Bank of China HK joins forces for fintech promotion24/01/2017 Hope William-Smith News
TheBank of China Hong Kong is part of a consortium which has signed a strategic cooperation agreement for the communications and technology industries.
MUFG on track to open Saudi Arabian banking branch24/01/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group has finalised preliminary approval for a branch of Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi in Saudi Arabia
Asian economies losing money as Aussie banks back away24/01/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Investor pressure to clear lower-returning assets has seen Australian banks cut their lending to Asian economies by AUD$24.3 billion.
InPayTech combats slow super payments24/01/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Third party clearing agencies could be a thing of the past with a fintech company InPayTech's launch of new technology for same-day superannuation payments.
Allianz/SC to partner on general insurance24/01/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Standard Chartered Bank and Allianz have this week announced a 15-year bancassurance agreement for the distribution of Allianz general insurance products.
Commonwealth spends $12 million on positioning technology23/01/2017 Shahida Sweeney Government
The Australian government has earmarked $12 million to test positioning technology that will deliver more precise and detailed tracking data for core sectors.
NSW rolls out contactless technology for commuters23/01/2017 Shahida Sweeney Government
The NSW government will spend more than $10 million on contactless credit card technology for commuters under a trial that is underway in Sydney.
New CEO for Standard Chartered Hong Kong23/01/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Former Standard Chartered HK regional head of banking, greater China and north Asia – Mary Huen – has been appointed to the position of chief executive officer.
Treasurer to meet with world counterparts on fintech promotion23/01/2017 Hope William-Smith Government
Treasurer Scott Morrison is set to meet with counterparts in the UK and Germany to promote Australian fintech and discuss global developments in digitisation.
ANZ appoints SEA/India chief economist20/01/2017 Hope William-Smith News
ANZ has announced the appointment of Sanjay Mathur to the position of chief economist, South-East Asia and India.
NSW Premier Baird to resign19/01/2017 Shahida Sweeney Government
Mike Baird, Premier for NSW, has announced his resignation, while a Liberal party-room meeting and a spill of leadership positions is expected by next week.
NZ placed well for fintech growth18/01/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Following the successful launch of New Zealand’s first fintech accelerator last year, the country is strongly placed to continue its successful developments within the fintech industry and become a major player, according to Kiwibank.
MLC Life Insurance to focus on digital and data sciences18/01/2017 Hope William-Smith News
MLC Life Insurance has today announced a new leadership team for its bancassurance, digital and direct division, following the recent partnership announcement between National Australia Bank and Nippon Life Insurance Company.
NSW offers free wi-fi for bus commuters17/01/2017 Shahida Sweeney Government
Sydney bus customers will start receiving free wi-fi under a January trial that involves 50 buses across designated routes.