Fundtech and BankServ Complete Merger
SasS banking provider BankServ's majority shareholder, GTCR, has purchased payments software company Fundtech for $23.33 per share to create a company focused on several aspects of transaction banking.
Seizing the Mobile Banking Opportunity
To harness its full potential, banks must look at mobile banking as a channel in and of itself rather than as an extension of online banking, according to InfoSys's Kiran Kalmadi and Raghavendra Shenoy.
What Is Barney Frank's Legacy?
Barney Frank, the co-author of the Dodd-Frank legislation and advocate of tougher bank regulation, is expected to announce he will not seek reelection to Congress in 2012; he will leave mixed legacy for the financial services industry.
Inside the Citibank.com Redesign
Citibank recently reintroduced its online banking website with a brand-new look, feel and set of functionalities. Here's a closer look at the new citibank.com.
Between Rocks and Hard Places: The Revenue Dilemma Facing Banks
Banks' sources of revenue have changed, and they have to shift from an environment dominated by products, transactions, departments and short-term profit, to one driven by customers, customer experience, enterprise-level information, and delivering value-added information through integrated channels.
Ally Bank Surveys Customer on Bank Fees
The recent survey asked customers what they consider the least acceptable bank fees, whether they know what they're currently paying in fees and what they really want out of their banks.
ABIL Could be the iPad of ATMs
The sleekly designed ABIL ATM from Madrid, Spain-based BBVA, recently on display at MoMA in New York, is beginning to change the way customers experience ATMs.
Bank Transfer Day is Here
While the much-publicized event has garnered a lot of press, will it lead to a mass exodus from big banks to credit unions?
Moving Past Customer Discontent Over Debit Card Fees
Amid recent announcements of debit fee retractions from major banks, Javelin's Beth Robertson discusses why Bank of America has taken the brunt of the public scorn for its fee announcements and how financial institutions can better offset losses while maintaining customer relations.
The State of EMV
Following Visa's push for the adoption of EMV in the U.S., bankers are debating whether the standard will emerge from the mix of innovations in the payment space as the next widely adopted domestic payment solution.