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Gulf banking consolidation 'long overdue'

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22-Apr-19 The wave of M&A in GCC financial services is needed to raise efficiencies and build the scale required to increase investments in financial technology, as payment solutions are increasingly enabled by fintech, according to Rishi Kapoor, co-CEO of Investcorp. [image: ADCB / Handout via Thomson Reuters Zawya]

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China’s SaaS market is booming

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08-Apr-19 China’s software as a service market is one of the fastest growing, and will double from 2018 to 2020. The market is still relatively small, so there is significant room for foreign firms to be strong competitors. [image: Asia Briefing Ltd.]

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China to push 5G commercialisation even as Huawei faces US-led resistance

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25-Mar-19 China plans to accelerate commercialisation of 5G in a "final sprint", with 60% of the USD256 bn 2019 tech budget allocated to telecommunications. Industrial Internet, smart transport, intelligent manufacturing, smart medical care and digital agriculture are among the priorities. [image: South China Morning Post]

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Kargo launches to tackle logistics in Indonesia

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20-Mar-19 Indonesia-based logistic startup, Kargo Technologies, debuts in Southeast Asia after raising seed funding of USD7.6 mn. Kargo is also backed by Uber founder Travis Kalanick’s 10100 Fund, and co-founder of Northstar Group, Patrick Walujo, an early investor in Go-Jek. [image: KrAsia]

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Alipay, Barclaycard help UK retailers reach Chinese tourists

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14-Mar-19 Alipay and Barclaycard - which processes half the UK's card transactions - have collaborated to allow UK retailers to accept Alipay. 483,000 Chinese tourists will spend USD1.33 bn in 2019. The UK also has about 493,000 Chinese residents and students. [image: Alizila]

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