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Will a digital platform accelerate inclusive consumer finance in the Philippines?
Date: Dec 27, 2017   |   Author: Janine Marie Crisanto | Case Study
FINTQ addresses the gap in financial access for Filipinos without credit qualifications and those in the rural areas through its cloud-based lending platform Lendr, approved by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). Lendr also fosters collaboration among banks, financial technology companies and other key stakeholders in the industry
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Singapore goes more digital through NETS QR code
Date: Dec 13, 2017   |   Author: Richard Hartung | Round Up
Network for Electronic Transfers (Singapore) (NETS) looks to “take out as much cash as possible” as the company partners with seven banks in the country in launching a unified digital payment platform for NETS Quick Response (QR) code payments.
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Is Europe ready for open banking?
Date: Dec 12, 2017   |   Author: Chris Skinner | Opinion
As open banking becomes a reality for European consumers in early 2018, Chris Skinner, author and financial technology commentator, theFinanser.com, highlights the results of a number of reports and researches on open banking, especially noting how banks are ready to implement it.
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Alibaba’s Singles' Day records $25 billion in sales with “New Retail” strategy
Date: Nov 12, 2017   |   Author: Janine Marie Crisanto | News Analysis
With an increased focus on customer engagement and omnichannel experience, Alibaba integrated its ”New Retail” strategy to blur the boundaries between offline and online shopping.

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