Could banks’ collaboration with fintechs disarm the 'BigTech' threat?14/06/2017 Patrick Buncsi News
Collaboration rather than competition between fintechs and established banks will help mount the best challenge against a looming ‘BigTech’ threat, according to a recent study by The Australian Digital Transformation Lab, a research partnership between the University of Sydney Business School and Capgemini.
Hong Kong & Australia ink fintech cooperation deal14/06/2017 Patrick Buncsi News
The chief regulators for Hong Kong and Australian's investment and securities markets have signed a cooperation agreement to nurture innovation in Asia-Pacific's most dynamic fintech hubs.
Singapore regulator champions rise of the robos13/06/2017 Patrick Buncsi News
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has proffered its take on the imminent explosion of digital advisory – or ‘robo’ – wealth management services and has asked the public to weigh in on the robo surge.
HSBC unveils its own B2B ‘social network’13/06/2017 Patrick Buncsi News
HSBC is going social... alone, launching a dedicated network for its business clients to connect, communicate and share resources, the bank announced.
World’s biggest bank launches e-commerce platform for HK13/06/2017 Patrick Buncsi News
The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, the world’s largest bank by market capitalisation, has launched a new e-commerce platform for the Hong Kong market.
Singapore signs fintech cooperation pact with the Americas09/06/2017 Patrick Buncsi News
Singapore’s Monetary Authority has inked a cooperative agreement on fintech with the Association of Supervisors of Banks of the Americas, strengthening ties between Singapore and Latin America's burgeoning fintech markets.
Can’t beat ‘em? Demo ‘em: Citi showcases fintech’s brightest minds09/06/2017 Patrick Buncsi News
Over half a year in the making, the day has arrived: 'Demo Day' (Singapore) that is – a chance for finalists from the Asia-Pacific round of the Citi Tech Integrity Challenge to showcase their innovations, and quite possibly reshape the public sector and industry as we know them today.
FST Media spoke with Laura Gaviria Halaby, chief coordinator of the T4I, to discuss how the event seeks to inspire innovations that promote integrity and accountability.
NZ's SBS Bank overhauls its digital banking platform07/06/2017 Patrick Buncsi News
New Zealand's SBS Bank has initiated a complete revamp of its digital banking platform, securing the services of Sandstone Technology to deliver the upgrade.
'An Australian first’: NAB teams with Israeli crowdfunder OurCrowd07/06/2017 Patrick Buncsi News
NAB has secured a “first its kind” collaboration with Israeli crowdfunding company OurCrowd, giving NAB clients privileged access to venture capital investments, the company announced.
Australia & Singapore sign cybersecurity cooperation pact07/06/2017 Patrick Buncsi News
Representatives from Australia and Singapore have signed a two-year agreement to cooperate on cybersecurity, including a commitment to share incident and threat reports as well as joint security training.
HSBC enters the robo age06/06/2017 Patrick Buncsi News
HSBC has announced the launch of a new online ‘robo’ service for wealth management advice, expected to be rolled out by the end of 2017.
Singapore & Nordic fintech hubs ink exclusive deal06/06/2017 Patrick Buncsi News
LATTICE80, the world’s largest fintech hub, has signed a ‘memorandum of understanding’ with the Nordic Finance Innovation, an exclusive partnership to collaborate and leverage shared resources between the two regions.
Singapore bank launches AI for HR – an SG first06/06/2017 Patrick Buncsi News
Singapore’s OCBC Bank has launched a human resources mobile app, embedded with an interactive artificial intelligence ‘chatbot’ – a first for a Singapore-based bank.
HK's push to become tech ‘investment epicentre’05/06/2017 Patrick Buncsi News
Hong Kong has bolstered its fintech credentials, launching a new initiative to support technology firms during their initial public offering.