APAC

Less than 10% of global energy financing went to renewables: study

Of the $2.5t funneled to energy firms, only $178b were for clean energy activities, the report said.
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Less than 10% of global energy financing went to renewables: study

Of the $2.5t funneled to energy firms, only $178b were for clean energy activities, the report said.
4 days ago

Citi names Sanjay Nambiar as head of cards and unsecured lending for APAC, EMEA

Nambiar has worked across various roles in his 17-year career with Citi.

Real-time cross border payments edges closer to reality with ISO 20022

ISO 20022 is set to become the universal language of payments.

Banks must amp up management of nature risks in net zero policies: WWF

Science-based decarbonisation targets must be set to improve their energy sector portfolios.

Steering a bank through geopolitical rapids

Bank boards need to reassess their understanding of the impact that geopolitical risk can have on both their business and their clients, says Derek Leatherdale, Managing Director at GRI Strategies and Visiting Scholar at The London Institute of Banking & Finance.

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.

Buy now, pay later gains traction in Asia

BNPL brand Afterpay served 20 million customers in Australia alone.

Is 2023 the year Southeast Asia’s financial services become future-ready?

Southeast Asia’s financial services institutions (FSIs) are bracing themselves for another year of volatile geopolitical and economic conditions, with record-high inflation and rising interest rates. But those willing to push the digital envelope will find new pockets of growth to help them remain resilient and become future-ready. For this to happen, FSIs need their executives to embrace a digital-era transformative mindset – one that builds skills, flexibility and agility, preparing their organizations to pivot at any moment.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

We’re taking the time off and will be back on 9 January 2023.

Why the universal banking model is no longer sustainable

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

HSBC to stop funding new oil and gas projects: report

They will continue to finance energy companies at a corporate level to help them transition.

Standard Chartered names David Rego as global head of payments, transaction banking

He is currently the global head of liquidity, deposits, and escrow solutions.

Citi Bangladesh names Md. Moinul Huq as Citi Country Officer

He has over 25 years of experience across a number of banking fields.

Citi announces leadership appointments in Asia Pacific Markets business

The new heads will be based in Singapore and Hong Kong.

Why the future is moving towards the digitisation of real estate investment through blockchain

Kibarer Property Group offers faster, simpler and scalable solution to property investment.