Payments innovation in the Latin American market

Mobile Payments Today

Latin America is becoming an increasingly important market in the global payments business. There are a number of important innovations underway that are changing the industry

As markets plunge, robo-advisers urge caution

Bank Innovation

In the wake of today’s stock market free fall, the novel coronavirus and an oil price war, digital investment advisers are encouraging their customers to think long term and not make any rash decisions.

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Mortgage Applications Skyrocket As Housing Market Rebounds


Homebuyer mortgage applications surged as June turned into July, in yet another sign of the housing market ’s surprisingly strong rebound after the coronavirus-triggered shutdown this spring.

GrandTech: the newest FinTech market niche

Chris Skinner

Watching the BBC, I often see reports on the elderly being ripped off, scammed and targeted by fraudsters.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Market Commentary: Week of July 13, 2020

SWBC's LenderHub

If this looks familiar to last week’s market summary… it is! Capital Markets Global Investment MarketsWhat Happened: Despite worsening COVID news, stocks—particularly tech stocks—managed to explode higher for the week with the NASDAQ hitting another all-time high on Friday.

The diversity of financial markets

Chris Skinner

I thought they meant Brexit, and started waffling on about whiff-whaff and Boris Johnston but no, they stopped me mid-sentence and … The post The diversity of financial markets appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

5 Keys to Effective Financial Content Marketing

Bank Innovation

Many financial institutions—especially small, community-focused ones—have limited marketing budgets. Today we’re discussing five keys to effective financial content marketing that can help your institution get plenty of bang for its buck.

Can FinTechs Get Through A Turbulent Market?


There are bad days on the market — and in the wake of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus , which has spent the last month gaining more and more global ground, there have been more than a few of those of late.

The Mortgage Market Needs a Plumber.Fast!

SWBC's LenderHub

Capital Markets Global Investment MarketsWhen you own a house, most hope that they never have to know too much about the intricacy of the home’s plumbing system.

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.

Amex moves closer to entering China’s $27 trillion market

Bank Innovation

cleared a key hurdle in its bid to accessing China’s $27 trillion payments market after the central bank accepted its application to start a bank card clearing business. Bloomberg Carousel Payments Product Design Retail Banking Sales & Marketing Amex China payments

Africa's untapped potential as an ecommerce market

Mobile Payments Today

The African market is a growing and largely untapped ecommerce market, that has embraced mobile as a preferred means of banking, communication and payment

Market Commentary: Week of June 29, 2020

SWBC's LenderHub

The equity and corporate bond markets have banked heavily on the V-shaped recovery and what we are seeing is, the United States is not ready to materially reopen the economy without significant public health damage. Capital Markets Global Investment Markets

Market Commentary: Week of March 16, 2020

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Fear, uncertainty and more fear ruled the markets last week. Any semblance of liquidity exited every market sector as the phrase from investors, “I didn’t know that could happen” actually happened. Capital Markets Global Investment MarketsWhat Happened.

Marketing Ops: The New Revenue Hero

As data continues to play a starring role in today’s B2B organizations, both marketing and sales operations professionals are poised to solidify their place as critical revenue drivers. In particular, the evolution of the Marketing Operations (Ops) role has created a new standard in marketing and has become a vital component of an organization’s success.

An untapped market: The unbanked shopper

Mobile Payments Today

Billions of people do not have access to a bank account, either due to the lack of income, unstable financial markets or the lack of verifyable identification.

Market Commentary: Week of July 6, 2020

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Capital Markets Global Investment MarketsWhat Happened: Despite worsening COVID-19 news, stocks managed to explode higher for the holiday-shortened week with the NASDAQ hitting another all-time high on Thursday.

Robinhood Fizzles As Markets Gyrate


Robinhood Financial LLP has suffered three outages in roughly two weeks, and going dark has helped no one – certainly not the younger, tech-savvy investors who were left out of make-or-break days in the market. One thing’s for certain: The markets will continue to be volatile.

