Press Releases -> Finance / Banking Syndicate content

Jan 17, 2018

Survey finds majority of respondents upbeat about economic prospects in 2018; AI, other technologies pose biggest disruption to financial industry

Jan 09, 2018

Ooi Huey Tyng adds more than 25 years of experience from senior payments roles in Southeast Asia incl. Visa, DBS, UOB, and Citi
Appointment comes as GrabPay successfully onboards 1,000 merchants in Singapore for 2017

Dec 30, 2017

Indonesia, a country where millions of people don’t have bank accounts and therefore cannot pay with other means than cash, is stepping up its e-money ambitions. In a latest move, a Japanese lease and finance company, Tokyo Century, entered the market through a partnership with local retail conglomerate Lotte Group...

Dec 28, 2017

SHANGHAI, Dec. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- UnionPay International, one of the world's largest payment schemes, and Decagon Pakistan brand Golootlo have entered into a partnership to cooperate to issue UnionPay prepaid and debit cards in collaboration with the issuing banks in Pakistan, offering secure and convenient...

Dec 22, 2017

London/Tokyo - (ACN Newswire) - JCB International Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "JCB"), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co. Ltd, has partnered with iZettle, the award-winning Swedish fintech company, with an awareness campaign using the iconic London Black taxis.

Nov 08, 2017

[8 November 2017, Hong Kong] Guotai Junan International Holdings Limited (with its subsidiaries, as "Guotai Junan International" or the "Company", Stock code: 1788.HK) was recently presented the Gold Award of The Corporate Awards 2017 by The Asset Magazine, an international authoritative financial media.

Nov 06, 2017

TOKYO - (ACN Newswire) - JCB Co., Ltd., the only global payment brand based in Japan, and JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI), international operations subsidiary, today announce 15th JCB World Conference was held in Taipei, Taiwan, on November 1 and 2 2017. About 500 people from around 200 companies and financial...

Oct 23, 2017

Kamakura Corporation reported Wednesday that it had completed an agreement to implement the Kamakura Corporation suite of solutions for Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad, an Islamic bank based in Malaysia that has been in operation since July 1983, for its balance sheet management, funds transfer pricing, and liquidity...

Oct 23, 2017

JAKARTA - (ACN Newswire) - OVO, a member of Lippo Group Digital, has chosen Kinetica, provider of the world's fastest GPU-accelerated analytics database, and NVIDIA to spur innovation in big data and analytics that fully utilize a 360-degree customer view and derive real-time analytics and insights on shopping...

Oct 18, 2017

HONG KONG - (ACN Newswire) - The 30th Anniversary of the AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum ("AVCJ Forum") will bring together over 1,000 leading industry experts and investors from 34+ countries to discuss the future of the private equity industry on 14-16 November in Hong Kong. These leaders will address...

Sep 22, 2017

The world's fourth largest and China's top ranked payment solutions provider, Goldpac Group Limited ("Goldpac" or the "Group", stock code: 03315.HK) announced that it has delivered China's first-ever multi-industry application mobile payment Bluetooth card, the "One Card Pay" smart co-branded card, to Guangdong...

Sep 19, 2017

• Xendit, first in Asia Pacific to partner with CyberSource using Flex API connection, makes digital transactions in Indonesia more seamless
• CyberSource’s holistic payment management solution helps Xendit increase successful transaction rates by 30%
• Xendit now allows Solution As A Service (SaaS),...

Aug 07, 2017

[07 August 2017, Hong Kong] Guotai Junan International Holdings Limited ("Guotai Junan International" or the "Company", Stock code: 1788.HK) is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into a strategic framework cooperation agreement ("the Agreement") with China Minsheng Bank Hong Kong Branch ("CMBC Hong...

Aug 04, 2017

Tainan, Taiwan - National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) President Huey-Jen Jenny Su and the Director of Bank SinoPac Show-Chung Ho jointly signed a letter of intent at NCKU Museum on May 27 to launch a 3-year academic-industrial collaboration program aiming to set up Atelier Future, a program that educates and...

Jul 27, 2017

JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., (referred to below as "JCB") announced the launch of the first JCB Platinum Credit Card in the Philippines issued by BDO Unibank, Inc. (BDO), the largest bank in the country.

The new high-end credit card was...

Jul 20, 2017

In most big industries, being able to work in most of the world’s biggest economies is taken for granted. The advent of air travel, opening up of emerging economic powerhouses like China and India and globalisation have all contributed to that. There are some restrictions on freedom of movement for even the...

Jul 13, 2017

[3 July 2017, Hong Kong] Guotai Junan International Holdings Limited (together with its subsidiaries, as "Guotai Junan International" or "the Company", Stock code: 1788.HK) is pleased to announce that the Company completed its first domestic bond transaction on the first day of Bond Connect on 3rd of July , and...

Jun 22, 2017

Indonesia is a country that has been implementing a lot of reforms with a view to improving the investment environment and promoting growth. The forecast for Indonesia's growth is extremely positive at the moment, with The World Bank anticipating GDP growth of 5.1% in 2017, and 5.3% the following year. There are a...

Jun 22, 2017

Colombo and Tokyo - LankaClear (Private) Limited (LankaClear), an organization incorporated in 2002 and owned by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) and all Licensed Commercial Banks operating in Sri Lanka, and JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd. (JCB),...

Jun 06, 2017

Hong Kong, 6 June 2017 - Sun Hung Kai & Co. Limited (SEHK: 86) (the "Company", together with its subsidiaries, the "Group") announced that LSS Financial Leasing (Shanghai) Limited ("LSS Leasing"), the Company's 40% joint venture, will launch a new strategic collaborative platform together with its shareholders...

May 26, 2017

2017 has already proven to be an eventful year and yet, there are still many months ahead. Considering major factors such as the Brexit, the uncertainty of the Trump administration and the predicted economic slowdown of China, many traders (particularly within the Asian marketplace) are looking for methods to...

Apr 26, 2017

(HONG KONG, 25 April 2017) China Innovative Finance Group Limited ("CIFG" or the "Company" and together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"; stock code: 0412.HK) is pleased to announce that on 25 April 2017, the Company has entered into an agreement with Shandong International (Hong Kong) Limited ("Shandong...