Digital Banking

Amid soaring demand for online and mobile alternatives, new digital players are transforming banking for individuals and companies.



June 2019

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) first announced that it will award five digital bank licenses


Digital bank license applications were submitted, of which 14 were shortlisted

Dec 4, 2020

MAS awarded digital full bank licenses to Grab-Singtel consortium and Sea, as well as digital wholesale bank licenses to Ant Group and Greenland consortium

Early 2022

Estimated year that MAS expects digital banks to be operational in Singapore


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DBS announces successful test of FX and government securities using DeFi tools, as part of Project Guardian

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StanChart-NTUC’s Trust digital bank launches credit card, savings account, accident insurance

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Ant Group soft launches ANEXT in S’pore, a digital wholesale bank focused on SME funding

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OCBC announces mass hiring of 1,500 tech workers with majority of roles to be based in S’pore

Grab quietly offers business loans, cash advances ahead of its digital bank launch in S’pore

Trust Bank is S’pore’s newest digital bank jointly launched by Standard Chartered and NTUC

OCBC implements ‘kill switch’ to combat scams, but customers need to do their part too

DBS Digital Exchange hits billion-dollar mark in trading value, to list more tokens for trading

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