Bank Negara Malaysia

Merchantrade gets e-KYC nod from BNM for money changing
Aims to disrupt US$19 bil money changing market Merchantrade Money wallet set to triple growth trajectory, currently at US$167mil
Malaysia to host MyFintech Week 2019 in June
First flagship fintech event be held from June 17 to 21, 2019 in Sasana Kijang, Kuala Lumpur.
Fintech startups: Less like disruptors, more like innovative partners
There is ‘robust innovation’ coming out of new fintech players, and the more established incumbents.
BNM nod for MoneyMatch to conduct digital remittance services
First to receive approval to offer a complete digital experience from customer onboarding (eKYC) to executing transactions online.
1337 Ventures launches accelerator programme for MyFintech Week 2019
Its first ever accelerator for the Bank Negara initiative.
SC to regulate issuance of digital assets in Malaysia
Regulations are being put in place to bring digital assets within the remit of securities laws.
APAC banks plan to offer Open Banking services to commercial customers
Many expect double-digit revenue growth as a result, Accenture Research finds.
Experian leads US$10mil funding in Jirnexu
The other investor in this Series B follow-on round is SBI Group.
MoneyMatch wins Asean SME Award at Singapore Fintech Festival 2018
The only fintech startup representing Malaysia from a total of 40 shortlisted finalists.
BankBazaar CEO urges local banks and regulators to speed up digital adoption
Transitioning from a paper-based world to a digital one is a challenge institutions and regulators need to come to grips with.
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