Bankers’ Corner

Bangkok Bank maintains global expansion plans
September 14, 2023

Bangkok Bank maintains global expansion plans

Bangkok Bank (BBL) is continuing to grow its international banking business while making an adjustment in strategy, in...

UOB Malaysia’s digital platform to offer new financial supply chain management capabilities
September 14, 2023

UOB Malaysia’s digital platform to offer new financial supply chain management capabilities

UOB Malaysia is offering its corporate clients new financial supply chain management capabilities on the UOB...

MUFG to Support for Earthquake Relief in Morocco
September 12, 2023

MUFG to Support for Earthquake Relief in Morocco

MUFG extends its deepest sympathy to all those affected by the recent earthquake in Morocco. As a joint effort with...

SME financing evolving along the lines of retail financing: SBI Chief
September 12, 2023

SME financing evolving along the lines of retail financing: SBI Chief

SME (small and medium enterprise) financing is evolving along the lines of retail financing, according to State Bank of...

BEA and St. James’ Settlement Jointly Host 2023 “BEA Upcycles”
September 12, 2023

BEA and St. James’ Settlement Jointly Host 2023 “BEA Upcycles”

The second “BEA Upcycles” kicked off at G/F, Cityplaza North. From now until 17th September, a series of fun games...

RCBC to seal P20 billion loan deal for renewable energy projects
September 12, 2023

RCBC to seal P20 billion loan deal for renewable energy projects

Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) said on Tuesday it was finalizing a P20-billion loan deal to bankroll renewable...

PNB rewards digital app users with PAL e-Gift Cards
September 7, 2023

PNB rewards digital app users with PAL e-Gift Cards

Philippine National Bank (PNB) awarded the winners of its PNB Digital App’s “Bank Easy, Fly Easy” promo. The promo was...

Mizuho bank to join MUFG’s stablecoin platform
September 6, 2023

Mizuho bank to join MUFG’s stablecoin platform

One of Japan’s major banks, the Mizuho Financial Group, will join Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) in its stablecoin...

BML celebrates the achievements of its Sports Scholarship recipients at the IOIG
September 6, 2023

BML celebrates the achievements of its Sports Scholarship recipients at the IOIG

Bank of Maldives today held an event to celebrate the achievements of BML Sports Scholarship recipients who represent...

South Korean Hana Bank enters crypto custody business with BitGo
September 5, 2023

South Korean Hana Bank enters crypto custody business with BitGo

One of the largest South Korean banks, KEB Hana Bank, is moving to offer digital asset custody services through a new...

Agreement between SMBC Group and AVITA to use Avatars and AI Technology
September 4, 2023

Agreement between SMBC Group and AVITA to use Avatars and AI Technology

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (President and Group CEO: Jun Ohta, hereinafter referred to collectively as...

DBS and Keppel sign MOU to scale up sustainable urban development and digitalisation solutions in Asia
September 4, 2023

DBS and Keppel sign MOU to scale up sustainable urban development and digitalisation solutions in Asia

DBS and Keppel today announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly scale up...

Doha Bank Announces the Winners of Salary Transfer Campaign 2022/23
September 4, 2023

Doha Bank Announces the Winners of Salary Transfer Campaign 2022/23

Doha Bank, one of the largest private commercial banks in Qatar, has announced the winners of the Salary Transfer...

HNB among Most Admired Companies for 2022
September 3, 2023

HNB among Most Admired Companies for 2022

Sri Lanka’s leading private sector bank HNB PLC, was recognized among the Top 10 Most Admired Companies in Sri...

Vietcombank contactless cards are indispensable in the digital age
August 31, 2023

Vietcombank contactless cards are indispensable in the digital age

According to CNBC, since 2020, when the COVID-19 epidemic broke out in the US and many parts of the world...

Chang Hwa Commercial Bank to raise bond holdings, SME loans
August 31, 2023

Chang Hwa Commercial Bank to raise bond holdings, SME loans

State-run Chang Hwa Commercial Bank (CHB) aims to raise bond holdings and loans to small and medium-sized...

Mega Financial records NT$18.77 billion profit
August 29, 2023

Mega Financial records NT$18.77 billion profit

State-run Mega Financial Holding Co is looking at sustained earnings growth momentum for the rest of this year. Their...

Maybank Investment Bank partners with Broadridge to co-create proprietary technology for Securities Borrowing and Lending
August 29, 2023

Maybank Investment Bank partners with Broadridge to co-create proprietary technology for Securities Borrowing and Lending

Maybank Investment Bank Berhad (“Maybank IB”) has partnered with Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc...

Land Bank’s Green Deposit Initiative: Six Corporations Contribute NT$3.2 Billion
August 28, 2023

Land Bank’s Green Deposit Initiative: Six Corporations Contribute NT$3.2 Billion

In line with its role in advancing green finance for public-sector banks, Land Bank of Taiwan launched the “Green Deposit...

ACRA confirms the high credit quality of IBEC
August 25, 2023

ACRA confirms the high credit quality of IBEC

The Analytical Credit Rating Agency (ACRA) affirms 'BBB+' to the International Bank for Economic Co-operation, outlook...

Moody’s affirms Agribank’s ratings
August 23, 2023

Moody’s affirms Agribank’s ratings

Moody's Investors Service has affirmed Agribank’s Ba2 local (LC) and foreign (FC) currency long-term (LT) bank deposit...

Cathay United looks to South-east Asia in shift from China, boosts Singapore hires
July 31, 2023

Cathay United looks to South-east Asia in shift from China, boosts Singapore hires

Cathay United Bank is shifting its business and hiring focus to Southeast Asia as its corporate clients in high-tech and...

Fubon Bank partners with Ripple for e-HKD pilot program
July 29, 2023

Fubon Bank partners with Ripple for e-HKD pilot program

Fubon Bank has partnered with Ripple, a blockchain company, to investigate real estate tokenization solutions as part of...

Vietcombank sets record market cap
July 21, 2023

Vietcombank sets record market cap

Despite a correction of the market on July 19 after a winning streak of eight sessions, Vietcombank's shares (VCB)...

RCBC launches innovative banking platform
July 19, 2023

RCBC launches innovative banking platform

Yuchengco-led Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. launches its cutting-edge digital banking platform, RCBC Pulz, designed...

Maldives Islamic Bank Opening of Business Center
July 16, 2023

Maldives Islamic Bank Opening of Business Center

Maldives Islamic Bank opens a brand new Business Centre at H. Marine Dream on the 16th of July 2023. This ground floor...

Bangkok Bank Mobile Banking continues to pursue its goal
July 12, 2023

Bangkok Bank Mobile Banking continues to pursue its goal

Bangkok Bank invites customers to get special prizes from Bangkok Bank Mobile Banking, which is more than just an...

Bank of Maldives opens application for local NGOs to apply for Community Fund
July 10, 2023

Bank of Maldives opens application for local NGOs to apply for Community Fund

Bank of Maldives has opened applications on July 10 for proposals under its Community Fund for the second phase of...

Japan’s SMFG to start $210m venture fund to develop unicorns Japanese megabank
July 5, 2023

Japan’s SMFG to start $210m venture fund to develop unicorns Japanese megabank

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG) will launch a fund to help startups develop into "unicorns" -- fast-growing...

HNB recognized as Best SME Bank at Asiamoney Awards 2023
July 5, 2023

HNB recognized as Best SME Bank at Asiamoney Awards 2023

Reaffirming its leading role in promoting grassroots financial inclusion and entrepreneurship, HNB PLC was once...

DBS Enables e-CNY Merchant Collection
July 5, 2023

DBS Enables e-CNY Merchant Collection

Singapore-headquartered DBS has launched a solution for merchants in mainland China to receive payments in...

Strategic Partnership Signing Ceremony between Maybank and Cambridge International Financial Advisory
July 5, 2023

Strategic Partnership Signing Ceremony between Maybank and Cambridge International Financial Advisory

Maybank entered into a strategic partnership with Cambridge International Financial Advisory (IFA) to establish the...

Mizuho Bank arranges Mizuho Green Real Estate Non-Recourse Loan for a Singapore commercial real estate project managed by AEW
July 4, 2023

Mizuho Bank arranges Mizuho Green Real Estate Non-Recourse Loan for a Singapore commercial real estate project managed by AEW

Mizuho Bank, Ltd. (President & CEO: Masahiko Kato; hereafter "Mizuho Bank"), has concluded a Mizuho Green Real Estate...

VietinBank to sell 358 properties to collect debts
July 4, 2023

VietinBank to sell 358 properties to collect debts

State-owned VietinBank is selling 358 foreclosed properties pledged by loan borrowers, including four- and five-star...

MUFG Bank and Groovenauts Form Capital and Business Alliance
July 3, 2023

MUFG Bank and Groovenauts Form Capital and Business Alliance

MUFG Bank and Groovenauts, Inc. (Groovenauts) today announced that they have entered into a capital and business...

Taiwan’s SinoPac Holdings bans generative AI
July 2, 2023

Taiwan’s SinoPac Holdings bans generative AI

SinoPac Holdings in June said the company has banned generative AI because of the risks it involves. SinoPac, which...

BEA Expects Continuous Growth of the Chinese Mainland Economy, Catalysing a New Cycle of Economic Expansion in Hong Kong
July 1, 2023

BEA Expects Continuous Growth of the Chinese Mainland Economy, Catalysing a New Cycle of Economic Expansion in Hong Kong

The Bank of East Asia, Limited (“BEA” or the “Bank”) expects both the Chinese Mainland and Hong Kong economies to maintain...

