Global FinTechs take on Big Four in new Australian frontier

The government is supportive: it wants to develop Sydney as a FinTech hub similar to the Silicon Valley and has announced tax breaks for early-stage investments as well as a visa scheme for entrepreneurs to attract talent.


Would you trust a robot with your finances?

Interest has spiked in so-called robo-advice, where people have financial plans tailored for them by computers instead of advisers, after Macquarie Bank’s cut-price offering allowed people to experiment with the technology for as little as $100.


Visa & AIBIM on the lookout for fintech startups

Visa and the Association of Islamic Banking Institutions Malaysia have partnered to launch the ASEAN Fintech Challenge in conjunction with the Global Islamic Finance Forum 2016 from 10th to 12th May in Kuala Lumpur.


OCBC Extends Implementation Of OneTouch Fingerprint Logins

The OCBC Mobile Banking app for iPhones, launched in March 2015, was the first banking app in Singapore to allow customers instant fingerprint access to view their balances and transaction histories across their bank accounts, credit cards and investments


Japanese Bank Acknowledges Mijin Blockchain Infrastructure Test

Various financial institutions and blockchain providers are testing distributed ledger technology solutions these days. Tech Bureau Inc. provides blockchain infrastructure through Mijin, and their blockchain infrastructure was successfully tested by SBI S


China's Huatai Securities acquires tech provider

Huatai provides services including brokerage and wealth management, investment banking, asset management and investment and trading to retail investors, institutional investors and corporate clients.


Tech provider Bravura up for sale

Bravura is the standout performer in that transition and is set to increase its market share from 4 per cent to 22 per cent of assets under administration on adviser platforms.