• Wed, 05 Dec 2018 01:00
    ‘Open banking’ can help banks compete 
    MOST LARGE banks in Asia Pacific view “open banking” services for their commercial clients as a key strategic initiative in their digital transformation programmes, and many expect open banking will help them achieve double-digit revenue growth, according to a global research report.
  • Sat, 01 Dec 2018 07:39
    US Justice official pleads guilty in 1MDB lobbying case
    A former official at the US Justice Department on Friday pleaded guilty to banking violations as part of an attempt to lobby against American authorities' pursuit of Malaysia's scandal-tarred 1MDB investment fund, the Justice Department announced.
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  • Tue, 27 Nov 2018 01:00
    KBank ready to tap Lao mobile bank
    KASIKORNBANK Plc (KBank) plans to boost its business in Laos by applying for a new licence for mobile banking and digital platform to drive its year-on-year growth to 15 per cent in 2019, Pattanapong Tansomboon, KBank’s first senior vice president, said recently.
  • Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
    KBank hitches ride with Grab
    KASIKORNBANK (KBank) and Grab, an online-to-offline (O2O) platform, have announced a strategic partnership that they say will transform the Grab experience for Grab's users, driver-partners, merchants and agents by drawing on KBank's expertise in digital banking.
  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 01:00
    GDP growth forecast to stay despite Q3 setbacks
    The Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) is sticking to its GDP growth forecast of 4.4 to 4.8 per cent despite a difficult third quarter, insisting the setbacks are only temporary.
  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 01:00
    Moving banking to solid grounding and higher level of security 
    BANKS IN the changing world of financial intermediation is based on data and insights from Panorama, according to McKinsey’s eighth annual review of the global banking industry “New rules for an old game” by McKinsey’s proprietary banking research arm.
  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 17:10
    JSCCIB maintains GDP growth forecast at 4.4-4.8%
    The meeting of the Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) on Tuesday maintained its forecast of gross-domestic-product growth this year in the range of 4.4 per cent to 4.8 per cent, and its prediction of export growth in the range of 8-10 per cent, it said in a press release.
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  • Fri, 02 Nov 2018 01:00
    Bank of Ayudhya ( Krungsri) has unveiled its ‘Smart’ Channel Strategy via smart banking, investment, people and technology under the customer centricity principle at Siam Paragon yesterday. 
  • Mon, 29 Oct 2018 12:26
    HSBC profits up 28% at $5.9 bn in third quarter
    Banking giant HSBC said on Monday that pre-tax profit rose 28 percent to $5.92 billion in the third quarter, boosted by "strong revenue growth" in its main global businesses.
  • Mon, 29 Oct 2018 01:00
    Modern services cluster set to play a larger role in Singapore
    THE MODERN services cluster, which includes firms that provide professional, financial and technology services such as cybersecurity and banking services, was one of Singapore's bright spots in the Monetary Authority of Singapore's half-yearly macroeconomic review.
  • Thu, 25 Oct 2018 18:43
    SCB Abacus wins award for AI-powered digital lending platform
    SCB Abacus, a dedicated advanced analytics subsidiary of Siam Commercial Bank, has received the Global Retail Banking Innovation Awards 2018 in the “Best Data Analytics Initiative” category for the development of a AI-powered digital lending platform for online SMEs.
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  • Thu, 25 Oct 2018 14:27
    UBS reports better-than-expected results, cautious outlook
    Swiss banking giant UBS reported Thursday better-than-expected third quarter results alongside a cautious outlook due to current turmoil in the markets.
  • Thu, 25 Oct 2018 01:00
    KTB unveils app in Bt10-bn mobile banking drive
    KRUNGTHAI Bank (KTB) has released a new mobile banking application to pursue its goal of providing what it calls invisible banking to its customers.
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
    Preference for digital banking forces closure of bank branches
    Many commercial banks have started closing their branches, as most customers prefer using digital channels to make most transactions.
  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:33
    The new game plan for banks in the digital age
    Borrowing the opening lines of Charles Dickens' "A Tale of Two Cities" novel, banks are now in the best of times and the worst of times. Advancements in technology have given rise to changing consumer behaviors and enabled non-traditional players to offer banking services.
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