China’s slowdown not so smooth22/05/2017 Oksana Patron News
China’s debt fuelled growth is expected to slow and the transition may not be smooth, according to Spectrum Asset Management.
DBS Bank launches Indian digital banking offering22/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
DBS Bank has added more than a million customers to its digi-bank digital banking initiative whilst waiting on approval to open a wholly-owned Indian subsidiary.
Citi confirms Singapore partnership with Expedia22/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Global bank Citi has this week confirmed a long-term partnership with online travel company Expedia to launch in Singapore and Hong Kong.
KPMG acquires Hong Kong-based fintech platform22/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
KPMG International has announced the acquisition of Hong Kong-based global fintech innovation and matchmaking platform, Matchi.
Citi and Live Nation partner for East Asia offering22/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Citi has partnered with live entertainment and ticketing company, Live Nation through a marketing program aimed at Singapore, Thailand, Macau, Taiwan, and Hong Kong.
Singapore to host second Fintech Festival22/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has last week announced that the second Singapore Fintech Festival would take place in early November.
Apps a drawcard to win customer loyalty17/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
S&P Global Market Intelligence's third annual Mobile Money survey revealed the value of mobile banking apps as a strong influencer of customer and brand loyalty was present and should not be underestimated.
Fidor Solutions appoints global CFO16/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Digital banking solution and fintech provide Fidor Solutions has announced the appointment of Brad Whittfield to the position of global chief financial officer.
New strategies needed across Asian retirement income market15/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Milliman has released research to analyse the future state of the retirement income market across the Asia-Pacific region.
Hong Kong and British regulators partner on fintech15/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
The Financial Conduct Authority and Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission have signed an agreement with the UK’s financial regulator to promote fintech collaboration and innovation within the nations.
Artificial Intelligence the next big banking trend?15/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Banks may finalise the development of technology for data sharing sooner than expected, with financial execs tipping Artificial Intelligence as the leading financial services trend in 2018.
Banks’ biggest hurdle to technology still themselves15/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Results from a live poll conducted last week at the FST Media Banking Summit showed banks are battling with themselves to respond to digital disruption.
Standard Chartered / NUS to offer digital transformation internship12/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Standard Chartered Bank and the National University of Singapore have signed a memorandum of understanding for the co-development of a study module around digital transformation.
Fintech on the agenda: Australian Federal Budget 201710/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Australia’s fintech industry body has welcomed open data reforms, digital currency tax cuts, and reduced barriers for banking licenses handed down in the 2017 Federal Budget.