The Federal Reserve today said it would change the implementation date for modifications to the Federal Reserve Banks’ payment services to facilitate adoption of a third same-day ACH processing and settlement window and for corresponding changes to the Fed’s Policy on Payment System Risk.
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With the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting the circulation of coins nationwide, the U.S. Coin Task Force—of which the American Bankers Association is a member—has published new resources for retailers, financial institutions and armored carriers to use to help encourage circulation.
In a letter today, American Bankers Association offered several recommendations for the Federal Reserve to consider as it continues to develop its FedNow service.
The Clearing House announced today that financial institutions holding 70% of demand deposit accounts now have access to real-time payments capabilities through their technology providers that have connected to the RTP Network.
In a new survey from Providence, Rhode Island-based Citizens Financial Group, business leaders said that a bank’s ability to provide access to real-time payment and settlement services was the second-most-important factor when choosing a banking partner, after a bank’s ability to provide solutions throughout the business life cycle.
The Federal Reserve today released more details about its forthcoming FedNow service to provide real-time payments settlement and clearing, including phased elements of the FedNow service.
With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to disrupt the normal circulation of coinage in the U.S. economy, the U.S. Coin Task Force convened by the Federal Reserve issued a statement Friday describing the circulation slowdown and urging consumers to get coins back into use.
The OCC is planning to unveil what Acting Comptroller Brian Brooks called “payments charter 1.0” as soon as this fall, Brooks said on the latest episode of the ABA Banking Journal Podcast.
Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, banks have driven “unprecedented speed and efficiency” in delivering COVID-19 relief, including the CARES Act Economic Impact Payments and Paycheck Protection Program forgivable loans, ABA said today.
As consumer spending patterns shift, banks are adjusting on the fly and focusing on relationships.