Recent and archived articles by Yvonne Tan
TWO decades since the 1997/98 Asian Financial Crisis (AFC), the regional banking landscape has changed much, especially in the last few years with the emergence of online and mobile banks, as well as peer-to-peer lending and payment practices.
PETALING JAYA: Investors should brace themselves for more volatility moving into the last quarter of the year as the ongoing global trade war and emerging market currency crisis dampen markets and sentiment.
PETALING JAYA: Bank Negara is likely to impose minimum standard qualifications on pen testers as a measure to enhance the rules on cyber security for lenders and other financial institutions, sources say.
KUALA LUMPUR: The country’s largest lender, Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank), expects corporate sector lending to see a slowdown but remains confident about the consumer segment.
Smallish firm is banking on this segment to diversify profit channels
CEO: Strategy to focus more on retail, smaller businesses has enabled us to start growing again
PETALING JAYA: At least two parties in recent times, have approached Bursa Malaysia to help make the Labuan International Financial Exchange (LFX), more attractive to potential investors.
CIMB Group chairman Datuk Seri Nazir Razak, a seasoned banker and the face behind the country’s second largest lender, will leave the banking group. The question is whether he will stay until the end of his current term which ends in March next year or exit the bank earlier than that.
The new government has clearly said that there is a need to review the role of GLCs and the remuneration paid out to their top executives
PETALING JAYA: Scientillence Sdn Bhd which is Malaysia’s sole manufacturer of dialyzers or kidney filters wants to go public after it says demand for the products it makes is fast outstripping supply