Financial Services

Grab-Singtel, iFAST apply for Malaysian digital bank license

Bank Negara Malaysia is expected to issue up to five licenses by Q1 2022.

Grab-Singtel, iFAST apply for Malaysian digital bank license

Bank Negara Malaysia is expected to issue up to five licenses by Q1 2022.

MAS, international agencies launch Global Challenge for CBDC solutions

Finalists will receive mentorship from industry experts, a chance to prototype their solutions, and a cash prize.

DBS to start commodity trading on London Metal Exchange

The London Metal Exchange is the biggest marketplace for industrial metals in the world.

Singapore drops to fourth in global fintech rankings

But the Lion City is still king in the Asia Pacific region

Gov’t grooms Singapore as regional green finance hub

This comes as opportunities arise from sustainability drives.

MAS extends US$60b swap arrangement with US Fed

Since its launch in March 2020, the MAS USD Facility has provided US$25b to banks.

UOB pilots digital bond issuance on Marketnode's asset issuance platform

It is the first financial institution on the platform as an issuer and bond house.

Singapore's MAS reprimands AIA FA, Prudential, Aviva FA & CEO for breach of rules

They failed to properly monitor individuals onboarded as advisors, directors.

The glaring gaps in the media’s online subscription model

And how media-focussed fintech Few¢ents saw this as a great business opportunity.