Posts From Fintechnews Singapore

Banking with Alexa: The Rise of Conversational Banking

Alexa, the virtual assistant developed by Amazon, has been expanding beyond smart speakers, pushing the use of voice assistants into all industries, including banking. And as a result, banks have been among the early adopters of Alexa-driven services with many

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Hong Kong Fintech Week 2018: All You Have to Know

Hong Kong will be hosting its third annual Hong Kong Fintech Week from October 29 to November 02, 2018. Hong Kong Fintech Week 2018 is set to be the world’s first cross-border fintech event that spotlights the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater

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Brokers Can Now Trade Assets over WhatsApp With Help From This UK-Based Regtech Firm

If you live in Singapore, it’s an open secret that a lot of business happens over social media like WhatsApp or WeChat, rather than through official channels. They are often a more casual channel where one can more easily build

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Roger Federer Featured in CS Digital Private Banking , Canopy Partnership Promo

Credit Suisse is using the face of its global ambassador and tennis superstar Roger Federer to promote its Digital Private Banking, including the partnership with Singapore fintech company Canopy. Federer signed a 10-year deal with Credit Suisse in 2009 to be

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15 Fintech Influencers in Vietnam You Have to Know

In the last five years, Vietnam has witnessed the establishment of over 40 new fintech companies, such as online payment platforms Moca or MoMo, as well as the country’s first digital banking platform Timo, highlighting Vietnam’s nascent yet rapidly growing

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Singapore and Russia Strengthens Ties to Create Start-Up Ecosystems

Marking our country’s 50 years of diplomatic relationship with Russia, two MOU were signed at the Russian Singapore Business Forum. The forum was attended by Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister and MAS Chairman Tharman Shanmugaratnam alongside Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Maxim

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The Potential of Blockchain for Trade and Value Chains

Distributed ledger technologies (DLT) are set to play a critical role in reducing the worldwide trade finance gap, lowering barriers and improving processes, according to a new study by the World Economic Forum (WEF) and Bain & Company titled Trade

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Two of Asia’s Biggest Fintech Hubs will Deepen Relationship in 2019

Singapore has shown massive support for the Belt and Silk Road initiative by the more recently economically open Chinese government, which has impacted many industries in Singapore including fintech. And Singapore has been quite cosy with the Chinese government in making

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China’s Fintech Giant Enters Singapore, Offers Online Wealth Management

After setting up base in Singapore end of last year, Lu International, a Singapore-based subsidiary of China’s Lufax, launches their first product—a wealth management platform. Lufax was set up in 2011 by Ping An Insurance Group, a diversified holdings company

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Singapore Fintech Festival 2018: All You Have to Know

Singapore Fintech Festival 2018 is just two months away, and this year, the multi-day fintech event promises to be even bigger, better and jammed packed with even more exciting activities. In 2017, the Singapore Fintech Festival was attended by more

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