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Open banking in APAC: leveraging data, API for better solutions 

Banks have to remain consistent and continuous in testing best practices.
1 day ago

Open banking in APAC: leveraging data, API for better solutions 

Banks have to remain consistent and continuous in testing best practices.
1 day 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.
7 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.
12 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.
22 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.
22 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.
29 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

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

How Philippines’ cash management services thrived amongst MSMEs amidst the crisis

BDO, Security Bank, and BPI on how the pandemic changed Philippines' cash management services industry.
2 months ago

Indonesia upturns payments market with new foreign-friendly rules

The new regulations reduce the number of licenses and makes clinching foreign capital easier.
3 months ago

Strong IPO turnout buoys Thailand's investment banks in 2020

Market rebounded in H2 2020 and raised higher capital compared to 2019.
3 months ago

Standard Chartered unveils K11 Atelier Priority Private Centre in Hong Kong

It aims to address the specific needs of affluent clients with HK$8m in AUM.
3 months ago

Long way ahead for the Philippines’ digital banking hopes

Infrastructure and consumer issues remain, even with the framework laid out.
3 months ago

What's up with central banks' craze around digital currencies?

Whilst it may improve payment systems, card firms and payment platforms won’t be happy with the potential new competition.
3 months ago

Thailand IPO boom to buoy Siam Commercial Bank's bottom line

The country is Asia's second most active IPO market in 2020.
4 months ago