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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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Trust Bank Hits 100,000 Customer Milestone 10 Days After Launch

Digital bank Trust announced that it has reached 100,000 customers just 10 days after its launch on 1 September 2022. Sign-ups were received from a diverse range of users aged 18 to over 90. Trust is among Singapore’s new wave

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Bukalapak, StanChart Launch Their Digital Banking Service in Indonesia

Indonesian e-commerce platform Bukalapak and Standard Chartered announced that they have officially launched their digital banking service BukaTabungan. BukaTabungan is now available on Google Play Store and will soon be available on the App Store. The offering leverages the reach

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Women Are Disciplined Savers but Only a Third Are Invested, StanChart Survey Says

Women are showing strong interest and intention to invest more with their money, with almost half of them (46%) listing investment as their top goal. However, only 36% of them currently hold an existing investment, according to insights obtained from

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SC Ventures Rolls Out Bank-Agnostic Supply Chain Finance Platform

SC Ventures, Standard Chartered’s innovation, fintech investment and ventures arm, has announced the launch of Trade and Supply Chain Connect (TASConnect). TASConnect is a bank-agnostic supply chain finance platform that provides end to end automation, visibility and control of organisations’

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DBS’ Mikkel Larsen Formally Appointed as Climate Impact X’s CEO

Climate Impact X (CIX), a global marketplace and exchange for high-quality carbon credits, has announced the appointment of Mikkel Larsen as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. He has been acting as Interim CEO for CIX since 20th May 2021. CIX

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StanChart Makes Largest Fintech Investment of US$500 Million in Atome in BNPL Play

Standard Chartered plans to provide US$500 million in financing to Atome Financial, the parent company of Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) firm Atome, as part of 10-year multi-product strategic partnership. The bank said this financing is its largest strategic investment

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StanChart Rolls Out Fully Digital Portal to Accelerate Suppliers Enrolment

Standard Chartered has partnered with Demica, a London-based fintech specialising in working capital solutions, to transform access to the bank’s supplier finance programmes, allowing easier enrolment for thousands of suppliers through an online portal. The partnership will commence with the

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StanChart Signs Deal With NTUC Enterprise to Set Up Its Digital Bank in Singapore

Standard Chartered announced that it has formed a digital banking joint venture with the social enterprise division of the National Trades Union Congress known as NTUC Enterprise. The SC Bank Solutions will be Standard Chartered’s second separately licensed digital bank

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Standard Chartered Joins Global Digital Finance’s Board to Accelerate Crypto Adoption

Standard Chartered has become the first bank to join the Global Digital Finance’s (GDF) patron board to advocate and accelerate the adoption of best practices for crypto and digital assets. The GDF is an international alliance of some of innovative

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