The Internet Banking, mobile banking and Global e-Banking Service of First Commercial Bank Vientiane Branch has launched
July 1, 2023

The Internet Banking, mobile banking and Global e-Banking Service of First Commercial Bank Vientiane Branch has launched

First Commercial Bank provides a secure, safe and convenient digital banking service for customers. The "Internet...

Philippine National Bank celebrates Savings Consciousness Week 2023
June 30, 2023

Philippine National Bank celebrates Savings Consciousness Week 2023

PNB supports the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) in celebrating Savings Consciousness Week 2023 from June 30 to...

UOB launches first Wellness Festival
June 27, 2023

UOB launches first Wellness Festival

UOB on June 27 launched its inaugural Wellness Festival at the UOB Plaza atrium, with booths, workshops and stage...

Promoting Age-Friendly Initiatives: A Leap Towards Sustainable Development, Achieving Dual Distinctions in Financial Service Evaluation by Land Bank
June 20, 2023

Promoting Age-Friendly Initiatives: A Leap Towards Sustainable Development, Achieving Dual Distinctions in Financial Service Evaluation by Land Bank

The China Times held the inaugural “Want Want China Times Financial Service Evaluation Awards” ceremony at the...

SBI launches 34 Transaction Banking hubs nationwide to drive growth
June 2, 2023

SBI launches 34 Transaction Banking hubs nationwide to drive growth

State Bank of India, on Saturday, launched 34 Transaction Banking Hubs at 21 district centres across the country with an...

Bank of Taiwan is the 18-Time Winner of the Reader’s Digest’s Trusted Brand Gold Award in the Banking Category
May 31, 2023

Bank of Taiwan is the 18-Time Winner of the Reader’s Digest’s Trusted Brand Gold Award in the Banking Category

On May 31st, in a splendid ceremony held at the Sheraton Grand Taipei Hotel, Reader's Digest Taiwan unveiled the much...

VietinBank launches incentives for new import-export businesses
August 15, 2022

VietinBank launches incentives for new import-export businesses

In the context of the "new normal", business operations gradually stabilized. According to the General Statistics Office, the...

Vietcombank tops the list of Top 10 prestigious commercial banks for the 7th time in a row
August 15, 2022

Vietcombank tops the list of Top 10 prestigious commercial banks for the 7th time in a row

The ranking of Top 10 prestigious banks in 2022 is based on independent research and evaluation by Vietnam Report...

Bangkok Bank in strategic alliance with Pictet Group
August 15, 2022

Bangkok Bank in strategic alliance with Pictet Group

Bangkok Bank in strategic alliance with Pictet Group to share knowledge, experience and investment views while...

Fubon Financial Holdings Reports July 2022 Earnings Results
August 15, 2022

Fubon Financial Holdings Reports July 2022 Earnings Results

Fubon Financial reported unaudited pre-tax profit of NT$15.335bn and net profit of NT$14.048bn in July. Cumulative...

Hua Nan eyes stable profit
August 15, 2022

Hua Nan eyes stable profit

Hua Nan Financial Holding Co is seeking stable profit recovery for the rest of this year after net income in the first six...

How E.SUN Bank is driving the sustainability agenda
August 15, 2022

How E.SUN Bank is driving the sustainability agenda

E.SUN Bank has been engaged in many important and pioneering efforts in the fight against climate change. This is not a...

HNB ranked amongst the top 1,000 World Banks for 6th consecutive year
August 15, 2022

HNB ranked amongst the top 1,000 World Banks for 6th consecutive year

HNB Logo 200Cementing its reputation as one of the world’s most successful banks, HNB PLC, was ranked among the Top...

UOB Net profit for first half of 2022 stable at above S$2 billion
August 14, 2022

UOB Net profit for first half of 2022 stable at above S$2 billion

UOB Group reported net profit of S$2.0 billion for the first half of 2022 (1H22), stable year-on-year, with the strong performance...

DBS Q2 profit tops estimates as rising interest rates boost banks
August 14, 2022

DBS Q2 profit tops estimates as rising interest rates boost banks

Singapore's DBS Group reported a 7 per cent rise in quarterly net profit that came in slightly above market estimates and...

Doha Bank Achieves Profit Growth of 8.2%
August 14, 2022

Doha Bank Achieves Profit Growth of 8.2%

His Excellency Sheikh Fahad Bin Mohammad Bin Jabor Al-Thani, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Doha Bank,...

IBEC Trade finance in the construction industry
August 14, 2022

IBEC Trade finance in the construction industry

The International Bank for Economic Co-operation has provided a trade related loan in the amount of EUR 982 thousand...

RCBC net income up 84% in H1
August 14, 2022

RCBC net income up 84% in H1

Yuchengco-led Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) posted a P6.14 billion consolidated net income in the first half...

Philippine National Bank’s Highest Audit Rating
August 14, 2022

Philippine National Bank’s Highest Audit Rating

Philippine National Bank’s (PNB) Internal Audit Group was given the highest rating by auditing firm, Punongbayan & Araullo...

Sanima Bank Receives 20 Million Dollar Loan for MSMEs from IFC
August 14, 2022

Sanima Bank Receives 20 Million Dollar Loan for MSMEs from IFC

Sanima Bank has received USD 20 million in External Commercial Borrowing (ECB) from International Finance Corporation...

BML posts positive second quarter results
August 14, 2022

BML posts positive second quarter results

Bank of Maldives has reported positive financial performance for the second quarter of 2022. With good performance...

Maybank will support Apple Pay. Credit, debit and prepaid cards are accepted
August 14, 2022

Maybank will support Apple Pay. Credit, debit and prepaid cards are accepted

iPhone and Apple Watch users in Malaysia will soon be able to use Apple Pay for contactless payments. Besides Ambank,...

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Persefoni, and IBM Japan have Signed an Agreement to address Decarbonization
August 14, 2022

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Persefoni, and IBM Japan have Signed an Agreement to address Decarbonization

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (“SMBC”, President and CEO: Makoto Takashima), Persefoni AI, Inc. (“Persefoni”,...

Mizuho shifting to renewable energy
August 14, 2022

Mizuho shifting to renewable energy

Mizuho Bank, Ltd., a consolidated subsidiary of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc., has shifted to using renewable energy at seven...

Annual Review of MUFG Green Deposit Framework Completed
August 14, 2022

Annual Review of MUFG Green Deposit Framework Completed

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) announced on July 19, that it has updated its Green Deposit Framework in collaboration...

State Bank of India Q1 results preview: Net profit expected to grow in double digits, led by pickup in loans
August 14, 2022

State Bank of India Q1 results preview: Net profit expected to grow in double digits, led by pickup in loans

State Bank of India is expected to continue its strong earnings growth in the April-June quarter, growing net profit in double digits...

BEA Wins Four Financial Institution Awards from Bloomberg Businessweek
August 14, 2022

BEA Wins Four Financial Institution Awards from Bloomberg Businessweek

The Bank of East Asia, Limited (“BEA” or “the Bank”) has won four awards at the prestigious Bloomberg Businessweek...

Vietnam’s Big banks hike deposit interest rates
July 15, 2022

Vietnam’s Big banks hike deposit interest rates

Large banks are starting to join the deposit interest rate hike race along with small and medium-sized banks due to rising...

E.Sun, ezTravel launch cobranded card in hopes of revival in overseas travel
July 15, 2022

E.Sun, ezTravel launch cobranded card in hopes of revival in overseas travel

E.Sun Commercial Bank and ezTravel Co. launched on July 18, a cobranded credit card on expectations that credit card...

‘The Banker’ and ‘Euromoney’ name CTBC Bank as Taiwan’s top bank
July 15, 2022

‘The Banker’ and ‘Euromoney’ name CTBC Bank as Taiwan’s top bank

CTBC Bank ranked first among its Taiwanese peers for a sixth straight year in the Top 1,000 World Banks list published...

HNB Saru Ge-Watte leads agricultural revival in the central province
July 15, 2022

HNB Saru Ge-Watte leads agricultural revival in the central province

Supporting efforts to reform and revitalize Sri Lanka’s agricultural sector at the grassroots during these challenging times,...

UOB pilots Green and Sustainable Deposits solution with GIC
July 15, 2022

UOB pilots Green and Sustainable Deposits solution with GIC

UOB launched a Green and Sustainable Deposits solution for its corporate and institutional clients, the first such product...

Veloso steps down as PNB President, Bank appoints Officer-in-Charge
July 15, 2022

Veloso steps down as PNB President, Bank appoints Officer-in-Charge

Philippine National Bank (PNB) has announced that Jose Arnulfo “Wick”A. Veloso is stepping down from his post as...

BML Community Fund projects completed in Kinbidhoo and Landhoo
July 15, 2022

BML Community Fund projects completed in Kinbidhoo and Landhoo

Following a year which saw record-breaking performBank of Maldives has announced on July 21, the successful...

Maybank secures AA rating by MSCI ESG Ratings
July 15, 2022

Maybank secures AA rating by MSCI ESG Ratings

Maybank has received an ‘AA’ rating by MSCI ESG Ratings for the second consecutive year. This leadership rating of...

