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Digitalisation creeping into non-tech roles as Singapore banks accelerate hiring

The sector will continue in a “reform and transform” path, hinging on successful digital banking applicants.
6 days ago

Digitalisation creeping into non-tech roles as Singapore banks accelerate hiring

The sector will continue in a “reform and transform” path, hinging on successful digital banking applicants.
6 days ago

'Buy now, pay later' speaks to convenience as more Filipinos remain unbanked

Bypassing credit cards, the payment instalment options prove to be attractive.
11 days ago

What does ‘gold standard’ mean for Asia’s payments and e-commerce scene?

The market’s diverse challenges open the door for solutions that tackle country or region-specific issues.
20 days ago

Citi Global Wealth APAC Co-head Fabio Fontainha outlines bank's ambitions

Fontainha expounds on Citi's wealth goals, which include adding $150b AUM across the APAC franchise in four years’ time.
21 days ago

Security Bank CEO Sanjiv Vohra on future-proofing a bank amidst a time of upheaval

The CEO of Philippines’ first private bank post-war highlights the importance of a people-centric approach in future-proofing a bank whilst tackling a crisis.
28 days ago

Why the hybrid work model is here to stay for banks

Banks stand to lose on cost savings and even on attracting talent if they stubbornly push for the return of pre-pandemic work set-up.
1 month ago

Philippines’ newest neobank aims to disrupt the industry with a dash of personality

Tonik Digital Bank wants to become the first bank brand in the country with “a sense of humor.”
1 month ago

How does Taiwan’s bilingual push enhance the competitive edge of its banks?

We spoke with local banks and the regulator to ask how the bilingual services enhances the financial industry's global competitiveness.
2 months ago

Global banks on a hiring craze as they vie for rich Asians’ assets

HSBC, Goldman Sachs, and Citi are all eyeing a piece of the region's trillion-dollar financial market.
2 months ago

Japan’s top internet-only bank seeks to scale Taiwan’s banking industry

Rakuten International Commercial Bank leverages its parent’s 20 years’ experience in Japan and its extensive global network of companies and partners.
2 months ago

Mazars partners welcomed to ABF Awards judging panel

In this exclusive interview, Justin Tan and Sean Choo also share their thoughts on the “new normal” of Post-COVID-19 banking.
11 months ago

Singapore steps up efforts to boost FX ecosystem as Hong Kong closes in fast

Citi launched a pricing engine that cuts the time it takes to route a trade between Singapore to Tokyo.
1 year ago

400 million wearables could be converted for smart payments push by 2022

Mastercard and Tappy are using token technology to allow payments using accessories.
1 year ago

How UnionBank is future-proofing its workforce against digital disruptions

In anticipation of the future of work, it launched UnionBank University about a decade ago to stay ahead.
1 year ago

How kakaobank successfully cracked the profitability code two years after rocket launch

In the first half of the year ended June 31, kakaobank hauled net income of KRW10b ($8.58m), booking net profit for the first time following a protracted loss-making period.
1 year ago

How GoBear expanded beyond financial comparison

It plans to enter partnerships to develop bespoke insurance solutions.
1 year ago

Malaysia's Islamic banks pull ahead of Indonesia in the digital curve

CIMB Group has pledged to invest $477m over the next five years to strengthen its digital platforms.
1 year ago