The financial services sector has to embrace emerging technologies to bring new and improved products, platforms and services to meet evolving customer demands.
Perbadanan Insurans Deposit Malaysia (PIDM) all out to enhance public understanding about financial consumer protection.
Despite great demand, the growth of Islamic microfinancing remains slow due to a lack of funding. We look at several ways to overcome this problem.
The Financial Services National Key Economic Area (NKEA) exceeded its key performance indicator (KPI) targets for last year and remains on track to achieve its targets of growing the industry’s GNI contribution to RM180.2 billion and create 275,400 jobs by 2020.
Maybank’s lending capacity remains strong despite global economic challenges posed by lower crude oil prices.
Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN) has long had a reputation of being conservative and laidback. But that is changing. In the past four years, the bank has been undergoing a series of transformational changes that not only substantially widens its reach, but also makes it more nimble and agile.
With 2015 set as the year for the establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community, member countries including Malaysia must put aside differences in order to drive mutual growth.
The establishment of a renminbi clearing bank in Malaysia presents financial institutions here with unique opportunities.
With strong competition in the private banking space from established players in the Asia Pacific region, Malaysia should look towards building a stronger foothold in a niche market such as Islamic wealth management.
Over the past decade, Malaysia has played a vital role in shaping the Islamic financial market and established itself as a thought leader in Islamic finance. From its blueprint to promote Islamic banking and finance, the establishment of a Shariah Advisory Council within Bank Negara Malaysia, to the development of a higher institution of learning for Islamic Finance, the country’s efforts have won international acclaim.
Success is about doing the best with the hand you’ve been dealt with
Despite the existence of the Green Technology Financing Scheme, Malaysian banks still need convincing to finance renewable energy projects.
A report by IDC Financial Insights reveals that Malaysian banks are among those in the region who will sharpen competitiveness with customer-centric innovations.
The Group’s transformation is rooted within the firm foundation of its regional vision.
Following blistering growth over the past three decades, Malaysia’s Islamic Finance (IF) industry currently faces the inevitable growing pains that occur as the industry matures. What then can be done for this industry to continue remaining competitive?
Justin Santiago muses on the value-add of the Valuation industry.