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SGX invests in Smartkarma

SINGAPORE (July 9): Singapore Exchange (SGX) has made a strategic investment in Smartkarma, the Singapore-based fintech that is building a global presence with its pioneering investment research pl

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Singapore startup Instarem says it will apply for digital banking licence

(July 1): Singapore cross-border payments startup Instarem is seeking partners in the lending business as it prepares to apply for a digital banking license in the city state.

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Bank for International Settlements sets up innovation hub centre in Singapore

SINGAPORE (July 1): The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the Basel, Switzerland-based institution, which watches over global financial stability, has selected Singapore as one of the locat

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Singapore to offer up to five digital bank licences

SINGAPORE (June 28): Singapore's central bank said on Friday it would offer up to five digital bank licences to suitable applicants, in a move that could deliver the biggest shake-up in two decades

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Razer partners Visa to develop virtual prepaid payment solution for Razer Pay users

SINGAPORE (June 24): Razer Inc, the homegrown manufacturer of gaming laptops and gear, and digital payments leader Visa have partnered up to transform payments in the gaming industry by bringing Vi

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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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