Blog posts tagged to "financial institutions"

  • Cash flow-based loans typically cater to MSMEs in retailing and marketing.

    How fintech is transforming access to finance for MSMEs

    Published on Friday, 03 August 2018

    Emerging fintech players are reshaping the ways small businesses can access working capital and cash flow finance.

  • A vendor handles cash at a market in Indonesia.

    The future of financial markets – a changing view of Asia

    Published on Monday, 02 May 2016

    Discussions this week in Frankfurt won’t solve the problems of Asia’s financing gaps, but they can go a long way toward making sure that available funds are used more productively, inclusively, and sustainably.

  • Access to microfinance helped this bakery thrive in Uzbekistan.

    The bottom line and the bottom of the pyramid

    Published on Sunday, 01 May 2016

    With over 2 billion consumers spread across developing Asia, the opportunities are limitless for financial institutions to develop innovative solutions that can serve this underserved market.

  • Activity at a local bank in Dili, Timor-Leste.

    Key policy areas to achieve financial inclusion in developing Asia

    Published on Thursday, 14 April 2016

    It’s not just about broadening access to finance, but also inducing beneficial use of credit.

  • Banking integration in ASEAN gathers pace

    Published on Friday, 29 August 2014

    The ASEAN Economic Community, planned to come into effect in 2015, is expected to liberalize goods, capital and skilled labor flows in the ASEAN region. While there has been considerable progress in the area of trade integration, financial integration still lags behind. The ASEAN Banking Integration Framework, which aims to liberalize the banking market by 2020, could help pave the way for further integration and the entry of ASEAN banks into regional banking markets.