Hong Kong loses grip on Bitcoin13/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Despite its high standing on the global fintech scene and ripe demand for cryptocurrencies, bitcoin businesses have faded in the Hong Kong market.
Banks’ move into digital “not straightforward”13/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Banks have been challenged to develop technology to more effectively fulfil their traditional role, but the move across could be a trial to their conservative history.
ANZ appoints chief data officer08/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
ANZ has confirmed the appointment of Emma Gray to the newly-created position of chief data officer.
New fintech industry group for NZ08/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
The New Zealand government has announced plans to partner with peak technology lobby, NZTech, to launch a fintech industry group for the nation.
Banks across Asia should rethink digital strategy07/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Digital banking began to move into its second distinct phase in 2016 which would be categorised by collaborative innovation, digital ventures and partnerships.
Singapore Savings Bond exceeds $1 billion07/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has announced that the Singapore Savings Bond program has exceeded $1 billion in outstanding amount across 37,000 investors.
New blockchain platform to launch in Vietnam07/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Hong Kong-based blockchain settlements platform, OKLink, would launch in Vietnam in a bid to boost the nation’s economic development.
Cybersecurity threats more serious than ever experts warn07/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Delegates who gathered at Israel’s fourth Cybertech Conference in Tel Aviv last week have addressed the explosive increase in cyber risks including advanced hacking, data breaches, and digital theft.
Tech boost on the agenda for Aussie funds market02/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
An automated solution would now be used to support the transfer of managed funds holdings across platforms.
China's bank brands most valued02/02/2017 Jassmyn Goh News
China banks have topped the world in total bank brand value thanks to a lack of cynicism, an affinity for brands, and economic patriotism from consumers.
Tax practitioners get help for cloud tech regulation31/01/2017 Hope William-Smith News
The Tax Practitioners Board has released a guidance to assist tax professionals to understand their legal obligations around cloud computing.
Fintech Australia open award nominations31/01/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Nominations for the inaugural Fintech Australia Finnie Awards have opened ahead of the gala night to be held in late May.
Bank Central Asia sets up USD$15m fintech VC company31/01/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Indonesia’s Bank Central Asia has established a venture capital company which will collaborate with, and invest in, Asia-based fintech start-ups.
DBS launches new online Letter of Credit service31/01/2017 Hope William-Smith News
DBS Bank has launched a first-of-its-kind service with would allow small and medium-sized businesses apply for a Letter of Credit online.