Top Fintech News Stories for September 17, 2020

Here are the most read news stories from our daily newsletter today:

  • Assetz Capital hoping to double CBILS lending before the deadline – P2P Finance News
  • BIS Seeking Blockchain Expert to Lead Digital Currency Research – Coindesk
  • How COVID-19 Permanently Changed American’s Financial Habits – The Financial Brand
  • Late-summer spending edges closer to normal: CO-OP – American Banker
  • NCUA awards credit unions $3.7M in grants and loans for pandemic relief – American Banker
  • Digital Asset Exchange Kraken Gets Bank Charter in Wyoming – Crowdfund Insider
  • FCA issues new guidance on personal loan payment breaks – P2P Finance News
  • Social Impact Fintech Chipper Launches Mobile Feature For Student Loan Repayment After CARES Act Expires – Crowdfund Insider
  • Crypto exchange Kraken receives Wyoming bank charter – American Banker
  • Truist launches a venture capital unit – American Banker

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