In Payments Today

March 28, 2017

Canada

The Summit Speaker Spotlight: Martin Kyle, Director, Operational Risk and CISO, Central 1 Credit Union - Payments Canada
Canada is gradually changing almost everything about payments - Payments Source
Finance Minister Morneau heading south to tout importance of Canada-U.S. trade - The Star
Watchdog reports surge in bank complaints in wake of high-pressure sales tactics allegations - The Financial Post

International 

Could Google give fintech apps a needed boost? - American Banker
Trafigura tests blockchain for settling US oil market deals - Financial Times
IBM vs Microsoft: Two Tech Giants, Two Blockchain Visions - CoinDesk
Bitcoin wobbles as traders turn to other cryptocurrencies amid uncertain future - CNBC
Mobile banking is saving us 'billions' in charges - BBC
AI to become main way banks interact with customers within three years: Accenture - Reuters

March 27, 2017

Canada

Loonie dips as inflation data support Bank of Canada’s dovish stance - The Globe and Mail
Inexpensive credit for speculators is fuelling irrational housing price increases - CBC
Trudeau government looks to provinces to cool red-hot housing markets in Toronto, Vancouver - Global News

International 

D+H Accelerates Adoption of European Instant Payments by Providing a Cloud Test Environment for European Banks - CNW
DBS and Visa top Singapore fintech lab ranking - Campaign
Mastercard Names New Corporate Controller - PYMNTS
Bitcoin Price Rises Higher Than Gold... But Its Value Is A Different Story - Forbes


March 24, 2017

Canada

Financial skills taught in high schools in new pilot project - CTV
Canadian Regulator: Blockchain & Fintech Needs Open Data Access for Development - CryptoCoinsNews
 

International 

US faster payments: moving up a gear - GT News
Mark Carney tries to put banking ethics into practice - Financial Times
Update: EU Weighs Lowering Regulatory Requirements for Fintech Firms - Insurance Journal
Samsung is aiming to widen access to contactless payments - TechCrunch
Report: Bitcoin Social Media Scams Are On the Rise - CoinDesk

March 23, 2017

Canada

Highlights from the 2017 federal budget  - CTV
RBC’s Janice Fukakusa sets compensation benchmark for Canada’s female bankers - Financial Post

International 

Lystable takes $10M top-up to tackle freelancer payments - TechCrunch
European Commission opens public consultation on fintech - Finextra
4 Ways To Tell If Bitcoin Is In A Bubble - Forbes
Blockchain Could Help Artists Profit More from Their Creative Works - Harvard Business Review