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The rise of regtech down under

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Could Australia give the UK a run for its money? Wayne Johnson, co-founder and CEO of Encompass Corporation, explores.

Money20/20 Europe: Asia in the ascendant

Money20/20 Europe 2017

Denmark took a back seat at Money20/20 Europe as the lively fintech scenes in China and India fell under the spotlight with a wealth of information and stats.

Citi analyses VC investments in fintech for fresh insights

Who's investing in what? Citi investigates

Citi’s global perspectives and solutions team has issued a 100-page report on digital disruption in the fintech industry. It has analysed venture capital (VC) investments in the fintech industry between 2010 and 2016, as well as the emerging technologies across the globe.

The rise of the Asian superbroker

Steve Grob is group strategy director at Fidessa

As the global banks grapple with tides of regulation, fines, and a myriad of other post-crisis issues, local Asian institutions are tooling up and stepping in to fill the gaps.

Standard Chartered poaches corporate finance head Burnett from UBS

Standard Chartered has appointed Peter Burnet as its regional head of corporate finance for northeast Asia. In his new role, Burnett will cover project and export finance, mergers and acquisitions advisory, structured trade finance, financing solutions and equity capital markets.

ABN Amro hiring spree targets Asian private wealth

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Dutch bank ABN Amro has hired 11 new specialist staff as it attempts to build out its business for high net worth individuals in Asia and the Middle East.

Citi rolls out “branchless” ATMs in Asia

Citibank's new ATMs are designed to provide nearly all the services of a traditional branch

Citi has introduced a new kind of ATM designed to help customers do virtually all their banking without visiting a branch.

Access all Asia

There is no single network to access Asia

Asia’s economic growth makes it a prime target for the institutional and individual investor clients of investment and private banks. However the ease of access to a nation’s capital markets varies a great deal from country to country, writes Dan Barnes.

NYSE Technologies adds SGX co-location for Asian investors

Market participants in Singapore can now co-locate at SGX to gain access to NYSE's SFTI

Trading between different Asian markets and Europe is now easier, following a deal between the Singapore Exchange and NYSE Technologies to co-locate NYSE’s SFTI trading network at the exchange.

Asia set to boom, but is still vulnerable to shocks

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Emerging markets in Asia have recovered from the crises of the 1990s and, while challenges remain, the region has tantalising opportunities for banks.

Emerging markets in Asia have recovered from the crises of the 1990s and, while challenges remain, the region has tantalising opportunities for banks.

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