Trendwatch
Amid higher inflation and ensuing economic slowdown, Southeast Asia presents immense opportunities for digital players to capture the consumer and SME…
     
Interviews
Radek Jezbera, co-CEO of alternative investment platform Kilde discussed the performance of private debt instruments against publicly traded assets and…
     
Radio Finance
Senior executives and heads of transaction finance and risk management in Asia Pacific discussed cross-border cash management, trade and supply chain challenges…
     
Press Release
Wee Ee Cheong, deputy chairman and CEO of UOB was recognised as Best Bank CEO in Singapore 2022 for fortifying the bank’s position as the leading consumer…
     
Press Release
Recently retired Maybank Group CEO Abdul Farid Alias was recognised for his lasting contribution to its reorganisation and consolidation as the largest…
     
Current Account
Industry veteran, stalwart and recently retired CEO of Maybank Abdul Farid Alias was honoured for his career achievements and contributions to the financial…
     
Interviews
Patrick Cao, president of GoTo Group, the largest technology player in Indonesia, talked about the company’s strategy to improve its bottomline following…
     
Interview
Patrick Cao, president of GoTo Group, the largest technology player in Indonesia, talked about the company’s strategy to improve its bottomline following…
     
Interviews
Martha Sazon, president and CEO of Mynt/GCash, discussed the rapid growth of the fintech company, how being cloud native helped it become profitable ahead…
     
Interviews
Temenos’ product director, Cormac Flanagan and chief marketing officer, Martin Häring, discussed the industry’s path towards core banking modernisation…
     
Interviews
Lawrence Chan, Group CEO of the Network for Electronic Transfers Singapore (NETS), discussed how the group is helping to shape the cashless payments in…
     
Radio Finance
Lawrence Chan, Group CEO of the Network for Electronic Transfers Singapore (NETS), discussed how the group is helping to shape the cashless payments in…
     
Interviews
Kaspar Situmorang, CEO of Bank Raya, the digital bank of BRI, discussed its focus on serving the new economy workers who depend on smartphones to be productive…
     
Interviews
CIMB Niaga's president director, Lani Darmawan, discussed the changes that the bank implemented, both in its work culture, and products and services, amid…
     
Interviews
Benedicto Haryono, co-founder and CEO of Koinworks discussed how the neobank aims to help underserved businesses and entrepreneurs manage their finances…
     
Perspectives
In this RadioFinance session, Yasushi Itagaki, CEO of Bank Danamon discussed how Indonesia responded to the COVID-19 pandemic, and how the bank intends…
     
Interviews
Jakob Rost, CEO and co-founder of Ayoconnect, one the largest open finance platforms in Southeast Asia discussed the use of common APIs, the potential…
     
Current Account
Despite widespread media reporting of US and Western sanctions on seven Russian banks, SWIFT has yet to disconnect any of them from its network. It will…
     
Current Account
EU leaders, Charles Michel and Ursula von der Leyen, jointly condemn Russian aggression against Ukraine, plan further sanctions while global markets plummet…
     
Awards Ceremonies
CEOs and decision-makers of banks across Asia Pacific discussed how the second year of the pandemic has impacted the financial strength and stability of…
     
Interview
Simon Loong, founder and group CEO of WeLab discussed the company’s plans to build a pan Asian digital banking business, the path to profitability of its…
     
Trendwatch
The world starts 2022, the third straight year, still in the throes of the COVID pandemic. While economic prospects appear to be gloomier than before,…
     
Interview
In this Leadership Perspective Series, Jose Arnulfo “Wick” Veloso, president of Philippine National Bank (PNB) discussed digital transformation, IT security,…
     
Interview
In this Leadership Perspectives Series, Marek Hovorka, head of Ubank discussed the establishment of the bank, how it was positioned among the subsidiaries…
     
Interview
In this Leadership Perspective Series, Samir Gupta, CEO, consumer banking at CIMB Group, discussed the strategy and opportunities that drive digital transformation.…
     
Interview
Aung Kyaw Moe, founder and CEO of 2C2P, discusses the transformation of the payments landscape and how the company has evolved from a payment security…
     
Interview
Mamerto Tangonan, deputy governor of BSP, discussed the latest developments in the Philippine’s journey to digitalising its financial ecosystem. He spoke…
     
Interview
Dennis Khoo, author and former UOB TMRW head, in this wide-ranging interview discussed the lessons from setting up one of the first digital banks in Southeast…
     
Sibos Round Up
David Whiteing, chief operating officer at Standard Chartered, discusses the bank’s digital transformation, its various digital platforms and partnerships…
     
Sibos Round Up
Tan Su Shan, group head of institutional banking at DBS, discusses DBS’ digital transformation story, the evolution of its financial ecosystem to address…
     
Briefing
Senior executives in the financial services industry discussed best practices and their preparedness to compete in the post-COVID digital world.
     
Interview
In this Leadership Perspective Series, Nguyen Duc Thach Diem, CEO at Sacombank, discussed how digital transformation creates a resilient organisation and…
     
Briefing
Senior executives in business, technology, operations and channels from two of the leading financial institutions and a technology company in Thailand…
     
Interview
Abdy D. Salimin, chief information officer and director of technology and operations, PermataBank, highlighted the opportunities in digital transformation,…
     
Interview
Romain Nouzareth, CEO and chairman of CCU.ai, a Quebec-based cryptocurrency miner, discussed its recent listing on the Toronto's TSX Venture Exchange and…
     
Briefing
This year's Innovation Leadership Dialogue focused on the challenges and complexities that leaders face as providers of stability in their respective organisations…
     
Trendwatch
Despite losing over $610 million worth of cryptocurrencies to a cyber hack, touted as the largest of its kind, Poly Network was able to recover all assets…
     
Interview
In this Leadership Perspective series, Domenic Fuda, group managing director and CEO at Hong Leong Bank (HLB), discussed the bank’s digital transformation…
     
Briefing
Heads of retail finance and financial technology discussed how payment is being commoditised and destroyed by fintechs.
     
Interview
Jarung Kiatsupapong, chief information officer (CIO) at Kasikorn Business-Technology Group (KBTG), discussed the bank’s ability to swiftly respond to challenging…
     
Interview
In this conversation, OneConnect Chief Executive Officer (Southeast Asia) Tan Bin Ru talked about the limited use of distributed ledger technology, especially…
     
Radio Finance
During The Asian Banker Financial Technology Dialogue, experts from leading institutions discussed emerging issues in the financial services industry amid…
     
Interview
In this Leadership Perspective Series, Jens Lottner – chief executive officer (CEO) of Vietnam Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Techcombank)…
     
Interview
In this Leadership Perspective series, Luu Trung Thai, Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank (MB Bank) vice chairman of the board of directors and CEO,…
     
Trendwatch
The use of cloud technology is gaining traction among financial institutions due to the efficiency, scale and saving that it affords. Regulators however…
     
Interview
In this Leadership Perspective series, Colin Dinn, executive vice president and segment head of Enterprise Technology and Operations at Security Bank talked…
     
Interview
Hashtacs (STACS) co-founder and managing director Benjamin Soh emphasised need for financial exchanges and markets to improve outdated operating models…
     
Interview
Stephan Dreyer, managing director of the Association of National Numbering Agencies, talked about the role of the global body in developing a common identifier…
     
Trendwatch
Several central banks are in different stages of implementing fiat digital currencies. Beyond domestic and retail applications, national central bank digital…
     
Interview
Karine Hirn, co-founder and partner at East Capital Holdings, points out that being state-owned in China is not as straightforward as it may seem.