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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
Indonesia’s new bank ownership laws may cause capital divestment of up to $10.6b
Date: Jul 04, 2012Restrictions on foreign ownership of domestic banks likely to threaten Indonesia’s growth prospects as capital demands far exceed domestic funding capabilities.
Author: Doron Foo
Categories: Databook, Indonesia, Regulation, Risk and Regulation
Keywords: DBS Bank, Danamon Bank, Maybank, CIMB, CoCo Bonds, RHB Bank, Bank Internasional Indonesia, CIMB Niaga
Changing role of the CRO and risk management
Date: Mar 15, 2012John Lee, Group CRO of Maybank, believes that the strength of a bank’s risk culture can be determined by what leaders focus on, their crisis management skills and the bank’s reward and recruitment process.
Author: John Lee
Categories: Asian Banker Summit 2012, Malaysia, Regulation, Risk and Regulation
Keywords: John Lee, Maybank, CRO, Risk Management Framework, Risk Culture, Liquidity Risk
Malaysia faces growth amidst uncertainties
Date: Jan 19, 2012Domestic consumer and credit demand sustains performances of Malaysian banks against economic downturn, while regulatory initiatives are put in place to ensure sustainability of banking sector.
Author: Wong Wei Han
Categories: Databook, Industry Outlook, Malaysia
Keywords: GDP, Economic Transformation Programme, Maybank, CIMB, Public Bank, Hong Leong Bank, RHB Capital, Eon Capital, M&A
Maybank’s strong earnings shroud growing loan book risk
Date: Oct 11, 2011Maybank’s deteriorating asset quality expected to accelerate soon, driven mainly by a surge in corporate loans and lower loan loss provisions.
Author: Doron Foo
Categories: Asian Banker 500, Malaysia
Keywords: Maybank, OCBC, Public Bank, ROA, ROE, NPL, Loan to Deposit Ratio
Bidding war may begin for Malaysia’s RHB
Date: Jun 01, 2011Malaysia’s central bank grants approval for CIMB and Maybank to begin acquisition talks with RHB with the potential to result in the creation of the biggest bank in the South East Asian region.
Author: Timothy Shim
Categories: Capital & Strategic Issues, Malaysia, Mergers and Acquisitions, Risk and Regulation, Singapore
Keywords: BNM, CIMB, Maybank, RHB
Maybank enabling transaction banking platforms and systems in ASEAN
Date: Mar 07, 2011John Wong, MD of Transaction Banking, Maybank, explains how IT will play a leading role in the bank's efforts to improve and expand its transaction banking services.
Author: Video Interview
Categories: Cash, Treasury & Trade, Indonesia, Malaysia, Transaction Banking
Keywords: John Wong, Maybank
Asian banks well positioned for Basel III
Date: May 10, 2010For the top five banks in each Asia Pacific region market (and the top three banks in Singapore), asset quality has moved at counter trends over the 2007-2009 financial years.
Categories: Basel III, Risk Management
Keywords: China Merchants Bank, Bank of China, Public Bank, DBS, CIMB, Maybank, UOB