Standard Chartered Bank today announced the signing of a multi-year collaboration agreement with A*STAR’s Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R) - Singapore’s national information and communications technology (ICT) research institute.
Standard Chartered has selected the first eight companies to participate in a fintech accelerator programme run in conjunction with Chinese Web giant Baidu in Hong Kong.
Standard Chartered Bank has appointed Mr Amar Rathor as Head of SC Studios San Francisco.
Accuity, the leading global provider of Risk and Compliance, Payments and Know Your Customer solutions and FircoSoft, the leading global provider of watch list filtering solutions, have been selected by Standard Chartered Bank to provide integrated global sanctions screening and data.
Standard Chartered Bank has partnered with Airtel Ghana Limited to launch Straight2Bank Wallet in Ghana, expanding the coverage of its mobile wallet service in Africa.
Standard Chartered is to cut 15,000 jobs and accelerate its retail transformation strategy after reporting an unexpected $139 million loss for the third quarter.
On 6 October, Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam and Dragon Capital jointly hosted in Ho Chi Minh City the inaugural meeting of the Vietnam FinTech Club.
In a rare session for Sibos 2015, having almost no mention of blockchain, leading technologists from three of the world’s largest banks shared their views on the transformative effect of digital technologies on the business of banking.
Banks in emerging markets should enter into marriages of conveniences with peer-to-peer lenders, helping their putative rivals navigate tough credit and regulatory environments in exchange for help in winning new clients, according to the group chief innovation officer of Standard Chartered Bank.
Standard Chartered has partnered with Chinese Internet search engine Baidu to launch a fintech accelerator programme in Hong Kong.
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