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ABF Wholesale Banking, ABF Retail Banking and ABF Corporate & Investment Banking Awards 2021 now open for nominations
10 Apr 21
Be a part of the prestigious celebration on 1 July.
DBS raises sustainability finance target to $50b by 2024
4 Feb 21
Companies have doubled down on ESG commitments due to the pandemic, the banks noted.
Standard Chartered announces SG-based senior appointments for CCIB segment
4 Feb 21
Standard Chartered has announced Signapore-based senior appointments for its Corporate, Commercial, and Institutional Banking (CCIB) segment....
HSBC Singapore foresees a digital, green future for banks in 2021
20 Jan 21
Digital banking and sustainable products are viewed by leaders as key to resilience.
Singapore central bank appoints new deputy managing director
15 Jan 21
Leong will take over as deputy managing director of markets and development.
Hang Seng Bank unveils remote business account opening service
8 Dec 20
The bank also set up a service hotline and live chat service to assist with the process.
ING APAC wholesale banking head to step down at end-2020
30 Oct 20
The bank's APAC financial markets head will serve as interim head.
Sustainability takes centre stage in ASEAN corporate banking
22 May 20
But 51% of ASEAN banks have yet to fulfill even a quarter of ESG criteria.
Japan banks' profits, asset quality further battered by COVID-19 outbreak
25 Feb 20
Lower interest rates and higher credit costs spell more trouble.
ING names Erwin Maspolim as Singapore country manager
4 Oct 19
He will also serve as network head for Southeast Asia.
SWIFT banks on gpi and blockchain in APAC expansion as it trials DLT in Singapore
20 Aug 19
SWIFT gpi is carrying over $300b a day in 145 currencies across more than 1,200 country corridors.
Deutsche Bank names Michael Chua to lead Philippine branch
8 Aug 19
Deutsche Bank has named chief country officer Michael Chua to lead its Manila branch.
Asian Banking & Finance Awards recognises record number of outstanding companies
18 Jul 19
More than 270 senior banking executives graced the event.
Full go-live of SWIFT gpi for corporates kicks off
18 Jul 19
It allows multi-banked corporates to track transactions through a single standardised views.
Citi appoints Hsiu-Yi Lin as ASEAN commercial bank head
28 Jun 19
Citi named Hsiu-Yi Lin as ASEAN Head of Citi Commercial Bank (CCB).
Citi names Luke Lu as Citi China Commercial Bank head
28 May 19
He was previously the head of global corporate banking at MUFG Bank China.
HSBC names Kanakanjan Ray as Southeast Asia head of financial institutions group
27 May 19
He was previously the country head of financial institutions group.
How ING Singapore is leading 600-strong staff against disruption
10 May 19
Its wholesale banking unit is ditching the pyramid structure in favour of self-steering teams.
JPMorgan appoints Takenori Yoneda as head of corporate banking
15 Apr 19
Ha started his stint in the bank back in 2011.
ING closes first ASEAN green loan for 50MW rooftop solar projects
3 Apr 19
The bank is acting as the sole mandated lead arranger for the $36.95m loan.
Union Bancaire Privée nabs wholesale bank license in Singapore
4 Mar 19
UBP will soon offer SGD services like deposits and loans.
ESG Financing in Asia: Ready for Take Off?
26 Feb 19
Asia’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) financing scene is gaining traction against the backdrop of supportive government policies...
Asian Banking and Finance Wholesale Banking Awards 2019 opens for nominations
30 Jan 19
Entries are accepted until April 19.
The IBOR transition: A certainty, not a choice
1 Nov 18
As the pace of global regulatory change increases, it is clear that the Inter-Bank Offered Rates (IBORs) of major currencies will evolve or that...
Riding the waves of opportunities: Asia to spur infrastructure growth
1 Nov 18
Urbanisation, together with population growth, is expected to add another 2.5 billion people to urban areas around the world by 2050, according to...
Korea's Kookmin Bank ties up with the Philippines' RCBC
9 Oct 18
The partnership aims to provide financial services to corporate customers in both countries.
ING Bank appoints Yuanyuan Liu as branch manager of ING Bank Beijing and head of corporate clients in China
3 Aug 18
She was previously the Beijing branch manager and head of Corporate Banking Coverage of North China at Deustche Bank.
MUFG Bank appoints Manoj Bhatia as head of global subsidiary banking for Asia & Oceania
1 Aug 18
He will head the team developing multinational client portfolios for 13 regional markets.
Asian Banking & Finance Awards 2018 recognises record number of outstanding companies
13 Jul 18
Over 250 trophies were awarded to winning banks and insurers.
RHB Banking Group appoints Omar Siddiq as head of group wholesale banking
16 May 18
He will report to group managing director, Dato’ Khairussaleh Ramli.
What does ING Bank's Aart Jan den Hartog leverage on to push the bank's Greater China growth?
11 Apr 18
He reveals how the bank specialises in China-Europe network connectivity.
Asian banks' wholesale revenues soar 21% in 2017
29 Mar 18
They lead the rest of the world when shares of global banks plunged 17%.
Asian Banking and Finance Wholesale Banking Awards 2018 now open for nominations
5 Feb 18
Entries are accepted until April 20.
Siam Commercial Bank's FEVP Vish Jain talks about the power of digital in wholesale banking
29 Jan 18
He also reveals how digitisation is vital to improving customer experience.
What fintech solutions do Asian banks offer to SMEs?
28 Nov 17
For banks to truly resolve the SMEs’ pain points, they will have to do more than just offer conventional banking products and services...
Chart of the Week: Fewer Chinese banks relied on wholesale funding for asset growth
18 Oct 17
The maturity profiles of wholesale funds also improved.
Citi names K Balasubramanian as head of corporate banking for the Indian subcontinent
8 Sep 17
Citi announced the appointment of K Balasubramanian (Bala), as Head of Corporate Banking, Indian subcontinent, comprising of India, Bangladesh and...
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ appoints Sanjiv Vohra as co-head of corporate banking for Asia & Oceania
18 Aug 17
Vohra will join the bank on 4 September 2017.
Asian Banking and Finance Awards 2017 recognises record number of winners
14 Jul 17
Over 180 trophies were awarded to winning banks and insurance companies.
Meet Citi's new global subsidiaries group head for Asia Pacific
19 Jun 17
Find out how Munir Nanji plans to leverage the growth in intra-Asia trade.
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