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GoBear Expands Pawprints in Asia With Vietnam Launch

GoBear, Asia’s comprehensive and transparent metasearch engine for insurance and banking products is now available in Vietnam. Vietnam is the 6th market in Asia for GoBear to offer financial product comparison that is online, easy to use, unbiased, personalised and

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Decentralized Marketplace OpenBazaar to Release Version 2.0

OpenBazaar, a decentralized peer-to-peer e-commerce portal for goods and service trading using Bitcoin, will soon release an updated version 2.0 that further improve users’ privacy and security on the internet. The latest version will allow OpenBazaar to run on the

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The Philippines is Now Connected to Stellar

Today, you can send money to anyone in the Philippines over the Stellar network–for “free”. In your favorite Stellar wallet you can create a payment to [any phone number in the Philippines]*coins.asia with the amount of Filipino pesos you want

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Study: China The Undisputed Global Fintech Leader

China has leapfrogged ahead of London, New York and Silicon Valley to become “the undoubted center of global fintech innovation and adoption,” according to a new report by EY and DBS Bank. The document, titled “The Rise of Fintech in

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Social Trading Championship Seeks Top Traders: The Hardest Trading Challenge in the World

ayondo, a fintech group specializing in financial trading technology, has announced its Social Trading Championship, a competition aimed at rewarding top traders and helping those looking for a career in the field. The Social Trading Championship, set to begin in

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8 Security Predictions for 2017

Trend Micro Incorporated, a cybersecurity solutions, today released its annual security predictions report, “The Next Tier – 8 Security Predictions for 2017.” The upcoming year will include an increased breadth and depth of attacks, with malicious threat actors differentiating their

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FinTech innovations could add 150 million new Islamic Banking Customers by 2021

According to EY’s Banking in emerging markets report, the assets of global participation banking (also known as Islamic banking) reached US$924b in 2015, with growth rates declining across all regions compared to previous years. The GCC region’s share of participation

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9 Fintech Providers for Higher Investment Yields in Singapore

Investment opportunities in Singapore stand in a low yield environment and investors are increasingly turning to alternative Fintech solutions to generate a higher profit. Some options that have gained traction around the world, are Fintech companies that provide services such

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MAS Unveils New Moves To Boost Fintech Sector in Singapore

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has announced a series of moves to boost fintech development in the city-state and strengthen ties with other Asian countries. This came shortly after MAS wrapped up its inaugural Singapore Fintech Festival, during which the

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APAC Banking Salary Increases to Slow in 2017, but Pay for Fintech/Digital Roles to Hold Firm

A combination of fresh salary budget data for the coming year and industry sector feedback points to a shortage of tech talent in the financial sector, which is helping salary budgets for talent in digital roles hold steady amid broader

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