Kyrgyzstan's banks: suffering from growing pains?

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Kyrgyzstan’s banks are trying to expand their customer base, but will this impact upon their performance?

Asean capital markets integration: around the corner?

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As the Association of South-east Asian Nations enters the last year in the run-up to its planned economic integration, Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia are on track to harmonise their capital markets, while others are dragging their feet.

Set Aung

Myanmar's fast track to financial fruition

Much progress has already been made in Myanmar's financial markets since the country's liberalisation in 2011, and now it is on the brink of refining its banking laws and establishing the Yangon Stock Exchange.

Thai banks look to their neighbours for growth

Thai banks look to their neighbours for growth

Cross-border expansion has become a key source of growth for many of Thailand's banks, which are well positioned to take advantage of opportunities in neighbouring Myanmar and Laos, both of which are at the start of what is expected to be a huge banking growth curve. 

Indonesia and Philippines make headway

Top 100 Asean banks ranking, 2015: Indonesia and Philippines make headway

There might not be much movement among the top positions in this year’s Top 100 Association of South-East Asian Nations Banks ranking, but Filipino lenders are on the rise, while Indonesia’s banks boast the highest returns. 

Prasarn Trairatvorakul

Thailand’s CBG seeks greater banking depth and breadth

The governor of the Bank of Thailand, Prasarn Trairatvorakul, has seen the country's banking sector show remarkable resilience over the past few years. However, he is now looking for its lenders to expand their services into neighbouring countries, as well as offer more sophisticated products at home.

Chinas new tech savvy banks

China's new tech-savvy banks: how private lenders could threaten the status quo

The banking licences being granted to private companies in China look set to shake up the country's financial sector, with its 'big four' lenders coming under pressure from tech-savvy newcomers with a strong customer network, such as Alibaba and Tencent.

Shanghai leads Asian FDI ranking

Shanghai leads Asian FDI ranking

Shanghai is the top destination for foreign investment in the financial services sector, while Tokyo is the largest investor abroad.

Vietnam – revived and ready for the Asean Economic Community

Vietnam’s banks: revived and ready for the Asean Economic Community?

Already on the way to recovery after a crisis in 2012, Vietnam’s banks now face further challenges in the shape of the increased competition that integration of the Asean Economic Community will bring about.

Land Bank of the Philippines gives finance a human face

Land Bank of the Philippines gives finance a human face

The Land Bank of the Philippines is working with small farmers and fishermen to promote inclusive growth and improve their quality of life, in even the most devastating of situations.

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