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MAS to Issue up to Five Digital Bank Licences

Asia
12/07/2019

Singapore, 28 June 2019 - The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that it will issue up to five new digital bank licences. This is in addition to any digital banks that the Singapore banking groups may also...

Singapore to end taxation on Crypto transactions

Asia
09/07/2019

The Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore, the country's taxation agency, has recently issued an e-Tax guide on "Digital Payment Tokens" on the 5th of July 2019 that is a proposal to bring an end to the 'double taxation...

New Age of the Banking Value Chain

Asia
02/07/2019

Fintechs today are becoming an integral part of the banking value change and as a result of the Digitization in the banking industry which is making its way slowly and steadily. Today approximately 70% of the IT budget...

ICBC establishes FinTech research arm

Asia
15/05/2019

In keeping with the nation’s ambition to be the world’s banking leaders, the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China have created a new fintech research enterprise. The ICBC Information and Technology Co., Ltd (ICBC Tech...

Standard Chartered’s VC arm creates Fintech Bridge

Asia
19/03/2019

SC Ventures announced their opening of SC Ventures Fintech Bridge to facilitate connectivity between startups and the business acumen stored in Standard Chartered's investors and internal departments. According...

The Chain of Dragons: BTC in the PRC

Asia
09/01/2019

Bitcoin in China has had a turbulent time in the past few years, but recent developments mean it is now legal to trade and own the cryptocurrency in the country – a move that could mark the dawn of a new era for Bitcoin...

HDFC Bank poised for fintech boost

Asia
11/10/2018

HDFC Bank poised for fintech boost HDFC Bank announced that it plans to tap into fintech innovations created not by just one accelator, but a number of them thanks to its latest programme in conjunction with the Departme...

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