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Grab eyes Singapore banking licence as regulator studies virtual banks

SINGAPORE (June 17): Grab, Southeast Asia’s most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the city state consider allowing online-only banks into its market, f

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Grab is said to have discussed buying payments startup 2C2P

(June 17): Singapore ride-hailing giant Grab held talks to acquire payments provider 2C2P Pte and was turned down, according to people familiar with the matter, a sign of the ambitions Southeast As

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Mega innovation event in Nov with merger of FinTech Festival and SWITCH

SINGAPORE (June 13): Three government agencies are pooling resources to organise a mega multi-day event this November for an global audience tied by the common purpose of pushing innovation and ent

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Grab eyes Singapore banking licence as regulator studies virtual banks

(June 12): Grab, Southeast Asia’s most valuable startup, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consider allowing online-only banks, four people

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Visa rolls out nationwide contactless payments service for mass transit commuters

SINGAPORE (June 6): Public commuters in Singapore may now opt to pay for their bus or mass rapid transit (MRT) rides with their Visa contactless cards or compatible mobile devices, instead of using

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Singapore, Kenya central banks to jointly organise first ever Afro-Asia FinTech Festival

SINGAPORE (May 7): The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) jointly announced that they will be organising the inaugural Afro-Asia FinTech Festival.

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Singapore says it's studying whether to allow digital-only banks

(May 7): Singapore is discussing the possibility of allowing virtual banks to operate in the city state, the Monetary Authority of Singapore said Tuesday.

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Singapore may allow virtual banks after Hong Kong move, DBS says

(May 6): Singapore could follow Hong Kong in handing out virtual banking licenses, according to the head of the largest local lender, in a move that would create another source of competition for t

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Forgers are forcing a US$9 tril business into the digital age

(May 6): The US$9 trillion ($12.3 trillion) business of financing global trade needs to go digital, according to southeast Asia’s second-biggest lender.

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Saxo launches SaxoInvestor to make investing more accessible to growing segment

SINGAPORE (Mar 29): SaxoInvestor, a digital platform providing access to investments, is set to hit Singapore tomorrow.

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