TransferWise launches international money transfers via Facebook

The London-based startup said on Tuesday that it had developed a Facebook Messenger “chatbot“, or an automated program that can help users communicate with businesses and carry out tasks such as online purchases.



Robo Advisors sweep Europe as UK consumers bank on robots

According to a report by Accenture, over two-thirds (68%) of UK consumers would use robo-advice to aid traditionally complex banking decisions, including how to allocate investments (74%), the type of bank account to open (68%) and retirement planning (60%).

Consumers from across Europe are prepared to use robo-advice: France (67%), Spain (78%), Italy (79%), Germany (60%), Sweden (68%), Ireland (66%),