Citi's challenge in cross-border payments: Outsmart the tech giants


Billions of dollars in investments are pouring into digital payments, but the hefty numbers obscure a regulatory and competitive squeeze that could shut banks out of the profits for good.


Citigroup makes its move in $90 billion battle over swipe fees


Citigroup Inc. is jumping into the battle over the $90 billion in swipe fees that merchants pay each year to process debit and credit cards.


Pennsylvania says big banks fixed GSE bond prices


In the second lawsuit of its kind, more than a dozen of the world's largest banks are accused of price fixing on roughly $486 billion of bonds issued by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.


Financial firms could not cut ties to firearms clients under GOP bill


The bill by Sens. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., and John Kennedy, R-La., would block banks and credit unions with over $10 billion of assets from refusing service to "customers that may not share the same political values."


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.


Citi mortgage discount program violated Fair Housing Act: OCC


The bank was fined $25 million for what the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency said was an inability to provide the discounts to all who were eligible.


BB&T-SunTrust back story, Citi and JPM vs. fintechs, CECL trouble: Top stories of the week


BB&T-SunTrust deal came together with remarkable speed; Citi and Chase take on fintechs at their own game; CECL spells trouble for small banks, consumers; and more from this week’s most-read stories.


First Republic, Stearns Bank and CIBC: Bankers on the Move


A potential succession and a transfer of power in family leadership are among the key recent executive moves in banking.


Can Citi and Chase beat fintechs at their own game?


The upstart lenders have been chipping away at credit cards’ consumer-lending dominance by offering fixed-rate loans with predictable repayment plans. Now the card giants are fighting back.


Wells Fargo speculation, female-friendly fintechs and Most Powerful Women on the move


Is it realistic to think Wells Fargo might get a new female CEO? How one fintech makes women feel welcome, and how another fosters innovation. Plus some of our Most Powerful Women make big moves – two retire, one jumps from BNY Mellon to Amex, one exits a board and another joins one.