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Better rates, lower fees not enough for digital banks to make a profit: analyst

Those who can tap into their parents’ customer base have the best chance of success.
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Better rates, lower fees not enough for digital banks to make a profit: analyst

Those who can tap into their parents’ customer base have the best chance of success.
1 day ago

BNPL platforms risk losing trust by ignoring SFA Code of Conduct

Under the Code of Conduct, BNPL providers need to show customers their ‘Trustmark’.

DBS Hong Kong offers two-in-one instant loan and credit card combo 

Users just need to scan their HKID to get both cash and a digital card in a single application.

Citi entices Hong Kong’s ultra-wealthy with first-ever Global Wealth Centre

The 10,000-square-foot space is staffed by senior bankers and specialists.

BNPL regulations toughen debt prevention and financial literacy in APAC

The Philippines, Vietnam, and Indonesia are more vulnerable to the risks of credit products, Euromonitor International reported.

Why the universal banking model is no longer sustainable

Changing customer attitudes and lowered barriers to entry has transformed how banks’ fortunes are made.

For French fintechs, Asia is a land of opportunities and learning

Compared to Europe, fintechs in Asia have struck a balance with banks, says Bpifrance Deputy CEO Arnaud Caudoux.

How GCash cornered the Philippines' ‘sachet’ economy 

The app has over 66 million users in a country of more than 111 million.

Why a hybrid platform is the answer to banks’ digital advisory woes

Customers seek confidence and clarity from financial advisers.

Meaningful experiences, wellness as key pillars of the return of travel: Mastercard’s Mayank Dutt

Mastercard’s cardholders in its affluent portfolio can access wellness programs on the go.

The new brand of personalisation that’s shaping Citi’s digital banking journey

Customers want options, but curate it–don’t just offer it, says Citibank’s Nilesh Kumar.

Fintech funding slows as COVID-driven digital hype fades

Valuations of technology stocks, both public and private, are down 60%, analysts said.

How are superapps changing the digital banking landscape?

In the future, a one-stop-shop may just be the way to go for bank customers.

Bank Mandiri reveals its top strategy

Thanks to this strategy, Bank Mandiri’s net profit grew 61.7% YoY in the first semester of 2022, SVP Thomas Wahyudi says.

Does the future of banking lie in the metaverse?

Virtual reality may be the answer to more digitally optimized financial services that does not sacrifice personalisation.

CIMB Niaga steps up its game amidst the digital banking boom trend through its super app OCTO Mobile

Now, OCTO Mobile by CIMB Niaga serves 2.7 million users and sees a 130.5% increase in financial transactions on an annual basis.

ANEXT Bank’s Toh Su Mei on how to stay ahead of SMEs needs

The CEO of Singapore’s newest digital bank talks about why banks find it challenging to meet the SMEs needs, and why digital banks are the answer.