Evolving consumer behaviour drive demand for advanced AI tools

Tech firm HubSpot produced new AI tools for proactive consumer services.

Int’l businesses target ASEAN for supply-chain connectivity versus consumer market

Growth in sales for the region is expected to climb 23.2% in the next 12 months.

Tyroo Technologies charts aggressive expansion strategy across APAC, emerging markets

The company has announced multiple strategic moves including key executive appointments and global partnerships.

Hong Kong’s business scholars target top finance employers for work-life balance

Educators at business schools confirm that students’ career priorities have shifted.

APAC amongst fastest growing cyber insurance market: S&P Global

It grew 51.2% in the past five years but remains the second smallest market globally.

Top 20 APAC insurers average 8.2% in premium growth – GlobalData

Rate hikes and macroeconomic uncertainty remain a concern for APAC insurers.

QR payments seen to skyrocket by 2028 – Study

Its transaction volume is expected to reach 90 billion by 2028.

Sea Limited bounces back from losses with $449.6m Q2 net income 

This is compared to a net loss of $1.2b US$931.2m for the second quarter of 2022.

Cathay revamps Business Plus platform for SMEs

It allows SMEs to oversee their business travel.

The majority of businesses adapt business models for uncertain economic situations

More than a third of businesses want to automate work to support employees.

Over one-third of Singaporeans cut back health-related expenses

TELUS Health said 65% curtailed their discretionary spending.

The majority of business leaders have difficulty reaching potential new customers

Certain strategies for reaching customers are no longer effective.

Asian fintechs to outpace global competitors; China posts tepid growth

S&P Global’s latest report shows Asia’s fintech growth may be gradual for 2023, but small and emerging economies will keep the region steady.