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Mastercard introduces selfie payment authentication in Latin America
Mastercard Identity Check Mobile allows cardholders to authenticate online payment by scanning their fingerprint or by taking a selfie.
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Uber rolls out first debit card in Latin America
Uber, in partnership with a Mexican online bank Bankaool and Mastercard, announced the launch of Uber Bankaool Debit Card.
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Deutsche Bank to sell Mexican subsidiaries to InvestaBank
German lender Deutsche Bank has entered into an agreement to sell its subsidiaries in Mexico to InvestaBank, as part of its efforts to exit non-core businesses.
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Citi to sell Argentina consumer banking unit to Banco Santander Rio
By BBR Staff Writer
Citi has announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell its consumer banking business in Argentina to Banco Santander Rio subject to regulatory approvals.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
Citi to invest additional $1bn in Mexican unit
By BBR Staff Writer
Citigroup has announced that it will invest over $1bn in its Mexican unit, Banamex, to expand digital banking services and deploy additional ATMs.
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Bradesco gets approval for $5.2bn HSBC Brazil acquisition
By BBR Staff Writer
Banco Bradesco has received an approval from the Brazil’s antitrust regulator to acquire HSBC’s local unit for $5.2bn in an all-cash deal.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
Banco Original partners with OpenLink for banking and treasury solutions
By BBR Staff Writer
OpenLink has completed the initial phase of a comprehensive banking and treasury solution at online start-up bank, Banco Original, an online bank focused on retail customers.
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Western Union to launch remittance services to Cuba
The Western Union Company said it will launch remittance services from across the world into Cuba following US regulatory and policy changes that allow Cubans and non-Cubans to send remittances via Western Union to this island nation.
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Online payments firm Stripe launches business in Cuba
By BBR Staff Writer
Online payments firm Stripe has unveiled that it will provide a range of services to Cuban entrepreneurs.
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Banco Popular renews agreement with Unisys to manage critical business data
By BBR Staff Writer
Colombian financial services company Banco Popular has renewed its agreement with technology firm Unisys to manage its critical business information.
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Citi plans to sell consumer banking operations in Brazil, Argentina and Colombia
By BBR Staff Writer
Citi is planning to sell its consumer banking operations in Brazil, Argentina and Colombia as part of its efforts to reduce costs and increase profitability.
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Scotiabank acquires Citi's retail and commercial banking operations in Panama and Costa Rica
By BBR Staff Writer
Scotiabank has acquired Citigroup's consumer and commercial banking operations in Costa Rica and Panama for $360m.
Banking Services > Commercial Banking > News
Bank of Nova Scotia considers possible expansion in Latin America through acquisitions
By BBR Staff Writer
Bank of Nova Scotia is reportedly contemplating plans to expand its footprint in Latin America, especially Mexico through potential acquisitions.
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Grupo Elektra to close Banco Azteca's operations in Brazil
By BBR Staff Writer
Financial services and trade specialist Grupo Elektra is set to close Mexican bank Banco Azteca's struggling operations in Brazil.
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HSBC to divest trust and investment management operations in Bermuda to Butterfield
By BBR Staff Writer
HSBC Bank Bermuda, a unit of HSBC Holdings, has agreed to divest its Bermuda Trust Company and investment management operations in Bermuda to the Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son for an undisclosed amount.
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