Tag "Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM)"

Tune Protect Becomes The First Insurer to Move Its Core to the Cloud

Tune Protect Malaysia is now the first insurer in the country to have received approval from Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) to host its insurance core system on Telekom Malaysia’s (TM) Cloud α Edge. This was made possible via a collaboration

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Malaysia and Indonesia Pilots Phase 1 of Cross-Border QR Payment Linkage

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and Bank Indonesia (BI) has launched a cross-border QR payment linkage to enable instant, secure, and efficient cross-border payments between the two countries. Through this linkage, consumers in both countries will be able to make retail

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BNM and PayNet Joins Project Nexus for Faster, Cheaper Cross-Border Payments

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and Payments Network Malaysia (PayNet) will be participating in Project Nexus by collaborating with international partners on a proof-of-concept (PoC) to improve the cost and speed of cross-border payments. Project Nexus will explore the feasibility of

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Bank Negara’s MyFintech Week Builds Momentum for January 2022 Kick-off

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) announced that it is organising the second edition of MyFintech Week 2022 (MyFW 2022) virtually from 24 to 28 January 2022 and is expecting more global participation. With the theme ‘Advancing Digitalisation for Recovery, Sustainability and Inclusion,

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Presto’s Parent Firm PUC Bids for Digital Banking License with 2 State Governments

E-commerce platform PUC announced that it has formed a consortium with two unnamed state governments and a conglomerate to submit an application for a digital bank license to Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM). The consortium is led by PUC, making it

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Bank Negara Malaysia Lays Out Its Vision for Digital Banks As Deadline Looms

On 31st December 2020, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) unveiled its digital banking guidelines which almost immediately garnered interest from 40 parties. In this new guideline, the central bank will be issuing up to 5 digital bank licenses in 2022, with

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BNM Tells Lobby Groups to Respect the Digital Bank Licensing Process

During a Fintech Fireside Asia chat session organised by Fintech News Malaysia today, Suhaimi Ali, Director of Innovation and Development at Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) tells digital bank applicants to respect the process. He highlighted that they are seeing a

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MyMy Forms Shariah-Compliant Digital Banking Consortium with Sukaniaga

MyMy and Sukaniaga Sdn Bhd announced their partnership to form a digital banking consortium and bid for one of five digital banking licenses to be issued next year by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM). The parties said that while the collaboration

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Gig Economy Challenge: How Can We Solve Pressing Issues Faced By Gig Workers?

The importance of the gig economy has always seen a steady growth trajectory, but nothing has made its importance clearer to everyone than the COVID-19 pandemic — from delivering essential services to providing side income for those affected. Which is

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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 titled “Thinking Inside the Sandbox” at MyFintech Week 2019 jointly organised by Bank Negara Malaysia and MDEC. This announcement follows

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