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May 20, 2018

MANILA, PHILIPPINES — As Asia and the Pacific seeks inclusive and sustainable economic growth, countries are adapting to the possibility that new technologies in fields such as robotics and artificial intelligence may lead to challenges for some industries and groups of workers, according to participants at a high-...

May 17, 2018

Enabling JCB brand payment at merchants around the world using the Stripe payment platform

San Francisco and Tokyo - (ACN Newswire) - Stripe, Inc. and JCB Co., Ltd. announced the signing of an MOU for a global partnership aiming for JCB brand acceptance at all internet merchants using the Stripe payment...

May 09, 2018

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today NRI (TOKYO: 4307), a leading provider of consulting services and system solutions completed the upgrade of its popular I-STAR Suite to support T+0 settlements of general collateral repurchase transactions which is promoted by Japan Securities Clearing Corporation (JSCC).

I-STAR...

May 02, 2018

Wherever you happen to live in Asia, or in the world, your home is always going to be important to you. That’s why you’ll want it to look its best, but renovating a home and making it look wonderful can feel like an expensive task and can be rather daunting. Don’t worry, though; there are many ways that you can...

Apr 13, 2018

Tokyo, Japan / Karachi, Pakistan - (ACN Newswire) - JCB International Co,. Ltd (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., signed an agreement with 1LINK (Guarantee) Limited (1LINK) for co-badging of PayPak cards as per approval of State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). This signing ceremony was held...

Mar 19, 2018

Financial Highlights
(12 months ended 31 Dec 2017)

Revenue reached HK$7.2 billion, Net profit attributable to shareholders reached HK$3.03 billion

Basic EPS: 56.53 Hong Kong cents

Total assets: HK$130.2 billion ; Shareholders' funds: HK$25.4 billion

Proposed a second interim...

Mar 12, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO - (ACN Newswire) - Institutional equities broker Decker & Co. launched in 2013 with a focus on ASEAN markets, and over the past five years has expanded to cover all of Asia, most recently with an expansion in both its New York and Asia offices.

With the new hires, Decker & Co. now has...

Mar 10, 2018

Dubai – United Arab Emirates, 10 March 2018: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), Innovation Arabia 11, a pioneering conference and exhibition dedicated to ‘innovation’ in the Middle...

Feb 28, 2018

February 28, 2018 05:33 PM Hong Kong Time
TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DMarket, the world's first blockchain-based cross-game marketplace for turning virtual in-game items into real assets, has closed the second and final phase of its ICO token sale, after raising over US$19 million.

Feb 27, 2018

Dubai, UAE; 26 February 2018: More than 400 leaders in the industry of fintech have gathered in Dubai today to showcase innovation in their sector, highlighting the future of fintech for the global and regional markets.

Held in partnership with the UAE Ministry of Finance, and showing off the latest products...

Feb 16, 2018

SINGAPORE - 16 February 2018 - OCOIN (OCN), the cryptocurrency of ODYSSEY, has gone 'live' on South Korean exchange, FUNCoin, today, marking its successful entry into the South Korean market for the first time. This means that investors and traders alike are now able to trade across any country or region due to...

Feb 12, 2018

(8 February 2018, Hong Kong] Guotai Junan International Holdings Limited ("Guotai Junan International" or the "Company", Stock code: 1788.HK) announced that the Company has recently entered into a strategic cooperation agreement ("the Agreement") with CTI Capital Management Limited ("CTICM"), a wholly owned...

Feb 08, 2018

The large-scale conference attracts approximately 7,000 delegates to meet in Bangkok and is expected to generate up to 500 million baht in revenue to the local economy.

Jan 23, 2018

With potential office building project in High-End Mixed-use Commercial Complex at the center of Sukhumvit business district

Jan 17, 2018

Survey finds majority of respondents upbeat about economic prospects in 2018; AI, other technologies pose biggest disruption to financial industry

Jan 09, 2018

Ooi Huey Tyng adds more than 25 years of experience from senior payments roles in Southeast Asia incl. Visa, DBS, UOB, and Citi
Appointment comes as GrabPay successfully onboards 1,000 merchants in Singapore for 2017

Dec 30, 2017

Indonesia, a country where millions of people don’t have bank accounts and therefore cannot pay with other means than cash, is stepping up its e-money ambitions. In a latest move, a Japanese lease and finance company, Tokyo Century, entered the market through a partnership with local retail conglomerate Lotte Group...

Dec 28, 2017

SHANGHAI, Dec. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- UnionPay International, one of the world's largest payment schemes, and Decagon Pakistan brand Golootlo have entered into a partnership to cooperate to issue UnionPay prepaid and debit cards in collaboration with the issuing banks in Pakistan, offering secure and convenient...

Dec 22, 2017

London/Tokyo - (ACN Newswire) - JCB International Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "JCB"), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co. Ltd, has partnered with iZettle, the award-winning Swedish fintech company, with an awareness campaign using the iconic London Black taxis.

Nov 08, 2017

[8 November 2017, Hong Kong] Guotai Junan International Holdings Limited (with its subsidiaries, as "Guotai Junan International" or the "Company", Stock code: 1788.HK) was recently presented the Gold Award of The Corporate Awards 2017 by The Asset Magazine, an international authoritative financial media.

Nov 06, 2017

TOKYO - (ACN Newswire) - JCB Co., Ltd., the only global payment brand based in Japan, and JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI), international operations subsidiary, today announce 15th JCB World Conference was held in Taipei, Taiwan, on November 1 and 2 2017. About 500 people from around 200 companies and financial...

Oct 23, 2017

Kamakura Corporation reported Wednesday that it had completed an agreement to implement the Kamakura Corporation suite of solutions for Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad, an Islamic bank based in Malaysia that has been in operation since July 1983, for its balance sheet management, funds transfer pricing, and liquidity...