Open Banking

Hong Kong’s Next Phases of Open Banking Presents Exciting Opportunities

Two years into the implementation of open banking and Hong Kong is now heading into Phase III and Phase IV of its strategy, which will see account information and customers’ transactions being made available to third-party providers. As the region

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South Korea Regulators to Expand Open Banking Ecosystem

South Korea’s Financial Services Commission (FSC) has unveiled its work plan for 2021, outlining key areas of focus and policy tasks for the year, including promoting financial innovation by advancing open banking development and adoption, the regulator said on January

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Taiwan Furthers Open Banking Ambitions

Taiwan is moving forward with its plan to embrace open banking. The country’s Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) recently granted approval to seven banks to enter the second stage of open banking, Regulation Asia reported earlier. The second phase of open

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HKMA Unveils New Data Strategy During Hong Kong Fintech Week

During his opening speech at the Hong Kong Fintech Week 2020, the city’s flagship fintech event, Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) Chief Executive Eddie Yue announced that the HKMA is exploring a new data strategy and considering building a new financial

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Open Banking Development Stalls in Hong Kong

More than two years after the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) issued the Open API Framework for the Hong Kong Banking Sector, development of open banking is stalling as the industry “is clouded by uncertainty on data and privacy governance,”

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HKSTP and HSBC Team Up to Drive Open Banking Innovation in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) has teamed up with HSBC today to drive open banking innovation for start-ups and technology ventures. HSBC will be the lead partner in the API EcoBooster (Programme) to mentor and co-create API

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APAC Banks Are Backing Open Banking, but What Does ‘Open’ Really Mean?

A survey launched this week by Finastra revealed that close to 100% of financial institutions in Singapore and Hong Kong think Open Banking is important, with two thirds in Singapore calling it a “must have”. Open Banking has not only

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Unlocking the Value in Payments Data With Technology and Partnerships

Over the years, banks have been creating exponentially growing mountains of data – much of it with huge potential value. However, despite their ability to create it, banks have not always been good at making the best use of it.

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One In Two Hong Kongers Are Open To Try Virtual Banks

One in two Hong Kongers are likely to open an account with a virtual bank with a tenth saying they will definitely do so, according to a study by Visa. The Future of Commerce: Consumer Payment Attitudes Study by Visa

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gini’s Study Reveals That 80% of Bankers in Asia Sees Themselves as Open API Losers

gini, the Hong Kong based data-driven banking solutions provider reveals a recent survey on Open APIs readiness among Asian fintech industry professionals. Only 20% of bankers saw themselves as the winners from Open APIs, even though 70% said sharing customer

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