Interviews
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Lichen Hung, O-Bank’s CIO, shared insights into the journey and motivations behind transforming a traditional banking institution into a leading digital-first…
     
Interviews
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Alvin Lee, CEO of Maybank Singapore, discussed the bank’s strategic initiatives, its role as a regional hub, and the importance of a value-driven approach…
     
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As Southeast Asia’s economic clout continues its inexorable rise, Cathay United Bank (CUB) is turbocharging its Singapore operations, establishing the…
     
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Trinh Vinh Hien, chief technology and digital officer of Vietnam’s PVcomBank, and Ramki Ramakrishnan, managing director for Asia Pacific at Temenos, shared…
     
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Baiduri Bank is modernising its core banking capabilities by implementing Temenos Transact, paving the way for enhanced digital services, streamlined operations,…
     
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MB Bank's long-standing partnership with Temenos has enabled its digital transformation, recently upgrading to the Java-based Tab J framework and scaling…
     
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One of Vietnam‘s leading commercial banks, Saigon-Hanoi Bank, accelerates its digital evolution with cutting-edge banking solutions.
     
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HSBC Singapore is intensifying its focus on international wealth management, aiming to attract more affluent and ultra-high-net-worth clients. The bank…
     
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As the global financial landscape continues to evolve, digital advancements are playing an important role in reshaping transaction finance, according to…
     
Interviews
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At a recent roundtable, chief risk officers (CROs) from major banks across Asia Pacific discussed strategies for tackling emerging threats and building…
     
Interview
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Accelerated growth in digital transactions and evolving customer needs require more resilient core, scalable architectures, and strategic AI adoption,…
     
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GXBank is the frontrunner in inclusive, technology-driven financial services in Malaysia. Its CEO Lai Pei Si discussed the bank’s journey since its launch…
     
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As Malaysia embraces digital finance, AEON Bank's Raja Teh Maimunah, discusses the heritage and strategies shaping the nation’s first Shariah-compliant…
     
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Ahead of his keynote at The Asian Banker Summit in Hong Kong on 23 May 2024, Chris Holmes, or Lord Holmes of the UK House of Lords, discussed his expansive…
     
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Malaysia’s KAF Investment Bank builds its new digital platform to bring Islamic banking up to date for a new age.
     
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Dennis Tan, CEO of Prudential Singapore, discussed the shifting concerns of customers post-pandemic towards personal well-being and financial security.…
     
Trendwatch
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The boards of many financial institutions lag in recognising technology’s critical role, risking resilience and competitiveness due to insufficient investment…
     
Trendwatch
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TABInsights’ global benchmarks in retail and digital banks, and financial platforms, signal a significant shift towards digital transformations
     
Speeches and Presentations
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Industry leaders converged in Seoul to explore the transformative potential of emerging technologies like AI and blockchain, and highlighted the imperative…
     
Interviews
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Under chairman 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
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The global banking industry faces a unique confluence of challenges and opportunities, shaped by evolving economic landscapes, technological innovations,…
     
Interviews
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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…
     
Excerpts
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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…
     
Interviews
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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…
     
Interviews
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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…
     
Excerpts
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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,…
     
Excerpts
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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…
     
Interviews
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GXS Bank, backed by Grab Holdings and Singtel, operates in Singapore and Malaysia. Group CEO Muthukrishnan Ramaswami discussed how the digital bank model…
     
Excerpts
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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,…
     
Interviews
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
     
Interviews
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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…
     
Interviews
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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…
     
Excerpts
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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…
     
Interviews
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The bank will expand its worldwide wholesale banking business through its Asia Pacific network, concentrating on industry knowledge, sustainability, and…