Personal Finance Mgt (PFM)

With Britain Done, Can Revolut Convince Asians to Try Neo-Banks?

Founded in 2015, Revolut is one of Britain’s fastest-growing fintech players, now valued at US$1.7 billion, serving its Apple-levels cult following of 2.8 million users across 28 markets in Europe. Revolut claim to fame is a payments card that offers

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eToro: Ripple was the Hottest Product For 2018

Some claim that 2018 was the worst investment year in recent times. It was full of market volatility and economic downturns, and many investors now look back with regret at profits that were wiped out, or chances that were lost.

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OCBC Bank to Offer Free Online Will Writing Service in Singapore

OCBC Bank has rolled out a free online service to help Singapore citizens and residents aged 21 and above prepare their own wills within 10 minutes. It is common here to seek the help of a lawyer, who typically charges

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Standard Chartered Goes Instant Messaging with Clients in Singapore and HK

Standard Chartered is introducing new secure instant messaging and file-sharing features on mobile, tablet and laptop. Private and Priority Banking clients will now be able to interact with their Private Bankers and Relationship Managers to share banking-related and personal information

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Ayondo Goes CFD Trading in Cambodia

ayondo Markets Limited, and Phnom Penh Derivative Exchange are establishing a collaboration through a white label agreement for ayondo to provide its CFD Trading platform TradeHub as the main execution base for derivative brokers trading CFDs for PPDE’s clients in

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OCBC To Enable Instant SMEs Account Opening in November

Following their move in rolling out real time account opening for all Singaporeans and permanent residents, OCBC is now extending the same service SMEs. This real-time account opening service is enabled by the Singaporean government’s national data repository, MyInfo and

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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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First Multi-Currency Mobile Wallet For Singapore Travellers

EZ-Link,  You Technologies Group and Mastercard launched YouTrip, the first multi-currency mobile wallet enabling users to pay in more than 150 currencies when overseas or shopping online without any currency conversion or transaction fees. This tri-party collaboration marks EZ-Link’s first advancement into

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12 Essential Fintech Tools For Expats and Travellers Heading To Singapore

There have already been think pieces about how fintech could help boost tourism by reducing cash dependence, and increasing security and ease of use. Many tourists to China, for example, seem to be awed by the prevalent use of e-wallets

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Singaporean Fintech Finty Acquired and Positioned for Expansion Across Asia

Finty, Singapore’s rewards-based financial marketplace focused on credit cards and personal loans,  announced its acquisition by Australian financial comparison giant, Credit Card Compare (CCC), 15 months after the company was launched in April 2017. The acquisition will better equip Finty

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