Monday, August 20, 2018
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Wealthsimple reveals new stock and ETF trading app

Digital investing platform Wealthsimple has announced a new stock trading app for Canadians, with a 0 per cent commission. Read more: fintech.global

BMO pilots blockchain for fixed income issuance

Bank of Montreal's capital markets unit has piloted the use of a blockchain platform for a pilot fixed income issuance transaction. Read more: www.finextra.com

Travelers acquires majority stake in Zensurance

Through a wholly-owned subsidiary, The Travelers Companies Inc. has acquired a majority stake in Toronto-based FinTech startup Zensurance. Read more: betakit.com

BMO, Pension Plan pilot blockchain for fixed income

Canadian financial firm BMO Capital Markets is working with the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan on a new blockchain pilot. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Progressa nets $84m in equity and loan funding round

Canada-based online lending platform Progressa has netted $84m in an equity and loan funding round. Read more: fintech.global

Central 1 launches Canada’s first voice banking service

Central 1 has launched Canada’s first authenticated voice banking service through the use of Amazon Alexa. Read more: fintech.global

Alexa voice banking comes to Canada

Central 1 Credit Union (CU) announced in a press release that it has launched “Canada’s first-ever, authenticated voice banking service using Amazon Alexa.” Read more: www.pymnts.com

AGM Group buys 5% stake of Canadian FinTech Matrix International

AGM Group Holdings has agreed to acquire a 5 per cent stake in Matrix International. Read more: .fintech.global

Canada’s twist on the digital banking model

Oh, Canada?  A good market to be in for FIs seeking to create digital only banks, if you get the rates right, the timing right and do the fine tuning on the fly. Read more: www.pymnts.com

Card schemes cut interchange fees in Canada

Today, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced that the Government has helped secure new, separate and voluntary commitments from three payment card Read more: www.finextra.com