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…
     
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…
     
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(STACS) co-founder and managing director Benjamin Soh emphasised need for financial exchanges and markets to improve outdated operating models…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.
     
Co-published
At the Finance Vietnam Leadership Dialogue 2021, heads of retail banking, products and businesses, including Le Xuan Vu, MB Bank; Dinh Van Chien, TP Bank;…
     
Radio Finance
At the Finance Vietnam Leadership Dialogue 2021, heads of retail banking, products and businesses, including Le Xuan Vu, MB Bank; Dinh Van Chien, TP Bank;…
     
Trendwatch
ASEAN member countries have taken steps to advance cross-border interoperability of standardised quick response (QR) code for payments and introduce…
     
Current Account
WFE has just published its latest market highlights report that studied the impact of the events of 2020 on markets across capitalisation, listed companies,…
     
News Analysis
DBS full-year 2020 net profit fell 26% to SGD 4.72 billion ($3.5 billion) despite record operating profit of SGD 8.43 billion ($6.3 billion) as total allowances…
     
Interview
SGX's Rehan Ahmed and Temasek's Pradyumna Agrawal discuss the joint venture between the two organisations to build a full fledged infrastructure for digital…
     
Interview
In this RadioFinance session, we will discuss the forecasts and the impact of the pandemic on the banking industry, rise in credit costs and declines in…
     
News Analysis
Significant risks to asset quality and profitability persist for banks in the region as start of COVID-19 vaccination may not ensure sustained and even…
     
Trendwatch
The World Bank expects growth in emerging markets and developing economies in East Asia and Pacific to rebound to 7.4% in 2021 as the pandemic subsides…
     
Interview
Serra Wei, founder and CEO of Taiwan-based Aegis Custody, discusses the market potential of digitalised trade account receivables as an alternative investment…
     
Sponsored content
In this RadioFinance virtual roundtable on payments transformation, practitioners discussed how pressures from low rates and thinning margins are forcing…
     
Radio Finance
In this RadioFinance virtual roundtable on payments transformation, practitioners discussed how pressures from low rates and thinning margins are forcing…
     
Current Account
After a COVID-19 led delay, the Monetary Authority of Singapore finally announced the winners of four of five digital banking licences that it planned…
     
Research Note
Exceptional leadership is demonstrated and proven during periods of sustained challenges and adversities to deliver strong and sustainable outcomes.
     
Sibos Round Up
Heads of cash, trade and treasury of three leading US transaction banks discuss the impact of COVID-19 on trade and payment flows as well as industry outlook…
     
Sibos Round Up
Well Fargo’s regional president and head of corporate and investment banking for Asia Pacific, Jafar Amin, discusses the rebound in inter regional trade…
     
Interview
The president and CEO at Krungthai Bank, Payong Srivanich, discusses the bank’s digital reinvention to enhance customer experience by improving service…
     
Sibos Round Up
BNY Mellon’s global trade finance product head Joon Kim, and head of treasury services in Asia Pacific, Arnon Goldstein, discuss the prospects of a recovery…
     
Interview
Anubhuti Gupta, head of APAC, Rosenberg Equities at AXA IM discusses with Foo Boon Ping the company’s ESG strategy and framework as well as how it is leveraging…
     
Sibos Round Up
Faisal Ameen, head of global transaction services for Asia Pacific and Japan at Bank of America, discusses the impact of COVID-19 on trade and payment…
     
Interview
Mary Huen, CEO of Standard Chartered Hong Kong, shares her insights into the role of Hong Kong as an international financial centre, China’s opening agenda…
     
Interview
Oliver Plein, global head of investment specialists ESG at DWS discusses how sustainability related regulations and investor demand have driven ESG integration…
     
Trendwatch
Until the pullback in early September, the S&P 500 has climbed almost 25% in 2020 outstripping other sectors. This points to an uneven K-shaped recovery…
     
Interview
The head of digital and user experience at TMB Bank, Robert Anghel, discusses how the bank is focusing on consumers’ growing appetite for digital services…
     
Interview
In this instalment of the Digital Reinvention Dialogue series, Nghiem Xuan Thanh, Chairman of Hanoi-based Vietcombank, maps out the bank’s journey towards…
     
Interview
Newly appointed ESG head for Asia Pacific at Deutsche Bank explains to Foo Boon Ping and Chris Georgiou the importance of the region to the global sustainability…
     
Interview
In this Digital Reinvention Dialogue, the senior vice president of the transformation office at Bank Mandiri, Adinata Widia, shares how the bank starts…
     
Interview
In this Digital Reinvention Dialogue, the chief technology and transformation officer of Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank), Henry Aguda, shares…
     
Interview
TPBank CEO Nguyen Hung shares how the bank’s digital transformation is being anchored not just on technology, but also right mindset of its staff and process.
     
Interview
In this Digital Reinvention Dialogue, BPI chief digital officer, Noel Santiago shares his ideas on how important it is carry digital transformation across…
     
Interview
The president director of Bank Central Asia (BCA), Jahja Setiaatmadja, talks about how accelerating the bank’s digital transformation has helped in expanding…
     
Interview
Evaluating companies in a measurement system that emphasises the UN SDG targets leads to incoherent results, according to INNORBIS founder and CEO Angelica…
     
Sponsored content
Shenzhen-based Chinese tech giant Huawei held its Asia Pacific Financial Industry Storage Summit 2020, on 13 August to address the latest trends, developments,…
     
editorial
Beirut was hit by massive explosions on 4 August 2020 that wreaked widespread damage to the city and significant loss of lives. Our thoughts are with the…
     
Interview
Donald Lacey, managing director and chief operating officer of Ping An Global Voyager Fund discusses the investment philosophy of the company, the themes…
     
Current Account
Nandini Sukumar, CEO, The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE), shares the results of its sixth annual sustainability survey that showed increased engagement…
     
Sponsored
Nick Wilde, managing director for Asia Pacific (APAC) at Thought Machine, a cloud native technology provider, discusses the readiness of financial institutions…