Australia

Singapore Airlines’ Kris+ Expands Lifestyle Rewards in Australia with Airwallex

Singapore Airlines has announced a partnership with global fintech platform Airwallex to enhance its Kris+ lifestyle rewards app in Australia. This collaboration aims to benefit over 1.3 million KrisFlyer members in Australia. Kris+, known for offering discounts in dining, retail,

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Malaysia’s KWAP Gets S$180M Green Loan from DBS for Aussie Office Refinancing

DBS Bank has provided a green loan of AUD 207 million (S$180 million) to Malaysia’s Retirement Fund (KWAP). The loan is designated for refinancing a high-grade green office building in Melbourne, Australia. The office tower, entirely owned by KWAP, is

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Reserve Bank of Australia Names Andrew Hauser as Deputy Governor

The Reserve Bank of Australia has announced the appointment of Andrew Hauser as its new Deputy Governor. This appointment, made by the Treasurer and welcomed by Governor Michele Bullock, also includes Hauser’s role as a member of the Reserve Bank

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B2B Payments Firm PayMate Expands Reach to Singapore, Australia, and Malaysia

PayMate, a Mumbai-based digital business-to-business (B2B) payments company, announced its expansion into Singapore, Australia, and Malaysia. Within less than a year, PayMate has established subsidiaries in the Asia Pacific (APAC) and Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa (CEMEA)

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Faspay, EzyRemit Agree Cross-Border Payments MoU at Australia Pavilion

In a pivotal development within the nascent fintech sectors of both countries, Indonesian payment gateway Faspay, and Australian remittance company EzyRemit have embarked on a collaboration. This alliance was cemented with a Memorandum of Understanding at the Singapore Fintech Festival

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Philippines and Australia Strengthen Fintech Collaboration with New MOU

Fintech Alliance.ph and the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to promote trade and investment across the fintech sector in the region. The partnership aims to strengthen engagement on fintech policy and regulation

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Aussie Fintech Upworth Raises A$1M Seed Funding

Upworth, an upcoming Australian fintech company, has raised A$1 million (US$ 650,000) in seed funding from angel investors. The firm is launching its free personal finance management offering to the public. The platform offers a financial dashboard that allows users

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Austrade, SFA Propel 4 Singapore Fintechs into Australia Through Project Lorikeet

Four Singaporean fintech companies, Choco Up, Rhino Partners, Moneythor, and USER, have made significant progress in expanding to Australia through Project Lorikeet, a joint initiative between the Singapore Fintech Association (SFA) and the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade). SFA

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Experian and Moneythor to Fuel Data-Driven Personalisation for Aussie FIs

Experian, a global information services company and Australian credit bureau, has partnered with digital banking solutions provider Moneythor to provide Australian financial institutions with data-driven personalisation solutions. The collaboration will leverage Experian‘s enriched transaction data and Moneythor’s data-driven personalisation engine

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Mambu Expands Australian Customer Base, Eyes Growth in the Region

Cloud banking platform Mambu has expanded its customer base in Australia to now include 10 of the country’s most innovative financial service providers. This includes Angle Finance, Bluestone Home Loans, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Lumi, Nimble, Prospa, and Tyro. Mambu’s

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