SMBC Names APAC Head of ESG Solutions
July 15, 2022

SMBC Names APAC Head of ESG Solutions

Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation has appointed a new head of environmental, social and governance...

One more Japanese bank to enter GIFT City: Mizuho Bank
July 15, 2022

One more Japanese bank to enter GIFT City: Mizuho Bank

After Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) recently announced that it had received the nod to open a branch at Gujarat...

MUFG to Establish a New Trading Firm in Japan
July 15, 2022

MUFG to Establish a New Trading Firm in Japan

MUFG’s consolidated subsidiary MUFG Bank today announced the establishment of a wholly owned subsidiary, based on...

State Bank of India increases MCLR by 10 bps, second hike since June
July 15, 2022

State Bank of India increases MCLR by 10 bps, second hike since June

State Bank of India has hiked its marginal cost of funds-based lending rate (MCLR) by 10 basis points (bps), effective July 15.

VietinBank eFAST digital financial assistant scores with businesses
July 14, 2022

VietinBank eFAST digital financial assistant scores with businesses

The financial position of a business is one of the most important data in economic organizations. However, it is not easy to...

Mega Bank to offer high interest for US dollars
July 14, 2022

Mega Bank to offer high interest for US dollars

State-run Mega International Commercial Bank said that it would offer high interest rates for time deposits denominated...

Bangkok Bank reports net profit of Baht 14,079 million for the first half of 2022
July 14, 2022

Bangkok Bank reports net profit of Baht 14,079 million for the first half of 2022

In the second quarter of 2022, declining concerns about the spread of the Covid-19 Omicron variant resulted in an...

Taiwan’s Five state-run banks raise new-loan interest rates
July 14, 2022

Taiwan’s Five state-run banks raise new-loan interest rates

Interest rates for new loans at the nation’s five major state-run banks last month edged up 0.005 percentage points to...

DBS opens Singapore’s first net zero building by a bank, marking new milestone in nation’s Green Plan 2030
July 14, 2022

DBS opens Singapore’s first net zero building by a bank, marking new milestone in nation’s Green Plan 2030

DBS on July 18 commemorated the official opening of its refurbished DBS Newton Green, Singapore’s first net zero building...

KEB Hana, A South Korean Bank, Expands to the Sandbox
July 14, 2022

KEB Hana, A South Korean Bank, Expands to the Sandbox

KEB Hana has entered into the virtual space of The Sandbox as a part of its global virtual expansion. KEB Hana is a South...

BEA Becomes First Bank Headquartered in Hong Kong to Join PCAF
July 14, 2022

BEA Becomes First Bank Headquartered in Hong Kong to Join PCAF

The Bank of East Asia, Limited (“BEA”) announces it has become the first bank headquartered in Hong Kong to join the...

Mizuho Bank finances floating offshore windfarm in France
June 15, 2022

Mizuho Bank finances floating offshore windfarm in France

Mizuho Bank, Ltd. has arranged a project finance deal to build, maintain, and operate the Eoliennes Flottantes du Golfe...

RCBC sees faster home, auto loans growth
June 15, 2022

RCBC sees faster home, auto loans growth

RIZAL Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) sees faster growth rates in its housing and auto loans in the latter part of 2022.

MUFG to Invest in PowerX, Inc.
June 15, 2022

MUFG to Invest in PowerX, Inc.

MUFG Bank today announced that it has decided to invest in PowerX, Inc. (“PowerX”) with the main objectives of fostering...

Bangkok Bank appoints Meliza Rusli President Director of Indonesian subsidiary PermataBank
June 15, 2022

Bangkok Bank appoints Meliza Rusli President Director of Indonesian subsidiary PermataBank

Mrs. Meliza Rusli, will draw on her deep experience in digital strategy of Indonesian financial sectors to help deliver...

Vietcombank is in the Top 50 best listed companies for the 10th year in a row
June 15, 2022

Vietcombank is in the Top 50 best listed companies for the 10th year in a row

Vietcombank continues to be named in the "List of 50 best listed companies" in 2022 announced by Forbes Vietnam with...

VietinBank launches ‘Digital Financial Assistant’ for businesses
June 15, 2022

VietinBank launches ‘Digital Financial Assistant’ for businesses

On May 31, 2022, VietinBank officially held the launching ceremony of VietinBank eFAST on the new platform.

Agribank is allocated 2,500 billion VND to support interest rates for businesses
June 15, 2022

Agribank is allocated 2,500 billion VND to support interest rates for businesses

The Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam (Agribank) has been approved by the State Bank of...

Sanima Bank introduced Green PIN
June 15, 2022

Sanima Bank introduced Green PIN

Sanima Bank introduced Green PIN (Personal Identification Number) to its valuable customers.

Sanima Bank: now at Nepaltar, Kathmandu
June 15, 2022

Sanima Bank: now at Nepaltar, Kathmandu

Sanima Bank inaugurated Nepaltar branch at Nepaltar, Tarkeshwor Municipality ward no. 11 on July 1, 2022. Sanima...

Japan’s SMFG plans to buy 10% stake in SBI worth over $443 million
June 15, 2022

Japan’s SMFG plans to buy 10% stake in SBI worth over $443 million

Japan's Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG) Inc is in final talks to acquire 10% of online financial giant SBI Holdings...

E.SUN Commercial Bank Limited establishes Representative Office in Ho Chi Minh City
June 15, 2022

E.SUN Commercial Bank Limited establishes Representative Office in Ho Chi Minh City

Director of State Bank of Vietnam branch. Ho Chi Minh City approved for E.SUN Commercial Bank Limited to set up a...

CTBC Bank Philippines Donates Ambulance to Philippine General Hospital (PGH)
June 15, 2022

CTBC Bank Philippines Donates Ambulance to Philippine General Hospital (PGH)

CTBC Bank Philippines has once again come for-ward to help its country’s government hospital in their COVID-19 response...

Cathay expects better returns on bond investments
June 15, 2022

Cathay expects better returns on bond investments

Cathay Financial Holding Co on June 17 said it expects rate hikes by the US Federal Reserve and Taiwan’s central bank...

HNB honored by Asian Banker as Best Retail Bank in Sri Lanka for 2022
June 15, 2022

HNB honored by Asian Banker as Best Retail Bank in Sri Lanka for 2022

HNB PLC sealed its reputation as Sri Lanka’s undisputed leader in retail banking, having been crowned as the Best Retail...

UOB assisting all bunker finance clients to go digital with SGTraDex
June 15, 2022

UOB assisting all bunker finance clients to go digital with SGTraDex

UOB aims to bring all its bunker finance clients onto the Singapore Trade Data Exchange (SGTraDex) digital platform by...

DBS completes first live transaction on SGTraDex to drive digitalisation of bunker trade ecosystem
June 14, 2022

DBS completes first live transaction on SGTraDex to drive digitalisation of bunker trade ecosystem

DBS announced that it has completed its first live transaction on the Singapore Trade Data Exchange (SGTraDex) – a digital...

Bank Pasargad named as Islamic Bank of the Year in Iran
June 14, 2022

Bank Pasargad named as Islamic Bank of the Year in Iran

For the seventh year, Bank Pasargad was named as the Islamic Bank of the Year in Iran for the Year 2022 by The Banker...

State Bank of India hikes deposit, lending rates
June 14, 2022

State Bank of India hikes deposit, lending rates

India’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) has raised its deposit and lending rates following the Reserve Bank's repo...

Taiwan State-run banks hike rates
June 14, 2022

Taiwan State-run banks hike rates

Several major lenders are to raise interest rates for depositors today, after the central bank increased its benchmark...

BEA Issues ESG Report for 2021
June 14, 2022

BEA Issues ESG Report for 2021

The Bank of East Asia, Limited has issued its Environmental, Social, and Governance (“ESG”) Report for the year ended...

Maybank expands digital bank offering with Malaysia’s first-ever contactless ATM cash withdrawal service
June 14, 2022

Maybank expands digital bank offering with Malaysia’s first-ever contactless ATM cash withdrawal service

Maybank has added yet another pioneering service in its digital bank offering with the introduction of the first ever...

Bank of Maldives is at its strongest position – CEO
June 1, 2022

Bank of Maldives is at its strongest position – CEO

Following a year which saw record-breaking performance for Bank of Maldives, CEO and Managing Director Tim Sawyer...

SMBC Joins Carbonplace, the New Settlement Platform for Carbon Credits
May 15, 2022

SMBC Joins Carbonplace, the New Settlement Platform for Carbon Credits

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC, President and CEO: Makoto Takashima) has announced that it is...

SBI board approves $2 bn fund raise in FY23 in single or multiple tranches
May 15, 2022

SBI board approves $2 bn fund raise in FY23 in single or multiple tranches

The board of State Bank of India has approved long-term fundraising of $2 billion in single or multiple tranches for...

RCBC’s digital platforms surge in Q1, revenues up by 205%
May 14, 2022

RCBC’s digital platforms surge in Q1, revenues up by 205%

RCBC reported a 205% revenue growth in Q1 this year. DiskarTech, RCBC’s financial inclusion app, has seen a...

Sanima Bank signs discount deals with Top hotels
May 14, 2022

Sanima Bank signs discount deals with Top hotels

Sanima Bank Limited has signed an agreement with Radisson Hotel Kathmandu, The Everest Hotel, Hotel Akama and...

