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KAF Names Cradle Fund’s Rafiza Ghazali as CEO of Its Islamic Digital Bank

KAF Investment Bank announced that it has appointed Rafiza Ghazali as the CEO of its Islamic digital bank. The KAF-led

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Grab Financial Group Unveils Its New Brand “GrabFin”

Southeast Asian fintech platform Grab Financial Group (GFG) announced that it will be launching GrabFin, a new brand for its

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At the Cusp of a BaaS Revolution, Here Are Some of the Challenges

The future of finance is open, and the rise of Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) means this future is closer than ever. The

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Affin Bank Partners MYTHEO to Offer Robo-Advisory for the Mass Affluent

Affin Bank announces that it has formed a collaboration with GAX MD (MYTHEO), a robo-advisor regulated by the Securities Commission

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CTOS Ties up With PolicyStreet to Offer Car Insurance and Road Tax Renewal

CTOS Digital, through its subsidiary company, CTOS IDS, is expanding its range of services with the launch of CTOS Car

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RHB Expands Dr. Siew’s Role as Its Group Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer

RHB Banking Group announced that it has appointed Dr. Siew Chan Cheong as its Group Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer,

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5 BFSI Cybersecurity Trends in APAC You Need to Know in 2022

The rise of digital banking and accelerated digital transformation have brought about new security concerns. Criminals are turning their attention

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Fintech Association of Malaysia Names Policystreet Co-founder as New President

The Fintech Association of Malaysia (FAOM) has elected Wilson Beh as the new president of FAOM for its 2022/2023 term

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Bursa Partners CIMB to Boost ESG Adoption Among Malaysian Listed Companies

Bursa Malaysia and CIMB Group has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to accelerate the adoption of environmental, social

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RHB Ties up With MPay to Offer QR Payments for Businesses

RHB Banking Group has established an affiliate partnership with ManagePay Services (MPay) to provide contactless payments for businesses This partnership

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Top 5 Funded Fintechs in Malaysia

The Malaysian fintech industry boasts a wide and diverse ecosystem comprising more than 230 companies. However, despite having one of

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Banks Need to Avoid Risks of a Big Bang Transition When They Digitise

The latest research by the International Data Corporation (IDC) and Thought Machine, a cloud native core banking technology firm, revealed

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MoneyMatch Set to Raise Series B Following Digital Bank License Win

Malaysian fintech startup MoneyMatch announced that it is one of the participants of the consortium led by KAF Investment Bank

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The InsureTech Connect Asia 2022 Is Back for Its 3-Day Physical Event

InsureTech Connect Asia (ITC Asia) will be hosting the first 3-day in-person event since the pandemic from 7 – 9

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Aeon Credit and MoneyLion Consortium Set to Launch Islamic Digital Bank in 2024

The consortium comprising AEON Credit alongside its parent company AEON Financial Service and neobank MoneyLion has secured an Islamic digital

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Using E-Signatures to Ensure Business Continuity in an Increasingly Digital World

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the trend towards digitisation. Suddenly, government agencies, organisations, and businesses of every industry have been

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Boost and RHB Geared to Offer Greater Financial Inclusion With Digibank License

Boost, the fintech arm of Axiata Group and RHB Banking Group has secured the highly anticipated digital bank license issued

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Grab to Hire 200 Staff for Its New Digital Bank in Malaysia

Grab Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: GRAB) and Singtel announced today that GXS Bank Pte. Ltd., their digital bank joint venture, and

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Bank Negara Malaysia Announces Much Anticipated Digital Banking Licenses

After a month of delay, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) finally announced the list of successful applicants. The framework which was

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BNM and SC Calls for Financial Institutions to Ramp up Response to Climate Change

The Joint Committee on Climate Change (JC3) has emphasized the need for the financial sector to strengthen its response to climate

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Touch ‘n Go eWallet Rolls Out Travel Insurance Offering With AIA

TNG Digital, owner and operator of Touch ‘n Go eWallet, announced the launch of SafeTrip, its second insurance product collaboration

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Micro-Investment App Raiz Partners Now Available to Non-Maybank Users

Raiz Malaysia, a joint venture company between Raiz Invest Australia and Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB), enables its customers to link

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Kenanga’s Robo-Advisor Crosses RM100 Million AUM Milestone in 2 Months

Kenanga Digital Investing (KDI) announced that it has crossed RM100 million in asset under management (AUM) two months since its

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Earned Wage Access Platform Payd Raises RM7.5 Million in Seed Funding

Payd, a Malaysian earned wage access solution provider, announced that it has raised US$1.7 million (RM7.5 million) in a seed

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Al Rajhi Picks Moneythor to Roll Out Data-Driven PFM Offering for Its Digibank

Al Rajhi Bank Malaysia (ARBM) announced that it has selected Moneythor, a Singaporean digital banking solution provider, to integrate personal

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Dennis Martin Retires as CTOS’ Group CEO

Credit reporting agency CTOS Digital announced in a Bursa filing last Friday that its Group CEO Dennis Martin will be

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Touch ‘n Go Launches New Upgraded Card Enabling In-App Reloads

Touch ‘n Go (TNG) Group today announced the launch of its upgraded card that allows users to reload from their

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Why Brands, Bigtechs, Fintechs and Banks Are All Taking Notice of Banking as a Service

The Asia Pacific region is leading the way in a revolution that is changing the way consumers interact with financial

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Ng Wei Wei Promoted to Be UOB Malaysia’s First Female CEO

UOB Malaysia announced that it will appoint Ng Wei Wei as its first female Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective 1

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Luno Enabled US$ 52 Billion Crypto Transactions With 10 Million Customers on Board

Luno, a regulated digital asset exchange in Malaysia, announced that it has surpassed 10 million customers across over 40 countries,

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