Our research and analysis on Philippines
The following in-depth pieces represent our archive of research and analysis on Philippines.
Banks reach turning point; face potential asset quality deterioration
Date: Feb 28, 2014 | Author: Research
Asian markets that have been buoyed by easy liquidity over the past few years have now to re-orientate to a world where the “music” of cheap money has virtually stopped.
Improving wallet share and onboarding the unbanked key focus for Philippine banks
Date: Nov 04, 2013 | Author: Research
Proceedings report from The Asian Banker’s Philippine Heads of Retail Banking Dialogue 2013, on the areas of competition within retail banks today.
BSP’s proactive role ensures Philippine banks’ robust balance sheet and risk levels
Date: Nov 01, 2013 | Author: Research
Proceedings report from The Asian Banker’s Philippine Heads of Risk Dialogue 2013, on the status of risk management within the banking industry today and evolution of the domestic regulatory environment.
“Banks must respond to the needs of their constituents, not the other way around”
Date: Oct 29, 2013 | Author: Amando M. Tetangco
Amando M. Tetangco, governor, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, in his keynote speech at Philippine International Banking Convention 2013, feels that the socio-economic impact of developing an inclusive banking system cannot be overemphasised.
“Banking sector stepping up to its vital role in transforming the Philippines"
Date: Oct 28, 2013 | Author: Lorenzo Tan
Lorenzo Tan, president, Bankers Association of the Philippines, in his keynote speech at Philippine International Banking Convention 2013, feels that despite a global slowdown the domestic economy has been both fortunate and structurally resilient.
Philippine retail banks punch below potential weight
Date: Oct 24, 2013 | Author: Research
Despite enjoying robust economic growth, the Philippines' retail banking sector lags behind many of its neighbouring peers, with persistently high operating costs.
Ongoing consolidation efforts to further strengthen Philippine banking industry
Date: Jul 03, 2013 | Author: Wendy Weng
Total number of banks in the Philippines dropped 28% to 696 during 2004-2012, as BSP seeks to further drive development of rural banking industry through recent reforms.
Risk sharing pays dividends for RCBC’s new core banking system implementation programme
Date: Nov 01, 2012 | Author: Carol Wheatcroft
Dennis Bancod, CIO of RCBC discusses how his experience with two previous core banking system implementations influenced his most recent approach at RCBC.