Swiss forex bank Dukascopy Bank launched its electronic wallet service Dukascopy Payment, developed by the Swiss Bank.
It is integrated into the Dukascopy Connect messaging service – the in-house developed messenger that encrypts all messages and photos and also lets the sending of video and voice calls – and allows the depositing, withdrawing and transferring money to another user’s electronic wallet instantly, for a small fee. Besides that, it offers instant money conversion services at market exchange rates and the ordering of payment cards, linked to the electronic wallet. The system also features a transfer history.
It’s web and mobile platforms have been successfully tested by the bank’s employees and some selected clients.
Besides the web version, the system also has applications for iOS and Android mobile devices, available in the respective platforms – Apple Store and Google Play.
Currently Dukascopy Bank provides 24/5 customer support for its payment system, but is planning a 24/7 service from June 1.
Dukascopy Bank, set up in 2004, is based in Switzerland’s Geneva and operated globally through offices in Zurich, Riga, Kiev, Moscow, Kuala Lumpur and Hong Kong. It is licensed as a bank and as a securities dealer by Switzerland’s Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA). The company owns 100% in brokerage Dukascopy Europe IBS , e-payments provider Dukascopy Payments, both based in Latvia, as well as Japanese broker Dukascopy Japan K.K., formerly Alpari Japan K.K.