MAS and BoJ announce fintech push

Singapore in new fintech drive

Two of Asia's premier central banks announced the establishment of separate financial technology centres today (April 1), signalling intentions to ratchet up activity in a fast-moving area where central banks have been accused of dragging their feet.

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) revealed it will set up a fintech office in collaboration with the National Research Foundation (NRF), which will serve as a "one-stop virtual entity for all fintech matters and to promote Singapore as a

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