Regulating the cryptocurrency markets

Chris Skinner

I guess that this is logical as my last line was that government control of cryptocurrencies is “not so easy for cryptocurrencies that have … The post Regulating the cryptocurrency markets appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Someone made the comment on my platform piece about what happens when there are no Jack Ma’s or Mark Zuckerberg’s, as the whole thing is decentralised?

Best Practices for Marketing Database Cleanse

Finding a vendor to cleanse and optimize your marketing database can be difficult if you don’t know what to look for. Download the eBook to get the most out of your database cleanse and find an appropriate vendor for your B2B marketing objectives.

Why Digital Deposit Marketing Should Get More of Your Resources

Banker to Banker

In the last quarter, the money market world has changed, which has important implications for banks. Not only is it less competition, but the influence that money market funds have on banks is substantial, and so it means less pressure on rates.

Thailand strives to catch up to Asian markets on digital banking

Bank Innovation

Thailand is laying the foundations for standalone digital banks as it strives to catch up with other Asian markets that are allowing such changes, according to its central bank governor. “At

With $2b valuation, Marqeta focuses marketing strategy on startups

Bank Innovation

Carousel Payments Premium Sales & Marketing Startups MarqetaA company that operates quietly in the background of popular financial apps and platforms is taking steps to become more visible.

Addressing Key Challenges at the Frontier of Financial Services Marketing

Bank Innovation

There have never been more opportunities – or more challenges – in digital marketing, especially for financial services. With a plethora of channels and corresponding metrics, how do marketers decide which ones to prioritize?

Data-Driven Marketing 101

This eBook highlights how data-driven strategies empower marketing campaigns through personalization tactics.

Market Commentary: Week of March 9, 2020

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Capital Markets Global Investment MarketsWhat Happened: The appropriate answer to “What happened last week?” could be, “What DIDN’T happen last week?” While not as scary as the week Lehman died, last week was right up there.

Latin American payments market becomes an emerging target for development

Mobile Payments Today

Latin America has become an increasing focus of development in the emerging digital payments market, as the region transitions from a heavily cash-based system to increase automation, speed and transparency

Market Commentary: Week of June 22, 2020

SWBC's LenderHub

Risk assets just seemed to want to go up, more or less ignoring the rising COVID hospitalization numbers in Florida, Texas, and Arizona to focus more on talk of a new infrastructure package from the White House and more enactment from the Fed’s Secondary Market Corporate Credit Facility (SMCCF).

Conversational Marketing: Old School Meets New School

Perficient Financial Servies.

Why Is Everyone Talking about Conversational Marketing? Conversational Marketing, a term originally coined by the company Drift , has taken on many forms and definitions over the past few years. Quantify the impact of marketing and sales campaigns.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!

Purple Carrot Single-Serve Meals Come To Whole Foods Market


To provide single-serve frozen products in retail stores, Purple Carrot has rolled out its completely plant-based meals at most Whole Food Market locations throughout the nation in the frozen food section. Retail grocery News Plant-Based Food Purple Carrot What's Hot Whole Foods Market

Market Commentary: Week of June 15, 2020

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Capital Markets Global Investment MarketsWhat happened: It was another turbulent week; stocks continued their strong and somewhat puzzling run toward erasing the sharp losses suffered in February and March.

The Price For Attention in Bank Marketing

Banker to Banker

BANK MARKETING If you are still spending money on print and direct mail, we ask you why? Not only is it hard to track, but it is likely the least effective form of marketing that you can do.

How RBC Capital Markets revamped its data management efforts

Bank Innovation

RBC Capital Markets has looked externally to help it consolidate data in one place, analyze it and better equip employees. Starting in 2013, RBC Capital Markets began collecting all the data it could that was relevant to its clients, including e-commerce data, trades and portfolios.

The Ultimate Marketing Efficiency Checklist

Here are 7 creative ways marketers can work smarter (not harder) - with the resources you already have!