Past Sessions

The Asian Banker aims to promote the development of the finance industry in Asia by bringing together interested players to examine and discuss the most critical issues of the moment, without having to take time out from their crowded schedule or leave the comfort of their own desks!!

View a list of our past teleconsultations below-

01 January 1970

East Capital Holding’s Hirn: “Being state-owned is not the issue”
Karine Hirn, co-founder at East Capital Holdings and CEO of East Capital Asia, talked about the time and attention required to properly assess and manage the risks involved in sustainable investments. She also shared the journey that the Stockholm-based asset manager took to enter the Asian market and the decision-making process behind investing into Chinese ESG-focused companies.
01 January 1970

StanChart (Hong Kong) maintained robust capital and liquidity levels despite challenging year
Standard Chartered Bank Hong Kong (StanChart HK) ranked third in the Strongest Banks by Balance Sheet in Asia Pacific (APAC) in 2020. StanChart HK and other banks were recognised at the Strongest Banks by Balance Sheet Briefing and Recognition Virtual Ceremony 2020 presented by The Asian Banker.
01 January 1970

Vietcombank maintains resiliency through high profitability and stable asset quality
Vietcombank topped the ranking of Strongest Banks by Balance Sheet in Vietnam in 2020. Vietcombank and other banks were recognised at the Strongest Banks by Balance Sheet Briefing and Recognition Virtual Ceremony 2020 presented by The Asian Banker.
01 January 1970

Commercial Bank of Ceylon attains solid profitability despite challenging times
Commercial Bank of Ceylon (CBC) topped the ranking of Strongest Banks by Balance Sheet in Sri Lanka in 2020. CBC and other banks were recognised at the Strongest Banks by Balance Sheet Briefing and Recognition Virtual Ceremony 2020 presented by The Asian Banker.
01 January 1970

Security Bank remains profitable and well-capitalised amid pandemic
Security Bank topped the ranking of Strongest Banks by Balance Sheet in the Philippines in 2020. Security Bank and other banks were recognised at The Asian Banker’s Strongest Banks by Balance Sheet Briefing and Recognition Virtual Ceremony 2020.
01 January 1970

Hong Leong Financial Group’s asset quality and liquidity buoyed by prudent management amid pandemic
Hong Leong Financial Group topped the ranking of Strongest Banks by Balance Sheet in Malaysia and ranked 12th in the Asia Pacific (APAC) in 2020.
01 January 1970

Bank of China (Hong Kong)’s strong capital position and robust asset quality keep it ahead of peers in Asia Pacific
Bank of China (Hong Kong) or BOCHK topped the ranking of Strongest Banks by Balance Sheet in Hong Kong and Asia Pacific (APAC) in 2020.
01 January 1970

Bangkok Bank maintained ample liquidity and robust loss-absorbing buffers amid pandemic
Bangkok Bank topped the ranking of Strongest Banks by Balance Sheet in Thailand in 2020. Bangkok Bank and other banks were recognised at the Strongest Banks by Balance Sheet Briefing and Recognition Virtual Ceremony 2020 presented by The Asian Banker.
01 January 1970

Canadia Bank achieves solid results in profitability and liquidity indicators
Canadia Bank topped the ranking of Strongest Banks by Balance Sheet in Cambodia in 2020. Canadia Bank and other banks were recognised at the Strongest Banks by Balance Sheet Briefing and Recognition Virtual Ceremony 2020 presented by The Asian Banker.
01 January 1970

SGX and Temasek: "Building digital asset infrastructure for financial markets"
SGX's Rehan Ahmed and Temasek's Pradyumna Agrawal discuss the joint venture between the two organisations to build a full fledged infrastructure for digital assets in Asia, its growth potential and drivers as well as issues and challenges surrounding building an end-to-end infrastructure and adoption by issuers and market participants
01 January 1970

Pine Labs’ Rau: “We are expanding the buy now, pay later service in Southeast Asia”
Pine Labs, the erstwhile India focused merchant and payment platform company, is now shifting its attention to Southeast Asia. Amrish Rau, CEO at Pine Labs, shares the details of his strategic plans for the upcoming expansion
01 January 1970

Aegis Custody’s Wei: “We're creating digital trade receivables in a $500 billion market”
Serra Wei, founder and CEO of Taiwan-based Aegis Custody, discusses the market potential of digitalised trade account receivables as an alternative investment asset class and what the company is doing to make it accessible to investors worldwide, including high net-worth individuals and family offices.
01 January 1970

Wells Fargo's Amin: “It forces us to be much more focused on value added services and driving solutions”
Well Fargo’s regional president and head of corporate and investment banking for Asia Pacific, Jafar Amin, discusses the rebound in inter regional trade and payments that may buoy outlook for 2021, and the need for institutions to be more efficient, lower cost and higher value-add players in a rate and margin depressed environment
01 January 1970

Monetary Authority of Singapore recognised as Best Conduct of Business Regulator in Asia Pacific in 2020 for increasing diversity and strengthening banking system in the digital economy
Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has demonstrated consistent and holistic efforts to promote digital innovation and competition through the issuance of up to five new digital bank licenses.
01 January 1970

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas recognised as Best Systemic and Prudential Regulator in Asia Pacific in 2020 for ensuring financial stability during the COVID-19 crisis
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) was recognised as Best Systemic and Prudential Regulator in Asia Pacific in 2020 under The Asian Banker Regulation & Supervision Awards at The Asian Banker Leadership Achievement Award Virtual Ceremony 2020.
01 January 1970

Bank Indonesia recognised as Best Macroeconomic Regulator in Asia Pacific in 2020 for strengthening monetary policy and taking bold, fast actions to support economy during COVID-19
Bank Indonesia was recognised as Best Macroeconomic Regulator in Asia Pacific in 2020 under The Asian Banker Regulation & Supervision Awards at The Asian Banker Leadership Achievement Award Virtual Ceremony 2020.
01 January 1970

Wick Veloso wins Leadership Achievement Award for Best COVID-19 Response and Philippine National Bank is Best Managed Bank during COVID-19 in the Philippines
Wick Veloso, president and CEO at Philippine National Bank (PNB), received the award for Leadership Achievement for Best COVID-19 Response in the Philippines at the Leadership Achievement Awards Virtual Ceremony 2020 presented by The Asian Banker.
01 January 1970

Abednego Ugwueke wins Promising Young Banker in Nigeria Award
Abednego Ugwueke, head of financial inclusion services at First Bank of Nigeria was named Promising Young Banker in Nigeria at the Leadership Achievement Awards Virtual Ceremony 2020 presented by The Asian Banker.
01 January 1970

Wutisak Ongpatanakul wins Promising Young Banker in Thailand Award
Wutisak Ongpatanakul, head of customer experience and digital at United Overseas Bank Thailand, was named Promising Young Banker in Thailand at the Leadership Achievement Awards Virtual Ceremony 2020 presented by The Asian Banker.
01 January 1970

Payong Srivanich wins Leadership Achievement Award for Best COVID-19 Response and Krungthai Bank is Best Managed Bank during COVID-19 in Thailand
Payong Srivanich, president and CEO of Krungthai Bank, received Leadership Achievement Award for Best COVID-19 Response in Thailand at the Leadership Achievement Awards Virtual Ceremony 2020 presented by The Asian Banker.