Fintech News

A portmanteau of “finance” and “technology”, the Fintech space refers to any business or start-up that merges technology and financial services. It is a rapidly growing industry that is becoming increasingly competitive, which is why it is paramount to ensure the right connections are made in the sector.

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JP Morgan uses blockchain to improve global transfers

16 Apr 2021  / 

JP Morgan is collaborating with a group of Taiwan banks to test the use of blockchain technology in enhancing global transfers. Read the latest news here!

New Zealand introduces financial sector climate reporting law

14 Apr 2021  / 

New Zealand has introduced a financial sector climate reporting law, which will require the financial sector to disclose the impacts of climate change on their business, becoming the first nation to implement such regulation.

Government of India has ruled that crypto incomes are to be subjected to taxation

12 Apr 2021  / 

At the end of March, the Indian Government introduced new cryptocurrency rules for companies in the country. It mandated that, starting from April 1st, all Indian firms that deal with crypto must report all their cryptocurrency transactions and holdings when they submit financial information for taxation.

Mastercard joins FinTech Australia

09 Apr 2021  / 

Mastercard, a global pioneer in payments innovation and technology, has joined FinTech Australia as an ecosystem partner and as an event partner for the 2021 Finnie Awards.

Contactless payments surge across Europe

07 Apr 2021  / 

In less than a year since contactless limits increased across Europe, Visa has hit a processing milestone of one billion additional PIN-free transactions.