APAC

Fintech Nium chosen to issue virtual cards for HappyEasyGo

Nium is able to fund and issue virtual cards in over 20 local currencies.
1 day ago

Fintech Nium chosen to issue virtual cards for HappyEasyGo

Nium is able to fund and issue virtual cards in over 20 local currencies.
1 day ago

Morgan Stanley’s James Corman to step down as executive chairman

He highlighted the successful transition of the new CEO in his announcement.
4 days ago

Swift extends ISO 20022 across entire payment chain

It worked with 14 banks globally, to standardise payments.
5 days ago

SG fintech UnaFinancial establishes microfinance company in Uzbekistan

The installment loans to be offered will have repayment terms of 3, 6, or 9 months.
6 days ago

HSBC unveils US thought leadership programme for Asian UHNWs

The three day programme will connect the UHNWs to tech leaders.
6 days ago

Islamic finance to become a $6.7t industry by 2027: LSEG

Malaysia and Indonesia are amongst the world’s top Islamic finance markets.
6 days ago

Low carbon push adds $8.4b addt'l revenue for APAC banks

Between 2031 to 2050, APAC banks will likely 

Only 60% of financial firms have cyber risk plans

The survey also revealed the top 10 business risks institutions are facing.

Shell companies and crypto propel money laundering risks in APAC

Trade-based ML is also on the rise, warned Forrester in its new report.

Standard Chartered names three leaders to global transaction banking team

The three new hires are previously from J.P. Morgan, DBS, and Bank of America.

TMT investment banking activity in APAC slated for growth in H2: Citi

Citi’s clients are “increasingly looking to raise capital” for growth and M&As, it said.

Citi combines in Japan, North Asia, and Australia clusters

This covers markets in East Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Macau.

Generative AI’s role in the evolution of banking

Generative AI presents a significant revenue opportunity for banks, not just as a cost-saving tool. 

StanChart’s Signature CIO Funds attracts over $1b

The funds have returned over 28% since launch, the bank said.

Citi, ABD ink deal to enhance supply chain financing for SMEs in Asia

It is expected to support over $100m of additional trade across APAC.

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