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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

The bank of the future: How to embrace AI and analytics

Banks must invest in transforming capabilities across all four layers of the integrated capability stack, says McKinsey & Co.
13 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

Local bond market’s problems heighten Chinese banks' credit risks

The bond market’s repayment woes may force banks to make concessions for the sake of financial stability.
1 month ago

Taiwanese bills finance companies to be unaffected by recent COVID surge: Fitch

The country’s economic resilience has eased BFCs’ operational pressures.
1 month 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

Lending remains in doldrums despite APAC’s improved credit conditions

About 18% of the region’s financial institutions still have a negative outlook, says S&P.
3 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

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

Japanese banks' risk controls under test following Archegos fallout

After Nomura and MUFG, other banks are likely to announce losses related to the US investment firm.
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

Japanese bank’s risk controls under test following Archegos fallout

After Nomura and MUFG, other banks are likely to announce losses related to the US investment firm.
3 months ago