In Focus

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.
28 Mar 17
HSBC, BofAML, and Axis Bank are jumping on the blockchain bandwagon.
21 Mar 17
The banks' oil & gas woes are still not over.
13 Mar 17
Consumers rank contact centres last when it comes to bank interaction.
6 Mar 17
Around 470 billion cashless payments were made worldwide in 2015.
24 Feb 17
Chatbots went from novelty to mainstream in 2016.
14 Feb 17
Find out how Citi and UOB are simplifying authentication processes.
7 Feb 17
Banks are urged to adopt new IT solutions to meet requirements.
1 Feb 17
System loans increased in December for the first time in 2016.
25 Jan 17
ASEAN's lack of strong central authority is taking its toll on integration.
17 Jan 17
But Moody's says impact will be manageable.
11 Jan 17
Banks have already issued RMB 26.4t as of 2Q16.
19 Dec 16
Emerging Asian banks outperform other regions in Moody's stress tests.
13 Dec 16
But they are generally well-placed to cope with the difficult credit environment.
6 Dec 16
Loans contracted 2.2% YoY in October 2016.
29 Nov 16
Loan-for-bond swaps added around US$868b to banks' investment books.
23 Nov 16
Total assets grew a measly 1.4% in September.
15 Nov 16
Millennials demand faster and easier ways to pay.