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CIMB's Gupta: "Getting the culture right is a big step in regionalising your…

Samir Gupta, chief executive officer, group consumer banking at CIMB, talks about the key building blocks of success in the digital age and how to build a sustainable regional business

     
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Banks embrace digital innovation but find it hard to make substantial changes…

In the quest to create financial ecosystems, banks believe they can stay relevant to a customer’s financial needs.

     
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How a fintech outgrew banks in the mobile wallet market in Vietnam

MoMo grew into the largest mobile wallet provider in Vietnam by offering a better user experience and forging early partnerships with incumbent players.

     
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The taming of the Chinese insurance industry

China’s insurance industry is undergoing transformation as the authorities try to reign in the speculative practices of some players.

     
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P2P lending: Collaboration will be the key to success

Fintech, the latest buzzword in the peer-to-peer lending sector, has carved a niche for itself in a short span of time. As banks tighten their seat belts for the new-age disruption, they are showing strong affinity towards collaboration…

     
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New competitors are catalysts for growth in mobile payments

Mobile payments are expected to surge in the next few years, driven by technology and analytics. However, banks are facing tough challenges from non-bank competitors offering more attractive services.

     
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DBS – Preparing for a digital future

DBS Group’s retail and wealth business has been accelerating income generation since 2013. However, the bank continues to face an uphill struggle with some of its overseas retail markets.

     
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Vietnam’s retail banking is playing a risky game

Economies of scale, profitability, and developing a comprehensive service proposition remain major challenges in Vietnam's growing retail banking industry. A long-term sustainable future will depend on how banks execute a right risk-reward…