Bank Negara Malaysia

Monash don concerned about disconnect in fintech talent development in Malaysia
Newly launched Financial Sector Blueprint makes no mention of fintech With no talent pipeline digital banks will drive demand & salaries higher
Singapore's Grab-led digibank consortium selected to receive Malaysia digital banking licence  
Pei Si Lai, a financial industry veteran, to lead digital bank Over 200 roles to be filled - product & design, data, technology, risk
Malaysia participating in Project Nexus POC to enable faster and cheaper cross-border payments
Underscores commitment to future-proof key payment infrastructures About 1 billion real-time payments estimated to be made in Malaysia in 2021
To allay concerns over any data breach, CTOS offers Malaysians free dark web monitoring tool
Firm has not experienced any data breach since inception in 1990 Data security procedures, systems are benchmarked against global standards
FT Focus report shows APAC banks lag in digital transformation, two in three expect to lose market share
Banks must reposition themselves, embrace tech to avoid extinction 3 in 5 believe they will cease to exist unless they change business models
Axiata, RHB formalise joint bid for a digital banking license
Both parties have signed a MoU to expand and deepen collaborations between both parties, including making a joint bid for the digital banking license under Bank Negara Malaysia.
MyMy, Sukaniaga ink deal to form digital banking consortium
Digital banking consortium focused on the six million co-operative members To target 100 million co-operative members in Asean in next phase
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.
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