Maybank to increase Base Rate and BLR
May 14, 2022

Maybank to increase Base Rate and BLR

Maybank will revise upwards its Base Rate (BR) and Base Lending Rate (BLR) by 25 basis points effective 13 May 2022,

Hana Financial Investment eyeing takeover of Hana Bank’s Hong Kong unit
May 14, 2022

Hana Financial Investment eyeing takeover of Hana Bank’s Hong Kong unit

South Korean brokerage house Hana Financial Investment Co. said May 9 that it is seeking to take over affiliate Hana...

MUFG to help ASEAN adopt tech for slower shift away from carbon
May 14, 2022

MUFG to help ASEAN adopt tech for slower shift away from carbon

Japan's MUFG Bank will work with other lenders to finance projects that will help Southeast Asia's exit from fossil fuels...

Forbes names a series of Vietnamese banks in the Top Global 2000
May 14, 2022

Forbes names a series of Vietnamese banks in the Top Global 2000

Forbes magazine has just named four Vietnamese banks in the ranking of 2,000 largest companies in the world (Top...

CTBC Bank helps Vietnam Combat COVID-19 with Oxygen Concentrators Donation
May 14, 2022

CTBC Bank helps Vietnam Combat COVID-19 with Oxygen Concentrators Donation

Due to the uprising COVID-19 cases in Vietnam, CTBC Bank donated 45 units of Oxygen Concentrators to the Vietnam...

First Commercial to open Frankfurt branch in 2022
May 14, 2022

First Commercial to open Frankfurt branch in 2022

First Commercial Bank, the flagship banking entity of First Financial Holding Co, plans to open a branch in Frankfurt as...

Taiwan’s Cathay United Bank goes live with Avaloq’s core banking tech
May 14, 2022

Taiwan’s Cathay United Bank goes live with Avaloq’s core banking tech

The Swiss vendor says its Avaloq Core Platform will support the bank’s continued growth as it looks to cater to increasing...

Bank SinoPac leads NT$3.2bn loan to build solar power
May 14, 2022

Bank SinoPac leads NT$3.2bn loan to build solar power

Bank SinoPac and four other banks are providing Taya Group with a NT$3.2 billion (US$106.31 million) syndicated loan to...

PNB posts 57% growth in net income
May 13, 2022

PNB posts 57% growth in net income

Philippine National Bank registered better net income for the first quarter of 2022 of P2.81 billion compared to the...

Agribank Loc Viet card wins Sao Khue award 2022
May 13, 2022

Agribank Loc Viet card wins Sao Khue award 2022

Agribank Loc Viet card was honored at the Sao Khue Award Ceremony 2022 on the morning of April 23, 2022 in Hanoi.

Bangkok Bank launches “Be1st Digital Card” with a new design
May 13, 2022

Bangkok Bank launches “Be1st Digital Card” with a new design

Bangkok Bank Introducing “Be1st Digital” debit card, safe and confident and it’s easy to apply, it can be used...

Bank of Taiwan Equator Principles Adoption announcement
May 13, 2022

Bank of Taiwan Equator Principles Adoption announcement

On May 6, 2022, the Bank of Taiwan officially announced that it has adopted the Equator Principles and has become one...

Sri Lanka’s Hatton National Bank net up in March 2022 quarter
May 13, 2022

Sri Lanka’s Hatton National Bank net up in March 2022 quarter

Sri Lanka’s Hatton National Bank said profits grew 4 percent to 4.9 billion rupees in the March 2022 quarter from a year...

UOB Malaysia names its first female CEO
May 13, 2022

UOB Malaysia names its first female CEO

UOB Malaysia has named Ng Wei Wei as its first female chief executive officer (CEO), effective May 1, 2022, succeeding...

DBS and Xero collaborate to offer personalised SME lending
May 13, 2022

DBS and Xero collaborate to offer personalised SME lending

DBS and global small business platform Xero are working together to provide a simpler way to apply for loans and gain...

Bank of Maldives Appoints New Chief Internal Auditor
May 12, 2022

Bank of Maldives Appoints New Chief Internal Auditor

Bank of Maldives is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Bishwajit Mazumder as the Bank’s Chief Internal...

Mizuho Bank launches Japan’s First Sustainable Supply Chain Finance (SSCF)
May 12, 2022

Mizuho Bank launches Japan’s First Sustainable Supply Chain Finance (SSCF)

Mizuho Bank, Ltd. (President & CEO: Masahiko Kato) is pleased to announce the launch of Japan’s first Sustainable Supply...

CTBC Financial Holding, subsidiaries receive outstanding enterprise award
April 16, 2022

CTBC Financial Holding, subsidiaries receive outstanding enterprise award

CTBC Financial Holding Co and its two subsidiaries, CTBC Bank Co and Taiwan Life Insurance Co, have received the...

RCBC phasing out coal investments by 2031
April 16, 2022

RCBC phasing out coal investments by 2031

Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) announced it plans to wipe out its remaining existing exposure to coal-fired...

Agribank receives 2 awards for Typical Vietnamese Bank in 2021
April 16, 2022

Agribank receives 2 awards for Typical Vietnamese Bank in 2021

Agribank has just been honored to be awarded two awards "A bank with typical innovative products and services" and "A...

PNB launches CashNet Plus mobile app for corporates
April 16, 2022

PNB launches CashNet Plus mobile app for corporates

Philippine National Bank (PNB) levels up its digital banking offering as it rolls out the PNB CashNet Plus mobile application...

Shanghai Commercial board approves cash dividend of NT$1.8 per share
April 15, 2022

Shanghai Commercial board approves cash dividend of NT$1.8 per share

Taiwan-based Shanghai Commercial and Savings Bank (SCSB) said its board of directors had approved a proposal to...

Sanima Bank: now at Tandi, Chitwan
April 15, 2022

Sanima Bank: now at Tandi, Chitwan

Sanima Bank inaugurated Tandi branch at Ratnanagar-1, Tandi, Chitwan on 24th March 2022. Sanima Bank’s Tandi...

Mizuho Bank concludes a green loan agreement with JX Metals Circular Solutions Europe GmbH
April 14, 2022

Mizuho Bank concludes a green loan agreement with JX Metals Circular Solutions Europe GmbH

Mizuho Bank, Ltd. has concluded a green loan agreement with JX Metals Circular Solutions Europe GmbH (JXCSE), which...

MUFG’s announces Green Loan Extended for Morgan Stanley-advised Private Real Estate Fund’s Acquisition of Yokohama Nomura Building
April 14, 2022

MUFG’s announces Green Loan Extended for Morgan Stanley-advised Private Real Estate Fund’s Acquisition of Yokohama Nomura Building

MUFG Bank, Ltd. has executed a non-recourse loan for the acquisition of a green building (Yokohama Nomura Building)...

BML supports completion of projects in Felidhoo and Henbadhoo under BML Community Fund
April 14, 2022

BML supports completion of projects in Felidhoo and Henbadhoo under BML Community Fund

Bank of Maldives has announced April 11, the successful completion of projects in V. Felidhoo and N. Henbadhoo as part...

The Bank of East Asia wins big at the Global Brands Magazine Awards
April 14, 2022

The Bank of East Asia wins big at the Global Brands Magazine Awards

The Global Brand Awards is an annual event held by Global Brands Magazine (GBM), an international publication...

Maybank launches first ever ASEAN-Maybank Scholarship programme, invests RM5m for intakes up to 2025
April 14, 2022

Maybank launches first ever ASEAN-Maybank Scholarship programme, invests RM5m for intakes up to 2025

Maybank has collaborated with the ASEAN Secretariat to jointly introduce the ASEAN-Maybank Scholarship (AMS)...

Singapore’s DBS explores metaverse in digital push
April 12, 2022

Singapore’s DBS explores metaverse in digital push

Singapore's DBS Group Holdings is looking for ways to bring banking services to the metaverse, the company's chief...

Doha Bank CEO Seetharaman Resigns After 15 Years in Role
April 12, 2022

Doha Bank CEO Seetharaman Resigns After 15 Years in Role

Doha Bank said its veteran Chief Executive Officer Raghavan Seetharaman resigned, ending his 15-year career at the...

UOB expects 5% revenue at risk after new digital banks enter the fray
April 12, 2022

UOB expects 5% revenue at risk after new digital banks enter the fray

UNITED Overseas Bank (UOB) expects "limited" impact in the near term from competition from new digital banks - with...

HNB wins ‘Best IoT Initiative’ award at Asian Digital Finance Forum
April 12, 2022

HNB wins ‘Best IoT Initiative’ award at Asian Digital Finance Forum

HNB FIT, Asia’s first fitness related app launched by Sri Lanka’s most digitally- savvy bank HNB PLC, was crowned as the..

Taiwan’s State-run banks to raise rates on select products
April 12, 2022

Taiwan’s State-run banks to raise rates on select products

Taiwan’s State-run banks said on March 21 that they would raise interest rates on savings deposits and loans after the...

Bangkok Bank joins AIA Thailand to sell life insurance online focusing on high coverage, affordable premiums and easy access via mobile banking to serve individual needs
April 12, 2022

Bangkok Bank joins AIA Thailand to sell life insurance online focusing on high coverage, affordable premiums and easy access via mobile banking to serve individual needs

Bangkok Bank Executive Vice Presidents Prassanee Ouiyamaphan and Pornpimon Trongtiengdham joined AIA Company Limited Chief Strategic Bancassurance Alliance Officer Alisa Simaroj and

Vietcombank plans a profit of over 30,000 billion VND
April 11, 2022

Vietcombank plans a profit of over 30,000 billion VND

In 2022, Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank) aims to increase at least 12% of...

