NAB Ventures backs Canadian fintech firm31/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
NAB Ventures has backed a Toronto-based cloud fintech firm, Wave, with US$24 million.
Industry bodies approve regulatory tech strategy31/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Fintech Australia and The Regtech Association have signalled their support for the Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s report on regulatory technology.
Movers & Shakers | May 201731/05/2017 Hope William-Smith Movers and Shakers
May saw a number of high-profile appointments across financial services, with noteworthy additions to Stakeholder Strategies, DBS Bank, and Vanguard.
ANZ appoints Anna Green as Philippines chief30/05/2017 Anonymous News
Incumbent chief executive of ANZ Laos, Anna Green, was announced as the next chief executive of ANZ Philippines.
World Bank, MAS establish fintech innovation authority for ASEAN30/05/2017 Anonymous News
The International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Monetary Authority of Singapore this week signed a memorandum of cooperation to establish the ASEAN Financial Innovation Network.
Japanese lender Mizuho to launch fintech venture30/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
An executive from Japan’s Mizuho Financial Group has announced that Tokyo-based lender would start development on a new fintech venture in June to create a new global business.
Malaysia opens fintech sandbox30/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Malaysia’s central bank, Bank Negara had issued licenses to four companies to operate within its regulatory sandbox.
SMEs draw a blank on defining ‘fintech’30/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Data released by ServiceSeeking.com showed that 89 per cent of small and medium-sized enterprises have never heard of fintech.
Singapore strikes fintech deal in Denmark29/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
The Singapore Fintech Association has announced a deal with Copenhagen Fintech to kick-start a collaborative partnership between Singapore and Denmark.
CIO role will change the most in the technology revolution24/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
The business structure of organisations under chief information officers at financial firms would change the most as technology continued to swap, obviate and re shift professional roles, according to a new report.
Silver economy a technology gold mine24/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
The nbn network is expecting baby boomers of the ‘silver economy’ to start around 14,000 businesses each year, doubling those initiated by their Gen Y counterparts, thanks to increased connectivity to online resources.
InvestmentLink integrates data into adviser platform24/05/2017 Jassmyn Goh News
InvestmentLink has integrated its investment data feeds into a personal wealth management platform to support financial advisers to deliver goal-oriented outcomes for clients.
CFS wraps get new managed account solutions24/05/2017 Staff Writer News
Colonial First State (CFS) has announced new managed accounts capabilities across its FirstWrap and FirstChoice platforms, which will complement existing multi-manager and model portfolio offers.
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.