The Federal Government has announced a $2.4 billion investment into local research, science, and technology projects in an effort to spur digital innovation in the private sector and increase job opportunities for Australians.
 

NAB has announced it will more than double its investment in its NAB Labs team, the company’s dedicated innovation and technology experimentation hub, which includes a 70 per cent boost to its workforce in 2018.
 

In June this year, Citibank announced the launch of a comprehensive platform for its global custody and fund division, leveraging the bank’s big data and analytics infrastructure to assist clients in analysing investment data. We learn a little bit more about what the platform offers to clients.

Hong Kong has bolstered its fintech credentials, launching a new initiative to support technology firms during their initial public offering.

The Federal Government has earmarked $130.8 million for the development of new data analytics initiative.

After tripling the number of users last year across Australian, US, and UK markets, local retail stock investment platform, Simply Wall St, is expanding into Canada and New Zealand and partnering with Canadian independent brokerage, Questrade.

Retail stock investment platform Simply Wall St has launched into the New Zealand and Canadian markets after a successful 2016.

Malaysia will push forward with plans to invest further in Cambodia’s leading business sectors including ICT and finance.

Malaysia will push forward with plans to invest further in Cambodia’s leading business sectors including ICT and finance.

"Finance of the future will be consumed on-demand, through mobile applications, delivered by distributed autonomous institutions..."

Investments in financial technology ventures reached close to $10 billion last financial year with China at the head, a study shows.