Our archives on Microfinance
Improving wallet share and onboarding the unbanked key focus for Philippine banks
Date: Nov 04, 2013 | Author: ResearchProceedings report from The Asian Banker’s Philippine Heads of Retail Banking Dialogue 2013, on the areas of competition within retail banks today.
“Banks must respond to the needs of their constituents, not the other way around”
Date: Oct 29, 2013 | Author: Amando M. TetangcoAmando 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.
VIDEO: “The banking system has been a terrible disappointment because it failed”
Date: Nov 22, 2012 | Author: The Banking ConversationProfessor Muhammad Yunus, Nobel laureate and founder of Grameen Bank discusses the failure of investment banking approach to microfinance in India, the need to be tied to the real economy, and microfinance in the US.
Interview transcript: Professor Muhammad Yunus, Founder and Former CEO, Grameen Bank
Date: Nov 16, 2012 | Author: EditorialProfessor Muhammad Yunus, Nobel laureate and founder of Grameen Bank discusses introducing financial services to the poor, developing the Social Business idea, and reinventing today's banking system.
Retail banking to remain key business driver for Indonesia
Date: Jun 28, 2012 | Author: Doron FooAs demand for banking services grow, Indonesia’s banking industry is expected to continue growing at a rapid pace in 2012, driven primarily by microfinancing and Islamic banking.
Prospect of microfinance remains strong in Indonesia
Date: Jul 05, 2011 | Author: ResearchIndonesia is expected to sustain significant growth as banks and other financial institutions tap into unbanked entrepreneurs that make up 60% of small businesses