Mobile money has been touted as the panacea towards achieving financial inclusion in emerging markets like Myanmar. But is it entrenching a gender gap among those accessing financial services?
The population of senior citizens in Singapore is growing. Fintech can ignore this crucial demographic no longer.
The State Bank of Vietnam has proposed implementing foreign ownership limits in the country’s fintech sector. This would inhibit growth in one of the nation’s most promising industries.
Nearly two years after it made its debut in Indonesia, GrabKitchens has arrived in Singapore. How did the Singapore-based tech giant end up a laggard in its own backyard in a segment that it dominates elsewhere?
Fintech has been one of the ASEAN region’s major economic success stories. But 2020 might not hold the sector’s next digital breakthrough.
The Vietnamese government is playing a central role in the country’s emergence as a fintech hub. Their stance as a facilitator can serve as a model for the region.
Alibaba’s record-breaking listing on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong is sending ripples across the e-commerce sector.
Crowdsourcing apps are bringing consumers and providers together. But the gig economy’s benefits are inherently weighted towards companies.
As millennials inherit their parents’ wealth, banks and fintech firms are scrambling to reshape wealth management and investing.
ASEAN’s animated fintech sector brings financial services to those excluded by the financial system. But if mismanaged, new technologies pose a threat to citizens’ privacy and democracy.