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Regulators and Financial Institutions in APAC Waking up to Digital Asset Opportunities

In Asia Pacific (APAC), financial institutions and regulators are recognizing the potential of tokenized securities and exploring the concept. But despite recent positive developments, several challenges still need to be addressed, including regulatory heterogeneity and the need for deeper industry

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SWIFT Embraces APIs, Partnership Strategy to Digitize Global Trade

The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT), a global member-owned cooperative and the world’s leading provider of secure financial messaging services, is upgrading its trade proposition, leveraging new communication channels, APIs, and embracing a partnership strategy to digitize the

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Fraud Risk Management Systems: To Build, Buy or Rent?

With financial institutions (FIs) in the APAC region preparing for a rising trend in financial fraud, fraud risk management systems continue to receive close attention. As of 2020, FIs based in the APAC region were expected to spend millions on

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APAC E-Commerce Customers Embrace Digital Wallets and Buy Now, Pay Later

In Asia Pacific (APAC), customers are embracing new payment methods such as digital wallets and buy now pay later (BNPL) arrangements for their online purchases, found a new research by Stripe in partnership with Edgar, Dunn & Company. A survey

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Australian Fintech Startups Seek Singapore Investors to Help Fund SE Asian Expansion

With more and more Australian fintech companies interested in expanding into Asia, nine Aussie fintech startups will be showcasing their solutions during the Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF)’s Deal Fridays. Deal Fridays, jointly organised by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)

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Explosion of Data Fuels Demand for Regtech Amidst Growing Regulatory Complexity

The proliferation of data and an ever-so complex regulatory environment are driving the rise of regtech, forcing financial institutions to look for new ways and tools to comply, experts said during a panel discussion. During Fintech Fireside Asia’s latest virtual

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Central Bank Digital Currency vs. Crypto: When Two Quarrel the Golden Third Rejoices

Cryptocurrencies are increasingly competing with state-issued legal tender. To hamper the advance of Bitcoin, central banks are developing digital legal tender. An old acquaintance from economic history will be rejoicing a third option. Central banks will do themselves a tremendous

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Banking-as-a-Service: A Promising Sector in Southeast Asia

In Southeast Asia, banking-as-a-service (BaaS) can help financial institutions reach a greater number of customers and improve financial inclusion. But for BaaS to reach its full potential, the sharing of data is critical, Arvind Swami, director of business development for

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Consistent, High-Quality and Self-Verifiable Financial Advice for Everyone, Anywhere and Anytime

The effects of COVID-19 global pandemic can be seen in the change of finances for many. Prolonged loss of income, heightened awareness of the need for health insurance and begrudged acceptance of the changed landscape of life milestones such as

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ACI Worldwide Expands Partnership With Microsoft To Offer Cloud Payments Platform

ACI Worldwide, a global provider of real-time payments and digital payment software solutions, announced an expanded multi-year strategic alliance with Microsoft to deliver payments solutions in the cloud. The alliance will accelerate and expand ACI’s cloud payments offerings in Microsoft

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