THE CENTRAL banks of Singapore and Egypt have signed a cooperation agreement on Fintech.

BUOYED by US$122.75 million of funding in the fourth quarter, Singapore achieved a record high of US$229.1 million of fintech funding in 2017, according to KPMG's Pulse of Fintech report...

BUOYED by US$122.75 million of funding in the fourth quarter, Singapore achieved a record high of US$229.1 million of fintech funding in 2017, according to KPMG's Pulse of Fintech report...

AN Indian fintech company is seeking to raise over US$87 million of equity funding to expand its technological and analytics capabilities.

IN cash-abundant Silicon Valley, there is a myth that any college dropout with a hoodie and a half-baked idea can raise venture funding. They are young and limitless. They aren't biased by...

A NEW common mobile payments system for Dutch banks has been hobbled by the decision of two big lenders to focus elsewhere, highlighting the challenges that major lenders face in fending off...

FINTECH firms, offering loans as cheap as a few hundred dollars, are seeing a spike in lending in Indonesia where tens of millions of people have little or no access to bank credit - helping to...

THE financial industry has experienced a decade of change since the global financial crisis upended traditional business models and cut profit margins to the bone. Many banks have slimmed operations...

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WHEN Aretha Franklin belts out "chain, chain, chain, chain of fools" in her classic song Chain of Fools, some listeners heard it as "change change change, change is good". With...

[VILNIUS, Lithuania] Prajit Nanu was in a hurry to find a European base to expand his fintech startup from Singapore. He reckoned it would be a year or more to get an e-money license in the UK or...