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Fintech investment in Singapore crosses billion-dollar mark

SINGAPORE (Oct 15): Investment in financial technology (fintech) deals in Singapore has crossed the $1 billion mark in the first nine months of 2019, according to a study by consulting firm Accentu

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'Jim' the chatbot helps Singapore bank hire for its wealth business

(Oct 8): Singapore’s largest bank is getting help from a chatbot named Jim in its drive to select good candidates for its fast-growing business advising customers on managing their wealth.

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DBS must bulk up or lose fintech turf in Southeast Asia

(Oct 4): Southeast Asia’s largest lender happens to be its most tech-savvy. Why then is Singapore’s DBS Group Holdings missing out on some of the region’s hottest deals in digital banking?

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Cash trap

Singapore is going full steam ahead in its move to promote e-payments.

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Cashless payments a way out of poverty

(Sept 30): For the past three weeks working in China, I have not used any cash.

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UOB, The FinLab select 16 Malaysian businesses for digital transformation

SINGAPORE (Sept 24): United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) has selected 16 Malaysian businesses to participate in The FinLab’s Jom Transform Programme.

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Hong Leong Finance seeks virtual bank licence

(Sept 13): Singapore’s Hong Leong Finance sees the country’s plan to issue virtual banking licences as an opportunity to find new customers and re-invent itself as a tech-savvy lender to the nation

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Singapore a clear fintech leader in Southeast Asia: Fitch Solutions

SINGAPORE (Sept 9): Singapore has the most developed financial technology ecosystem in Southeast Asia, according to a report by Fitch Solutions.

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Ping An unit mulls Singapore digital bank licence application

(Sept 6): Ping An Insurance (Group) Co’s financial technology unit is considering an application for one of Singapore’s new digital banking licences, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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DBS launches hybrid human-robo investment solution for retail customers

SINGAPORE (Sept 2): DBS Bank has launched DBS digiPortfolio – a hybrid human-robo investment solution that allows retail investors to tap on investment strategies from the bank’s wealth management

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