Making private bankers more productive

Rapid regulatory developments correlating to costs continues to be one of the biggest challenges for private banks operating in the region.


India fintech firm eyes Mideast expansion with office in QFC

Confirming the talks with leading banks in the country, Raghu Mohapatra, group chief operating officer, said, “We will soon be announcing the implementation of our solutions in leading Qatari banks which will help them lead the way with personalised


Banks Need Hi-Tech Software to Mitigate Explosion in Fraud

This summer, for example, the UN estimated that cyber-crime was costing the ten countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) alone between $120 million and $200 million a year – a sum that is taking its toll not just on the bottom


Thailand Accelerates Blockchain Adoption

In June, the government legalized seven cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin cash, Ethereum classic, Litecoin, Ripple and Stellar, and also permitted a limited number of cryptocurrency exchanges and broker-dealers to apply for operating licenses.


Singapore, China to collaborate on fintech initiatives

Central banks from both countries have inked an agreement to jointly work on fintech innovation projects, research, and regulations, whilst two companies from both countries will collaborate on cross-border services.