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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.
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.
University of Malaya to launch Malaysian Blockchain Regulatory Research Report
The national university hopes to provide support to startups, small-medium enterprises and large corporations through research on legal and regulatory blockchain issues.
Has cashless finally arrived in Malaysia? Not really
Table is set for e-wallets to grow, but appetite for physical cash is stronger.
Minimal impact on local businesses from OPR hike
Economists view the overnight policy rate hike by Bank Negara Malaysia as manageable for most businesses, another hike expected by some.
Central bank raises overnight policy rate
As expected by the industry, Bank Negara Malaysia on Jan 25 raised the OPR by 25 basis points.
SC issues cautionary statement on initial coin offerings
ICO schemes which may involve activities that are subject to laws administered by the SC and BNM.
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