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Heightened regulations and changing consumer mind-set challenge retail banking growth
Date: Mar 27, 2013Retail banks in the Middle East and Asia Pacific will need to quickly shift from being account-focused to becoming more customer-centric so as to stay ahead of the curve.
Categories: Brunei, Cards, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Mortgage, Regulation, Retail Banking, Risk and Regulation, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, UAE
Keywords: Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, AMDB, BNM, Malaysia, Maybank, CIMB, BI, OCBC, UOB, KHFC, Shinhan Bank, Kookmin Bank, HKMA, HSBC, Hang Seng Bank
Harsh Basel III capital requirements stifling South Korean banks’ growth
Date: Dec 13, 2012South Korean banks seek to further optimise their portfolios in the face of rising NPL ratios and tough Basel III capital requirements.
Author: Baron Laudermilk
Categories: Basel III, Operational Risk, Risk and Regulation, South Korea
Keywords: Market Risk, Shinhan Bank, Suhyup Bank, Woori Bank, Busan Bank, Citibank, Dauga Bank, Hana Bank, Industrial Bank of Korea, Jeonbuk Bank, Kookmin Bank, Kyungnam Bank
Kookmin Bank targets work process innovation through smart branch concept
Date: Oct 24, 2012With the introduction of its smart branch, Kookmin Bank enables staff to spend 70% of their time on sales and advisory services.
Categories: Branch Banking, Channels, Customer Centricity, Innovation, Retail Banking, South Korea, Technology & Operations
Keywords: Kookmin Bank, Kang Jin Seop, Branch Innovation, Customer Engagement, Smart Branch, Self-Service Operations, J2EE, IBM
Interview transcript: Min Byong-Deok, CEO of KB Kookmin Bank, 23rd April 2012
Date: May 28, 2012Min Byong-Deok, CEO of KB Kookmin Bank, discusses stabilising the ship after the 2008 financial crisis, leveraging on their large distribution network, and capitalising on the overseas market.
Author: Asian Banker Editorial
Categories: China, Korea, Mergers and Acquisitions, Retail Banking, Trade Finance, Transaction Banking, Wealth Management
Keywords: KB Kookmin Bank, Min Byong-Deok, Lee Chan-Keun, 2008 Financial Crisis, Distribution Network, Bank CenterCredit