Posts From Fintech News Malaysia

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 the securities borrowing and lending (SBL) market. The project aims to ramp up efficiency, speed and capacity in securities in

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GHL to Enable GrabPay QR Payment at 70,000 of its Payments Channels

GrabPay’s mobile QR payment will be accepted at GHL’s payment touchpoints soon according to an announcement issued by GHL today. Prior to this partnership GHL has also enabled CIMB Bank to accept QR payments from 6 major e-wallets. Through this

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Hackathons are Outdated, HSBC’s New Challenge Lets You Solve Retail Banking Problems from Home

Ongoing until June, HSBC is hosting its HSBC Openlab Innovation Challenge to attract new talents, startups, designers, digital innovators and developers to come together and solve real-life retail banking challenges. Participants stand to win crash prizes up to RM8,000, followed

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HelloGold Teams up with Curlec to Automate Monthly Gold Investments

HelloGold and Curlec announced today that they will be joining forces to automate monthly investments for HelloGold’s customers. Curlec’s Direct Debit solution will be deployed for HelloGold’s SmartSave program; a program that enables its users to buy gold at the

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Forex Vs Stock Trading

Beginners and experienced traders are provided with a wealth of options to choose: how to trade, where to trade and what to trade. Starting the way on the exchange, traders often have to make a choice between the stock market

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MoneyMatch Becomes One Step Closer to Being the First to Graduate BNM’s Sandbox

MoneyMatch announced today they have been granted an approval in principle for a Class B remittance license from Bank Negara Malaysia. This makes MoneyMatch the first to receive an approval in principle among its sandbox peers, two of which has

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Five Percent Growth Predicted for Malaysia’s Economy This Year

The latest paper published by MIDF Research indicates that the medium term future is looking rosy for Malaysia’s burgeoning economy. The Kuala Lumpur based research house predicts the overnight policy rate to hold steady at 3.25 percent into 2020 and

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UOB Launches an App That Matches Property Buyers with Mortgage Bankers

UOB Bank just launched an app that matches prospective property buyers with the bank’s team or mortgage specialists. Named UOB GetBanker, the app allows a property buyer or agent can search for a mortgage banker based on whether they are

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Cryptocurrency: To Invest or To Trade?

The XXI century can be called the Cryptocurrency Rush. In 2017, digital money became incredibly popular due to fast growth and increasing interest among investors. Even after the fiasco of January 2018, interest to cryptocurrency remains: the number of coins

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Singaporean Fintech Launches Operations in Malaysia Following Investment from OSK

TurnKey Lender, a lending and loan origination company announces the opening of a new office Kuala Lumpur. Its main goal will be to physically represent TurnKey Lender and support the company’s operations in Asia. Fueled by funding from Malaysia-based OSK

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