E.SUN joins National Taiwan University in promoting the ESG Centenary Project to strive for ecologically sustainable development
April 10, 2022

E.SUN joins National Taiwan University in promoting the ESG Centenary Project to strive for ecologically sustainable development

State-run First Financial Holding Co. said that it would continue The “E.Sun-NTU ESG Centenary Project,” a collaboration...

State Bank of India shares list do’s and don’ts for customers
April 10, 2022

State Bank of India shares list do’s and don’ts for customers

The State Bank of India (SBI) has warned its customers against online fraud and phishing attacks. India's largest public...

Cathay Financial tallies war losses
March 13, 2022

Cathay Financial tallies war losses

Cathay Financial Holding Co reported net profit of NT$5.23 billion (US$186 million) for February 2022, after recognizing...

RCBC Bank execs bullish on biz growth as economy recovers
March 12, 2022

RCBC Bank execs bullish on biz growth as economy recovers

The continued recovery of the domestic economy makes executives of Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC)...

IBEC has developed and adopted a methodology for mapping projects with the Sustainable Development Goals
March 12, 2022

IBEC has developed and adopted a methodology for mapping projects with the Sustainable Development Goals

The Board of the International Bank for Economic Co-operation has approved the criteria for the alignment of the Bank’...

CTBC celebrates growth in Thailand
March 12, 2022

CTBC celebrates growth in Thailand

CTBC Bank and LH Financial Group PCL (LHFG) celebrated the bank consolidating its overseas presence in becoming...

Mizuho and Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research sign MOU
March 11, 2022

Mizuho and Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research sign MOU

Mizuho Bank, Ltd. (President & CEO: Koji Fujiwara) and Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (Chairman Tsaur...

Maybank continues repayment assistance plan
March 11, 2022

Maybank continues repayment assistance plan

Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) will continue offering support to customers who are still recovering from the effects...

Bank of Maldives opens ATM Centre in Hirilandhoo
March 11, 2022

Bank of Maldives opens ATM Centre in Hirilandhoo

Bank of Maldives has opened a Self-Service Banking ATM center in Thaa Atoll Hirilandhoo as part of the ongoing...

Savings bank integration nets PNB extra P7.5-B capital
March 11, 2022

Savings bank integration nets PNB extra P7.5-B capital

Tycoon Lucio Tan-led Philippine National Bank (PNB) recently collected back P7.5 billion worth of excess capital from...

DBS finds most SMEs in Singapore eye cashflow
March 11, 2022

DBS finds most SMEs in Singapore eye cashflow

Survey after the Singapore Budget 2022 was announced with 250 SMEs across a broad spectrum of industries to better...

First financial posts record NT$19.74 billion in earnings
March 11, 2022

First financial posts record NT$19.74 billion in earnings

State-run First Financial Holding Co. said that it would continue to pursue profit growth and income diversification in...

Sun pledges to use 100% renewable energy by 2030
March 11, 2022

Sun pledges to use 100% renewable energy by 2030

As a response to the nation’s net-zero carbon emissions goals, E.SUN Financial Holding Co. has voiced its commitment to...

MUFG Bank to Invest USD 300 Million in Indian Startups
March 11, 2022

MUFG Bank to Invest USD 300 Million in Indian Startups

MUFG’s core banking subsidiary MUFG Bank announced that it plans to invest USD 300 million in Indian startups through...

Bank Pasargad’s recent achievement in the rankings of Top 500 Banking Brands 2022
March 11, 2022

Bank Pasargad’s recent achievement in the rankings of Top 500 Banking Brands 2022

"Once again, after six years of being listed among the world's top banking brands, Bank Pasargad as the only Iranian...

State Bank of India’s exposure to Russia, Ukraine less than $10 million
March 11, 2022

State Bank of India’s exposure to Russia, Ukraine less than $10 million

State Bank of India’s (SBI’s) exposure to Russia, which is facing sanctions following invasion of Ukraine, is less than...

Bank of East Asia to sell non- life insurance businesses to AIA for $278 million
March 10, 2022

Bank of East Asia to sell non- life insurance businesses to AIA for $278 million

Bank of East Asia (BEA) said on March 4 that it has agreed to sell its non-life insurance and healthcare services businesses...

Bank Pasargad – outstanding award from “Industrial Management Institution” of Iran
February 15, 2022

Bank Pasargad – outstanding award from “Industrial Management Institution” of Iran

"Bank Pasargad", which has recently been awarded the titles of; Bank of the Year 2021, and Islamic Bank of the Year...

State Bank of India’s profits jump 62pc
February 15, 2022

State Bank of India’s profits jump 62pc

State Bank of India, the country's largest lender by assets, reported a 62.3 per cent rise in third- quarter profit on...

Intesa Sanpaolo Invests £40 Million into Thought Machine and Selects Vault to Power New Digital Banking Platform
February 11, 2022

Intesa Sanpaolo Invests £40 Million into Thought Machine and Selects Vault to Power New Digital Banking Platform

Intesa Sanpaolo, Italy’s largest bank by total assets and one of Europe’s most profitable and sustainable financial...

Vietnam’s Eximbank ends partnership with Japan’s SMBC
February 11, 2022

Vietnam’s Eximbank ends partnership with Japan’s SMBC

The Vietnam Export Import Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Eximbank) will terminate its partnership with Japanese...

VietinBank: Q4 profit nearly halved, many business segments “short of breath” in 2021
February 11, 2022

VietinBank: Q4 profit nearly halved, many business segments “short of breath” in 2021

Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (VietinBank) has just announced its financial statements...

PT Bank CTBC Indonesia Donation of IDR 1.5 billion for COVID-19 and Natural Disasters
February 11, 2022

PT Bank CTBC Indonesia Donation of IDR 1.5 billion for COVID-19 and Natural Disasters

With the spirit of humanity, PT Bank CTBC Indonesia (CTBCI) continues its contribution and support to deal with the...

Mega, First aiming for stable earnings growth
February 11, 2022

Mega, First aiming for stable earnings growth

Taiwan’s State-run Mega Financial Holding Co and First Financial Holding Co said that they are aiming for stable profit...

HNB- Span Engineering partner to home loans promotion
February 11, 2022

HNB- Span Engineering partner to home loans promotion

Sri Lanka’s leading private sector bank, HNB PLC, announced an exclusive partnership with renowned property...

RCBC digital platforms get more transaction volume
February 10, 2022

RCBC digital platforms get more transaction volume

Rizal Commercial Banking Corp.'s (RCBC) digital platforms have seen an increase in both transaction volume and value...

DBS Q4 profit up 37% to $1.39 billion; more gains expected from rising rates
February 10, 2022

DBS Q4 profit up 37% to $1.39 billion; more gains expected from rising rates

DBS Group Holdings posted on Monday (Feb 14) a better-than-expected increase in fourth- quarter earnings on the...

UOB invests an additional RMB2 billion into China unit
February 10, 2022

UOB invests an additional RMB2 billion into China unit

Singapore-headquartered UOB Bank has announced completion of a RMB 2 billion ($325 million) capital injection into...

Bank of Maldives appoints new Director of Islamic Banking
February 10, 2022

Bank of Maldives appoints new Director of Islamic Banking

Bank of Maldives is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Hassan Kalaam as its Director of Islamic Banking.

Dato’ Khairussaleh Ramli to be the new Group President & CEO of Maybank
February 10, 2022

Dato’ Khairussaleh Ramli to be the new Group President & CEO of Maybank

Maybank announced on January 27, 2022 that Dato’ Khairussaleh Ramli will be appointed as the Group President and...

Sumitomo Mitsui Credit Facility Helps Lafayette Square Invest in Underserved Businesses
February 10, 2022

Sumitomo Mitsui Credit Facility Helps Lafayette Square Invest in Underserved Businesses

Investment firm Lafayette Square and its affiliates on Thursday (Feb. 3) signed a debt financing deal in the form of a...

Mizuho names new CEO to draw line under merger issues
February 9, 2022

Mizuho names new CEO to draw line under merger issues

Mizuho Financial Group is tapping a relatively young career insider to turn around the bank, which has been plagued...

Top Japanese bank MUFG introduces new stablecoin platform
February 9, 2022

Top Japanese bank MUFG introduces new stablecoin platform

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), Japan’s largest financial group, is working hard to take the lead in stablecoin...

Agribank and FWD Vietnam enter into a cooperation agreement
January 16, 2022

Agribank and FWD Vietnam enter into a cooperation agreement

In order to better meet the financial and insurance needs of the people, on January 12, 2022 in Hanoi, Vietnam Bank for...

Enel teams up with Intesa Sanpaolo for Italy payments firm Mooney
January 15, 2022

Enel teams up with Intesa Sanpaolo for Italy payments firm Mooney

Italian utility Enel SpA has agreed to buy 50% of Italy's Mooney to take joint control of the payments firm with Intesa...

VietinBank Launches Foreign Exchange Online Services in Vietnam
January 14, 2022

VietinBank Launches Foreign Exchange Online Services in Vietnam

VietinBank has launched FX Online 24/7 service, which allows customers to access foreign exchange (FX) services...

