Financial Services News

Financial Services News

  • Stacy Phang
  • 19 November 2013
As banks across Asia evolve their products and services to keep up with customer demands, they also need to streamline their back-end platforms to manage payments and marketing for risk and fraud, according to Richard Moore, Managing Director & Group...
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  • Stacy Phang
  • 14 November 2013
The convergence of mobile, social, data and the cloud has emerged as the game-changing trend for financial institutions in the year ahead, according to a poll of delegates who attended FST Media’s 8th annual Technology & Innovation — the Future...
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  • Stacy Phang
  • 12 November 2013
Social media banking is high on the agenda of most banks, but many in the industry believe the issue is flying under the radar as mobile payments dominate the technology landscape. With China’s mobile phone user base growing to over...
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  • FST Media
  • 25 June 2013
In a report by the Financial Times, NAB’s Chief Executive, Cameron Clyne has been pegged as a contender for one of the “toughest jobs in UK Banking”. In the report, Clyne is listed as one of Financial Times’ list of...
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  • FST Media
  • 25 June 2013
In a report by the Financial Times, NAB’s Chief Executive, Cameron Clyne has been pegged as a contender for one of the “toughest jobs in UK Banking”. In the report, Clyne is listed as one of Financial Times’ list of...
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  • FST Media
  • 25 June 2013
Mohamed Rafique Merican Mohd Wahiduddin Merican has been appointed Group Chief Financial Officer at Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank Group), the country’s largest bank. Rafique will oversee the overall running of the day-to-day operations and ensure continuity in the entire operations...
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  • FST Media
  • 28 May 2013
  Philip Lee was appointed by Deutsche Bank as its Chief Country Officer for Singapore and Vice Chairman for South-east Asia effective from July 8, 2013. Previously the Singapore face of US investment bank JP Morgan, Lee will take on...
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  • FST Media
  • 20 May 2013
Despite tech giants like Facebook and Google leading the charge towards online transactions and mobile banking, “the gap between demand for skilled mobile developers and their lack of availability is hindering the roll-out of mobile banking applications by financial service...
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  • FST Media
  • 1 May 2013
Yvonne Chia will retire from the position of CEO at Hong Leong bank, effective June 30. Chia held the role for over ten years, and the bank has yet to announce a replacement. Christopher Lasowski has been named Head of...
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  • FST Media
  • 22 April 2013
Another change to the NAB executive team sees Antony Cahill "appointed NAB’s Executive General Manager, Digital and Direct”, a NAB spokesperson has confirmed exclusively with FST Media. Mr Cahill’s title will be Executive General Manager, Digital and Direct Banking, a...
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  • FST Media
  • 26 March 2013
Kate Richdale has moved from Morgan Stanley to Goldman Sachs to be its Head of Investment Banking services for Asia, excluding Japan. Richdale will also be a Partner at Goldman Sachs. Her previous role with Morgan Stanley, Head of Investment...
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  • FST Media
  • 19 February 2013
Nirmal Khanderia has been promoted to Head of Asia-Pacific Corporate Sales at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Khanderia joined the bank in 2011 as the Head of India Sales and was previously Head of India Global Transaction services. Neil Harvey...
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  • FST Media
  • 11 February 2013
Predictions that the CMO will encroach on the CIO’s role in IT decision making will not apply to financial services, according to a Gartner analyst. By 2017, Gartner predicts that most organisations’ CMO may have a bigger IT budget than...
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  • FST Media
  • 11 February 2013
Confronting the Asia Pacific banking skills shortage head-on, Standard Chartered has announced a second year of its successful Mobile Ventures Fellowship (MoVe) programme. As reported in November, IDC Vice President, Sandra Ng, said “in Asia-Pacific, especially the Asia context, the...
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  • FST Media
  • 30 January 2013
Citibank’s aggressive strategy to roll out its new ATM technology, Citibank Express, through Asia and to the rest of the world will give it a significant advantage according to Ovum. The bank’s strategy to create a new customer experience will...
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