technology

Hong Kong consults market on listing rules for specialist tech firms

Pre-commercial companies are subject to a minimum market capitalisation requirement of HK$15 billion ($1.9 billion), while those with annual revenues of HK$250 million are expected to have a capitalisation of at least HK$8 billion at the time of listing.
October 25, 2022

Singapore firm broadens blockchain capabilities

ChainUp has announced the appointment of former Singapore prime minister and MAS chairman, Goh Chok Tong to its board, the completion of its acquisition of Bedrock Trust Pte, and further strategic expansion through partnerships.
October 03, 2022

VIDEO: How Allied Bank is meeting evolving customer needs in Pakistan

With a consistent focus on delivering innovation and integrated solutions to new and existing customers alike, Allied Bank has secured FinanceAsia's award for 'Best Domestic Bank in Pakistan' for 2022. CEO Aizid Razzaq Gill outlines recent digital and other initiatives, as well as reveals how the bank is looking to further enhance its products and capabilities going forward.

New ways to transact in the digital age

New technologies and digital tools are providing finance leaders with simpler, faster and safer ways to work. In an ever-changing business environment, innovative transaction banking solutions help institutions seamlessly connect with their network or better access and optimise working capital. Senior leaders from Zuellig Pharma, Amcor and HSBC discuss viable solutions in the HSBC Smarter Business Series, a content partnership with CorporateTreasurer, a sister title of FA.

Start-up spotlight: Orca on the (cyber) defensive

A record number of venture capital investments are pouring into the cybersecurity industry, as cyberattacks grow in volume and variety. With attackers taking advantage of the hybrid work environment, cybersecurity is now a crucial business enabler and start-ups like Orca Security are reaping the benefits.
October 05, 2021