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.
DBS Bank launches Indian digital banking offering22/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
DBS Bank has added more than a million customers to its digi-bank digital banking initiative whilst waiting on approval to open a wholly-owned Indian subsidiary.
Citi confirms Singapore partnership with Expedia22/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Global bank Citi has this week confirmed a long-term partnership with online travel company Expedia to launch in Singapore and Hong Kong.
KPMG acquires Hong Kong-based fintech platform22/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
KPMG International has announced the acquisition of Hong Kong-based global fintech innovation and matchmaking platform, Matchi.
Citi and Live Nation partner for East Asia offering22/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Citi has partnered with live entertainment and ticketing company, Live Nation through a marketing program aimed at Singapore, Thailand, Macau, Taiwan, and Hong Kong.
Singapore to host second Fintech Festival22/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has last week announced that the second Singapore Fintech Festival would take place in early November.