The Financial Markets Working Group Monday, 15 August 2022
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Finance China 2022
25 August 2022
Finance Philippines 2022
22 September 2022
Finance Thailand 2022
04 October 2022
Finance Indonesia 2022
06 October 2022



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Atul Jain built Deutsche Bank as a top trade finance institution in Asia Pacific

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 08:16:00 +0800
Atul Jain, global co-head for trade finance and lending of Deutsche Bank was recognised as Transaction Finance Person of the Year for his transformative leadership in turning the bank's trade finance business into one of its most profitable and innovative segments, and one of the top in Asia Pacific based on financial performance, from 2017 to 2021.

Adjustment to SORA strengthens Singapore’s position in APAC

Thu, 04 Aug 2022 16:25:00 +0800
The discontinuation of the London Interbank Offered Rate caused major changes in the international financial markets forcing participants and supervisory authorities to jointly consider alternative resolutions.

BDO bolsters retail businesses and expands digital capabilities

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 18:59:00 +0800
BDO Unibank Inc. has the highest user penetration rate among banks in the Philippines and ranked third most selected main retail bank in Asia Pacific, with a survey rating of 38%. The bank continued to strengthen its retail businesses and expand digital solutions, as well as consumer lending and deposits.

HSBC Taiwan posted 13% growth in wealth revenue, as high-net-worth customers increase

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 18:38:00 +0800
HSBC Taiwan posted a 6% growth in customer base and a 13% increase in wealth revenue in 2021, on the back of its solid digital infrastructure and personalised investment solutions for high-net-worth (HNW) customers.

Wee Ee Cheong fortified UOB's position as leading consumer and SME bank in ASEAN

Fri, 29 Jul 2022 18:00:00 +0800
Wee Ee Cheong, deputy chairman and CEO of UOB was recognised as Best Bank CEO in Singapore 2022 for fortifying the bank’s position as the leading consumer and SME bank in Southeast Asia and led the merger and acquisition of Citi’s retail business in key ASEAN markets, its largest in a decade.

Chartsiri Sophonpanich positioned Bangkok Bank as leading corporate lender in ASEAN

Fri, 29 Jul 2022 17:00:00 +0800
Chartsiri Sophonpanich, president of Bangkok Bank, was recognized as Best Bank CEO in Thailand 2022 for positioning the bank as a top corporate lender in ASEAN and leading the acquisition of Indonesia’s Bank Permata, the largest intra-ASEAN bank acquisition on record.

Tan Kong Khoon guided transformation of HLFG into a leader of digital and sustainable finance in Malaysia

Fri, 29 Jul 2022 16:00:00 +0800
Tan Kong Khoon was awarded Best CEO while Hong Leong Financial Group (HLFG) was recognised as Best Managed Bank in Malaysia for steering the bank’s digital transformation and for preparing the group for the transition to a green and sustainable future.

Nestor Tan strengthened BDO Unibank’s leading wealth management and digital capabilities in the Philippines

Fri, 29 Jul 2022 15:00:00 +0800
Nestor V. Tan, president and CEO, BDO Unibank led the bank to become an industry leader and strengthened the bank through key initiatives covering wealth management, financial inclusion and digital investments, that ensured its steady growth.

Raymond Sia reinforced Canadia Bank's status as top SME and consumer bank in Cambodia

Fri, 29 Jul 2022 14:00:00 +0800
Raymond Sia, CEO and board director of Canadia Bank was recognised as Best Bank CEO 2022 for strengthening the bank’s position as the top SME and consumer bank in Cambodia and places its team to be a dominant player in the Cambodian financial industry.

Supaneewan Chutrakul bolsters KASIKORNBANK’s market position and profit through customer-centric implementations

Fri, 29 Jul 2022 11:21:00 +0800
Supaneewan Chutrakul, executive vice president of KASIKORNBANK, increased the bank’s retail profit, and bolstered the bank’s market position through her customer-centric approach that met and went beyond the needs of the bank’s customers.