Tag "Standard Chartered"

Bitcoin Poised to Reach US$100,000 by End-2024, Says StanChart Researcher

Bitcoin is likely to reach US$100,000 by the end of next year in a sign that the crypto winter might be waning, according to lead researcher at Standard Chartered, Geoff Kendrick in a note on April 24. As the bank’s

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SC Ventures Invests in Financial Planning Advisor BetterTradeOff

BetterTradeOff (BTO), a Singaporean fintech offering online financial advisor solution, has secured an undisclosed sum from Standard Chartered’s investment arm SC Ventures, according to a report by The Edge Singapore. Standard Chartered Bank has an existing partnership with BTO in

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Standard Chartered Trained Over 8,000 Staff in a Bid to Futureproof Its Talent

Standard Chartered Bank has trained over 8,000 of its employees in Singapore as a part of its S$8 million investment to futureproof its talent. The bank has a growing suite of training and upskilling programmes offered through its Singapore-based global

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All 5 Singapore Digital Banks Are Now Members of the Credit Bureau

The five digital banks licensed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) are now members of the island state’s credit bureau. This brings the Credit Bureau Singapore’s (CBS) members to 36. The two full digital banks Grab and Singtel’s GXS

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Meet the 36 SFF Global Fintech Awards Winners

36 companies and individuals have been selected as winners of the SFF Global Fintech Awards 2022 under the theme “Embracing Digital, Charting the New Normal”. The winners, which were announced during the Singapore Fintech Festival’s Fintech Awards Dinner, were selected

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Standard Chartered Joins Partior as Founding Partner With Strategic Investment

Standard Chartered announced today at the Singapore Fintech Festival that it has made an investment in Partior and is now a founding shareholder. The sum was not disclosed and is subject to regulatory approvals. Founded by DBS, J.P. Morgan and

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MAS Completes Its First Digital Asset Live Trades Under Project Guardian

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that Project Guardian, its project exploring decentralised finance (DeFi) applications in wholesale funding markets, has completed its first live trades. The trades were conducted under Project Guardian’s first industry pilot which saw DBS,

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Meet the 65 Finalists at the SFF Global Fintech Awards 2022

The SFF Global Fintech Awards 2022, presented by Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Singapore Fintech Association (SFA) and supported by PwC Singapore, is themed “Embracing Digital, Charting the New Normal”. 223 submissions were received across nine award categories,

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Standard Chartered Names James Lye as New Global Head of International Banking

Standard Chartered announced the appointment of veteran banker James Lye as Global Head, International Banking, effective 1 November 2022. In this newly created role, James will lead the Group International Banking team and drive focused execution to drive the bank’s

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