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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.
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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.
4 days ago

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.

UNO Digital Bank sets its sights on being Filipinos' top virtual bank

CEO Manish Bhai said they want to be first for their Filipino customers’ financial needs.

DBS Hong Kong shows off greener branch outfits

The bank is making a statement about the future not through a new product, but with its uniforms.

Salaries soar as Hong Kong banks engage in poaching war to hire & retain talent

HSBC saw its headcount fall to 20,500 in just two years as part of its restructuring.

Thailand plays catch up with global green finance goals

Banks are calling for legislators to impose carbon tax and a common taxonomy of goals.

Data is the bane and boon of addressing sustainable investment gap

Wielding this tool the right way is key to pushing and meeting ESG goals, says Experian’s Sisca Margaretta.

How Singapore banks are closing the gender gap

Most banks have already exceeded the 2021 regional average of 18.5% employed women per firm.