The central banks of Britain, Japan, the euro zone, Sweden and Switzerland have grouped up to assess potential use cases for digital currencies.
Large, traditional banks in Singapore will need to lower their cost of service per customer to compete with financial technology players in the digital banking space, says Michael Araneta from IDC Financial Insights.
Far Point Acquisition is buying Swiss payments company Global Blue for roughly $2.6 billion dollars, including debt. Tom Farley, chairman and CEO of Far Point and former NYSE president, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the acquisition.
Visa is buying Plaid in a deal worth $5.3 billion—roughly double the start-up's last private valuation. Plaid's API software lets start-ups connect to users' bank accounts and works with Venmo, mobile investing app Robinhood and cryptocurrency exchanges Coinbase and Gemini. Plaid says 25% of people in the United States with bank accounts have connected to the fintech company through an app.
Marty Mosby, director of bank strategies at Vining Sparks, and CNBC's Mike Santoli, join "Squawk Box" to give their initial reactions to J.P. Morgan Chase's quarterly earnings results.
Bill Hilf, CEO of venture capital giant Vulcan, says that Southeast Asia and India are viable markets particularly for digital finance and enterprise. He also talks about sustainability emerging as an investment theme in 2020.
Payments giant Visa is buying Silicon Valley start-up Plaid in a $5.3 billion deal, the companies announced Monday.
Honey works through a browser extension that automatically searches for discounts as customers shop. Amazon warns users it could be a "security risk."
An open banking movement is sweeping the fintech industry, inspiring consumers to ask who owns their banking data. One start-up, Plaid, is leading the movement by providing ways for consumers to more easily see their complete financial picture.
If you've used Venmo, Coinbase or Robinhood, then you've used Plaid, whose software links users' bank accounts to these apps. Investors include the venture capital arms of Goldman Sachs and Google parent Alphabet. Plaid's mission is to help consumers own their banking data by being able to more easily see their complete financial picture. This goal is part of an "open banking" movement, sweeping across the fintech industry.
Ari Wald of Oppbenheimer and Quint Tatro of Joule Financial discuss payment stocks with CNBC's Mike Santoli.
CNBC's Hugh Son joins 'The Exchange' to discuss Goldman Sachs reorganizing its businesses and the company's push to digital banking.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore said there were 7 applications for the digital full bank licenses and 14 for the digital wholesale bank licenses.
Rich Wagner, CEO of Cashplus, discusses the company's performance and the challenger bank industry.
Google and Apple are pushing into consumer banking without taking on the regulatory restraints that come with being a bank.
Paul Hickey, co-founder of Bespoke Investment Group, breaks down why he chose StoneCo as his last chance trade on "Closing Bell."
Ant Financial, an affiliate of e-commerce giant Alibaba, has joined the race for a digital banking license in Singapore.
Razer's financial technology arm has formed a consortium of "strategic partners" that include Singapore supermarket operator Sheng Siong Holdings.
CNBC's Kate Rooney joins 'Squawk Alley' to discuss why investors are looking to Africa for the next big opporunity in tech.
Indonesia plans to impose fixed fees on some e-wallet transactions, five people familiar with the matter said, in a move that could choke a key revenue stream and raise costs for payment startups backed by the likes of Alibaba's Ant Financial.
The virus also comes as Chinese are expected to make about 3 billion trips for the Lunar New Year that officially kicks off Friday.
Netflix said it continues to grow despite new streaming services while acknowledging competition may hurt future growth.
Stocks slipped from record levels as worries about the coronavirus in China and U.S. trade relations dented sentiment.