Decimal makes key appointment for new role31/01/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Decimal has announced the appointment of Sue Landers as the company's inaugural key account director.
Citi Taiwan focuses on credit card tech30/01/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Citibank Taiwan has announced its intention to launch new technology to allow customers to apply for first-time credit cards online using MOICA certificates.
Siam Commercial Bank to allocate USD$1.1 billion toward fintech30/01/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Siam Commercial Bank would invest the equivalent of USD$1.1 billion in the acquisition of technology and the creation and development of digital infrastructure between 2017 and 2020.
Square launches payment APIs for e-commerce24/01/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Payments technology company Square had introduced new payment APIs to assist businesses to better management point of sale and e-commerce solutions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
South Korea to launch blockchain-based pilot project for 201717/01/2017 Hope William-Smith News
The South Korean Financial Services Commission has announced its intention to launch a blockchain pilot project in the next 12 months to service the country’s developing financial sector.