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Australian property lending platform LendEx appoints board

LendEx, a leading Australian peer-to-peer lending platform for direct commercial property lending, has appointed two new prominent board members. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

Indonesia: Regulator predicts number of FinTech firms to double

FinTech in Indonesia is on the rise, thanks to its demographics and largely unbanked population. Read more: www.techwireasia.com

TCS Bancs wins AU$13.6m core banking system contract

Reserve Bank of Australia has made a decision to overhaul its core banking technology with TCS Financial Solutions’ Bancs system. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

Commonwealth Bank of Australia joins quantum revolution

QxBranch, the quantum computing and data analytics software company, has created a quantum computing simulator for the CBA. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

Voice biometrics take ANZ higher for mobile payments

ANZ has announced it will be the first Australian bank to introduce voice biometrics on mobile devices to allow higher value transactions. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

CommBank hails Albert POS terminal

Commonwealth Bank of Australia says that its decision to move into the point-of-sale hardware market two years ago has proved a success. Read more: www.finextra.com

Australian banks lose bitter battle with Apple Pay

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has denied authorisation for banks to collectively bargain with Apple and boycott Apple Pay. Read more: www.finextra.com

The rise of RegTech – the ‘little sister’ of FinTech

The RegTech Association will facilitate collaboration between RegTech startups and Australia's biggest financial institutions. Read more: www.finder.com.au

Stripe-backer Square Peg Capital closes $180m fund

Australian venture capital firm Square Peg Capital has closed its latest fund with $180m (AU$234m). The firm invested in Stripe’s $100m Series C round. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Australian delegation visits China pitching FinTech

Austrade, the Australian government trade commission for exporters and information, is in China this week. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com