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Vietnam Banks Dominate ASEAN Top 100 – But The Future’s in Your Pocket

Vietnamese lenders make up a fifth of the top 100 ASEAN banks in 2016 says The Banker, a leading financial industry publication. It is an interesting situation. Vietnam’s banks actually have 19 representatives on the top 100 list this year,

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The Future of Finance: A World Without Banks

A world without banks is coming closer. A new report by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) investigates how legacy banks will unquestionably come to an end and the possibility of the future ‘invisible banking’. Existing banks seem fail to

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Crossbridge Capital to Launch Online Investment Platform for High Net Worth Investors in Singapore

Leading independent wealth management firm collaborates with Pershing and Bambu to bring bespoke digital investment solution to affluent investors. Crossbridge Capital, an independent wealth management firm which provides investment solutions for ultra-high net worth families, today announced plans to launch

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Robo-Advisors Poised to Take Off in Singapore and Hong Kong

Automated investing services, also known as robo-advisors, are growing rapidly as they seek to provide customers with low-cost portfolios designed accordingly to each investor’s risk tolerance. According to Cerulli Associates, a financial services research firm, assets under management of robo-advisors

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Blockchain For Contract Management Between IBM and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi

IBM announced it has signed a contract with the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (BTMU) to examine the design, management and execution of contracts among business partners using blockchain technologies. The two companies will begin by piloting blockchain to automate business

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Online Gambling With Bitcoin: Is It Legal?

Online gambling is growing rapidly as the amount of wagers worldwide is expected to surge jumping from US$550 billion in 2016 to nearly US$950 billion by 2021, according to a report from Juniper Research. The industry’s growth comes with an

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Experts Talk: The Fintech Ecosystem in Singapore

A close approach to the FinTech Ecosystem in Singapore, made by 2geeks1city. FinTech experts and entrepreneurs in Singapore talked about the state of Fintech in Singapore, their challenges and the future of this trend in the coming years. State of Fintech

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The Missing Regtech Startups In Singapore & Hong Kong

Regtech might not be a familiar name to most people but it is an important component in the fintech space. Regtech stands for regulatory technology which exists to help financial institutions and other organizations comply with increasingly stringent compliance rules.

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2016 Excellence in Customer Experience Awards Winners Announced

CEM Asia & CX Network congratulates all winners of the 2016 Excellence in Customer Experience Awards, which were announced during the awards gala dinner on 6 September 2016 at the 4th Customer Experience Management Asia Summit. “In our second year,

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TrackWealth: First Portfolio Aggregation PFM Tool in Singapore

eWise, a leading provider of personal financial data management solutions, announced its strategic partnership with Singapore’s WeInvest, a digital wealth management solutions provider. Their latest product streamlines the investment process by personal wealth tracking and goal-based investing services generally available

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