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Can the financial community in Asia rise to the challenges of regional integration?
Date: Apr 26, 2013Recent market and regulatory changes in the banking industry have accentuated the need for bankers to seize opportunities and weather challenges.
Author: Foo Boon Ping
Categories: Capital & Strategic Issues, China, Data & Analytics, Data Management, FSI Customer Relationship Management , Innovation, Regulation, Risk and Regulation, Technology & Operations
Keywords: Asian Banker Summit 2013, ASEAN, Deutsche Bank, Kasikornbank, OCBC, Bank of Queensland, Big Data, BoC, DBS, UBS, ANZ
Kasikornbank enables convenience for partner merchants through new mobile solution launch
Date: Apr 24, 2013Kasikornbank expects to win over around 20,000 card-accepting smart-phones and tablets in 2013, of the 50,000 additional merchants it aims to capture over a similar period.
Author: Durva Lakhlani
Categories: Channels, Mobile Banking, Retail Banking, Retail Payments, Technology & Operations, Thailand
Keywords: Kasikornbank, Thailand, K-Merchant on Mobile, mPOS
SIBOS 2012 emphasises community theme
Date: Nov 09, 2012Bankers from around the world gather to discuss the challenges and opportunities of tomorrow at SIBOS 2012.
Author: Foo Boon Ping
Categories: Innovation, Operational Risk & Security, Regulation, Risk and Regulation, Technology & Operations, Trade Finance, Transaction Banking
Keywords: SIBOS 2012, SWIFT, RBS, JPMorgan, Kasikornbank, Deutsche Bank, ANZ, TS2, Omgeo, DTCC, SAP, Misys, SunGard, Fiserv, Logica
A clear business strategy is essential in core banking replacement
Date: May 20, 2012Pipatpong Poshyanonda, EVP, Kasikornbank and former Ping An Bank EVP Morris Lin discuss core banking replacements, and advise banks to have a clear business strategy in place before undertaking the arduous process.
Author: Carol Wheatcroft
Categories: Asian Banker Summit 2012, Core Banking, Technology & Operations
Keywords: Core banking replacement, Oracle, Rajesh Makhija, Pipatpong Poshyanonda, Kasikornbank, Morris Lin, Ping An Bank
Advances in banking technology driving change
Date: May 16, 2012Proceedings report for the Technology and Innovation Conference at The Asian Banker Summit 2012 held on April 26 and 27, 2012, on the challenges and issues banks face in their efforts to adopt the latest technologies.
Author: Carol Wheatcroft
Categories: Channels, Core Banking, Customer Centricity, Data & Analytics, Data Management, Innovation, Technology & Operations
Keywords: Security and Risk, Big Data, Customer Experience, Microsoft, Verint, OCBC, Ping An Bank, Oracle, Kasikornbank, Sybase, ANZ, Dhanlaxmi Bank, Allianz Bank, ING Bank
Thailand banks net profits to rebound sharply in 2012
Date: Apr 25, 2012Devastated by the floods in Q3 2011, the Thai economy has bounced back on strong 9.4%YoY reconstruction loans growth, 12%YoY higher fee income and lower tax rates.
Author: Doron Foo
Categories: Asian Banker 500, Databook, Industry Outlook, Thailand
Keywords: Bangkok Bank, Krung Thai Bank, Siam Commercial Bank, Kasikornbank, Bank of Ayudhya, Thanachart Bank, TMB Bank, TISCO Bank, NPLs, Net Profit Growth
Post flood recovery imminent for Thai financial sector
Date: Jan 20, 2012With robust fundamentals in place, Thai banks are set to recover along with the country’s economy from the massive damage inflicted by the monsoon flooding.
Author: Wong Wei Han
Categories: Databook, Industry Outlook, Thailand
Keywords: GDP, Thai Flood, NPL, Credit Demand, Siam Commercial Bank, Krung Thai Bank, Kasikornbank
Kasikornbank sees impressive growth on the back of stronger brand awareness
Date: Mar 17, 2011A case-study on the Best Retail Bank in Thailand and the winner of the Best Retail Banking Brand in the international category at The Asian Banker Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards 2011.
Categories: Bancassurance, Consumer Credit, Retail Banking, Thailand
Keywords: Kasikornbank, Banks We Like, Innovation in retail banking, Brand building
Gaining competitive advantage the driver for risk integration
Date: Mar 14, 2011Change in regulation, and the need to generate greater value from business, is driving a cautious move towards an integrated risk management approach.
Author: Arush Chopra
Categories: Capital & Strategic Issues, Operational Risk & Security, Risk and Regulation, Singapore, Thailand
Keywords: DBS, Kasikornbank, Reserve Bank of India, Elbert Pattijn