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13 Banks Signs on to Hong Kong’s First Open API Exchange Platform

The banking consortium JETCO announced that 13 banks and popular e-service providers, including OpenRice, Price.com.hk and MoneyHero.com.hk, have signed on to JETCO APIX, Hong Kong’s first open API (application programming interface) exchange platform, that will commence operation in January 2019. This initiative signals that

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WTO: Blockchain Holds Great Opportunities for International Trade But Challenges Remain

Blockchain is perceived by many as the next big game-changer in trade, promising to enhance the efficiency of processes and help trade move closer to becoming paperless. However, the challenges to overcome are equivalent to the opportunities offered by the

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Fintech Collaboration between Hang Seng Bank and Tencent

Hang Seng Bank and Tencent announced that they have established a strategic fintech partnership. The parties will initially collaborate on various aspects of technology application, account-opening procedures and retail payment services with the aims of providing customers with innovative and

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Velotrade Becomes First Account Receivables Financing Platform to Obtain SFC Licence in Hong Kong

Velotrade, the first Account Receivables Financing Platform in Hong Kong to obtain a Type 1 Regulated Activity licence by the Securities and Futures Commission, is now ready to provide institutions with access to new investment opportunities in this steadily developing

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10 Best-Funded Fintech Startups in Japan

Japan has seen strong growth in the fintech ecosystem in these past several years as fintech startups, industry players, regulars and government have collaborated to build a sustainable and scalable environment for innovation. Fintech has been considered one of the

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11 Fintech Artificial Intelligence Startups to Watch in Asia

Blockchain may have been the obvious choice when one considers the subcategory of fintech that might gain traction this year, but we should have expected that the rise of a more reliable ledger system would pave the way to the

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