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86 400 introduces mobile-first bank in Australia to fully open to the public
Date: Sep 05, 2019   |   Author: Foo Boon Ping | Current Account
The full banking license for 86 400 represents a significant milestone for the neo-bank on the path to broader public launch. The bank, whose name is based on the number of seconds in a day, has been in beta testing for about six months with a selected group of users updating the app more than 30 times.
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Will Australian consumers ditch their big bank relationships in the face of new digital banks?
Date: Aug 27, 2019   |   Author: Chris Kapfer | Datafiles
Big four banks to tidy up various messes coming from renewed pressure from regulators
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Alternative financing offers critical new funding to SMEs and startups
Date: Aug 23, 2019   |   Author: Richard Hartung | Research Note
Better returns in the alternative finance sector and an increase in transparency attracts more non-institutional investments particularly in online platform lending
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API – the lead protagonist in the platform revolution
Date: Aug 20, 2019   |   Author: Michael Moon | Opinion
The financial services industry needs a platform that is transactional. It should focus on the exchange of value, paying particular attention to reducing transaction costs, driving utilisation and leveraging optimal partnerships and governance
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OVO’s Thompson: “We’re moving forward from payments into financial services”
Date: Aug 15, 2019   |   Author: Foo Boon Ping | Interview
With OVO approaching its two-year mark in September, The Asian Banker caught up with its CEO, Jason Thompson, to discuss his views on doing business in Indonesia, plans on growing the company, the role of partnerships and the useful lessons learned from China.