Personal Finance Mgt (PFM)

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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Singapore Personal Finance Management Platform Get Acquired

Seedly, the personal finance management platform based in Singapore, is joining forces with ShopBack, the one-stop lifestyle portal of Singapore. This is the Cashback e-Commerce startup’s first acquisition after its USD40M funding announcement in November 2017. In an agreement to

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OCBC Bank Singapore to Roll Out AI-Powered Voice Banking Services with Google

OCBC Bank is the first in Singapore to launch artificial intelligence (AI) powered voice banking in collaboration with Google. With Google Home and Google Home Mini launched in Singapore today, anyone can now speak to the Google Assistant – on

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