The Wisconsin regional’s profits rose 35% in the first quarter on healthy loan growth, wider margins and an improved efficiency ratio while saying its “satisfactory” CRA rating had been restored.
Enforcement actions were brought by Federal Reserve due to oversight deficiencies
The National Bank of Canada (NBC) has acquired 22% stake in Myanmar’s mobile payments business Ongo.
Spanish banking group Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) has announced the completion of a international money transfer with Ripple’s new Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT).
Banks have long believed that the key to sparking mobile payments is better incentives, but U.S. Bank is taking that to the extreme with a new product that pays triple points for such purchases.
The deal is the latest coastal acquisition for United Community. For HCSB, the sale is the final chapter in a turnaround that began 13 months earlier.
Executives at BB&T, KeyCorp and Citizens are milking commercial lending niches and balancing cost control with new investments while waiting for more rate hikes to fatten margins.