Fri, 24 May 2019, 3:02 AM
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Topic: Fintech

Malay Mail:
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MAY 20 — When fintech is mentioned, the e-Wallet or e-Pay icon comes to mind for some.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The encouraging performance of Malaysia’s GDP in the first quarter of 2019 (Q119) provides positive impetus for the country’s future growth, as well as strengthening investors confid...
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Malaysia’s first quarter growth would have done better if not for the production supply shocks, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said after the launch of the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) Fintech...
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Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says banks can play their part in helping the economy grow by lending more to not only first-time house buyers, but also businesses by lessening their costs.He was speak...
Malay Mail:
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 — The encouraging performance of Malaysia’s gross domestic product (GDP) in the first quarter of 2019 (Q119) provides positive impetus for the country’s future growth, as we...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 ― Malaysia finally gained the “tolerance” element needed for digital innovation when Pakatan Harapan (PH) became the federal government, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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HONG KONG, May 15 — Chinese internet giant Tencent said today net profit soared nearly 17 per cent in the first quarter as the company appeared set to emerge from the battering it received from Beij...
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HONG KONG: Tencent Holdings Ltd booked a 17% profit rise for the three months ended March, and revealed it made more revenue from FinTech and business services than smartphones games for the first time as it bore the brunt of regulatory setbacks in its mainstay games business.
Tech in Asia:
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Hong Kong-based insurance tech startup OneDegree said it has extended the second tranche of its series A and has now raised more than US$30 million.
Digital News Asia:
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PT ALAMI Teknologi Sharia group (Alami), Indonesia’s first Syariah fintech aggregator and a registered peer-to-peer (P2P) platform, has secured funding in a pre-seed round led by tryb Group.
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Singapore is discussing the possibility of allowing virtual banks to operate in the city state, the Monetary Authority of Singapore said on May 7.
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SINGAPORE: Singapore is discussing the possibility of allowing virtual banks to operate in the city state, the Monetary Authority of Singapore said Tuesday.
Fintech News Malaysia:
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There’s seems to be a trend emerging in Malaysia, in 2019 we’re seeing a surge of proptech firms embracing fintech.
The Star:
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KUALA LUMPUR: Orion IXL Bhd’s associate and MyAngkasa Holdings Sdn Bhd have teamed up to acquire 379 units in Tower B and Tower C of Datum Jelatek development for a rent-to-own scheme.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 23): Sedania Innovator Bhd announced today that it has appointed Nisa Ismail as the new chief executive officer for its wholly-owned fintech subsidiary Sedania As Salam Capital.
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THE Perdana Leadership Foundation’s CEO Forum 2019 was held on April 4 with the theme: “Accelerating the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Malaysia.”
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, stocks in focus on Tuesday (April 16) may include the following: SMTrack Bhd, LPI Capital Bhd, Orion IXL Bhd, Prestariang...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Financial technology and business solutions provider, Orion IXL Bhd is embarking on the first overseas roll-out for its financial technology (Fintech) solutions into Indonesia's market with a partnership inked PT Kirana Investima Nusantara.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Islamic banking and finance players must be intensely invested in technologies to transform the way they conduct banking services and disseminate their products more effectively and effi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): Islamic banking and finance players must be intensely invested in technologies to transform the way they conduct banking services and disseminate their products more effective...
Malay Mail:
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 — Islamic banking and finance players must be intensely invested in technologies to transform the way they conduct banking services and disseminate their products more effecti...
Tech in Asia:
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Fintech venture builder Forum Capital is looking to launch an investment vehicle intended to bridge a funding gap for early-stage fintech startups in Southeast Asia.
Fintech News Malaysia:
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MoneyMatch announced today they have been granted an approval in principle for a Class B remittance license from Bank Negara Malaysia.
Digital News Asia:
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1337 Ventures will be launching its first ever accelerator programme for Bank Negara Malaysia’s MyFintech Week 2019, and it’s geared towards early stage startups.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): Fintech player Grab Financial Group has unveiled its "Grow with Grab" roadmap, which comprises new features to GrabPay mobile wallet users and micro-insurance for drivers in S...
Fintech News Malaysia:
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Malaysia is a home to a small, but robust fintech community, ranging from startup founders to bankers with a keen eye for technological advancements.
Free Malaysia Today:
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KUALA LUMPUR: The strides made in the technology sector provide enormous opportunities for discerning entrepreneurs, said Minister for Entrepreneur Development Redzuan Yusof.
The Star:
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KUALA LUMPUR: Rakuten Trade Sdn Bhd is confident it can attract more clients to its contra trading platform with the recently launched new features of Contra 2.0 to enhance investors’ trading experience.
Digital News Asia:
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FINTECH savings platform HelloGold is entering Africa with digital financial inclusion group, Baobab, as a partner.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 31): RHB Banking Group has appointed new chief executive officers (CEO) for both its Cambodian and Singaporean operations, effective Feb 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR: RHB Banking Group has appointed Danny Quah Boon Leng as country head, Singapore and chief executive officer (CEO), RHB Bank Singapore with effect from Friday, Feb 1.
Fintech News Malaysia:
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CIMB just announced its formal expansion into the Philippines, and seemingly taking advantage of the blank slate there to launch an all-digital and mobile-first bank.
Digital News Asia:
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AMAZON Web Services Inc (AWS), an Amazon.com company, has launched its annual education and hackathon event, AWS Hackdays 2019: Hack for Good, with the goal of empowering a community of Southeast Asia...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Fintech and business solutions provider Orion IXL Bhd sees the electronic online loan application system – MyAzZahra system – providing a boost to its earnings for the financial year ended June 30, 2019.
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PUTRAJAYA: Budding data wizards, coding ninjas and digital disruptors were discovered at CIMB Group’s inaugural 3D Conquest – a hackathon-style competition open to Asean university.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 21): CIMB Group says its inaugural 3D Conquest -- a hackathon-style competition open to university students across the Asean region -- has uncovered budding data wizards, coding nin...
Tech in Asia:
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In October 2018, Grab raised US$200 million to expand its fintech offerings.