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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 as part of the company’s ongoing expansion roadmap across the region. As a registered merchant acquirer regulated by Bank Negara

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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 the country recovers from the pandemic. The regulator also said it would seek to drive greater adoption of digital capability

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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 (Experian) and is restoring Experian’s access to the Central Credit Reference Information System (CCRIS) on 25 October 2021, with immediate

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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 continues to be a prominent global Islamic Capital Market (ICM) hub, with Islamic assets under management (AUM) growing 2.7 times.

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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 million) according to MarketScreener. ATX’s management team, including the founders who will be filling in as CEO and director for

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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 portfolio known as the MYTHEO Global ESG. The firm claims to be the first in the country to do so.

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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 Platform, regulated by the Securities Commission of Malaysia. This strategic partnership will entail both MoneyMatch accessing microLEAP’s strong base of

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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 to invest and track their portfolios at the tap of a button. The mobile wealth dashboard provides a snapshot of

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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 fintech founder to be on the New York Stock Exchange. Foong who also serves as MoneyLion’s CTO announced plans to

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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. The other two Malaysian unicorns are car e-commerce platform Carsome and Axiata’s Edotco, a regional integrated telecommunications infrastructure services company,

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