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iMoney Launches Free Credit Score Tool in Bahasa Malaysia

iMoney has launched the Bahasa Malaysia version of its free credit score tool, iMoney Credit Score. The tool which was

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5 Ways That 5G Could Shape Fintech in Malaysia

With bold claims like powering self-driving cars and streaming virtual reality, the promise of 5G in Malaysia has captured the

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Boost May Soon Become a Bank in Malaysia as Axiata Eyes Virtual Banking License

The Axiata Group is seemingly eyeing for Malaysia’s virtual banking license, according to a recent report by The Edge. According

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Here are 5 of The Best E-Wallets in Malaysia (in My Opinion)

You may remember me as the person who complained about e-wallets last year, and later, complaining again about Malaysia’s drive

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Grab and 4 Malaysian Banks Considering Virtual Banking License

A recent report by The Edge identified 5 parties open to applying for Malaysia’s virtual banking license, they are namely

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Soft Space Powers Maybank’s Tap2Phone Payments Solution

Maybank in collaboration with Visa Malaysia and powered by Soft Space launched their mobile payments app for merchants, Tap2phone. This

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Kuwait Finance House First to Adopt MoneyMatch’s Enterprise Solution

MoneyMatch and Kuwait Finance House (KFH) today announced a strategic collaboration to provide cross-border payments for KFH’s customers. This partnership

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More Than Half of Hong Leong’s Customers are Now Digital

Hong Leong revealed today at their media briefing, a growing customer adoption of its digital platforms. They shared that over

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Funding Societies Teams Up with Lazada to Provide Financing for Online Merchants

Funding Societies Malaysia, the largest digital Peer-to-Peer (P2P) financing platform in the country, announced today its partnership with Lazada Malaysia

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Silverlake Teams Up with Japanese Fintech to Launch Robo Advisor

Silverlake Digital INX Sdn Bhd, a member of Silverlake Group, and Japanese fintech Money Design Co., Ltd. today announced the

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Touch ‘N Go E-Wallet Introduces Money-Back Guarantee Function

The Touch ‘n Go e-wallet has just announced a money-back guarantee, one of the first few to do so for

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Razer Pay Will Be Launching Visa-Powered Prepaid Cards to Accompany its E-Wallet

Razer, the gaming equipment brand turned mobile wallet has announced a partnership with Visa with the hopes of “transforming payments

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Insurance Comparison Sites Will Soon Be Regulated by Bank Negara Malaysia

Insurance and takaful aggregation business will be regulated by Bank Negara Malaysia as a new category of registered business under

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Malaysia’s Virtual Banking Framework Nearly Complete

Following the earlier virtual banking announcement by Bank Negara Malaysia Governor, Datuk Nor Shamsiah, it was revealed to the press

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MoneyMatch Announced As First To Graduate BNM’s Sandbox at MyFintechWeek

It’s official, MoneyMatch is now the first to graduate Bank Negara Malaysia’s regulatory sandbox. This was announced during a session

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TransferWise Secures Remittance License in Malaysia

TransferWise has successfully obtained a remittance license from Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM). With this license, TransferWise will launch remittances from

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UOB’s New Programme Aims to Drive Digital Adoption Among Malaysian SMEs

UOB Malaysia announced today, the launch of Jom Transform, a programme aimed at helping SMEs adopt digital technology to drive

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Bursa Just Launched a Mobile App for Investors That Would Like to Manage Their Stocks Around The Clock

Bursa Malaysia, the country’s national stock exchange incorporated in 1976, just launched Bursa Anywhere, a mobile app for individual investors

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PolicyStreet Secures Approval from Bank Negara to Conduct Financial Advisory

PolicyStreet announced today that it has obtained approval from Bank Negara Malaysia to conduct financial advisory. With this approval, PolicyStreet

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HelloGold Launches Their Gold-Based Savings App in Thailand

HelloGold, a gold-based savings platform, announced yesterday its expansion into the Thailand market. This news comes on the heels of

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3 Crypto Exchanges Granted Conditional Approval from Securities Commission Malaysia

Following the finalisation of the regulatory framework for crypto exchanges in Malaysia, Securities Commission Malaysia announced today that it has

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BNM’s MyFintech Week Will Host 100 Speakers. Here’s a Sneak Peek into 10 of Them

Bank Negara Malaysia will be hosting their inaugural MyFintech Week 2019, which the organisation claims to be Malaysia’s first flagship

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Securities Commission Malaysia Announces 8 New Licenses for Crowdfunding and P2P Lending

Securities Commission Malaysia today announced 3 new licenses for equity crowdfunding and 5 for P2P lending. This new batch sees

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BFM Founder Malek Ali Co-Founds Insurtech Startup, Fi Life

Fi Life, an insurtech startup co-founded by BFM radio founder Malek Ali and Tan Jiann Meng went live today. The

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A Sneak Peek into Prudential’s New AI Powered Health App, Pulse

The insurance industry is changing, and its changing fast. The forces driving the change in insurance include skyrocketing healthcare costs,

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Bursa Malaysia Taps Hong Kong Based Company to Build Blockchain Proof-of-Concept

Bursa Malaysia is right now utilising blockchain in a proof of concept geared towards greater transparency and smoother operations in

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What Celcom and Digi’s Potential Merger Could Mean for Boost

In an announcement that took many by surprise, it is reported that Axiata and Telenor are in talks to merge

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