Blogs & Opinion
Cards & Payments
Co-Written / Partner
Custody & Clearing
Lending & Credit
ICBC rolls out bill poll service for corporate customers
30 Dec 11
ICBC launch of bill pool service nationwide specially for corporate clients who demand for cash management service.
Don’t waste money on FATCA
9 Nov 11
The FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) legislation was enacted into US law on 18 March 2010 as part of the HIRE Act (Hiring Incentives...
Got your bonus and looking for your next step? Revisit these top tips for career success
9 Nov 11
As the banking industry moves through bonus season, more and more professionals are expected to test their worth on the job market and seek...
Will cash survive beyond the 21st century?
3 Nov 11
Whenever I read about the apparently imminent arrival of the cashless society, I smile quietly to myself, knowing that the global facts tell a...
HSBC custodian unit appoints Aaron Ng as Asian senior product manager
13 Oct 11
Former NAB banker will be tasked to develop market and product strategy for the region.
Liquidity risk management for Chinese banks to be enhanced
13 Oct 11
China's banking regulator has begun soliciting public opinions on a new draft in a bid to improve banks' liquidity risk management and...
What you need to know about Lombard Odier’s new hires in AsiaPac
13 Oct 11
Lombard Odier has expanded its institutional sales team with the appointment of three new members in Asia-Pacific.
HSBC Global Asset Management appoints Elizabeth Allen as director and head of credit research
12 Oct 11
She will head the Asia-Pacific operations, effective immediately.
Nikko Asset Management acquires DBSAM Singapore for SGD 137m
10 Oct 11
DBS has in turn acquired a 7.25% interest of the enlarged Nikko AM.
ICBC cash canagement customers exceed 600,000
14 Sep 11
ICBC secured more than 600,000 cash management customers by end of June, an increase of nearly 20% over the end of previous year.
ICBC personal pension accounts exceed 9.5 million
14 Sep 11
ICBC secured its leading market position by having 9,520,000 personal pension accounts under management, RMB 43.5 billion of pension fund under...
GRG launches innovative cash management solution
29 Jun 11
GRG’s AutoDepot P2801L is an intelligent cash deposit machine that can automate transactions by counting, identifying, sorting and...
Australians in looming debt spiral
18 May 11
NAB study shows 2.6mn Australians would have difficulty raising $3000 in an emergency while many lack access to basic banking services.
Vietnam first in Asia Pacific for HSBC's receivables management solution
28 Apr 11
Vietnam is the first Asia Pacific market in which HSBC has launched the Integrated Receivables Solution service consisting of VirtualAccount,...
Disaster in Japan: impact on Cash Investment Strategies
19 Apr 11
Almost a month since the 11 March 2011 earthquake in Japan, and we continue to examine its impact of the damage on industries.
Consumers spending remains strong
7 Apr 11
Retail sales value growth eased to 8.6% in February, due to the Lunar New Year holidays.
BNP Paribas and Sacombank signed Service Agreement in Cash Management
18 Mar 11
Under the Agreement, BNP Paribas will offer cash management services to its local and multinational customers through Sacombank’s branch...
ICBC posts 500,000 cash management customers for 2010
12 Feb 11
ICBC secured the first place in the ranking of Chinese cash management banks by scoring more than 500,000 customers as of the end of 2010.
ABC finalizes cooperation agreement with shipbuilding firm
10 Jan 11
ABC signed a Bank-enterprise Cooperation Agreement with China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation in Beijing.
Siam Commercial Bank selects Transoft Cash Management
15 Dec 10
The bank to maximize use of Transoft’s OptiCash applications suite for its next generation currency management The first Thai Bank,...
PACRA upgrades Bank AL Habib rating
14 Nov 10
PACRA has upgraded the long-term rating of Bank AL Habib Limited to “AA+”.
GRG Banking to launch cassettes management solution
31 Aug 10
The cash processing & self-service solution provider has developed a new solution transforming cash management into cassettes management....
DBS forges new saving scheme for parents
2 Jul 10
DBS launches EduSmart to address concerns and uncertainties that parents face today on deciding how much they need to provide for their children...
HSBC appoints Mark Troutman as Head of Sales, Southern Asia, Global Payments and Cash Management
10 Jun 10
Appointee leads regional team reinforcing commitment to expand Global Payments and Cash Management in South Asia.
Study reveals Generation Y worry about financial prospects
9 Jun 10
74% of Gen Ys have specific saving goals while only 27% have concrete saving plans.
Commonwealth Bank does not require immediate funding activities
29 Apr 10
Bank said it has no need for immediate additional wholesale funding amidst Greece and Portugal credit crisis.
StanChart Vietnam expands securities services
31 Mar 10
Global lender sees country as venue of exciting opportunities for local and international investors.
Affin Bank launches new fixed deposit product
31 Mar 10
Product enables customers with account in local currency to be converted to any foreign currency.
Bank of the Philippine Islands expects $5bln remittances
18 Mar 10
BPI positive it will surpass $4.5 billion in 2009 as US and global economy rebounds.
Hong Leong Bank launches new online service
12 Mar 10
Important account management functions will be served online through lender's new banking innovation.
Celent publishes Cash Management in China report
26 Feb 10
Hua Zhang examined the rapidly developing cash management market China and trends in cash management services.
Cash management in China
26 Feb 10
Many Chinese companies are facing cash flow problems from the impact of the financial crisis.
Japanese bank lending plunges to all-time low since 2005
10 Feb 10
Japanese bank lending slumped to its lowest since 2005, with some firms deferring capital investments while others turned to bond markets in a bid...
NAB's Moody's ratings unaffected by Axa bid
21 Dec 09
NAB's purchase agreement of AXA's wealth management business for US$4.2 billion has no impact on its ratings.
BPI Family Savings launches new service to SMEs
24 Sep 09
BPI Family Savings senior executive Mercedes Roces said the bank now offers comprehensive cash management package to SMEs.Through its newly...
The reduced avalability of liquidity
1 Sep 09
One of the most obvious consequences of the credit crisis has been the reduced availability of external liquidity.
Meyado bucks tough economy to expand
21 Apr 09
Meyado Private Wealth Management has recently announced an expansion of operations as well as a relocation of offices.Meyado has recently hired...
RBS addresses wealth transfer needs
23 Mar 09
RBS will make Transamerica Insurance’s flagship Universal Life policies available to its customers.These policies—TransACESM, TransACE Elite SM,...
Sign Up For Newsletter
Bank accounts of suspected scammers can be frozen within a day: MHA
Asian Banking & Finance Awards holds first ever digital awards presentation
How Thai banks are breaking the branch mold
Philippine banks boost tech in push for financial inclusion
Are Indonesian banks' digital journeys paying off?