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Thai Payments Gateway Omise Rolls Out in Malaysia

Omise, a Thailand-based payments gateway for businesses in Southeast Asia and Japan, announced that it has officially launched in Malaysia

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Fintech Shows Strong Growth Momentum in Malaysia

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) today said that fintech could be a key enabler in re-building the Malaysian economy as

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Bank Negara Greenlights Resumption of Experian’s Access to CCRIS

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has accepted the findings of the security assessment provided by Experian Information Services (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

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The Islamic Fintech Landscape in Malaysia, Where Do We Stand?

In the recent release of the Capital Market Masterplan 3 by Securities Commission Malaysia (SC), it was highlighted that Malaysia

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ASX-Listed Payments Firm Novatti Acquires Malaysian Fintech ATX for US$7.1 Million

Novatti, an Australian Securities Exchange-listed payments firm, announced that it has acquired Malaysian fintech ATX for AUD 9.5 million (US$7.1

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Robo-Advisor MYTHEO Introduces New AI-Based ESG Portfolio

MYTHEO, a robo-advisor regulated by the Securities Commission Malaysia, has launched a fully AI-based Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) themed

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MoneyMatch Completes RM 1 Million Shariah-Compliant Note on MicroLEAP

Malaysian fintech startup MoneyMatch announced today a strategic and multi-pronged partnership with microLEAP, a Shariah-compliant and Conventional P2P (Peer-to-Peer) Financing

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HSBC Malaysia Unveils In-App Investment Dashboard

HSBC Malaysia has recently enhanced its mobile app with a new feature, a “Wealth on Mobile” dashboard so customers can

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MoneyLion’s Foong Chee Mun Becomes First Malaysian Fintech Founder on NYSE

After the completion of MoneyLion’s public listing on the NYSE, the company’s co-founder Foong Chee Mun becomes the first Malaysia

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AirAsia’s Digital Arm Earns Unicorn Badge in Record Time, Says Tony Fernandes

Multinational low-cost airline AirAsia has been recognised as one of three Malaysian unicorns according to a report by Credit Suisse.

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PNB’s Amanah Saham Rolls Out Digital Onboarding for Investment App

Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad (ASNB), the wholly owned unit trust management company of Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB), announced the launch

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4 Priorities for Banks to Secure Digital and Mobile Channels

During the pandemic, the number of data breaches has increased drastically: cyberattacks targeting banks have even grown by 238 percent. This

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GrabPay Enhances Online Payments Security With Biometrics

GrabPay announced that it has recently strengthened its safety and security features designed to protect its users from fraud and

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Bank Islam Takes Over BIMB’s Listing on Bursa Malaysia

Bank Islam Malaysia has become the first full-fledged Islamic financial institution to be listed in the main market of Bursa

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Merchantrade Partners MCIS Life to Launch Micro Insurance With Celcom

Merchantrade Asia, a Malaysian money services business provider, has partnered with MCIS Insurance (MCIS Life) for a life insurance plan

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SC Issues Cease and Desist to Rimau Swap for Illegally Operating a DEX

Following information received from the public, the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has issued a cease and desist order to RimauSwap for

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Financial Wellness Apps Touted as Differentiator in Race Against Digibanks

Digital banks found that financial wellness and digital money management tools are at the forefront of growing market share in

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MyMy Partners Mastercard Ahead of Launch in 2022, Raises RM4 Million Funding

Homegrown e-wallet player MyMy announced its partnership for a principal membership from Mastercard to add prepaid physical and virtual cards

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Razer Ties up With PayNet to Power Tap-on Phone Services for Merchants

Razer Merchant Services (RMS), the B2B arm of Razer Fintech, has partnered with Payments Network Malaysia (PayNet) to launch the

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Maybank Rolls Out New Business Banking App for SMEs

Maybank has launched Maybank2u Biz, a mobile-first application for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to help ease their business

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HSBC Malaysia Has Entered the BNPL Arena with Visa Instalments

HSBC Malaysia has launched Visa Instalments, a new credit option to establish fixed repayment terms for select purchases over a

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PayHalal Taps Atome for Islamic BNPL Services in Malaysia

Shariah-compliant payment gateway PayHalal has partnered with Buy Now Pay Later platform Atome, to enable seamless Murabaha buy now pay

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How Technical Debt Impedes Your Bank’s Ability to Innovate

In a technological landscape where speed to market has become a distinct competitive advantage, technical debt can seriously impede an

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62% of Malaysians Open to Investing in Cryptocurrencies

Luno, a regulated digital asset exchange in Malaysia, announced the completion of an online nationwide survey aimed at understanding the

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Insurtech Firm PolicyStreet Raises RM 25 Million in Series A Round

Malaysian based insurtech firm PolicyStreet.com, announced the completion of its Series A fundraising round totalling RM25 million over two tranches.

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StashAway Malaysia Rolls Out Three Tech-Focused Thematic Portfolios

Southeast Asian digital wealth manager StashAway announced that it has launched three thematic portfolios given its growing popularity that is

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Malaysia’s DuitNow and Singapore’s PayNow to Link in 2022

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) today announced plans to commence a phased linkage of

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What Banks Have Learned From Two Years of Remote Working

In the past two years, the world has undergone a radical experiment like nothing we’ve witnessed before. We’ve moved from

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UOB Malaysia Taps Prudential’s Virtual Face-to-Face Feature to Offer Insurance

UOB Malaysia has tied up with Prudential Assurance Malaysia Berhad (PAMB) to provide customers with a suite of insurance solutions

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Research Finds Malaysian Banks That Fail to Digitise Face Extinction

A new global research report from the Financial Times Focus (FT Focus) and SaaS cloud banking platform Mambu has identified

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