[ZURICH] UBS Group is setting aside hundreds of millions of dollars of its own money to invest in fintech companies, joining peers in financing startups that are upending traditional banking.

[BENGALURU] Visa will allow a majority of its workforce to work from home through 2020, according to chief executive officer Alfred Kelly Jr, mirroring similar moves from other fintech companies...

UK-BASED payments fintech Revolut on Tuesday announced that it has appointed James Shanahan - previously the chief operating officer (COO) of insurtech Singapore Life - as its Singapore chief...

[SHANGHAI] The Covid-19 pandemic likely barely dented Tencent Holdings' growth, thanks to its dominance of online spheres from gaming to social media. Now that China's industries are emerging from...

THE introduction of open-banking regulations and the granting of digital-banking licences will significantly accelerate and deepen the use of physical and virtual payment solutions across the Asia...

CHINESE financial technology firms have matured under a favourable domestic policy regime with very different standards compared with other markets. Whether or not these companies can adapt...

[BENGALURU] Robinhood Markets Inc said on Monday it has raised US$280 million in a funding round that valued the online brokerage at US$8.3 billion as it benefits from new sign ups amid increased...

FINANCIAL services platform GoBear on Monday said it has acquired Singapore-based digital lender AsiaKredit for an undisclosed sum.

ONLINE lending startup Oriente on Tuesday said it has secured a capital injection of about US$50 million in its ongoing Series B funding round led by Peter Lee, the co-chairman of Hong Kong...

ALTERNATIVE lender Helicap has raised US$10 million in a Series A funding round led by Saison Capital, the corporate venture arm of Japanese consumer finance firm Credit Saison, the startup...