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DBS to Offer Real-Time Digital Cross-Border Incoming Payment Tracking

DBS (SGX:D05) has introduced real-time online tracking of cross-border collections for companies in India through a partnership with SWIFT Global Payments Innovation (gpi). DBS is reportedly first bank in India and the Asia-Pacific region to provide this service to customers, which should benefit around 4,000… Read More

$500M Growth Fund for Early-Stage Startups Launched by DBS and Temasek for China, India, SE Asia

Singapore-based DBS Bank Ltd (SGX:D05), a multinational banking and financial services corporation with over $330 billion in assets, and Temasek have entered into an agreement to introduce a $500 million growth or early-stage debt financing platform, known as EvolutionX Debt Capital. Based in Singapore, EvolutionX… Read More

Singapore’s DBS Issues SGD 15 Million Digital Bond in First Security Token Offering

Singapore-based DBS Bank Ltd (SGX:D05), a multinational banking and financial services corporation with over $330 billion in assets, revealed on Monday (May 31, 2021) that it has priced a SGD 15 million (appr. $11.35 million) digital bond, which marks DBS Digital Exchange’s (DDEx) first security… Read More

DBS Teams Up With JPMorgan & Temasek to Launch Cross-Border Blockchain Payments Platform

DBS announced on Wednesday it has partnered with JPMorgan and Temasek to launch a cross-border payments platform, known as Partior. According to the trio, Partior aims “to disrupt the traditional cross-border payments ‘hub and spoke’ model,” which has notably caused common “pain points” such as… Read More

DBS Bank and Contour to Expand Digital Trade Offerings in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Singapore

DBS Bank and Contour have expanded their digital trade offerings to four new markets in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. As mentioned in a release, digital letter of credit capabilities will be offered in Australia, China, Hong Kong and Singapore starting this month. The announcement also… Read More

Singapore’s DBS Introduces AI enhanced Digital Investment Advisory Solution

DBS (SGX:D05)/POSB retail clients are now able to access a new feature offered via DBS’ AI-enhanced financial and retirement planning tool, called NAV Planner, which will aim to offer specific investment recommendations that are well-suited for different investment profiles and requirements. Evy Wee, Head of… Read More

DBS Becomes First Major Asian Bank to Finalize Trade Financing Transaction via AntChain’s Trusple Platform

After the rollout of Trusple, which is AntChain’s global trade and financial services platform, DBS (SGX:D05) has confirmed that it’s the first major Asian banking institution to finalize a trade financing transaction via the platform. The digital transaction was valued at more than $40,000. The… Read More

Advanced Facial Biometrics Now Being Used by Singapore’s DBS Bank to Perform Data Authentication and Verification

Singapore-based DBS Bank Ltd (SGX:D05), a multinational banking and financial services corporation with over $330 billion in assets, is reportedly using facial biometrics for handling online corporate account opening processes for small businesses. This should help the bank with speeding up information authentication and verification…. Read More

DBS Announces Digitalized Audit Confirmation Solution for Both Corporate & SME Customers

  Southwestern Asian banking group DBS has reportedly launched a digitalized audit confirmation solution for both corporate and SME customers. According to various reports, the solution cuts down on the processing time for audit confirmation requests from compared seven-day industry norm to just under 24… Read More

Singapore-Based Banking Group DBS Set to Launch Digital Exchange For Institutional Investors

Southwestern Asian banking group DBS announced on Thursday it will set up a digital exchange. The exchange will notably allow institutional investors, as well as accredited investors, to tap into a fully integrated tokenization, trading, and custody ecosystem for digital assets. DBS further revealed that… Read More

UK Department for International Trade Forms New Global Partnership Program to Help British Fintechs

The UK Department for International Trade (DIT) has launched a new global partnerships program called “Leading Edge.” The program is designed to help International Financial Institutions (IFIs) in priority markets access the best British Fintech solutions, starting with Singapore, Australia, and the United States. The… Read More

Singapore’s DBS and Standard Chartered are Leading a DLT based Digital Trade Finance Registry Project

Singapore based DBS Bank Ltd, (SGX: D05), a multinational banking and financial services corporation with over $330 billion in assets, and Standard Chartered, a major British financial services provider, are reportedly leading a workgroup of 12 other banks that are helping to develop a proof-of-concept… Read More

SingPass, a Facial Recognition Solution for ID Verification, Will be Used by Singapore’s DBS Bank for Digital Onboarding

Singapore based DBS Bank Ltd, (SGX: D05), a multinational banking and financial services corporation with over $330 billion in assets, has teamed up with the Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech) to test out the SingPass face verification technology system. DBS Bank aims to attract… Read More

Singapore Banking Group DBS Completes First Digital Trade Financing Settlement, Performed on New Network Trade Platform

Singapore banking group DBS has reportedly completed the first all-digital trade financing settlement, which was conducted on the country’s newly developed Network Trade Platform (NTP). The platform is blockchain-based but NTP appears to go out of its way not to focus on the technology and… Read More

Singapore Banking Group DBS Launches B2B Payments Solution

Banking group DBS announced on Monday it has launched a new solution to transform cash and paper-based B2B payments and collections landscape for businesses in Singapore. The bank reported its QR-code based solution is powered by DBS RAPID and DBS MAX and addresses Singapore’s aim… Read More

Illiquid Assets Network LiquidX Announces New Partnership With Asian Bank DBS; Expands Singapore Office

LiquidX, a global network for illiquid assets, announced on Tuesday it has welcomed DBS Bank to its network. According to LiquidX, DBS is a financial services group in Asia that has successfully completed a primary receivables transaction with one of its key relationship clients through… Read More

DBS Bank Teams with Halcyon on Digital Trading Marketplace For Sustainable Rubber “HeveaConnect”

DBS Bank recently announced it has teamed up with Halcyon to launch a new digital marketplace for the trading of sustainably processed natural rubber, HeveaConnect. The Singapore bank revealed: “The HeveaConnect digital marketplace aims to connect natural rubber stakeholders such as farmers, rubber producers and tyre manufacturers… Read More

DBS Launches Southeast Asia Bank-Led Property Marketplace

DBS announced on Tuesday the launch of Southeast Asia’s largest bank-led property marketplace. DBS claims it is also the first bank in the region to launch an online property marketplace that offers listings from both agents and owners. According to DBS, the DBS Property Marketplace… Read More

Report: Singapore Banks are Closing Accounts of Cryptocurrency Firms

Another day, another challenge for the cryptocurrency world. Bloomberg is out with report that Singapore banks are quietly closing bank accounts of some cryptocurrency and payment firms. Singapore regulatory authorities recently issued a cautionary statement on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), just like the rest of… Read More

Asian Banks Push Pause on UK Real Estate as Brexit Turmoil Impacts Foreign Buyers

According to a report by BBC, United Overseas Bank (UOB) based in Singapore has suspended real estate loans for property in the UK. The UK property market has been one of the hottest markets in the world for the past few years.  Asian investors from… Read More

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