• Fri, 20 Jul 2018 01:00
    S&P Outlook improves for Asia -Pacific banks
    The negative ratings trend of Asia-Pacific's banks has improved slightly despite downside risks, according to S&P Global Ratings in its quarterly report published yesterday, titled “Asia-Pacific Financial Institutions Monitor Q3 2018.”
    Economy
  • Wed, 11 Jul 2018 01:00
    ME by TMB broadens its range of digital offerings 
    TMB bank’s digital banking unit, ME by TMB, has launched a product that it says offers clients better service with their savings accounts and higher interest rates. 
    Corporate
  • Tue, 03 Jul 2018 16:22
    Business sector bullish on Thai economy despite trade war threat 
    Business leaders believe trade tensions between the US, China, Europe, Canada, Mexico and India will have a limited impact on Thai exports.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 27 Jun 2018 01:00
    KBank’s plan for agencies heading to BOT soon 
    A PLAN by Kasikornbank (KBank) to have petrol stations and mini marts serve as banking agents will be submitted to the Bank of Thailand (BOT) by the end of this month. The lender aims to cut service costs under the move, which is part of its 2018 plan.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 26 Jun 2018 01:00
    Chatri leaves mark as banking leading light 
    CHATRI Sophonpanich, who has died aged 85, will be remembered as one of the most influential figures in Thailand’s banking industry.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 25 Jun 2018 17:46
    KBank launches seamless transaction payments using Facebook Messenger
    Kasikornbank (KBank), reinforcing its status as the No-1 digital-banking service provider, has introduced Pay with K PLUS, which offers a seamless payment experience using Facebook Messenger for the first time in Thailand, president Patchara Samalapa said on Monday. 
    Corporate
  • Mon, 25 Jun 2018 15:42
     KBank launches seamless transaction payments using Facebook Messenger
    Kasikornbank (KBank), reinforcing its status as the No-1 digital-banking service provider, has introduced Pay with K PLUS, which offers a seamless payment experience using Facebook Messenger for the first time in Thailand, president Patchara Samalapa said on Monday. 
    Corporate
  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:42
    Bangkok market begins transition to cashless payments
    A fresh market in Bangkok's Thung Khru district has gone cashless, with almost 100 per cent of vendors having opened QR code accounts to receive mobile banking money from customers.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:00
    Benchmark rate tipped for rise to 3.5% in Philippines
    LONDON-based Capital Economics and British banking giant HSBC are expecting the Philippine central bank to raise its policy rate by a further 25 basis points to 3.5 per cent in its monetary setting meeting today.
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:00
    Stricter rules bolster Vietnam banking revamp
    THE State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has decided to push ahead with restructuring the banking system, applying stricter measures to effectively prevent cross-ownership at commercial banks.
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 19 Jun 2018 01:00
    Philippine firms urged to toughen cybersecurity
    THE THREAT of cyberattacks is one of the biggest challenges facing the Philippine financial system nowadays with the growing number of aggressive and malicious hackers targeting those in banking, financial services and insurance (BFSIs), according to industry experts.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 01:00
    Safe gains, focus for banker
    LOMBARD Odier has brought back an attitude of safe investment and uses two glasses – digital technology and sustainability – to predict the future and to serve clients’ needs in the fast-evolving financial market, says a Lombard Odier executive, one of the world leaders in the private banking business.
    Economy
  • Thu, 07 Jun 2018 01:00
    Indonesia’s weapon to cut plastic bag use: devout Muslims
    Indonesia, one of the planet’s major plastic polluters, is now banking on one of its biggest resources to entice people to take a plastic bag diet: Muslim clerics.
    opinion
  • Wed, 06 Jun 2018 01:00
    JSCCIB maintains year’s growth forecast, highest rise expected for Q1 
    THE JOINT Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) will review its economic forecast in the next meeting on July 3, while expecting this year's economic expansion to be within its estimated range of 4.0-4.5 per cent. 
    Economy
  • Mon, 04 Jun 2018 11:01
    Stable outlook for Singapore banks
    Moody's Investors Service says that the outlook for the banking system in Singapore (Aaa stable) is stable over the next 12-18 months.
    Economy
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