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Hong Kong Now Part of Asia-Pacific Fintech Network for Cross-Country Collaboration

Fintech associations from across the Asia-Pacific region have announced the formation of the Asia-Pacific Fintech Network, which will facilitate greater collaboration throughout the region and encourage innovation across borders. Nine associations got together to formally launch the network at the

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Over 3000 Finance & Business Leaders Took Part in Asian Financial Forum

More than 3,300 financial policymakers, financial elites and business leaders attended the two-day 12th Asian Financial Forum (AFF), which concluded yesterday. Co-organised by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the theme

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HKMA Holds High-level Fintech Roundtable with 30 Central Banks

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) held 9 January 2019 a high-level Fintech Roundtable (Roundtable), which was attended by about 45 senior representatives from six international organizations and around 30 central banks or regulatory authorities in 18 jurisdictions. The Roundtable

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4 Infographics Outlining Hong Kong’s Fintech Industry

Hong Kong, an international finance hub and technologically advanced center for logistics and communications, has been hard at work to develop a favorable environment for fintech innovation and startups. As a result, the ecosystem has grown significantly in the past

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JOS Student Innovation Awards is Open for Application- Manulife is Looking for World Changing Insurtech Solutions

JOS, a technology solutions provider for Asia’s changing environment, through consultancy and system integration, has joined hands with three market leaders for the return of the popular JOS Innovation Awards. The annual Awards, designed to recognise innovation and creative problem-solving

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Former World Bank President Robert Zoellick to Speak at Asian Financial Forum

Organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 12th Asian Financial Forum (AFF) will be held on 14-15 Jan 2019 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition

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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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FWD Group Buys Into Bloomberg’s Risk-Management Software

FWD Group, a Hong Kong-based insurance arm of Pacific Century Group has bought into Bloomberg’s risk management solutions. Some of the systems that FWD have brought on include Bloomberg’s Multi-Asset Risk System (MARS), its Asset and Investment Manager (AIM), its

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7 Fintech Startups to Watch 2019 in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is investing heavily to become Asia’s top fintech hub. Among the key policies put in place this year to help it achieve its ambitions is a HK$500 million fund to develop financial services over the next half-decade, including

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