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FinTech Australia asks for policy rethink amid start-up funding woes
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FinTech Australia calls for government policy revisions, citing capital raising challenges for startups and the need for stronger support from Austrade to boost the country's fintech reputation internationally.
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New study highlights financial literacy gap in Southeast Asia
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A recent study indicates concerning financial habits among Southeast Asians, underscoring the urgency to enhance financial literacy and implement comprehensive planning initiatives in the region.
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IWD 2024: To facilitate advancement in equality, we must replace legacy systems
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Replacement of longstanding systems with advancing technology is key to promoting equality and progress, as seen from this year's International Women's Day focus.
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IWD 2024: Speak with your subconscious to enhance progress everywhere
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A focus of International Women's Day 2024 supports personal investment to enrich lives, enhance careers, and empower industries.
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Risky AI & bots manipulate markets, warn UK finance professionals
Fri, 2nd Feb 2024
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94% of senior UK finance professionals consider AI-driven market manipulation an impending threat, as bots harbour potential to covertly disrupt trading, cites a study by eflow Global.
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CDSL launches multilingual services in silver jubilee celebration
Thu, 25th Jan 2024
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SEBI Chair Madhabi Puri Buch initiates two multi-lingual tools from Central Depository Services (India) on its 25th anniversary, aiming to enhance accessibility in India's capital market.
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Life101 Launchpad: Online course teaching practical skills to youth
Wed, 27th Dec 2023
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Life101 Launchpad, a new online programme, aims to bolster youth financial literacy and life skills. .
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Tradies' guide: Prepare now for a fresh start in 2024
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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It’s critical that tradies take the opportunity ahead of the January cashflow slowdown to get their business in shape so they can make a fresh start.
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Tonik Bank and MoEngage bring digital banking to unbanked Filipinos
Mon, 23rd Oct 2023
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Tonik Bank collaborates with MoEngage, driving digital banking access for unbanked Filipinos and aiming to revolutionise financial services.
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Lista unveils new branding and focus on personal finance
Wed, 11th Oct 2023
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Lista, a finance application from the Philippines, is rebranding to emphasise personal finance and encourage users to gain financial literacy.
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ANZ digital finance transformations falling behind
Thu, 19th Jan 2023
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Only 5% of Australian organisations and 2% of their New Zealand counterparts have a strategy to accomplish a robust digital finance transformation.
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Montessori Australia, Raiz Invest improve financial literacy
Fri, 8th Apr 2022
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Montessori Australia (MA) has announced it is partnering with Raiz Invest to improve financial literacy for Australian children.
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Apple NZ posts modest profit of $23m
Tue, 2nd Feb 2021
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Apple NZ reports healthy revenue and modest profit in 2020, with revenue reaching $965.5m and a profit of $23.3m.
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Mastercard launches new initiatives to empower those hit by COVID-19 lockdowns
Tue, 12th May 2020
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Mastercard commits to bringing one billion people and 50 million businesses into the digital economy by 2025, with a focus on women entrepreneurs.
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Kiwis adopting great savings habits but overestimating returns
Tue, 19th Nov 2019
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Kiwis save beyond KiwiSaver but misjudge interest rates, losing out on potential investment gains.
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Government invests in financial literacy education
Wed, 7th Jun 2017
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Government invests $10.2m in financial education initiatives to equip young New Zealanders with money management skills.