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Luno Will Be Available in Malay With More Localised Educational Content

Luno, a licensed digital asset exchange,  will be available in the Malay language and roll out more localised content to support Malaysians on their crypto learning journey. This is a part of its latest campaign ‘Move with Luno’ which aims

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ACI Identifies Malaysia as The World’s Top 5 Fastest Growing Real Time Payments Market

Malaysia has emerged as one of the most sophisticated real-time markets in the world, according to the third edition of the “Prime-Time for Real Time 2022” report. The report was published by ACI Worldwide, in partnership with GlobalData, a data

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Digital ID Verification, Remote Document Signing to Become the Norm in Finance Sector

The pandemic has accelerated the growth of non-face-to-face interactions, forcing banks, merchants and others to swiftly deploy digital tools to accurately verify the identity of the person on the other end of a digital transaction. A 2021 study by advisory

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Ethis and Gobi Partners to Set Up Shariah-Compliant US$20 Million Seed Fund

Ethis Group, an ethical investment and social finance platform operator, is collaborating with venture capital firm Gobi Partners to structure and set up a US$20 million Shariah-compliant seed fund. The fund, which is targeted to have its first closing by

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Alternative Lenders Are on the Rise to Plug the Financing Gap for SMEs

In Singapore, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are struggling to secure sufficient financing from traditional lenders, with most still largely relying on their personal networks to support their business, findings from a new study by cloud banking startup Mambu show.

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BigPay Rolls Out Cash Pickup Services in Indonesia and the Philippines

BigPay, a Capital A venture company, announced the launch of its Cash Pickup services in Indonesia and the Philippines, as an added feature to its existing remittance feature. The Cash Pickup feature is available to all BigPay users in Malaysia

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Luno First in Malaysia to Get SC Approval to Offer LINK and UNI Trading

Digital asset exchange Luno today announced that it is the first to be approved by the Securities Commission Malaysia to offer Chainlink (LINK) and Uniswap (UNI) for trading on its platform. Users can now buy, sell and store LINK and

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UOB Finlab’s Jom Transform Accelerator to Focus On Women-Led SMEs This Year

UOB Malaysia and The FinLab announced the launch of the fourth edition of its innovation accelerator Jom Transform Programme (JTP) which will be conducted virtually on The FinLab Online. The FinLab Online is a regional digital platform launched on 17

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StashAway Launches Flexible Portfolios to Give Its Investors More Control

Southeast Asian digital wealth manager StashAway launched Flexible Portfolios, its first product in Malaysia that offers investors the choice to customise their portfolios. Flexible Portfolios allows investors to pick the asset classes they want, decide their exact allocations, and change

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airasia Rolls Out Its Own E-wallet “airasia pocket” Developed With Fasspay

The “airasia Super App” has rolled out its e-wallet “airasia pocket” to create a seamless in-app payment experience that is available to all of its users in Malaysia. airasia pocket enables users to reload and make payments for all the

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