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Under president Cho Yong-byoung, the Korea Federation of Banks will focus on enhancing industry ethics and innovation, aiming to combat misrepresentation…
     
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Pedro Sousa Cardoso, Chief Digital Officer, outlines the bank's ambitious journey - from revamping its core infrastructure to cloud-native solutions and…
     
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Senior executives of the bank discussed their advancements in the Philippines in line with their goal of providing a comprehensive financial services platform…
     
Trendwatch
The global banking industry faces a unique confluence of challenges and opportunities, shaped by evolving economic landscapes, technological innovations,…
     
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Eli Shoshani, head for Asia Pacific at Bottomline Technologies, emphasised the rapid advancements and innovations in artificial intelligence and other…
     
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Toss Bank, led by CEO Hong Min-taek, shakes up South Korea's digital banking scene with innovation, daily interest payouts, and efficiency, positioning…
     
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Andrew Jong, managing director of personal financial services, and Kevin Ng, head of small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) banking, talk about the bank's…
     
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China Merchants Bank demonstrated resilience and growth in wealth management despite economic challenges from a beleaguered real estate sector
     
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Huang Jin, general manager of wealth management and private banking at China Minsheng Bank, discussed the bank’s private banking strategies that emphasise…
     
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SBI has completed a technical pilot as part of MAS's Project Guardian, diving into asset tokenisation and DeFi, highlighting the importance of regulatory…
     
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Priyanka Gargav of Adyen and Anshul Gupta from TabSquare discussed how the latter uses Adyen’s platform for an all-in-one payment solution tailored for…
     
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Aki Ismasufian, CEO of Standard Chartered Brunei, discusses the bank's focus on digital transformation, sustainability, and financial inclusion, emphasizing…
     
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BIBD celebrates its 30th anniversary with a focus on becoming a leading Islamic bank in Asia Pacific, driven by sustainable growth, digital transformation,…
     
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Ti Eng Hui,CEO of Baiduri Bank, highlights the institution's transformative journey with the integration of a new core banking system, emphasising improved…
     
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Ecobank's head of consumer banking, Korede Demola-Adeniyi spearheads initiatives in SME, digital banking, and financial inclusion, empowers women entrepreneurs,…
     
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Alex Manson and Kelvin Tan of audax discuss how the company enables banks to efficiently modernise technology infrastructure through a core banking agnostic…
     
Sibos Round Up
A roundup of key insights from Sibos 2023, Swift’s annual conference held in September in Toronto, Canada, that brought together industry leaders to explore…
     
Profile
Aaron Loo, Managing Director Retail Banking at AmBank Group shares how the bank is coping with increased competition for deposits by adding value to traditional…
     
Interviews
With an extensive background in the trade finance and transaction banking industry with institutions such as Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. and Citi, CEO Vikram…
     
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Clients are embracing digital tools and HSBC's innovative financial solutions to adapt to evolving consumer behavior, technology disruptions, ESG transitions,…
     
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Shekhar Bhandari, Kotak Mahindra Bank's president of global transaction banking, highlighted three major themes from Sibos 2023, focusing on the importance…
     
Sibos Round Up
The opening plenary at Sibos 2023 in Toronto featured insights from Swift's leadership on key financial industry trends, including AI, tokenisation, CBDCs,…
     
Sibos Round Up
     
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In this interview, Wee Ee Cheong, deputy chairman and CEO of United Overseas Bank, a leading Singapore bank with a major presence in ASEAN, shares insights…
     
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The fintech’s shift to a full-fledged digital bank in Malaysia reflects its focus on regional expansion and the ethos of financial inclusion, backed by…
     
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The linchpin of cross-border finance for decades, Swift fosters innovation through collaborations and experiments with central banks and industry enablers
     
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Strong financial performance and operational efficiency will allow SATO Technologies to scale up mining power over the next 12 to 24 months leading to…
     
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NDB focuses on sustainable development and infrastructure financing in emerging economies, collaborating with other multilateral banks and seeking to mobilize…
     
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Swift remains adaptable and committed to integrating emerging technologies like digital currencies and blockchain, ensuring efficient cross-border transactions…
     
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The bank will expand its worldwide wholesale banking business through its Asia Pacific network, concentrating on industry knowledge, sustainability, and…
     
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Daniel Cheong, head of consumer banking at CIMB, is spearheading an innovative approach to cater to diverse customer needs through evolving product offerings,…
     
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Formerly a French buyout specialist, Ardian today is a global private equity house with a portfolio worth $156 billion, diversifying across sectors with…
     
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Then Kian Foh, co-CEO of Collectius, delves into the intricacies of the NPL market in Southeast Asia, and the company’s unique regional operating model…
     
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Cloud-based infrastructure plays a crucial role in enabling digital cross-border instant payment systems between Singapore and India
     
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Asia has banded together to improve cross-border payment integration, connectivity, and interoperability for faster, cheaper, and more inclusive transactions,…
     
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Budiman Tanjung, chief of network and digital banking at Bank CIMB Niaga, shares how its retail banking business benefitted from rising interest rates…
     
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Chairman of NatWest Group and the first chairman of the Financial Services Authority, Howard Davies, is a polymath whose career spans academia, public…
     
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Indonesian fintech lending platform, Batumbu, is providing supply chain financing for FMCG, F&B, and pharmaceutical sectors, aiming to facilitate business…
     
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PermataBank melds the highs of digital banking with a human touch, retooling both technology and design to delight customers across touchpoints
     
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South Korea’s private fintech alliance envisions a competitive fintech industry that creates quality jobs and provides innovative services
     
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GLN’s portfolio of mobile payment services spans developed and emerging-market economies in the US Pacific territory of Saipan, and Asia
     
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Hana Bank stays ahead of fintech players and digital-only banks by strengthening its own digital capabilities, and broadening its spread of online products…
     
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Shinhan Bank, one of South Korea’s oldest banks, has been actively promoting digital transformation and innovation, premiering metaverse initiative Shinamon…
     
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KB Financial’s success in the corporate and investment banking space can be attributed to its reorganisation efforts since 2018
     
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Sacombank implements Temenos Infinity to provide composable banking services and elevate the omnichannel experience for users
     
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Bank Central Asia (BCA), the largest listed company in Indonesia and the biggest bank in Southeast Asia by market capitalisation, has experienced a remarkable…
     
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Simon Beitz, CEO of Alex Bank, discusses how the bank is disrupting the traditional banking industry with a lending-led and low operating cost business…
     
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ICBC established a new data platform operation centre to facilitate business integration and reduce data redundancy, which helped the bank acquire over…
     
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Deutsche Bank posted its highest profits since 2007 following a strategic overhaul in 2019—strong transaction banking performance in Asia Pacific and data-driven…
     
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Ping An is partnering with digital supply chain and e-commerce platforms to grow its transaction banking business and serve customers across their trade…