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South Korea mulls easing restrictions on investing in fintech: report

The country’s top regulator shared plans to enact a new law on the matter.
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South Korea mulls easing restrictions on investing in fintech: report

The country’s top regulator shared plans to enact a new law on the matter.
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Chart of the Week: Indonesia’s card payments market to grow 10.7% in 2022

Growth will be driven by the rise of debit card use.
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Mizuho submits business improvement plan following tech failures

Mizuho most recently saw disruptions to its corporate online bank services on 11 January. 
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Standard Chartered appoints Roel Louwhoff as chief of tech, operations, and transformation

He replaces current COO David Whiteing, who is moving back to Australia.
1 day ago

DBS to only send 'essential' SMEs to retail, wealth customers

The bank assured customers that it employs a multi-layered defence system against fraud.
1 day ago

Singapore launches new measures to bolster digital banking security

Banks are asked to remove links in emails and SMS sent to customers.
1 day ago

Cryptocurrency ATMs close down in Singapore following MAS clampdown: report

Two operators, Daenerys and Deodi, have shut down their ATM machines in the city.
1 day ago

Grab Singapore includes more banks in linked account feature

Users can now link accounts from Bank of China, DBS, Maybank, OCBC, StanChart, and UOB.
2 days ago

Will Request To Pay displace card payments in the future?

The potential is there, but tech roadblocks prevent wider adoption in the industry.
2 days ago

Citi names new head of Global Subsidiaries Group for APAC

And the search for a new head of corporate banking for Australia and New Zealand is on.
3 days ago

Singapore bans promotion of cryptocurrency trading in public

The new guidelines instruct against marketing DPT services in public areas.
3 days ago

Contactless payments snare Singapore’s boomers

Loyalty programs are also rated as important by consumers in the city.
4 days ago

Nominations are now open for the highly anticipated Asian Banking & Finance Awards 2022

Banks and financial institutions are invited to submit their entries for the Wholesale Banking Awards, Retail Banking Awards, and Corporate and Investment Banking Awards 2022.
4 days ago

Financial institutions key for energy investments, B&R Initiative to go green: PwC

Decisions on green finance now will lock in emissions trajectories for decades.
4 days ago

Bank of China Hong Kong poised to benefit from GBA: analyst

A possible rate hike in March will also positively affect the bank.
4 days ago

APAC’s total investment banking fees in 2021 highest-ever on record

The region recorded its highest-ever equity capital market fees collected in a year.