APAC

Harnessing seamless digital experiences for growth in payments market

Payments sector needs to strike a balance between convenience and security.
1 day ago

Harnessing seamless digital experiences for growth in payments market

Payments sector needs to strike a balance between convenience and security.
1 day ago

HSBC renews bancassurance partnership with Allianz

It will cover six markets, with HSBC and Allianz offering life and non-life products.
2 days ago

Need for instant fulfillment fuels incumbent banks’ speedy digital transformation

Expect more digital banking features to be rolled out and possibly even the rise of megabanks amidst an increasingly digital-savvy banking and finance sector that seeks instant fulfillment, senior executives of three of Asia’s top banks told attendees of ABF Summit 2022 Day 1 closing panel moderated by Andrew Gilder, Asia-Pacific Banking and Capital Markets Leader; Global Corporate, Commercial and SME (CCSB) Banking Consulting Leader, EY.
2 days ago

South Korea’s kakaobank “most recommended” retail bank in APAC: survey

Indonesia’s BCA and StanChart Taiwan also topped the list.
2 days ago

ESG, Sustainability, AI, and NFTs discussed at ABF Summit 2022

Financial service institutions are hurtling towards a new frontier in the financial industry, navigating drastic changes in regulations and customer demand, new sustainability-related risks, and intensifying competition. And in order to thrive, FSIs must embrace the new, from emerging technologies that enable more personalized customer experiences to collaborating with the disruptors.
3 days ago

The end-game for insurers in the scramble for digitalisation

Is a scalable and profitable fully digital insurance firm possible?
3 days ago

How insurers are riding the digital transformation wave?

From improving claims to simplifying products, veteran insurers give real-life examples of digitalisation in the industry.
3 days ago

BCG, ServiceNow, Collinson & HomeCredit on why lenders have zoned in on monitoring technology, loyalty as key to future of industry

Technology is very much one if not the most  influential factor rapidly transforming the financial services industry, with decentralized finance and buy now pay later being key focus areas, according to the analysts and market leaders taking part in the first panel of the Asian Banking & Finance Summit 2022.
3 days ago

Banks’ tech risks intensifies as digitization ramps up: Fitch

Tech failures will have significant reputational and regulatory consequences for banks.
3 days ago

SMEs embrace flexible payments as consumers seek digital options

This is accompanied by the rise of biometrics to safeguard accounts.

St. James Place’s Eight Wealth Int’l names head of tax and estate planning

Kelly Greig will offer tailored advice and services to affluent clients in Asia.

Citi names new Asia cluster heads

Singapore Citi Country Officer Gupte is now head of South Asia & ASEAN.

BigPay unveils cash pickup for remittances to the Philippines, Indonesia

It boasts over 14,000 pickup locations across the two countries.

Will your next wealth relationship manager be a machine?

Technology-based investment solutions can crunch numbers faster than any human, are less prone to emotion-driven decisions and they never sleep. And in many cases, they don’t charge as much as their human competition.

Online card and wallet acquiring now available in Spring by Citi platform

Spring by Citi integrates online payment methods with back-office treasury management systems.

Alternative payments dominate Asia as credit card use dwindles

BNPL may not be the plastic killer everyone touts it to be, but it's attracting underserved customers.