The evolving landscape of South Korean retail banking is pushing banks to invest in financial technology to retain and attract customers, even as traditional brick and mortar branches give way to specialised branches.
In a matter of weeks US President Donald Trump’s administration will lay bare how they wish to regulate banks and markets. After months of scathing remarks about the Dodd-Frank Act, any clarity on exactly how Trump wishes to overhaul the system is welcomed by both detractors and supporters. But how much change should be expected?
In a highly engaging discussion organised by the Entrepreneur Organisation in Malaysia chaired by Christine Sterk, global marketing director at Adstream, the panel comprising Dato Yasmin Mahmood, CEO of Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation, Leon Foong, general manager of UBER, Malaysia and Thailand, and Emmanuel Daniel, founder of The Asian Banker, offered insights into how entrepreneurs and business owners can chase after the fast changing digital landscape in a traditional economy and where the opportunities are and how digitisation leads to the financialisation of everything.