U.S. Bank hires its first chief digital officer


Derek White, an alumnus of BBVA and Barclays, will oversee digital innovation across all lines of business at the bank.


World's top banks increased fossil-fuel financing in 2018


U.S. banks accounted for nearly 40% of the financing worldwide to such firms, according to a report by Rainforest Action Network.


HSBC plans global banking overhaul; Merkel to sit out merger talks


The bank aims to revitalize with internal promotions; German chancellor will let the country’s two biggest banks work things out themselves.


Money keeps flowing to fintechs


Chime, Chart IQ, Starling Bank and several other startups have raised millions of dollars from venture capital and private-equity firms this year. Here's what they plan to do with their haul.


Banks battle fintechs over installment sales; Barclays deck cleared


Banks moving past traditional card lending to compete on POS; ; five board members plan to leave before the bank’s May meeting.


Barclays to merge BPay, Pingit products as banks fend off Apple


Barclays is preparing to merge its wearable mobile payments product BPay with its more popular Pingit app, after it struggled to attract users.


U.S. may probe Swedbank; Bramson’s tougher road to board


The U.S. embassy wants to meet with Sweden’s financial regulator over AML concerns; revelation that he borrowed to buy Barclays shares doesn’t sit well with others.


French AML ruling has ripples in U.S.; Barclays 4Q boosts Staley


If verdict stands, it could raise ceiling on anti-laundering penalties; better-than-expected results buy Barclays chief more time on current strategy.


Citi plans machine takeover of call centers; Shareholders bail on two foreign banks


CEO Corbat says “thousands” of call center jobs may be lost; Barclays shareholder sells all stock in the bank and Deutsche’s biggest slashes its stake.


How will rivals respond to JPM Coin?


Barclays, Bank of America, TD Bank and other banks have filed multiple blockchain patents over the years, but have yet to publicly announce their plans for the technology.