Financial Technology

13 Feb 19
Shinhan Financial Group and mobile app maker Viva Republica are forming a consortium.
4 Feb 19
Around 13% even believe that fintechs deserve more trust than old-guard lenders.
28 Jan 19
However, 22% admit that the former are less trustworthy than old-guard lenders.
24 Jan 19
Volt Bank has finally managed to nab a full banking license.
8 Jan 19
Business sentiment recovered mildly as corporates ramped up borrowing.
13 Dec 18
The bank will tap on the latter's 44 million users to grow personal loans.
10 Dec 18
SMEs and corporates also acknowledge the merits of the pivot.
4 Dec 18
They will develop a remote account-opening solution.
19 Nov 18
Personal loan balances are expected to grow at a CAGR of 16% for 2018-2022.
14 Nov 18
co.lab will help Australian fintechs crack the Asian market.
7 Nov 18
The value of Hong Kong dollar-denominated transactions hit $33.29b.
6 Nov 18
Ride-hailing firm Grab nabbed a place in the top five.
26 Oct 18
Three of the top five in KPMG's Fintech100 were nabbed by Chinese firms.
26 Oct 18
Customers can transact and top up their prepaid cards through any drivers and merchants.
3 Oct 18
It has tapped on data repository MyInfo.
19 Sep 18
It aims to bolster onboarding for its mobile banking solution.
13 Sep 18
‘HARO’ can now help customers manage their personal finances.
7 Sep 18
‘RHB REFLEX’ arms its users with flexible cash flow management capabilities.
5 Sep 18
Top players are accounting for the lion's share of e-banking fees.
31 Aug 18
Deniz Güven has been appointed as its CEO.
30 Aug 18
The bank aims to digitise the previously paper-intensive process.
30 Aug 18
They will implement joint projects involving digital and mobile payments and blockchain.
30 Aug 18
Earnings were boosted by net fee and commission income growth.
28 Aug 18
OCBC has already scored $200m worth of home loans from its digital solution.
24 Aug 18
It has tapped on regtech startup Tookitaki for its Anti-Money Laundering Suite.
23 Aug 18
It has an initial investment amount of $3,500.
23 Aug 18
A bill is paving the way for tech firms to be the largest shareholders.
23 Aug 18
Sumitomo is turning to RPA to cut workloads equivalent to 4,000 employees.
22 Aug 18
The first phase will be completed by Q1 2019.
14 Aug 18
The move aims to capitalise on the government’s digital voucher efforts.
14 Aug 18
Businesses can soon gain real-time overview of their operations.
10 Aug 18
This bucks the trend that startups are only receiving seed funding.
9 Aug 18
Total fintech funding hit $983.6m in 2017 versus Hong Kong's $596.8m.
7 Aug 18
The deal is worth $140m.
3 Aug 18
It will tap on mobile-first and mobile-only customers.
30 Jul 18
Watsons, EGL Tours and Fortress will integrate Citi Pay with Points API into their platforms.
30 Jul 18
The branch-lite push could result in lower office space demand.
30 Jul 18
This includes Standard Chartered Bank and online loan platform WeLab.
30 Jul 18
Consumers remain wary of banks in light of the damaging inquiry.