Posts From Rebecca Oi

The Transformative Power of Cards-as-a-Service in Revitalising Credit Cards

In the rapidly evolving digital landscape, traditional credit cards face the challenge of staying relevant amidst the rise of digital wallets and changing consumer expectations. The emergence of Cards-as-a-Service (CaaS) offers a transformative solution that can help credit cards adapt

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How AI is Shaping the Future of Client Relations in Finance

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionising the financial sector, transforming how institutions operate and cater to their clientele. As AI becomes increasingly integrated into finance, it is reshaping how we manage and interact with our money daily. Financial institutions navigating the

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The Rise of the Gaming Industry: A Segment That Fintech Cannot Ignore

Gaming has emerged as a dominant force in the bustling landscape of global entertainment, transforming from a niche hobby into a mainstream phenomenon. The evolution of the gaming industry is not just about the latest consoles or the most immersive

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Fintech Rises as Most Equitable Field for Female-Founded Startups

In a world where the tech industry is predominantly male-dominated, female entrepreneurs in Southeast Asia are slowly but surely making their mark.  The year 2023 has seen significant strides in the right direction, with startups having at least one female

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How Core Modernisation Is Paving the Way for Invisible Banking

In an era dominated by digital innovation, the banking sector is evolving rapidly to meet the modern consumer’s demands for seamless and integrated financial services. This movement towards “invisible banking” marks a departure from traditional banking practices, offering a glimpse

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Bank of Thailand Concludes Retail CBDC Pilot Programme, Reveals Key Findings

As digital technologies continue to transform the financial landscape, central banks worldwide are exploring the potential of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs). Thailand, under the guidance of the Bank of Thailand (BOT), has been at the forefront of this movement,

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How Next-Gen Payment Platforms Are Leading the Shift from Legacy Systems

In the rapidly evolving financial services landscape, the journey from entrenched legacy systems to cutting-edge digital payment platforms is a technological upgrade and a fundamental transformation. This transition embodies a shift towards fostering innovation, operational excellence, and superior customer engagement.

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Revolutionising Cross Border Payments in the APAC Ecosystem

In the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, the economic growth narrative is interwoven with technological innovation, propelling the B2B payments market into new realms of possibility.  With a valuation that leapt from US$478.23 billion in 2022 to a projected US$1.14 trillion by

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Redefining Resilience for Banks in the Digital Era With the Four Zeros

The banking industry stands at the brink of a major transformation, driven by rapid technological advancements and changing customer expectations in a dynamic digital landscape. This transformation is not without its challenges, as banks grapple with the critical task of

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What Drives 53% of Singaporeans Away from Digital-Only Banking?

A plethora of technological advancements and geopolitical events repeatedly upend the banking industry. 2023 was no exception, marked by highly publicised bank failures, rising interest rates, and various global economic challenges. Amidst these upheavals, one constant emerged: People remain content

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