Financial institutions using Plaid Exchange to power their digital services can now provide real-time information to users about their transactions, financial technology company Plaid said Tuesday.

Sun Life Financial said on Friday that it opened a branch in Singapore with plans to offer life insurance to affluent clients, as the Canadian life insurer and asset manager continues to expand its presence in Asia.

U.S. banks may speed up plans to close branches nationwide, as a new report from financial-services research firm Novantas shows branch-based sales and transactions have slowed significantly in the past 10 weeks amid the pandemic and digital-based banks are seeing a surge in usership.