Personal Finance Mgt (PFM)

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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One In Four Investors Say They Are Considering Social Trading In 2018

According to a survey commissioned by Financial Technology group ayondo, about one in four (26%) retail investors are considering Social Trading in 2018. In the survey of UK retail investors conducted by OnePoll, participants are quizzed about their investment habits,

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Schroders GO Officially Rolls Out In Singapore

Schroders announced at its inaugural “Schroders Innovation Day” the official launch of Schroders GO, the asset management industry’s first online chatbot operating through Facebook Messenger, after successful beta testing that began in January 2018. Schroders GO offers real-time communication to the

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Daneel, The Future Of Financial Smart Assistance In The Cryptocurrency Space

Blockchain is an innovative tool capable of permanently transforming our societies as well as the relationships between individuals, organizations and states. The technology relies on a chain of “blocks” (digital containers) capable of storing all sorts of information: transactions, contracts,

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OCBC’s Next Digital Play: Instant Bank Account Opening

OCBC Bank claims to be the first Singapore bank to roll out a digital instant account-opening service for all customers who are Singaporeans or permanent residents. Even if you do not currently have any relationship with OCBC Bank, you can

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Silver Years: OCBC Bank Launches Advisory and Lifestyle Programme for Seniors

Called Silver Years by OCBC Life Goals, the new financial advisory and lifestyle programme for Singapore’s seniors aims to minimise the downside of the retirement risk zone, deemed to be the period of time of a person’s life aged 55

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