Retail Banking

Did digital banks fail to disrupt?

Most became niche players, yet served their regulatory purpose, said McKinsey associate partner Hernán Gerson.

How Singapore banks are closing the gender gap

Most banks have already exceeded the 2021 regional average of 18.5% employed women per firm.

Why LINE Bank chose Indonesia as its third home

After successful launches in Thailand and Taiwan, LINE is going steady in Indonesia.

Lockdowns threaten Chinese banks' loan quality: analyst

Exposure to the ‘vulnerable’ engineering & construction sector could deteriorate asset quality.

Maybank appoints Dato’ Khairussaleh Ramli as group president and CEO

He rejoins Maybank from RHB, where he served as group managing director.

Why banks need more tech experts in their board rooms

Massive adoption of tech without critical tech advice from experts could spell doom for lenders.

HSBC ahead of China wealth hiring targets, mulls re-entering India private banking

By end-2021, HSBC will have 64 working in its China onshore private banking.

4 in 5 banks prioritises people over products

81% of banks seek to differentiate their customer experience.

Hong Kong’s Mox Bank appoints Barbaros Uygun as new CEO

Uygun previously served as CEO of ING Bank Austria.

Half of APAC banks at risk of missing digital transformation targets: study

Banking leaders admit that they are at risk of ceasing to exist in 5-10 years.

India’s banking system privatization plagued with capital, regulatory woes

They need to pump money into lenders before selling them if they want to make them more attractive to potential buyers, reports S&P.

Citi Global Wealth APAC Co-head Fabio Fontainha outlines bank's ambitions

Fontainha expounds on Citi's wealth goals, which include adding $150b AUM across the APAC franchise in four years’ time.

HSBC aims to be Asia’s top wealth manager in five years: report

HSBC’s Trista Sun expects 500 million middle class Chinese by 2025.