Fubon Financial profit soars 60% to NT$144.6 billion
January 13, 2022

Fubon Financial profit soars 60% to NT$144.6 billion

Fubon Financial Holding Co reported net profit of NT$144.6 billion (US$5.22 billion) for 2021, up 60 percent year-on-year...

HNB partners with Cinnamon Hotels to offer LANKAQR payment solutions
January 12, 2022

HNB partners with Cinnamon Hotels to offer LANKAQR payment solutions

Pioneering the evolution of cashless and contactless payments in the tourism sector, Sri Lanka’s leading private sector...

CTBC announces Earnings for December 2021
January 10, 2022

CTBC announces Earnings for December 2021

CTBC Holding has announced its preliminary earnings for December 2021. The Company posted a pre-tax profit of...

Singapore’s UOB to buy Citi retail operations in 4 countries for $3.65 bln
January 10, 2022

Singapore’s UOB to buy Citi retail operations in 4 countries for $3.65 bln

Singapore lender United Overseas Bank (UOB) has agreed to buy Citigroup's consumer businesses in Indonesia...

DBS Foundation awards record SGD 3 million to 19 businesses-for-impact across Asia
January 10, 2022

DBS Foundation awards record SGD 3 million to 19 businesses-for-impact across Asia

DBS Foundation, the first foundation in Singapore dedicated to championing social entrepreneurship, has awarded close...

RCBC eyes P3 billion in return to onshore debt market
January 10, 2022

RCBC eyes P3 billion in return to onshore debt market

Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) is raising at least P3 billion as it returns to the onshore debt market via the...

One World Connect Partners with Philippine National Bank (PNB) for Online Remittance
January 10, 2022

One World Connect Partners with Philippine National Bank (PNB) for Online Remittance

One World Connect, a London-based fintech and remittance company, has announced its partnership with...

“Mongolians With Savings” Campaign
January 10, 2022

“Mongolians With Savings” Campaign

Trade and Development Bank launched the “Mongolia with Savings” campaign. Through this campaign, TDB aimed to...

40th Anniversary Event 3 – Bank of Maldives launches Startup Grant Fund
January 10, 2022

40th Anniversary Event 3 – Bank of Maldives launches Startup Grant Fund

Bank of Maldives has announced the BML Startup Grant as part of the series of 12 high impact monthly community...

Maybank clinches ‘Best International Bank in Cambodia 2021 Award’
January 10, 2022

Maybank clinches ‘Best International Bank in Cambodia 2021 Award’

Maybank Cambodia was named the “Best International Bank in Cambodia” by Asiamoney Best Bank Awards for the...

Imai likely to become Mizuho Financial Group chairman
January 10, 2022

Imai likely to become Mizuho Financial Group chairman

Mizuho Financial Group Inc. is considering appointing Deputy President Seiji Imai, 59, to succeed outgoing Chairman...

Green push ending 150-year tradition of bank passbooks in Japan
January 10, 2022

Green push ending 150-year tradition of bank passbooks in Japan

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. will start charging new customers for a bank passbook, joining other Japanese lenders...

Bank Pasargad wins the title of Bank of the Year 2021 of the Islamic Republic of Iran
January 10, 2022

Bank Pasargad wins the title of Bank of the Year 2021 of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Based on the comprehensive evaluations of The Banker Magazine, the title of "Bank of the Year 2021 of the Islamic...

State Bank of India taps Taiwanese market for $300 million via Formosa bonds
January 10, 2022

State Bank of India taps Taiwanese market for $300 million via Formosa bonds

State Bank of India has raised $300 million from the Taiwanese market through maiden issue of Formosa bonds at a...

PNB Q3 core income up on service fees, lending
December 28, 2021

PNB Q3 core income up on service fees, lending

Philippine National Bank (PNB) said it posted a consolidated net income of P24.3 billion for the first nine months of 2021...

RCBC simplifies account opening in minutes
December 26, 2021

RCBC simplifies account opening in minutes

RCBC continues to empower more Filipinos with advanced digital banking solutions through its enhanced online...

Sanima Bank introduces Priority Counter at Kumaripati, Lalitpur
December 26, 2021

Sanima Bank introduces Priority Counter at Kumaripati, Lalitpur

Sanima Bank has extended Priority counter for its high valued customers at Kumaripati, Lalitpur on November 21.

BML Islamic to offer cash option for personal financing
December 25, 2021

BML Islamic to offer cash option for personal financing

Bank of Maldives (BML) has announced positive changes to its BML Islamic Personal Financing portfolio to allow the...

Two-thirds of Maybank’s SME customers leverage digital technology in sales platform
December 22, 2021

Two-thirds of Maybank’s SME customers leverage digital technology in sales platform

Sixty-seven per cent of Malayan Banking Bhd's SME customers have leveraged digital technology into their sales...

JPMorgan to Reimburse $5,000 to H.K. Bankers for Quarantine
December 22, 2021

JPMorgan to Reimburse $5,000 to H.K. Bankers for Quarantine

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is offering to reimburse Hong Kong employees up to $5,000 to compensate for their...

Mizuho ordered by government to improve operations after system failures
December 22, 2021

Mizuho ordered by government to improve operations after system failures

Japan’s financial authorities ordered Mizuho Bank and its parent Mizuho Financial Group Inc. to improve their operations...

UOB Malaysia now allows employees to work remotely up to twice a week
December 22, 2021

UOB Malaysia now allows employees to work remotely up to twice a week

UOB Malaysia is giving the majority of its almost 5,000-strong workforce the choice to work remotely up to twice a week...

Doha Bank looks to borrow a 3-year $350m loan
December 22, 2021

Doha Bank looks to borrow a 3-year $350m loan

63 Doha BankDoha Bank, one of the largest commercial banks in Qatar in terms of assets, is looking for a 3-year loan of...

Sumitomo Mitsui completes acquisition of 74.9% stake in Fullerton India
December 21, 2021

Sumitomo Mitsui completes acquisition of 74.9% stake in Fullerton India

Fullerton India Credit Company has become a subsidiary of Sumitomo Mitsu Financial Group (SMFG), following the...

CTBC pursuing UN Sustainable Development Goals
December 21, 2021

CTBC pursuing UN Sustainable Development Goals

CTBC is actively pursuing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set forth by the United Nations, in particular Goal...

State-run KDB considers selling shipping line HMM ‘in phases’
December 20, 2021

State-run KDB considers selling shipping line HMM ‘in phases’

The head of the state-run Korea Development Bank (KDB) said that the bank is considering selling its stake in HMM...

BEA Wins Best SME’s Partner Gold Award for Four Straight Years
December 20, 2021

BEA Wins Best SME’s Partner Gold Award for Four Straight Years

The Bank of East Asia, Limited (BEA) announces that it has won the “Best SME’s Partner Gold Award”, organized by The...

Taiwan’s Fubon reported as favorite to take over Citibank’s consumer assets in China
December 20, 2021

Taiwan’s Fubon reported as favorite to take over Citibank’s consumer assets in China

As Citibank sells off its consumer banking business in several Asian countries, Taiwan’s Fubon Financial Holding Co., Ltd...

MUFG names Raymond Fattell Head of Transaction Banking Americas
December 18, 2021

MUFG names Raymond Fattell Head of Transaction Banking Americas

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) announced that Raymond Fattell has been named Head of Transaction Banking...

SBI partners with Adani Capital for co-lending to farmers
December 18, 2021

SBI partners with Adani Capital for co-lending to farmers

State Bank of India (SBI), the country’s largest lender, has signed an agreement with Adani Capital Pvt Ltd (Adani...

Shanghai Commercial Bank introduces new online trading platform, mobile trading app
December 18, 2021

Shanghai Commercial Bank introduces new online trading platform, mobile trading app

Shanghai Commercial Bank has announced that it will soon be launching the New Online Securities Trading Platform...

Hua Nan recruiting information technology talent
November 22, 2021

Hua Nan recruiting information technology talent

Hua Nan Commercial Bank said that it is to recruit information technology personnel to meet development needs, as...

UOB to hire retired employees for gig work
November 21, 2021

UOB to hire retired employees for gig work

The United Overseas Bank (UOB) has announced that they’ll be bringing back retired employees for short-term and...

DBS launches eco-conscious consumer platform
November 21, 2021

DBS launches eco-conscious consumer platform

DBS Bank has launched LiveBetter – a one-stop digital platform where users can access ecofriendly tips, donate to local...

Bank of East Asia picks fencers Edgar Cheung and Cheung Siu-lun as brand ambassadors
November 20, 2021

Bank of East Asia picks fencers Edgar Cheung and Cheung Siu-lun as brand ambassadors

The Bank of East Asia (BEA) and its subsidiary Blue Cross Asia Pacific Insurance (Blue Cross) have appointed fencers Edgar...

E.Sun, HSBC offer Compal sustainability-linked loans
November 19, 2021

E.Sun, HSBC offer Compal sustainability-linked loans

E.Sun Commercial Bank and HSBC Bank Taiwan Ltd have provided sustainability-linked loans. (SLL) of NT$2 billion...

Doha Bank holds ‘Beach Clean-up’ in collaboration with Ministry of Municipality
November 19, 2021

Doha Bank holds ‘Beach Clean-up’ in collaboration with Ministry of Municipality

Doha Bank has joined hands with the Ministry of Municipality in an organised “Beach Clean-Up” at Al Farkiah Beach in Al...

