Pandemic shifts regional bank’s tech roadmap

Bank Innovation

Happy State Bank, which has holdings of $3.8 billion, is prioritizing interactive teller machines (ITM) to help bridge the gap between human interaction and social distancing as it revamps its digital product roadmap to better support customers during the pandemic.

Regional Banks Guide Corporates To Future-Proof Accounts Payable

PYMNTS

As organizations turn their banks and other finserv providers to support that implementation process, Sigovitch said regional banks are facing a future in which corporates rely on them for more value-added advisory services.

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Regions eyes bigger role in financing renewables

American Banker

Regions Bank Earnings ESG Commercial lending

Forget the digital race: Regional banks must focus on their wealth businesses

American Banker

Wealth management Regional banks

KAL presents latest ATM topics in three key regions

ATM Marketplace

Banks and independent ATM deployers (IADs) are invited to join KAL’s senior-level experts for three empowering webinars spotlighting landmark ATM industry topics in different regions

Regional banks join forces to tackle climate change

American Banker

Climate change Regional banks

Why Regional Supermarkets Need To Change Their Strategy

PYMNTS

Toilet paper and bleach may be flying off the shelves right now, but regional grocers are fighting to stay alive. Some ideas for those have been published in a study by Bain & Company, The Future of Retail: A Survival Guide for Regional Grocers.

MENA Region Holds Regulatory Clues For Merchants

PYMNTS

In regions where open banking and other electronic payments pilots are becoming common, such as the Middle East-North Africa (MENA) region, pandemic-era payments are all about privacy, security and trust, particularly in B2B transactions.

Regions buying industrial loan company EnerBank USA

American Banker

Consumer lending Regions Bank ILCs Point-of-sale M&A

Regional banks, credit unions begin lending to pot firms

American Banker

Credit unions Regional banks Commercial lending Cannabis

Two more regional banks are rethinking overdraft fees

American Banker

Regions Bank Overdrafts Citizens Financial Consumer banking Fee income

How Regions Bank Provides an Amazon-like Experience

Bank Innovation

Regions Bank tied with Amazon.com in a recent ranking of web experiences. How does a super-regional bank match the efforts of one the most sophisticated digital companies in the world, one that obsesses over customer experience? Compliance Mobile Online Retail Technology amazon online banking Regions“Our customers ask for the same thing they did 20 years ago,” Andy Hernandez, EVP and head Read More.

Digital investments and the growth of regional credit card issuers

Accenture

regional credit card issuers have grown receivables by nearly nine percent, with the largest growth within this group being double digit. The post Digital investments and the growth of regional credit card issuers appeared first on Accenture Banking Blog. Payments Credit Card Issuer Payments Navigator Regional IssuerGuest blogger Tripp Gavin and Frank Martien examine the role technology investment has played in helping smaller banks grow faster than their larger counterparts.

Regions Bank Teams Up with Marketplace Lender Avant

Bank Innovation

Regions Bank teamed up with online marketplace lender Avant Inc. Beginning in the second half of 2016, customers can apply for an unsecured loan on the Regions Bank website through the Avant platform, which will carry Read More. Innovations Lending Mobile Avant marketplace lending regions bankto provide customers with a streamlined loan application and underwriting “experience,” the companies announced this morning.

Currencycloud Links Regional Banks To X-Border B2B Tech

PYMNTS

To provide regional and community banks with a full-scale solution to manage and grow their FX programs, FinTech firm Derivative Path, Inc. and global payments platform Currencycloud have partnered.

Deposit glut ties Regions' hands

American Banker

Regions Bank Net interest margin Liquidity Deposits Earnings Regional banksDeposits are soaring while loan demand lags and mortgage-backed securities offer weak returns. So the Alabama company has parked loads of cash at the Fed in hopes the economy will pick up steam before profit margins suffer.

Regional, Community Banks Face Digital Challenges Post-Pandemic

Banking Exchange

Greenwich Associates reports widening gap in digital investment between national and regional banks Community Banking Feature3 Feature Technology Retail Banking Covid19 PPP Customers Tech Management Mobile Online.

