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Philippines’ newest neobank aims to disrupt the industry with a dash of personality

Tonik Digital Bank wants to become the first bank brand in the country with “a sense of humor.”
12 days ago

Philippines’ newest neobank aims to disrupt the industry with a dash of personality

Tonik Digital Bank wants to become the first bank brand in the country with “a sense of humor.”
12 days ago

How does Taiwan’s bilingual push enhance the competitive edge of its banks?

We spoke with local banks and the regulator to ask how the bilingual services enhances the financial industry's global competitiveness.
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Global banks on a hiring craze as they vie for rich Asians’ assets

HSBC, Goldman Sachs, and Citi are all eyeing a piece of the region's trillion-dollar financial market.
23 days ago

Japan’s top internet-only bank seeks to scale Taiwan’s banking industry

Rakuten International Commercial Bank leverages its parent’s 20 years’ experience in Japan and its extensive global network of companies and partners.
26 days ago

Mazars partners welcomed to ABF Awards judging panel

In this exclusive interview, Justin Tan and Sean Choo also share their thoughts on the “new normal” of Post-COVID-19 banking.
10 months ago

Singapore steps up efforts to boost FX ecosystem as Hong Kong closes in fast

Citi launched a pricing engine that cuts the time it takes to route a trade between Singapore to Tokyo.
1 year ago

400 million wearables could be converted for smart payments push by 2022

Mastercard and Tappy are using token technology to allow payments using accessories.
1 year ago

How UnionBank is future-proofing its workforce against digital disruptions

In anticipation of the future of work, it launched UnionBank University about a decade ago to stay ahead.
1 year ago

How kakaobank successfully cracked the profitability code two years after rocket launch

In the first half of the year ended June 31, kakaobank hauled net income of KRW10b ($8.58m), booking net profit for the first time following a protracted loss-making period.
1 year ago

How GoBear expanded beyond financial comparison

It plans to enter partnerships to develop bespoke insurance solutions.
1 year ago

Malaysia's Islamic banks pull ahead of Indonesia in the digital curve

CIMB Group has pledged to invest $477m over the next five years to strengthen its digital platforms.
1 year ago

Banks rethink business models as fintechs play catch-up

To hold their ground against fintechs, banks are redefining themselves.
1 year ago

Incumbent lenders rethink business models in race against virtual banks

ZhongAn International, the company behind one of the city's virtual banks, weighs in on the opportunities and challenges ahead.
1 year ago

Hear the story behind DBS's digital transformation

Trevor Cheung, Managing Director of Ecosystems, Group Technology and Operations, will share the secrets to the bank's digital dominance.
1 year ago

How Singapore fintech Cashwagon serves Asia's underbanked

In July, Cashwagon launched a cash pick-up option in the Philippines.
1 year ago

How banks in Asia-Pacific can survive in an age of declining profitability

Cutting down branches and migrating banking services to online and mobile channels are key to keeping costs down.
1 year ago

How Taishin Bank is aiming to dazzle Asia's ultra-rich

The bank aims to increase wealth management revenue and AUM by 8-10% annually through the strategic use of digital tools and branch interactions.
1 year ago