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Digital Securities: ADDX Tokenizes Venture Debt, Lists on Exchange

ADDX has announced another digital security available for investors on its digital asset exchange. The most recent security is a venture debt offering by Innoven Capital – a JV between Seviora (a Temasek subsidiary) and UOB. The $50 million fund combines a fixed return as… Read More

Sustainability: UOB, SP Group to Offset Household Electricity Carbon Emissions for UOB EVOL Cardholders

UOB EVOL cardholders will now be able “to offset 100 per cent or more of their household electricity carbon footprint for free when they charge SP Group’s (SP) utilities bills to their credit card, via a new exclusive feature jointly launched by UOB and SP… Read More

HSBC, Marketnode, UOB to Work on Digital Issuance of Wealth Products

HSBC is pleased to partner with Marketnode, a SGX Group and Temasek joint venture and digital markets infrastructure operator, and UOB in order “to pilot fully digital issuance of wealth management products as part of a Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)-led collaboration on asset tokenisation,… Read More

UOB Offers Sustainability Tool to Help Firms Overcome Barriers in their Green Journey

UOB (SGX: U11) recently announced the launch of the UOB Sustainability Compass at the Gateway to ASEAN Conference. The Sustainability Compass is a tool that “provides a step-by-step guide for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to overcome their inertia and kickstart their sustainability journeys.” As… Read More

UOB, Doxa to Streamline Trade Financing Processes and Procurement

UOB (SGX: U11) and Doxa are collaborating to “enable companies to move their procurement and trade financing processes online.” They signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) “with their client Kimly Construction Private Limited, for the execution of the trio’s first green trade finance transaction together.” This… Read More

UOB Pilots Green, Sustainable Deposits Solutions

UOB (SGX: U11) recently launched a Green and Sustainable Deposits solution for its corporate and institutional clients, which is reportedly “the first such product in Singapore offered by a local bank.” The solution was “piloted with GIC.” Under this solution, the deposits are “deployed to… Read More

Digital Securities Exchange ADDX Raises $58 Million

Digital securities marketplace ADDX has raised USD $58 million in a “pre-Series B” round. The additional funding brings the total raised since inception to $120 million. New shareholders in ADDX include SET Venture Holding – part of the Stock Exchange of Thailand, UOB, Hamilton Lane… Read More

Digital Securities: Singtel, UOB and ADDX Price Singapore’s Largest Foreign Currency Digital Bond

ADDX, a full-service capital markets platform with Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) licenses for the issuance, custody, and secondary trading of digital securities, along with Singtel and UOB have priced Singapore’s largest foreign currency digital bond, to date. Digital bonds, or tokenised bonds, are issued… Read More

UOB Malaysia to Appoint Ng Wei Wei as New Chief Executive Officer

UOB Malaysia confirmed that it will be appointing Ng Wei Wei as their very first female Chief Executive Officer, effective from May 1, 2022 and onwards. Ng Wei Wei will reportedly be succeeding Wong Kim Choong, who will leave the role after leading the banking… Read More

UOB and Digital Securities Exchange ADDX Collaborate On Sustainability-Linked Digital Bond

UOB (SGX: U11) and digital securities exchange ADDX have concluded the digitization and digital custody of the inaugural sustainability-linked bond recently introduced by Sembcorp Industries. This initiative comes amid “a rise in the use of digital securities to enhance the efficiency of bonds and other… Read More

Xero, a Cloud Accounting Software Solution for SMEs, Extends Partnership with UOB to Better Serve Small Businesses

Xero, a Cloud-powered accounting software application for SMBs, reveals that it has expanded its existing collaboration with UOB (SGX: U11) in order to provide companies with free access to the UOB Start Digital (for those that qualify). This offer will be available via the platform… Read More

Singapore’s UOB Leverages Marketnode’s Digital Issuance Platform to Issue SGD 600M Bond Offering, with SGD 1B Final Order Book

Singapore‘s United Overseas Bank (UOB), a multinational banking organization with branches mostly based in Southeast Asian countries, has reportedly used Marketnode’s digital asset issuance, depository and servicing platform to issue a new bond offering valued at SGD 600 million (appr. $446 million), with a final… Read More

E-Signatures: Singapore’s UOB Is Piloting Government Technology Agency or GovTech Sign with Singpass

Singapore‘s United Overseas Bank (UOB), a multinational banking organization with branches mostly based in Southeast Asian countries, has announced that it’s piloting the use of Government Technology Agency’s (GovTech) “Sign with Singpass” where a client’s digital signature is used to complete transactions or access product… Read More

Monetary Authority of Singapore Requests Residents to use E-Hongbao, a Virtual Red Packet for Gifting During Lunar New Year

The 2021 Lunar New Year is approaching and authorities in Southeast Asia are now encouraging locals to turn to virtual red packets and online transactions, instead of using paper currency notes (in order to prevent the further spread of COVID-19). Asian residents are also being… Read More

Majority of ASEAN Region Fintech Firms are Planning to Raise Additional Funds while Expanding Operations in 2021: Report

Four in five or 80% of Fintech companies in the ASEAN region are focused on expanding their operations following the COVID-19 outbreak. ASEAN member countries include Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Timor-Leste, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. A report from UOB, PwC… Read More

Singapore’s UOB Claims its AI enabled AML Tech has Been Quite Effective at Identifying Potentially Fraudulent Transactions

United Overseas Bank (UOB) has revealed that its artificial intelligence (AI)-powered anti-money laundering (AML) technology has been quite effective at assisting the Singapore-based bank with analyzing large volumes of transactions to identify suspicious or potentially fraudulent financial activities. The UOB, a multinational banking organization with… Read More

Singapore’s UOB to Support Visa API that Lets Users Add Cards to Third-Party Apps without Using Physical Cards

Singapore‘s United Overseas Bank (UOB), a multinational banking organization with branches mostly based in Southeast Asian countries, has reportedly become the world’s first lender to use a new Visa API that allows clients to add cards to third-party apps without having to carry or use… Read More

Digital Banking: Singapore May be Ideal for Virtual Banks Offering Modern Financial Services as 40% of its Nearly 6 Million Residents are Underbanked

It’s now possible to open a new bank account or apply for a credit card or loan with just a few taps on our smartphones. Many people now have access to modern financial services, such as instantly transferring funds, from the comfort of their home… Read More

Fintech Firms in Vietnam Acquired $410 Million in Funding During First 9 Months of 2019

Fintech companies in Vietnam acquired $410 million, or 36% of the total global capital invested into Southeast Asia’s economies between January and September of this year, which is right behind Singapore. Vietnam’s market share of regional VC funding allocated to Fintech-related projects increased from only… Read More

United Overseas Bank Set to Deploy Digital Banking in Southeast Asian Markets

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is set to introduce its own digital bank, UOB’s Digital Bank, which will be deployed in the bank’s key Southeast Asian markets as the Group accelerates and broadens the growth of its regional customer franchise. According to UOB, the Digital Bank… Read More

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