Partnership to boost NZ payments infrastructure03/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
New Zealand electronic payment network, Paymark has entered into a partnership with the Transaction Network Services to better promote its eftpos services.
Standard Chartered Korea to hold fintech forum02/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
A forum will be held by Standard Chartered Bank Korea, with a keynote presentation from the bank’s London-based CFO.
Asia-Australia fintech links strong02/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Asian investors have backed a US$13 million capital raising for a Melbourne-based payments company, Airwallex.
Japan’s Mizuho debuts virtual and AI offerings02/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Mizuho Financial Group would establish an incubator for virtual currency and the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based loan-screening ventures.
Movers & Shakers | April 201701/05/2017 Hope William-Smith Movers and Shakers
April saw a number of high-profile appointments across financial services, with noteworthy additions to Macquarie Capital, the New Zealand Bankers' Association, and UBS.
Partnership targets money laundering and financial terrorism01/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
The Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Singapore Police Force have announced the launch of a government-industry partnership to strengthen money laundering prevention capabilities.
Citi debuts paperless cross-border payment solution27/04/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Citi India has this week announced the launch of an industry-first digital cross-border payment solution.
Digitally-savvy customers save more24/04/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Emerging affluent consumers in Asia were more likely to boost their savings by over 40 per cent if they were more digitally savvy, according to Standard Chartered.
Citi Innovation Lab awarded for innovation24/04/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Citi Innovation Lab in Singapore has taken the ‘most innovative feature award’ for its proprietary Citi Interactive Solutions at the 2017 Monarch Innovation Awards.
ANZ sells to Shinhan Bank24/04/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Melbourne-headquartered ANZ will sell its retail banking business in Vietnam to South Korea’s Shinhan Bank’s Vietnam bank.
Nomura partners with Google and Amazon for Indian fintech program24/04/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Japanese financial holding giant, Nomura, would use a $100 million fund to invest in Indian fintech start-ups in collaboration with PwC, Amazing, IBM, and Google.
ASIC signs fintech pact with Indonesia24/04/2017 Hope William-Smith News
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has announced a cooperative agreement with Indonesia’s Otoritas Jasa Keuangan to promote fintech development.
Fintech sandbox to be reviewed in a year21/04/2017 Jassmyn Goh News
ASIC’s regulatory sandbox for testing fintech services will run for another year before the framework is reviewed.
Zurich launches new mobile app19/04/2017 Staff Writer News
Zurich Financial Services has launched a new mobile app off the back of beta testing with a panel of advisers.