Regions to ‘Refresh’ Digital Offerings as Avant Comes Online

Bank Innovation

Regions Financial Corp. The Regions-Avant partnership was announced last April. Cards Lending Marketing Mobile Online Retail apps Avant ios marketplace lending regions bank Regions Financialis using its upcoming Avant deployment as an opportunity to “refresh” its digital offerings. The bank’s CEO, Grayson Hall, said yesterday during the company’s earnings call that the Avant loan application service will go live next month.

Regions Bank sees potential threat in rising COVID cases in Southeast

American Banker

Regions Bank COVID-19 Earnings Commercial lending

Powell says regional banks decide who gets master accounts

American Banker

Federal Reserve Politics and policy

Appointments: Regions Names Transformation Leaders; New CFO for Mid Penn

Banking Exchange

Plus: Wayne Bank CEO moves to board chair, California Bank of Commerce splits CEO and president roles Management Human Resources Feature Feature3. 1Management

Deposits at Regions prove surprisingly sticky

American Banker

Deposits Earnings Consumer banking

Asian banks ramp up regional expansion drives

The Banker

In the face of saturated local markets, banks in Japan, South Korea and Singapore are increasingly looking elsewhere in the region

Regions prioritizes tech amid move to cut expenses

BankInovation

based Regions Bank is throwing its weight behind technology as the bank pulls back in other areas to keep overall expenses flat. “We Innovation Strategy earnings Premium regions bankBirmingham, Ala.-based

Regions’ Duggirala to present at Banking Automation Summit

BankInovation

Regions Bank’s enterprise chief operations and technology officer, Amala Duggirala, will take the virtual stage at the Banking Automation Summit to discuss best practices for automation project implementation. Automation Banking Automation Summit regions bank

Kroger, Ocado To Build Regional High-Tech Fulfillment Centers

PYMNTS

Through our strategic partnership, we are engineering a model for these regions, leveraging advanced robotics technology and creative solutions to redefine the customer experience.”. The Kroger Family of Companies, the nation’s largest supermarket chain, and Ocado Supermarket Co.,

Lessons from earnings week: Tech spend up at big banks, regional players

BankInovation

Big banks and regional financial institutions released their first-quarter earnings this month, showing sizable increases in tech spend and significant returns on investment.

CFPB investigating Regions’ overdraft practices

American Banker

Regions Bank Overdrafts CFPB Law and regulationThe bank disclosed in a regulatory filing that it is in the process of responding to a civil subpoena from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. It is the latest bank to come under regulatory scrutiny for the fees charged to consumers who overdraw their accounts.

FinTechs Take A Regional Approach To SMB COVID-19 Relief

PYMNTS

Below, PYMNTS rounds up the latest solutions that FinTechs and lenders are developing to ease the PPP lending process for SMBs and FIs alike, with many initiatives focused on enabling regional and community banks to maintain a competitive edge against the biggest banks.

Bitcoin Daily: Chinese Leaders Back Regional Digital Currency Plan

PYMNTS

In other news, leading political advisers in China have suggested a regional cryptocurrency, Coindesk reported. The Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) unveiled the debut of its Digital Monetary Institute, Cointelegraph reported.

Appointments: Middlefield, Pacific Western, Regions Bank

Banking Exchange

Middlefield CEO to retire, while Pacific Western creates chief innovation officer role Management Feature Human Resources Feature3. 1Management

Commoditization, Optimization or Transformation: What’s in Your Core Wallet?

Gonzobanker

It has become crystal clear that digital transformation is now the largest technology initiative for regional and community financial institutions. Three winning core strategies to accommodate any financial institution’s budget, business case, and future vision.

Regions Rolls Out Financial Education Program

Banking Exchange

The bank has launched Regions Next Step to offer free online tools and resources for customers The Economy Feature Financial Trends Duties Technology Community Banking Feature3 Fintech PPP Covid19.

Regions to buy equipment finance firm Ascentium

American Banker

The acquisition of the Texas-based lender will help Regions expand its offerings to small businesses while adding about $2 billion of loans to the bank's balance sheet. Regions Bank M&A Commercial lending Commercial banking Small business

Inside Regions Bank’s Cloud-Driven Digital Transformation Strategy

The Financial Brand

Proving large banks can move boldly, Regions is migrating core systems to the cloud, enabling changes that will improve both advice and CX. The post Inside Regions Bank’s Cloud-Driven Digital Transformation Strategy appeared first on The Financial Brand.