Developed economies in Asia Pacific provide better supporting conditions for their women entrepreneurs to prosper, such as high opportunity to attain advanced knowledge assets and access to mainstream financial services ,compared to emerging markets, according to Mastercard’s inaugural Women’s Entrepreneurial Index.
Following the launch of the ISO 20022 Harmonisation Charter, an industry-driven framework to facilitate the rollout of ISO 20022 globally, SWIFT has formed a global market practice task force of markets infrastructures and banks.
Hitachi, Ltd. and the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. (BTMU) have announced that they have started Proof of Concept (PoC) testing for using blockchain technology for digitalization of checks in Singapore.
A8 New Media Group Limited announces that with effect from 1 September 2016, Liu Pun Leung will cease to be the Chief Financial Officer of the company and Lin Qian will be appointed as the CFO of the company.
Midas Holdings Limited has announced that Chan Chee Kin has tendered his resignation and ceased to act as the Chief Financial Officer of the company with effect from 30 June 2016 for personal reasons and to pursue other interests.
China’s economy has stabilized in the second quarter, with gross domestic product rising 6.7 percent during the period from a year earlier, in line with the government’s growth target of at least 6.5 percent for the full year, reports Bloomberg.