QBE underwrites Australia’s first automated bus service22/02/2019 Anonymous News
QBE Insurance has announced it will back "Australia's longest" driverless bus route, providing the necessary insurance to run the automated shuttle service on public roads.
ANZ first to respond to big four data breach13/02/2019 Anonymous News
ANZ has issued a public notice of the potential unsolicited exposure of its customers' records following reports of a data breach incident at LandMark White, a property valuer used by all major banks.
Movers and Shakers | January – February, 201912/02/2019 Patrick Buncsi News
In the aftermath of the Hayne Royal Commission, the new year saw a number of high-profile appointments and departures across the financial services sector, with notable additions to MetLife, Westpac and AMP.
Aus payments regulator appoints new chief exec12/02/2019 Anonymous News
AusPayNet, the payments industry’s self-regulatory body, has searched within to find its next chief executive.
Chatbot Mia, here we go again: UBank to release third AI assistant12/02/2019 Patrick Buncsi News
NAB subsidiary, UBank, has announced the forthcoming release of what is likely the world’s first home loan adviser chatbot.
Thorburn and Henry resign from NAB07/02/2019 Anonymous News
Following a swift trading halt this afternoon, NAB has announced the resignation of its chief executive Andrew Thorburn and chairman Ken Henry.
Royal Commission report demands new oversight body for ASIC, APRA04/02/2019 Patrick Buncsi News
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has confirmed the Federal Government will “take action” on all 76 recommendations of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services, which was released today.
One ring to pay them all: Bankwest reveals big bump in Halo purchases30/01/2019 Patrick Buncsi News
A shameless gimmick, an everyday tool, or a digital payments revolution? The verdict may still be out, but one year on from its launch, Bankwest has hailed its novel, ring-based payments solution – dubbed 'Halo' – an unalloyed success, with more than a quarter of all Halo customer purchases made through the device.
ASB nabs Craig Sims from ANZ30/01/2019 Patrick Buncsi News
Craig Sims will be ASB Bank's new executive general manager, retail banking, filling a near six-month vacancy at the NZ-based bank.
Neal Cross departs DBS to join Aussie fintech29/01/2019 Patrick Buncsi News
After a five-year stint as DBS Bank’s Chief Innovation Officer, Neal Cross has announced his departure from the Singapore-based financial services heavyweight, joining local fintech PictureWealth as company chair.
Movers and Shakers | November – December, 201818/12/2018 Patrick Buncsi News
November and December have seen a number of high-profile appointments and departures across the financial services sector, with noteworthy additions to Bupa, CIMB and DBS Bank.
Australian fintech secures banking licence18/12/2018 Patrick Buncsi News
Xinja has moved a significant step closer to formally joining Australia’s banking fraternity, with APRA granting the digital-only fintech a restricted banking licence.
Movers and Shakers | October – November, 201806/11/2018 Patrick Buncsi News
October saw a number of high-profile appointments and departures across the financial services sector, with noteworthy additions to CBA, NAB, and ANZ.
SWIFT launches real-time fraud detection service24/10/2018 Patrick Buncsi News
SWIFT, the global standards body and network for cross-border financial transactions, has announced the release of a new cloud-based transaction fraud detection service.