In Focus

12 Jan 18
Malaysian banks adopted the new standard on January 1, 2018.
9 Jan 18
Even their improved asset quality cannot mask these concerns.
20 Dec 17
Banks will continue to develop the use of technology and data analytics for AML.
12 Dec 17
The use of banks’ own internal models to calculate their RWA will be limited under the new rules.
4 Dec 17
Leverage levels are particularly high in China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea and Vietnam.
28 Nov 17
54% of fintechs have focused on banks.
21 Nov 17
Hong Kong has made the most significant advance with its bank resolution regime.
15 Nov 17
Devices spending in the sector will grow the fastest at 20%.
8 Nov 17
Nominal GDP also grew faster than shadow banking assets.
31 Oct 17
Moderating housing loan growth could drag banks' profitability.
18 Oct 17
How could open banking revolutionise how banks generate value?
11 Oct 17
Check out the latest developments around blockchain in Singapore.
3 Oct 17
Loan growth could weaken and NPLs could rise.
27 Sep 17
The PBOC's balance-sheet claims on depository institutions hit US$1.4t as of July.
20 Sep 17
JP Morgan and Citi are amongst the banks deploying virtual branches.
12 Sep 17
Most banks can begin with improving their knowledge of data analytics.
6 Sep 17
The banks registered NIM expansion of 4-8bp.
29 Aug 17
It formed up to 44% of banks' commission income in 1H17.
23 Aug 17
The regulators and financial institutions seemingly have played a “Whack-A-Mole” game, says BBVA.
16 Aug 17
The cost of cybercrime is estimated to hit US$575b per year.
8 Aug 17
The enhanced regulation is finally showing some results.
2 Aug 17
But high corporate leverage still presents latent risk.
25 Jul 17
They hate the long waiting time for just a single transaction.
19 Jul 17
That is if housing loans grow by up to 6%.
12 Jul 17
Meet OCBC and DBS's chatbots.
5 Jul 17
Those who excel in digital could reduce their costs by up to 30%.
28 Jun 17
Global cost of data breaches will reach an estimated $2.1t by 2019.
20 Jun 17
The banks' asset quality continues to deteriorate.
14 Jun 17
Video banking will play an important role in the bank branch of the future.
7 Jun 17
Wealth management is showing great potential for the three biggest banks.
31 May 17
Chinese corporates have signalled the strongest shift towards international banks.
22 May 17
The growing stressed asset burden amidst stretched corporate balance sheets is one.
16 May 17
And contactless card transactions will exceed $2t by 2021.
10 May 17
The success rate of bot interactions in banking could reach over 90%.
2 May 17
Weak franchise banks greatly underperformed during the quarter.
25 Apr 17
Net profit of two banks will decline, whilst that of one bank will remain flat.
18 Apr 17
Find out why branch transformation depends primarily on technology.
10 Apr 17
If incumbent Asian banks should be wary of fintech firms, it is not because of the disruption they can cause.
3 Apr 17
ASEAN has become a hotbed for SME-focussed banking innovations.