Lending & Credit

HDBank signs MOU with IFC to build supply chain finance portfolio

HDBank hopes to build a supply chain finance portfolio of $1b over the next three years.
9 hours ago

South Korean banks’ household lending rise in April

Corporate lending rose to its second-highest monthly figure ever.
1 day ago

Malaysia’s Public Bank raises lending rate by 0.25%

The new base rate will be 2.25%, and base lending rate at 5.72%   Public Bank is increasing its Base Rate (BR), Base Lending Rate (BLR) / Base...
4 days ago

DBS, Xero simplifies SMEs loan application with data-sharing partnership

Xero customers now has the option of sharing their transaction records to DBS.

South Korean banks’ interest rates rise to eight year-high: report

The rising rates have spawned worries in households' repayment abilities.

Japan’s Shizuoka Bank maintains strong loan quality as profits continue to be weak

The bank has the strongest capitalization amongst regional banks in Japan.

Here’s how you build a successful Buy Now Pay Later platform: study

Hiring the right talent and developing a good tech stack are key to success.

MUFG appoints June Raj as managing director for APAC Aviation

She is tasked with growing the bank’s aviation financing portfolio in Asia Pacific.

South Korean banks to ease lending criteria in Q2: report

The incoming new president had emphasized need to ease lending rules.

Citi launches its Sustainable Trade and Working Capital Loans solution

It aims to give liquidity for international trade finance activities and other commercial activities.

CIMB Niaga, Sun Life Indonesia deepen bancassurance partnership

Sun Life will provide insurance solutions to CIMB Niaga’s customers through all channels.

Korean online banks’ loans up 8% in Q1

Newly-launched Toss Bank extended the most loans.

Axis Bank to buy Citi’s Indian consumer business for $1.6b

Axis Bank expects to gain more or less 3 million customers.

Bank of China shifts attention back to mainland for growth: S&P 

Traction from its wealth management business will support profits.