PNB launches two new global feeder funds
November 19, 2021

PNB launches two new global feeder funds

Philippine National Bank (PNB) has launched two new global feeder funds to help clients diversify their portfolios and...

SinoPac granted patents for image recognition system
November 18, 2021

SinoPac granted patents for image recognition system

SinoPac Holdings Co has gained patents for its artificial-intelligence (AI) image recognition technology, which could help...

Fubon Financial, Jih Sun to complete merger in Q1 2022
November 18, 2021

Fubon Financial, Jih Sun to complete merger in Q1 2022

Fubon Financial Holding Co. expects to complete a merger with Jih Sun Financial Holding Co. in the first quarter of next...

CTBC to move branch operations to Oracle
November 17, 2021

CTBC to move branch operations to Oracle

CTBC Bank Co. Ltd. has chosen Oracle Financial Services to help modernize its corporate banking and payments...

PNB launches two new global feeder funds
November 9, 2021

PNB launches two new global feeder funds

Philippine National Bank (PNB) has launched two new global feeder funds to help clients diversify their portfolios and...

Vietcombank’s charter capital raise plan approved
November 9, 2021

Vietcombank’s charter capital raise plan approved

The Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank) will raise its charter capital to over 50.4...

Paudel appointed Sanima Bank chair
November 9, 2021

Paudel appointed Sanima Bank chair

Tuk Prasad Paudel has been appointed as the chairman of executive committee of Sanima Bank. An executive committee...

RCBC wins Best Retail Bank, two more titles at international awards tilt
November 9, 2021

RCBC wins Best Retail Bank, two more titles at international awards tilt

The Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) brought home three banking awards including the Best Retail Bank...

Bank of Maldives announces ‘BML Scholarship Fund’
November 9, 2021

Bank of Maldives announces ‘BML Scholarship Fund’

Bank of Maldives launched ‘BML Scholarship Fund’ as the first of series of 12 high impact monthly community initiatives...

Maybank expands its ops to i-City Malaysia
November 9, 2021

Maybank expands its ops to i-City Malaysia

Sumurwang Tower in i-City Malaysia will soon be renamed Mercu Maybank, as the country’s largest banking group has...

KDB issues $1.5b in global bonds
November 9, 2021

KDB issues $1.5b in global bonds

The state-run Korea Development Bank (KDB) said it has successfully issued $1.5 billion worth of bonds to foreign investors.

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation signs MOU with Saudi EXIM Bank
November 9, 2021

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation signs MOU with Saudi EXIM Bank

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) and the Saudi Export-Import Bank (EXIM Bank) have signed a memorandum...

SMBC starts data service for clients preparing for dementia, death
October 17, 2021

SMBC starts data service for clients preparing for dementia, death

A Japanese megabank shifted away from finance by offering a service to help elderly customers prepare for death and...

MUFG Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Thai Digital Economy Promotion Agency
October 17, 2021

MUFG Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Thai Digital Economy Promotion Agency

MUFG’s core banking subsidiary MUFG Bank announced that MUFG Bank, Bank of Ayudhya (Krungsri), MUFG Innovation...

Bangkok Bank leveraging data in its anti-money laundering solution
October 15, 2021

Bangkok Bank leveraging data in its anti-money laundering solution

Bangkok Bank has deployed a solution that integrates and consolidates anti-money laundering (AML) processes across...

Vietcombank completes 98% of yearly credit plan
October 15, 2021

Vietcombank completes 98% of yearly credit plan

By the end of the third quarter, the credit of the Foreign Trade Joint-stock Bank (Vietcombank) was 923,385 billion VND...

BML promotes positive mental well-being in the workplace
October 15, 2021

BML promotes positive mental well-being in the workplace

Bank of Maldives announced its commitment to promote positive mental well-being in the workplace through...

Mizuho unable to foresee multiple system failures
October 15, 2021

Mizuho unable to foresee multiple system failures

Mizuho Financial Group Inc. and its core banking unit, Mizuho Bank, said they had been unable to anticipate multiple...

BEA Wins Awards from Bloomberg Businessweek (Chinese Edition)
October 15, 2021

BEA Wins Awards from Bloomberg Businessweek (Chinese Edition)

The Bank of East Asia, Limited (BEA) has been awarded Outstanding Achievement in the “Bank of the Year”, “Premium...

Mega Financial seeks to hike earnings
October 15, 2021

Mega Financial seeks to hike earnings

State-run Mega Financial Holding Co aims to reach profitability for the rest of year by boosting corporate lending...

Fubon posts 21.8 % growth
October 14, 2021

Fubon posts 21.8 % growth

Fubon Financial Holding Co, the nation’s second-largest financial conglomerate by assets, on September 10 reported...

Maybank achieves full vaccination for all branch employees
October 14, 2021

Maybank achieves full vaccination for all branch employees

Maybank has announced that all employees at its branches nationwide have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

Shanghai Commercial Bank Announces 2021 Interim Consolidated Profit of HK$1,447 million
October 14, 2021

Shanghai Commercial Bank Announces 2021 Interim Consolidated Profit of HK$1,447 million

The consolidated profit after tax of Shanghai Commercial Bank Limited for the first half of 2021 was HK$1,447 million...

Chang Hwa Bank expects profitability to improve
October 14, 2021

Chang Hwa Bank expects profitability to improve

Chang Hwa Commercial Bank said it expects profitability to improve in the second half of the year, despite a...

CTBC wins recognition for its digital innovation
October 14, 2021

CTBC wins recognition for its digital innovation

CTBC Bank won three awards at the first Harvard Business Review Complex Chinese Edition Digital Transformation Award...

UOB named world’s best bank for SMEs by Euromoney
October 14, 2021

UOB named world’s best bank for SMEs by Euromoney

UOB has been named the world's best bank for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in 2021 by UK-based financial...

DBS, NTU in tie-up to offer programme to help SMEs in Singapore expand overseas
October 14, 2021

DBS, NTU in tie-up to offer programme to help SMEs in Singapore expand overseas

DBS Bank and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) are collaborating to help Singapore's small and medium-sized...

RCBC extends digitized cash solution promotion to SMEs
October 14, 2021

RCBC extends digitized cash solution promotion to SMEs

Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) said it expanded its digitized cash management solutions with complimentary...

Doha Bank donates QR200,000 to Qatar Charity’s ‘Educate me!’ initiative
October 13, 2021

Doha Bank donates QR200,000 to Qatar Charity’s ‘Educate me!’ initiative

Reinforcing its commitment to humanitarian and charity efforts, Doha Bank, one of the largest private commercial banks...

PNB collects award for KYC, customer-onboarding tech
October 13, 2021

PNB collects award for KYC, customer-onboarding tech

The Philippine National Bank (PNB) earned accolades from regional financial services company T.A.B. International Pte...

HNB, USAID’s sign MoU to expand financing to MSMEs
October 12, 2021

HNB, USAID’s sign MoU to expand financing to MSMEs

The U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Private Sector Development project signed a...

Vietcombank gets new chairman
September 18, 2021

Vietcombank gets new chairman

Vietnam’s biggest state-owned lender, Vietcombank, has named Pham Quang Dung as its new chairman until 2023.

General director of VietinBank appointed new chairman
September 18, 2021

General director of VietinBank appointed new chairman

Vietnam Bank for Industry and Trade (VietinBank) has elected General Director Tran Minh Binh as the bank's new...

HNB Finance announces appointment of new Chairman
September 17, 2021

HNB Finance announces appointment of new Chairman

HNB Finance Plc (HNBF) recently announced the appointment of Dilshan Rodrigo as the company’s Chairman and as...

‘Global Finance’ names CTBC ‘Best Bank in Taiwan’
September 17, 2021

‘Global Finance’ names CTBC ‘Best Bank in Taiwan’

International financial magazine Global Finance on September 14 held an online ceremony to announce the “Best Global...

BML Islamic upgrades home improvement facility to include cash payments
September 16, 2021

BML Islamic upgrades home improvement facility to include cash payments

Bank of Maldives (BML)'s Islamic Branch has upgraded its 'Home Improvement Financing' facility for social housing flat...

Maybank gives RM77bil worth of assistance
September 15, 2021

Maybank gives RM77bil worth of assistance

Maybank and Maybank Islamic have provided repayment assistance worth more than RM77bil to over 420,000 individual...

KDB, Hana team up for innovation
September 15, 2021

KDB, Hana team up for innovation

Hana Bank will increase cooperation with the state-run Korea Development Bank (KDB), in a move to create synergy in...

BEA Poised for the Launch of the Greater Bay Area Wealth Management Connect Scheme
September 15, 2021

BEA Poised for the Launch of the Greater Bay Area Wealth Management Connect Scheme

The Bank of East Asia (BEA) welcomes the upcoming launch of the Wealth Management Connect scheme (WMC) in...

Japan’s banking regulator to oversee computer system at Mizuho
September 14, 2021

Japan’s banking regulator to oversee computer system at Mizuho

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) issued an administrative order to Mizuho Bank and Mizuho Financial Group that...

SMBC donates 100 oxygen concentrators in support of Indonesia’s COVID-19 emergency relief efforts
September 14, 2021

SMBC donates 100 oxygen concentrators in support of Indonesia’s COVID-19 emergency relief efforts

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) has been supporting Indonesia in the areas that have been heavily...

