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Australian watchdog cracks down on ‘misleading’ ICO, crypto funds

Australia’s financial regulator and watchdog is ramping up its scrutiny into ‘misleading or deceptive’ initial coin offerings and crypto-asset funds targeting retail investors. Read more: www.ccn.com

Aus business bank Tyro hooks up to Xero

Tyro, Australia’s business-only bank, announced two major advancements to its EFTPOS and Bank Account offerings – Flexible Same-Day Settlement and Read more: www.finextra.com

Australian Blockchain Delegation heads to China

A handful of Aussie blockchain startups are in Shanghai this week, part of a government-backed trade mission that aims to strengthen ties between the two nations Read more: www.ccn.com

Open banking will see banks gain business

Ireland-based consulting company Accenture has issued a study revealing that open banking in Australia is set to encourage data sharing between banks. Read more: www.thepaypers.com

Australian watchdog will monitor crypto exchanges

Australia’s securities regulator and watchdog is focusing efforts to keep a close eye on the cryptocurrency sector, including ICOs, as part its corporate action plan for 2018-19. Read more: www.ccn.com

Priviti sniffs Open Banking opportunity in Australia

As Australia prepares for its new Open Banking standards and the Consumer Data Right, Priviti, the global fintech company, is helping banks get ready to Read more: www.finextra.com

ASX probes penny stock seeking to raise $15m ICO

The Australian Securities Exchange is questioning an IT firm behind a listed penny stock seeking to raise $15 million via a token sale. Read more: www.coindesk.com

NAB boosts FinTech funding with an additional $50m to VC unit

The National Australia Bank is committing an additional $50m to its FinTech-focused venture capital division. Read more: fintech.global

Australia’s biggest stock exchange delays blockchain integration

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has postponed the integration of its blockchain post-trade settlements system from late 2020 to Q1 2021 Read more: www.ccn.com

Australian bank Tyro integrates with Alipay to support Chinese tourist transactions

Australian business-only challenger bank Tyro has integrated with mobile payments giant Alipay. Read more: fintech.global