments

Mambu, a cloud banking platform, and Currencycloud, a global payments platform, have partnered to offer increased transparency and scalability to international payments for platform customers. …

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This Confluence Of Bullish Factors Shows Ripple (XRP) Could Rally To $0.212

Ripple is up more than 5% and it settled nicely above the $0.2000 pivot level against the US Dollar. XRP price is currently rising and …

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Belgian cooperative NewB picks Wolters Kluwer’s OneSumX

Belgium-based NewB bank has selected Wolters Kluwer’s OneSumX  to underpin its asset and liability management (ALM) operations. NewB raised €35 million in December 2019 The …

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Rainmaking pioneers ‘RISE’ – world’s first virtual startup accelerator for departing employees

Mission to enable one million out-of-work people to launch their own startup in the next two years 7 July 2020, London, UK: Rainmaking, a corporate …

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Tide freezes lending after funding falls through

Tide, the UK business banking fintech, has had to freeze its lending services after telling customers that its anticipated funding has fallen through. CEO, Oliver …

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Estonian fintech Planet42 to tap South Africa’s alternative car finance market

Planet42, a fintech founded by Estonian entrepreneurs, is looking to democratise South Africa’s car finance market. The start-up, which landed €2.2 million last month, began …

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Square’s $55bn valuation reaches skies of major US banks

Square, the US-founded payments company, has seen shares surge pushing its market valuation to roughly $55 billion. Square shares went up as much as 13% …

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Chainlink (LINK) Rally Stalls At $6.6: Here’s Why Uptrend Is Intact

Chainlink (LINK) started a strong increase after it broke the $4.900 resistance area against the US Dollar. It traded to a new monthly high at …

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BitFlyer Partners With Brave to Develop New Crypto Wallet

Brave has found a major partner in Japan to explore the growing Japanese market with. BitFlyer, the biggest crypto exchange in Japan in terms of …

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Philippines’ Digital Bank tonik Announces Partnership With Mastercard

Fresh off raising their US$ 21 Million Series A round, tonik announced today a partnership with Mastercard, which will allow its users access to Mastercard’s …

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