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The Everly Summary (weekly TOP5 news)

Welcome to Everly.eu’s weekly summary. Let’s see the most important news we have covered during the week in a TOP 5 list!

Barclay’s clients are able to make payments from their other accounts through the Barclays mobile app, while Revolut makes their premium clients able to invest in gold through mobile and their platform.

Ant Financial, an affiliate of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, will opens itself to 40 million service providers in China over the next three years and help them digitize their offerings. Credit Sesame introduced Sesame Cash, a free digital bank account.

Enjoy our exclusive summary with more info about these issues and links to the full articles!

1st place: Barclays app goes through major changes

UK banking group Barclays announced on Wednesday its customers may now securely make payments from current accounts held with other banks from within the Barclays mobile app.

This kind of feature will allow customers to take care of their money management all within one place.

2nd place: Revolut lets you purchase gold on Premium and Metal

Fintech startup Revolut has introduced a new trading feature for premium users.

Customers who pay for Revolut’s Metal and Premium offerings can access gold through the app from Thursday. Users will be able to trade based on live market performance through a new “commodities” section that will appear when the app is updated.

3rd place: Alibaba’s Alipay launches strategy to take on Meituan

Ant Financial, an affiliate of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, will open its Alipay mobile app platform to 40 million service providers in China over the next three years and help them digitize their offerings, it said on Tuesday.

4th place: Credit Sesame launches digital bank account to capitalize on expense management

Credit Sesame introduced Sesame Cash, a free digital bank account as part of a new smart digital banking service that will help consumers grow their cash and credit in one place for free as they spend and save.

5th place: Tandem raises £60m to fund international expansion

Tandem Bank, the UK challenger which sparked reports of its funding nearly a year ago, has finally landed its investment round of £60 million and intends to buy a green lender that helps consumers buy solar panels.

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