fintech

Asean FDI surges 42%, back to pre-pandemic level

The recovery in Asean compares favourably to the 30% average growth in developing economies, UNCTAD reports  by S BIRRUNTHA /…

5 days ago

Ant digital bank expands in Singapore with small firm loans

Ant Group Co.’s Singapore digital wholesale bank will start offering loans to small and medium-sized businesses, as the Chinese fintech…

1 month ago

Malaysia’s RHB aims to launch digital bank in 2023, CEO says

RHB Bank Bhd. plans to introduce its digital banking platform as early as the second half of next year, its…

1 month ago

Fintech growth encourages zakat, voluntary giving

by AKMAR ANNUAR / pic BERNAMA EIGHTY-FOUR percent of Islamic finance professionals believe that the annual financial value of zakat…

2 months ago

BNPL players go the extra mile for security

by AUFA MARDHIAH / graphic TMR THE trend of financial frauds, which is now becoming more sophisticated and cunning, has…

2 months ago

SWIFT financial-messaging system pilots blockchain project

SWIFT, the messaging system used by financial institutions globally to convey instructions on tens of millions of transactions each day,…

3 months ago

Grab, Singtel join Singapore’s digital bank battle next week

Grab Holdings Ltd. and Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. plan to roll out a banking app next week, joining tech giants like…

3 months ago

Fidelity, BlackRock cut fintech giant Ant’s valuation further

FINTECH giant Ant Group Co’s valuation was trimmed again by global investors who bought private shares ahead of its suspended…

4 months ago

BigPay adds UK, Europe for international remittance service

The addition will play a key role in further democratising the movement of money across a brand-new region BIGPAY has…

4 months ago

Covid-induced growth of digital payments propels Malaysia into next fintech wave

by MAHADHIR AZIZ IF YOU’RE currently holding less cash in your physical wallet than in your digital e-wallets, you’re not…

6 months ago

Hanhwa Asset Management set for Malaysia’s expansion

by AZREEN HANI / pic courtesy of Hanhwa Asset Management MALAYSIA’S start-up ecosystem has a huge potential to grow, with…

7 months ago

Xi’s Graft-Buster Has Direct Role in Probe of Jack Ma’s Ant

By BLOOMBERG China’s top anti-graft watchdog was among the agencies involved in a recent inquiry into links between Jack Ma’s…

8 months ago

More Malaysian companies encourage remote working on increased cloud adoption

Nine out of 10 organisations are evolving their cybersecurity strategies to stay protected from attacks by FAYYADH JAAFAR / pic…

8 months ago