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Union Bancaire Privée nabs wholesale bank license in Singapore

UBP will soon offer SGD services like deposits and loans.
2 years ago

Union Bancaire Privée nabs wholesale bank license in Singapore

UBP will soon offer SGD services like deposits and loans.
2 years ago

ESG Financing in Asia: Ready for Take Off?

Asia’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) financing scene is gaining traction against the backdrop of supportive government policies such as tax incentives and growing stakeholder pressure for responsible financing. The S$1.2b green loan raised by Singapore-based Frasers Property is the latest in a series of green loan deals in the region.
2 years ago

The IBOR transition: A certainty, not a choice

As the pace of global regulatory change increases, it is clear that the Inter-Bank Offered Rates (IBORs) of major currencies will evolve or that alternate nearly risk-free reference rates (ARRs) will soon be introduced. These changes will have an impact across a wide range of organisations, including banks, buy-side, sell-side and corporates. In this environment, organisations in Asia-Pacific with IBOR exposures should be taking active steps to understand the scale of the transition and the associated risks in order to prepare for the changes ahead.
2 years ago

Riding the waves of opportunities: Asia to spur infrastructure growth

Urbanisation, together with population growth, is expected to add another 2.5 billion people to urban areas around the world by 2050, according to a United Nations report launched earlier this year. The potential challenges this will bring will be far-reaching, particularly in Asia and Africa where nearly 90 percent of the increase is set to take place.
2 years ago

Korea's Kookmin Bank ties up with the Philippines' RCBC

The partnership aims to provide financial services to corporate customers in both countries.
2 years ago

ING Bank appoints Yuanyuan Liu as branch manager of ING Bank Beijing and head of corporate clients in China

She was previously the Beijing branch manager and head of Corporate Banking Coverage of North China at Deustche Bank.
2 years ago

MUFG Bank appoints Manoj Bhatia as head of global subsidiary banking for Asia & Oceania

He will head the team developing multinational client portfolios for 13 regional markets.
2 years ago

RHB Banking Group appoints Omar Siddiq as head of group wholesale banking

He will report to group managing director, Dato’ Khairussaleh Ramli.
3 years ago

Asian banks' wholesale revenues soar 21% in 2017

They lead the rest of the world when shares of global banks plunged 17%.
3 years ago

Siam Commercial Bank's FEVP Vish Jain talks about the power of digital in wholesale banking

He also reveals how digitisation is vital to improving customer experience.
3 years ago

What fintech solutions do Asian banks offer to SMEs?

For banks to truly resolve the SMEs’ pain points, they will have to do more than just offer conventional banking products and services.
3 years ago

Chart of the Week: Fewer Chinese banks relied on wholesale funding for asset growth

The maturity profiles of wholesale funds also improved.
3 years ago

Citi names K Balasubramanian as head of corporate banking for the Indian subcontinent

Citi announced the appointment of K Balasubramanian (Bala), as Head of Corporate Banking, Indian subcontinent, comprising of India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, effective December 1, 2017.
3 years ago

Meet Citi's new global subsidiaries group head for Asia Pacific

Find out how Munir Nanji plans to leverage the growth in intra-Asia trade.
4 years ago