tai panich

SCB 10X prepares for the future of banking

September 28, 2022

SCB 10X, the venture investment arm of Siam Commercial Bank, is exploring the developments which could reshape how we do banking. Tai Panich, CEO and chief investment officer of SCB 10X, tells Kimberley Long about her plans. 

Airplane landing

Is this the end of Hong Kong’s fintech talent exodus?

September 21, 2022

In recent times the talented have made their exit among swathes of other Hong Kongers, but signs of a reversal are solidifying.

China Yuan

China’s banks face soaring NPLs as economic woes intensify

September 13, 2022

There are rising concerns over China’s banking system as the country’s lenders feel the effects of slowing growth combined with a deflating real estate market.

Numberless cards

Numberless payment cards prove a mixed bag

September 12, 2022

Banks worldwide are increasingly launching cards without numbers. Do they offer enhanced security, or are they just a fad?

Money flood

Banks too must prepare for the flood

September 12, 2022

As climate change threatens increased risk of floods, banks and insurers have a responsibility to galvanise their insurance policies.

P2P lending hands

Indonesian regulator sets a higher bar for P2P lenders

September 7, 2022

Financial services authority OJK moves to control the booming peer-to-peer market, creating stumbling blocks for newcomers.

China open door

China opens up to foreign investment with new law

August 31, 2022

The newly introduced Futures and Derivatives Law brings the country’s financial services market in line with international standards, welcoming foreign financing. 

MUFG

Uneven Basel III implementation in Asia

August 24, 2022

The pandemic and the war in Ukraine have delayed the implementation of Basel III in many markets, with push backs from some of the biggest economies. In Asia, as some jurisdictions move ahead, it risks creating an uneven banking sector that the rules sought to avoid. 

India market

Proposed regulations may negatively impact India’s bond market

August 17, 2022

SEBI’s new regulatory plans for the corporate bond market have the best of intentions, but risk impeding much-needed growth.

Sustainability Wind Turbines

Point Carbon Zero: playing safe while trying to save the world

August 12, 2022

Sustainability is becoming a fintech mainstay, with initiatives launching across the globe.

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