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Vietnam banks: Putting their money in retail banking and technology
Despite current economic challenges, Vietnam’s banking sector has promising longer term potential due to its relatively young and increasingly affluent population.
Blockchain: The race to commercialisation
It is not often that a technology comes along that forces a rethink of traditional business models. Blockchain, a technology that originated from an anti-establishment alternative to fiat currencies, is fast finding applications in a myriad of financial use cases
Susan Hwee of United Overseas Bank awarded for Bank Technology Leadership Achievement for 2016
Susan Hwee possesses a strong and successful track record in leading banking technology and innovation across banks. She spearheaded the modular architecture and IT integration within United Overseas Bank and is a pioneer in the electronic funds transfer service in Singapore.
Reserve Bank of India named Regulatory Institution of the Year in Asia Pacific 2016
Central banks in Philippines and Singapore also recognised for Best Macroeconomic Regulation and Best Systemic and Prudential Regulation respectively.
Samuel Tsien and OCBC Bank named Best CEO and Best Managed Bank in Singapore and Asia Pacific
OCBC Bank has maintained its strong capital position, diversified funding base, and robust balance sheet. Chief Executive Officer Samuel N. Tsien demonstrated fortitude and skill in pursuing and executing his business diversification vision in spite of challenging market conditions.
David Li of The Bank of East Asia receives Leadership Lifetime Achievement Award 2016
Under Li’s leadership, The Bank of East Asia has stood its ground to cement its place in the evolving global and regional financial landscape. Li is an inspiration to all leaders and has created a benchmark for lifetime achievements in the banking industry.