Financial Technology

BNPL regulations toughen debt prevention and financial literacy in APAC

The Philippines, Vietnam, and Indonesia are more vulnerable to the risks of credit products, Euromonitor International reported.

For French fintechs, Asia is a land of opportunities and learning

Compared to Europe, fintechs in Asia have struck a balance with banks, says Bpifrance Deputy CEO Arnaud Caudoux.

Digital wallets and contactless payments see a steady rise across Asia

The banking industry must adapt to this change to keep up with the demands of the market.

4 factors intensifying the talent gap in the FinTech sector

A report revealed that demand for talent in the FinTech sector is still outpacing supply.

Tokenised assets, stable coins central to Singapore’s crypto hub ambitions

Collaboration is key to achieving finance goals, says MAS’ Ravi Menon.

Fintech funding slows as COVID-driven digital hype fades

Valuations of technology stocks, both public and private, are down 60%, analysts said.

How are superapps changing the digital banking landscape?

In the future, a one-stop-shop may just be the way to go for bank customers.

BNPL, digital wallets accelerates growth of e-commerce fraud: study

Global e-commerce fraud will exceed $48b in 2023, and 22% will be from Asia.

Does the future of banking lie in the metaverse?

Virtual reality may be the answer to more digitally optimized financial services that does not sacrifice personalisation.

Fintechs to play transformative role in cross-border payments: MAS

MAS said the current state of cross-border payments is unfit for the 21st century.

Standard Chartered, Taulia ink MOU to offer supply chain finance solutions

Both parties will offer supply chain finance and dynamic discounting solutions.

Japan’s fintech funding on track to extend four year decline streak in 2022

The $300m in funding secured in H1 was less than half of 2021’s full-year investment value.

Rising interest rates births more challenges for Asia's digital banks

Few manage to break even, and those that do are back by conglomerates.

Grab, Singtel-led digital-only bank GXS debuts in Singapore

It has launched a savings account with a customizable pockets feature.

Bengalaru remains India’s fintech leader

WealthTech captured most of the seed funding; Marketplace Lending unlikely to rebound.