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Kenya's Sidian Bank taps IBM Cloud in new digital drive
Kenya-based Sidian Bank has selected IBM Cloud and Cognitive solutions to speed up its digital transformation.
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TA Associates buys minority stake in Interswitch
Private equity firm TA Associates has purchased a minority stake in Africa-focused integrated digital payments and commerce company Interswitch.
Banking Services > Payments > News
Barclays reaches split deal with African subsidiary
By BBR Staff Writer
Barclays has agreed to pay Barclays Africa nearly $1bn to fund investments required for it to split from its African business.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
International Bank of Qatar to license TSYS’ payment solutions platform
International Bank of Qatar (ibq) has agreed to license TSYS’ future-focused PRIMESM payment solutions platform.
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Emirates NBD rolls out digital bank for millennials
Emirates NBD has announced the launch of Liv., the UAE’s first digital bank targeted at millennials.
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Mastercard rolls out mobile marketplace to digitize East Africa’s agricultural sector
Mastercard has launched 2KUZE, a digital platform that connects smallholder farmers, agents, buyers and banks in East Africa.
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Ingenico Group partners with Interswitch to offer multichannel payment solutions in Nigeria
Ingenico Group has announced that a strategic partnership has been signed with Interswitch Nigeria, a transaction switching and electronic payment processing company in Nigeria.
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ACI Worldwide to offer fraud protection solutions for Kuwait’s National Payments Switch
ACI Worldwide has announced that The Shared Electronic Banking Services Company (KNET) in Kuwait has expanded its relationship with the company and will leverage its payments risk management solution to power fraud protection for its member banks.
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Nigeria’s Keystone Bank selects NetGuardians for eBanking fraud protection
Swiss FinTech major NetGuardians has been selected by Nigeria’s Keystone Bank Limited for real-time protection against eBanking fraud.
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WorldRemit, Xpress Money partner for remittances across Africa and Asia
Digital money transfer service WorldRemit and global money transfer brand Xpress Money have announce a partnership to open up new remittance routes across Africa and Asia.
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Commercial Bank of Dubai to roll out digital-only bank
Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD) announced its plan to launch ”CBD NOW”, the nation’s first digital-only bank targeting millennials and digitally connected customers.
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Bank of Jordan selects Wolters Kluwer’s risk software
Bank of Jordan has chosen Wolters Kluwer’s OneSumX to provide its risk software after a competitive tender process.
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National Bank of Malawi opts NetGuardians for fraud prevention solutions
Swiss fintech firm NetGuardians has been selected by National Bank of Malawi to protect customers’ data and prevent fraud.
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Ecobank, Mastercard partner to roll out Masterpass QR across 33 African countries
The Ecobank Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mastercard to roll-out Masterpass QR, a mobile payment solution, across 33 African countries.
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India’s ICICI Bank executes remittance transactions with blockchain technology
ICICI Bank, India’s largest private sector bank by consolidated assets, announced that it has successfully executed transactions in international trade finance and remittance using blockchain technology in partnership with Emirates NBD, a major banking group in the Middle East.
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Revenue Leakage – Opportunity Calling! By Suntec
Revenue Leakage has been a universal phenomenon, gnawing up the profit margins of transaction-based industries, especially across their business support systems. Though the Banking industry people are particularly quick in acknowledging the glaring prevalence of revenue leakage, they are not able to pinpoint its source or quantity, or chart methodologies to ensure Revenue Assurance.... Banking Services > Commercial Banking > White Papers Customer Profitability Vs. Customer Satisfaction: Keep Guessing or Model your Pricing Strategies By Suntec
Most financial institutions do not have a clear understanding of what or who drives their profitability. They make assumptions or guesswork, and most of the time, try and fix their profitability metrics into the 80/20 rule or something similar — the majority of profits (80%) come from a minority (20%) of customers, products or business segments. Is profitability as simple as this? While there is no denying the 80/20 rule, how does an organization find this 20%? ... Banking Services > Commercial Banking > White Papers Banks - Reward Your Customers Incrementally, Based on Their Profitability By Suntec
Financial Institutions (FI) are on the verge of a strategic make-over. The market conditions imply an increased need to generate revenues and customer profitability, to ensure sustainability and future business success. In order to achieve these objectives, the FIs need to devise strategies that leverage customer relationships in a way that has never been done before. ... Banking Services > Commercial Banking > White Papers Achieving Measurable Gains by Automating Claims Processing By Kofax
Moving to a fully automated process is a goal for claims processing of nearly all insurance executives. Companies are at various levels of automation and often do not have an appropriate strategy to achieve higher levels of automation. This white paper identifies seven levels of claims automation and provides a roadmap that can be followed to enhance claims processing. This straightforward approach can be used to increase the likelihood of successful automation. Download this free white paper from Kofax to find out more.... White Papers Customer Centricity: The Key to Success in Retail Banking By Kofax
The economic slowdown has forced many banks to redirect their focus to retail banking and reinvent themselves as customer-centric organizations. But many institutions still use legacy infrastructures and processes that hinder necessary readjustments, in particular with regard to information exchange and customer communication. This white paper explains how these difficulties can be overcome, and how banks and financial institutions can reengineer core IT and business processes to support their business objectives. Download this free white paper from Kofax to find out more.... White Papers See more
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