MUFG to exit U.S. retail banking in $8 billion deal with U.S. Bancorp
September 14, 2021

MUFG to exit U.S. retail banking in $8 billion deal with U.S. Bancorp

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) (8306.T) is pulling back from U.S. retail banking with the $8 billion sale of MUFG...

BLS International becomes National Business Correspondent of SBI
September 14, 2021

BLS International becomes National Business Correspondent of SBI

BLS International Services Ltd has been selected as National Business Correspondent for State Bank of India...

PNB launches two new global feeder funds
September 14, 2021

PNB launches two new global feeder funds

Philippine National Bank (PNB) has launched two new global feeder funds to help clients diversify their portfolios and...

Doha Bank CEO honoured at ICAI International Research Awards 2021
September 13, 2021

Doha Bank CEO honoured at ICAI International Research Awards 2021

Doha Bank CEO Dr. R. Seetharaman was honoured at the recent ICAI International Research Awards 2021 where he was...

DBS to hire 150 people for tech roles through programme with virtual hackathon
September 13, 2021

DBS to hire 150 people for tech roles through programme with virtual hackathon

DBS Bank will hire 150 people in technology roles through a programme that will test candidates' abilities. The DBS...

2021 awards streak highlights RCBC’s 61st anniversary
September 12, 2021

2021 awards streak highlights RCBC’s 61st anniversary

Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) has garnered a total of 28 local and international awards as of September...

RCBC wins big in global digital innovations awards
August 29, 2021

RCBC wins big in global digital innovations awards

RCBC dominated the Global Business Review Magazine Awards 2021, bagging three awards for categories in the...

Land Bank to roll out credit card featuring ‘Hawkeye challenge’ of Taiwan’s gold winning badminton match
August 27, 2021

Land Bank to roll out credit card featuring ‘Hawkeye challenge’ of Taiwan’s gold winning badminton match

The Land Bank of Taiwan (LBT) is working to launch a new credit card featuring the “line call challenge” that determined..

UOB posts 43% higher earnings of $1.0 billion in 2Q21
August 21, 2021

UOB posts 43% higher earnings of $1.0 billion in 2Q21

United Overseas Bank (UOB) has reported a 43% y-o-y growth in earnings of $1.0 billion for the 2QFY2021 ended June...

Maybank IB wins Euromoney Awards’ Best Investment Bank for sixth time
August 18, 2021

Maybank IB wins Euromoney Awards’ Best Investment Bank for sixth time

Maybank Investment Bank has won Malaysia’s Best Investment Bank in the prestigious Euromoney Awards for...

Doha Bank implements robotic process automation
August 18, 2021

Doha Bank implements robotic process automation

Doha Bank has embarked on a major initiative as part of its strategic transformation to automate key processes across...

DBS Taiwan reports increase in digital corporate clients
August 18, 2021

DBS Taiwan reports increase in digital corporate clients

DBS Bank Taiwan said that the number of corporate clients using its online banking service has grown 10% since May.

Sumitomo Mitsui files to launch Chinese brokerage
August 17, 2021

Sumitomo Mitsui files to launch Chinese brokerage

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group has applied to establish a brokerage in China, joining several other Japanese banks...

HNB upgrades SOLO with robust bill payments and biometric features
August 16, 2021

HNB upgrades SOLO with robust bill payments and biometric features

HNB’s efforts to accelerate the digital transformation of Sri Lankan banking passed another key milestone with the...

PNB, real estate firm sign deal
August 15, 2021

PNB, real estate firm sign deal

Philippine National Bank (PNB) has partnered with New Jersey-based Alexander Anderson Real Estate Group (AAREG)...

Vietinbank ensures positive business results while enhancing customers support
August 15, 2021

Vietinbank ensures positive business results while enhancing customers support

Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (Vietinbank) has posted positive business results in the...

Mizuho joins Wall Street in six-figure junior banker pay
August 14, 2021

Mizuho joins Wall Street in six-figure junior banker pay

Mizuho Financial Group Inc. became the latest lender to raise pay for its U.S. junior bankers, according to people familiar...

CTBC, Hon Hai team up on EV fund
August 14, 2021

CTBC, Hon Hai team up on EV fund

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co said it is teaming up with CTBC Financial Holding Co to create a new fund targeting...

Erste Group likely to hit 2021 targets as markets rebound – analysts
August 14, 2021

Erste Group likely to hit 2021 targets as markets rebound – analysts

Erste Group Bank AG is well positioned to achieve its upgraded 2021 financial targets as the economies of its core...

JPMorgan Wins Nod to Fully Own Its China Securities Venture
August 14, 2021

JPMorgan Wins Nod to Fully Own Its China Securities Venture

JPMorgan Chase & Co. won approval from Chinese regulators for registration of full ownership of its China securities...

Cathay Financial’s M&A goal approved
August 13, 2021

Cathay Financial’s M&A goal approved

Cathay Financial Holding Co’s shareholders on July 23 approved the company’s proposal to raise up to NT$50 billion...

BML continues graduate internship program for a third year
August 11, 2021

BML continues graduate internship program for a third year

Bank of Maldives (BML) continues its Graduate Internship Program for a third year, with 15 new graduates and students...

Mega looks to global trade financing, retail for growth
August 11, 2021

Mega looks to global trade financing, retail for growth

Mega Financial Holding Co said it would seek to grow its profit this year by maintaining its leadership position in...

BEA China donates CNY 3 million to Henan flood relief effort
August 10, 2021

BEA China donates CNY 3 million to Henan flood relief effort

The Bank of East Asia (China) Limited (“BEA China”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Bank of East Asia, Limited (the...

Sun Financial posts record-high fee income
August 10, 2021

Sun Financial posts record-high fee income

Sun Financial Holding Co on August 4 posted record-high net fee income of NT$10.41 billion (US$374 million) for...

Fubon Bank opens Australian unit
August 10, 2021

Fubon Bank opens Australian unit

Taipei Fubon Commercial Bank has launched a new overseas unit in Sydney, Australia, in a bid to gain further...

SBI donates ₹62 crore to PM CARES Fund for fight against Covid-19
July 15, 2021

SBI donates ₹62 crore to PM CARES Fund for fight against Covid-19

The State Bank of India (SBI) has allocated ₹62 crore to PM CARES Fund on its foundation day of the bank to support the...

MUFG unveils hybrid working scheme for European staff
July 13, 2021

MUFG unveils hybrid working scheme for European staff

WebMitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) has closed a $163-million, five-year syndJapanese bank MUFG is rolling out...

E.SUN rated best in Taiwan by Sustainalytics ESG Risk Rating
July 13, 2021

E.SUN rated best in Taiwan by Sustainalytics ESG Risk Rating

Sustainalytics, a world leading ESG research institution, has assigned an ESG rating to E.SUN Financial Holding Co....

DBS launches first security token offering on its cryptocurrency exchange
July 12, 2021

DBS launches first security token offering on its cryptocurrency exchange

Singapore-based bank DBS has issued a S$15 million (US$11.3 million) digital bond in its first security token offering...

Clients now allowed to open PNB accounts online
July 8, 2021

Clients now allowed to open PNB accounts online

For the first time since opening its doors over a century ago, Philippine National Bank (PNB) now allows new clients to open...

Philippine lender RCBC to set up digital bank after SMBC investment
July 8, 2021

Philippine lender RCBC to set up digital bank after SMBC investment

Philippine lender Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. plans to set up a digital banking arm and ramp up tech investments after...

Doha Bank holds blood donation drive in partnership with HMC
July 8, 2021

Doha Bank holds blood donation drive in partnership with HMC

Doha Bank recently held a blood donation drive at its headquarters in West Bay as part of its corporate social responsibilities.

UOB Asset Management sees jump in SMEs investing online
July 8, 2021

UOB Asset Management sees jump in SMEs investing online

More corporates are going online to invest, UOB Asset Management (UOBAM) said on July 12. The number of users in...

Sanima Bank adds new remittance feature in mobile application
July 8, 2021

Sanima Bank adds new remittance feature in mobile application

Sanima Bank Ltd has added a new feature “Sanima Xpress (Remittance Service)” in the bank’s mobile application ‘Sanima...

HNB empowers women drivers with Pink Drives partnership for leasing
July 8, 2021

HNB empowers women drivers with Pink Drives partnership for leasing

Empowering women drivers and commuters, Sri Lanka’s leading private sector bank HNB PLC partnered with ride-...

CHB intends to keep targets for business growth
July 8, 2021

CHB intends to keep targets for business growth

Chang Hwa Commercial Bank (CHB) aims to keep business growth targets for this year unchanged as many economies around...

BML holds Annual General Meeting on July 15
July 8, 2021

BML holds Annual General Meeting on July 15

The Bank of Maldives (BML) held its 38th Annual General Meeting on July 15. BML said all of its shareholders were invited to...

KEB Hana Bank Launches LINE Bank in Indonesia
July 8, 2021

KEB Hana Bank Launches LINE Bank in Indonesia

LINE Bank, the digital banking arm of Bank KEB Hana Indonesia, was launched on June 10, 2021. Indonesia becomes the bank's...

CTBC enters Indonesia’s digital bank space with 1-minute loan product
July 8, 2021

CTBC enters Indonesia’s digital bank space with 1-minute loan product

Bank CTBC Indonesia, a subsidiary of CTBC Bank, announced that it has officially launched a web-based online lending...

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