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GoTyme Bank, to enter the Philippine consumer banking market

Thu, 30 Mar 2023 17:17:00 +0000
Nathaniel (Nate) Clarke, CEO and President of GoTyme Bank, spoke with Chris Kapfer about GoTyme Bank, entering the Philippine consumer banking market, as well as the bank's plans to fuel its growth in the country.

Kasikornbank’s K PLUS records more than 19 million users or 17% growth in 2022

Wed, 29 Mar 2023 17:15:00 +0000
K PLUS grew its user base by 17% from 17.3 million to 19.7 million between 2021 and 2022, with financial transactions growing 41% in comparison to 2021, exceeding 680 million in 2022

Technical debt saddles incumbents as digital peers disrupt the industry

Tue, 28 Mar 2023 12:29:00 +0000
With the entry of new digital players, incumbents face a critical challenge—ageing legacy technology and the increasing technical debts they carry. In the next era of digitalisation, where data and artificial intelligence-enabled hyper personalisation is key to successful customer experience, banks that continue to hang their innovation and investment on antiquated architecture increase their IT complexity and risk.

Ping An Bank leads digital peers in channel integration, personalisation and design

Mon, 27 Mar 2023 16:58:00 +0000
Banks strengthen digital banking capabilities by enhancing the user interface and user experience design, automation and digitalisation

TTB Bank’s Thakorn Piyapan: “Data transformation is key to offering personalised service”

Fri, 24 Mar 2023 18:19:00 +0000
A veteran of the credit card industry, Piyapan joined TTB as president to lead its retail banking business and plans to make TTB one of the top four in the unsecured loan business in Thailand

US banks' liquidity crisis to worsen as more face asset-liability mismatches

Fri, 24 Mar 2023 12:16:00 +0000
The failure of Silicon Valley, Silvergate and Signature banks was caused by asset-liability mismatches, interest rate hikes and insufficient diversification, with many other US banks set to crack

How banks can reap profits from the rise in retail payments

Fri, 24 Mar 2023 11:27:00 +0000
Fintech adoption rates have been steadily increasing and recent research found that 75% of people surveyed had used a fintech money transfer or payments service before.

Ping An Bank strengthens financial inclusion with Smart Banking 3.0

Thu, 23 Mar 2023 17:04:00 +0000
Smart Banking 3.0 addresses financial pain points such as higher entrance threshold, lengthy procedures, and expensive borrowing felt by underserved segments of the economy by delivering financial services in a more inclusive, humanised manner

StanChart recognised as Best Regional Retail Banking Business in Asia Pacific and ADCB as Best Retail Bank in the Middle East

Thu, 23 Mar 2023 10:44:00 +0000
Top awards won by StanChart, ADCB and UOB at The Asian Banker Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards 2023, with StanChart's Samir Subberwal named Retail Person of the Year.

Alipay tops the Best Platforms Ranking in 2023

Wed, 22 Mar 2023 09:58:00 +0000
Alipay emerges as the best platform, driven by its impressive performance in coverage, connectivity and ecosystem, while GCash excels in customer base, usage and engagement, and Wise scores on performance