Exclusives

Banking Technology, Wholesale Banking
20 Aug 19
SWIFT gpi is carrying over $300b a day in 145 currencies across more than 1,200 country corridors.
Financial Technology
19 Aug 19
In July, Cashwagon launched a cash pick-up option in the Philippines.
Branch Banking, Retail Banking
19 Aug 19
Cutting down branches and migrating banking services to online and mobile channels are key to keeping costs down.
Cash Management
19 Aug 19
The bank aims to extend $7.5b in new and additional loans for SMEs by 2021.
Retail Banking
14 Aug 19
Its new logo is part of its attempt to pursue a brand with an iteration of ‘Power the Future of Banking’.
Retail Banking
12 Aug 19
Striking the balance between mobile and online offerings as well as physical branches is key.
Retail Banking
12 Aug 19
The bank is enhancing its digital capabilities beyond portfolio reviews to support a growing number of online transactions.
Retail Banking
12 Aug 19
The bank aims to increase wealth management revenue and AUM by 8-10% annually through the strategic use of digital tools and branch...
Trade Finance
5 Aug 19
It has a solution that can recognise the type of documents being scanned and extract data from images.
Branch Banking
30 Jul 19
Select outlets draw on a mix of batik and contemporary aesthetic and feature special aromatherapies.
Branch Banking
15 Jul 19
Krungthai Bank is looking to launch five more retail-like branch formats in 2019.
Retail Banking
15 Jul 19
By refusing to ditch the physical bank branch and prioritising the improvement of its mobile offerings, DBS has fully embraced the phygital...
Banking Technology
15 Jul 19
Potential web-only players could target both the unbanked and the affluent segment.
Banking Technology, Retail Banking
8 Jul 19
Lenders are offering digital loans for farmers, a 10-minute paperless account opening process, and money transfers through mobile numbers.
Retail Banking
8 Jul 19
Lenders are introducing self-service lounges, cardless withdrawals and biometrics to grow their millennial client base.
Retail Banking
10 May 19
FR is part of the broader shift towards the smart bank branch model.
Wholesale Banking
10 May 19
Its wholesale banking unit is ditching the pyramid structure in favour of self-steering teams.
Retail Banking
9 May 19
Affluent clients in the region can unlock sophisticated and customised investment opportunities in the U.S.
Cash Management, Trade Finance
9 May 19
The bank is the first major player in Thailand to apply blockchain to enhance supply chain transactions.
Retail Banking
1 Apr 19
Despite a world-leading compliance regime, firms risk another 1MDB scandal by failing to assess malpractices of external links.
Trade Finance
1 Apr 19
The bank is digitising its systems; streamlining financial and administrative services and setting up a digital sandbox.
Cards & Payments
1 Apr 19
LinkAja can be used for mobile prepaid top-ups, POS payments, utility and transport payments.
Cards & Payments
25 Mar 19
Security concerns in mobile banking apps rose from 34% in 2017 to 41% in 2018.
Banking Technology
25 Mar 19
The partnership will have immediate access to 11 million users of e-payment app Toss.
Retail Banking
18 Mar 19
The bank is adding 1,300 roles that will be assigned primarily in Hong Kong, Singapore and China.
Retail Banking
5 Dec 18
Innovative fintechs are filling in gaps in order to meet the complex digital demands of this booming client base.
Retail Banking
28 Nov 18
Incumbents are launching VC arms and innovation labs to avoid being outpaced.
Banking Technology
1 Nov 18
Now customers and their clients can be in one platform and access real-time information on financing, improving process speed and productivity....
Retail Banking
1 Nov 18
It captured over 450,000 applications for its savings accounts.
Islamic Banking
1 Nov 18
Lenders are adopting the technology in Shariah compliant smart contracts.
Retail Banking
1 Nov 18
Banks need more than just password protection and static identity checks.
Retail Banking
1 Nov 18
The bank worked closely with its business units and sister organisations to streamline innovation metrics.
Retail Banking
1 Nov 18
It starts with developing a tool that enables staff to update the status of loan approval anytime, anywhere.
Retail Banking
1 Nov 18
The bank has partnered up with local e-retailers and is developing mobile and smart POS terminals.
Retail Banking
1 Nov 18
The bank pioneered the use of technology initiatives such as AI and blockchain in India’s banking space.
Retail Banking
1 Nov 18
Maybank Singapore Limited will house its private wealth, retail SME, retail banking, and commercial banking units.
Foreign Exchange
1 Nov 18
It rolled out Project Ubin, a collaboration exploring blockchain for settlement of payments and securities.
Banking Technology
13 Sep 18
Simon-Kucher's Iraklis Kordomatis tackles how the technology is being implemented in banks in the region.
Banking Technology
13 Sep 18
The AI-powered IRA 2.0 can identify customers, carry conversations, and guide them to specific counters based on their intended transactions....
Cards & Payments
13 Sep 18
Their own digital wallets were built around customers’ payment preferences.