digital banking

For banking to go digital, the first steps need to begin with empathy

IT SEEMS like a natural course correction with the virus outbreak. As banks have to limit physical interactions with customers, more transactions are moving online.

Digital banking transactions soar amid restrictions on movements

WITH the wide curbs on movement and the push to work from home amid the Covid-19 pandemic, more consumers here are turning to digital banking.

Thailand strives to catch up with Asian markets on digital banking

[SINGAPORE] Thailand is laying the foundations for standalone digital banks as it strives to catch up with other Asian markets that are allowing such changes, according to its central bank...

TONIK gets go-ahead to open Philippines' first digital-only bank

THE Philippines will soon have its first digital-only, branchless bank.

Bringing digital financial services to S-E Asia

WITH a population of 570 million and a booming GDP expected to reach US$4.7 trillion by 2025, the six largest markets in South-east Asia - Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand...

Google makes a bid for banking, where other tech firms have flopped

GOOGLE already has a valuable stash of your digital data. Now it wants your cash, too.

Ron Sim's V3 Group eyes digibank bid with EZ-Link, FEO, Heliconia

RON Sim's V3 Group is believed to be in talks with stored-value card operator EZ-Link, property group Far East Organization and Temasek-owned Heliconia Capital to form a consortium to gun for a...

Artificial intelligence to power up UOB's mobile banking app

EVER missed your regular Netflix or Spotify payment when it was due? A new mobile banking app feature by the United Overseas Bank (UOB) can now tell you if payment for your usual subscription-...

Carro eyes digibank licence as vehicle to expand into SME loans

WITH its auto financing business already revving up profits - used car marketplace Carro is now eyeing a wholesale digital banking licence to expand the business.

Time to tighten digital banking metrics

THE heightened pressure on Singapore banks to prove their mettle amid Big Tech disruption means an ongoing rewrite in how digital banking is showing off richer returns.

Cash and mobile banking can be sound proposition in emerging markets

IT WOULD seem odd to put the two together: cash and mobile banking. But the strange bedfellows make a good business model for expanding into banking in emerging markets.