SEC, Thai fintech companies set up booths at SFF 2019 World

SEC, Thai fintech companies set up booths at SFF 2019

To attract foreign investors to the Thai capital market, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has arranged for four financial technology (fintech) companies in Thailand to display their products and services at the Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) 2019.
Finance-banking system ready for tech Business

Finance-banking system ready for tech

Digital transformation would push Vietnam’s finance-banking system in the years to come, helping it catch up with global standards, said Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) Nguyen Kim Anh.
Vietnam potential market for fintech companies Business

Vietnam potential market for fintech companies

Vietnam is a promising market for fintech companies thanks to its young demographic, strong e-commerce growth, and increasing smartphone and internet users, heard a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on October 31
Vietnamese startups to reach unicorn status soon Business

Vietnamese startups to reach unicorn status soon

As Vietnam, one of the hottest startup hubs in the world, is welcoming a huge wave of venture capital, its tech startup firms are expected to quickly reach the unicorn status, which means they are valued 1 billion USD or more, according to insiders.
Deputy PM urges Shinhan Card to develop fintech in Vietnam Business

Deputy PM urges Shinhan Card to develop fintech in Vietnam

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has urged the Shinhan Card Co., Ltd. of the Republic of Korea (RoK) to develop an ecosystem for financial technology (fintech) firms in Vietnam in training workforce and applying scientific-technological advances.
VnFinance in France holds finance-banking workshop Business

VnFinance in France holds finance-banking workshop

The association of Vietnamese people working in finance in France (VnFinance) has recently held an international workshop, attracting a large number of Vietnamese and French experts who are interested in finance and banking.
Fintech market value to reach 7.8 billion USD by 2020 Business

Fintech market value to reach 7.8 billion USD by 2020

The financial technology (Fintech) industry is thriving in Vietnam with the market value expected to increase from 4.4 billion USD in 2017 to 7.8 billion USD by 2020, according to a report by Solidiance, a management consulting firm in the Asia-Pacific.
Financial sector grabs foreign investors’ interest Business

Financial sector grabs foreign investors’ interest

Foreign investors have poured nearly 1.5 trillion USD in Vietnam’s finance, banking and insurance sectors as of the end of January, according to statistics from the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Digital banking needs framework Business

Digital banking needs framework

Vietnam needs a legal framework for the development of digital banking, heard a conference held by the State Bank of Vietnam in Hanoi on December 19.
Forum talks future of retail banking in Industry 4.0 Business

Forum talks future of retail banking in Industry 4.0

The trend of cashless payment and digitalisation in personal banking services is generating major opportunities and challenges to banks, especially amid Industry 4.0, according to a 2017 report on banking services compiled by IDG Vietnam Co. Ltd.