The Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) and the Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SWITCH) concluded its combined week-long event on 15 November 2019, which attracted more than 60,000 participants from 140 countries. SFF x SWITCH will return next year from 9 to 13 November 2020.
MAS and Asia-Pacific Future Financial Research Institute Co-operate to Promote FinTech Innovation
Beijing, 13 May 2019… The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Asia-Pacific Future Financial Research Institute (AFF)
2. Under the Agreement, both parties have also committed to facilitate greater co-operation among financial institutions in Singapore and China to leverage on FinTech to benefit their consumers.
3. Mr Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief FinTech Officer, MAS, said, "Singapore and China have been longstanding partners on many fronts. This agreement is another step towards closer collaboration between the FinTech ecosystems of Singapore and China to benefit consumers and businesses. We look forward to greater knowledge exchange and deeper financial collaboration with the FinTech community in China to nurture a more vibrant global FinTech ecosystem in both countries."
4. Ms Du Yan, Executive President, AFF, said, "The FinTech era requires more international communication and cooperation. Regulators from different jurisdictions need to promote innovation in financial services to enhance financial inclusion globally. Additionally, different institutes should share knowledge and cooperate on innovation. We would like to make joint efforts to construct a better financial eco-environment and promote responsible innovations."
5. The agreement was signed before the FinTech Roundtable, co-organised by MAS and AFF.