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Major Payments and Banking Players Gather at Seamless in Singapore to Discuss the Future of Commerce in Asia

Seamless Asia, the region’s largest free-to-attend payments, banking, identity, e-commerce and retail conference and exhibition with 150 exhibitors and over 6,000 attendees, returns to Singapore on 26-27 June to explore innovative digital solutions changing commerce and banking in Asia. Representatives from banks, online

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15 Fintech Maps Showcasing the State of Fintech in Asia

On many aspects, Asia is leading the fintech revolution. First, in terms of consumer adoption of fintech products, more than half of adult consumers active online in China and India, the two most populous countries in the world, regularly use

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Credit Card Issuers Ramp Up Tech Innovation

In the age of mobile wallets, peer-to-peer (P2P) payment apps, and cryptocurrencies, credit cards are transforming to keep up with the changing landscape. The rise of fintech and digital platforms have ushered a new era in the payments sector, and

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5 Ecosystems Enablers and B2B Providers for Fintech Startups in Asia

The platform-based business model has taken hold in the digital economy, and the concept is quickly spreading to banking and financial services. Aided by widespread Internet and mobile access, fintech companies and progressive banks have started to make inroads into

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A Shocking 72% of APAC Companies Struggle to Harness Financial Crime Prevention Tech

Organizations across Asia Pacific (APAC) are looking to increase investment in technology to fence off financial crime, according to a new survey by Refinitiv titled Innovation & the Fight Against Financial Crime. Refinitiv, a global provider of financial markets data

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Is Singapore Gunning to Be an Islamic Fintech Hub?

Singapore recently declared its intention to develop the ‘most advanced’ halal hub in Southeast Asia within the next two years. While the announcement primarily looked Singapore as a halal hub within the food industry, given Singapore’s status a fintech hub

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RCBC Bank Pulls a Philippine Fintech Thought Leader to Chair Their Innovation Office

The song and dance for incumbents in Philippines right now is “future-proofing”. Joining the trend of entrenched establishments disrupting themselves before they are disrupted, the Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) appoints Lito Villanueva as Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation

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Minister Thinks Singapore Needs to Stop Snubbing Seniors for Fintech Talent

Technology isn’t just changing the way businesses work, it is also impacting careers across all fields and disciplines. This is especially true for the financial sector, as financial services institutions are investing heavily in new technological capabilities to enhance competitive

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3 in 4 APAC Banks Believe Fraud Will Increase This Year

Almost three in four banks in Asia Pacific anticipate that fraud in their country will increase in 2019, according to a recent poll by FICO. Two of the main areas of concern are card-not-present fraud and application fraud. Card-not-present payments

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Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2019’s Banking And Fintech Superstars

Forbes has released its fourth annual 30 Under 30 Asia list, which features 300 disruptors, innovators and entrepreneurs from the region, all under the age of 30. Across 10 categories, young entrepreneurs and rising stars have been selected from 23

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