AEP, a major Italian company in the field of electronic ticketing systems and devices for public transport, and SIA, the leading European hi-tech company in the payment services and infrastructures sector controlled by CDP Equity, have created a digital platform enabling tickets to be paid for directly at GTT (Gruppo Torinese Trasporti) terminals installed on
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Metro Bank has today (10.07.20) announced that Richard Lees will join the Metro Bank Executive Committee (ExCo) as Chief Risk Officer, subject to regulatory approval. Richard will join the bank in early 2021, and will report to the CEO, Daniel Frumkin. Andrew Shiels, who joined the bank in February as Interim CRO, will continue to
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VTB has introduced a robot for processing and verifying data on applications for soft loans at 2% per annum for small and medium-sized businesses under the Russian state employment support program. The robot has reduced the processing time of applications by almost five times. Granting soft loans for business recovery is one of the measures
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A record 33% of UK purchases took place online in May, according to the Office for National Statistics. Yet with average conversion rates at less than 3%, firms are still missing out on billions of potential income. The likes of better, persuasive sales copy on websites can help firms profit more from the fast-rising interest
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“The listing would need the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) blessing. Were the watchdog to greenlight it, it would represent a landmark victory for cryptocurrency advocates vying for mainstream endorsement. ~ Advertisement ~ “Coinbase could pursue the listing later this year or early next year, the sources said, cautioning that the plans are still
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Over the past two years, many bitcoin believers donated cryptocurrency to initiatives in Venezuela, often holding up the small nation as the pinnacle example of the technology’s potential. The truth on the ground is much more nuanced.  The fintech startup AirTM distributed roughly $300,000 worth of cryptocurrency donations to 60,829 ID-verified Venezuelan e-wallets throughout 2019.
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ING-backed account aggregation platform Yolt has appointed former Google Compare and Confused.com chief Nicolas Weng Kan CEO. Weng Kan replaces Frank Jan Risseeuw, who recently moved across to ING to take charge of the Dutch bank’s ‘Model Bank’ strategy. Weng Kan will be responsible for managing both Yolt, the smart money app with 1.5 million
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