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Mastercard Calls For “Sufficiently High” Contactless Payments Limits in Asia Pacific

Mastercard’s urges relevant bodies to have the right transaction limit for contactless payments as the spread of COVID-19 highlights the imperative for “contact-free” environments and experiences as much as possible. As nations implement stricter containment measures to keep their citizens protected,

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MAS Extends Digital Bank Assessment Period in View of COVID-19 Pandemic

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced today that it will extend the assessment period for the award of digital bank licences. Successful applicants will be informed in 2H 2020 instead of June 2020 as originally intended. In January 2020,

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Digibank Contender Lists its Subsdiary AMTD International on SGX

On April 8, 2020, AMTD International Inc. (“AMTD International”) (NYSE: HKIB; SGX: HKB), a subsidiary of AMTD Group, a leading comprehensive financial services conglomerate in Asia, announced its secondary listing on the Mainboard of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited

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Covid-19 Support: Monetary Authority of Singapore Launches S$125 Million Package for Fintechs

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today announced a S$125 million support package to sustain and strengthen capabilities in the financial services and FinTech sectors amid the current economic slump. The support package will help to position financial institutions (FIs)

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The Fintech Winners and Losers of the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 outbreak has already had an enormous impact on the global economy, shaking up all industries. When thinking of this crisis it helps to remember that the birth of fintech was catalysed by the Global Financial Crisis circa 2008-2009,

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Aspire Teams up with Visa and NIUM to Launch Payments Card for Businesses

Y Combinator-backed Aspire, announced today a partnership with NIUM, a global financial technology platform, and Visa, to offer corporate cards to its business customers. Aspire Corporate Card will be linked to Aspire flagship Business Account, offering their clients a simpler

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10 Fastest Growing Fintechs in India According to IDC

IDC Financial Insights today released the 2020 update of its FinTech Fast 101 research which details a list of fast-growing FinTechs in Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) from 11 key markets. IDC’s FinTech Fast 101 research refers to fast-growing fintech players

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5 Fastest Growing Fintechs in Australia According to IDC

IDC Financial Insights today released the 2020 update of its FinTech Fast 101 research which details a list of fast-growing FinTechs in Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) from 11 key markets. IDC’s FinTech Fast 101 research refers to fast-growing fintech players

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5 Fastest Growing Fintechs in Vietnam According to IDC

IDC Financial Insights today released the 2020 update of its FinTech Fast 101 research which details a list of fast-growing FinTechs in Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) from 11 key markets. IDC’s FinTech Fast 101 research refers to fast-growing fintech players

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10 Fastest Growing Fintechs in Indonesia According to IDC

IDC Financial Insights today released the 2020 update of its FinTech Fast 101 research which details a list of fast-growing fintechs in Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) from 11 key markets. IDC’s FinTech Fast 101 research refers to fast-growing fintech players

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