APIs are the New Normal

Reported by | Updated: February 19, 2018

 Asit Oberoi, group president and global head, Transaction Banking Group at YES Bank, and Sourabh Chatterjee, head – Digital & Technology at Bajaj Allianz General Insurance, share insights about the use and implications of API landscape in the BFSI sector: Dr Ravi Lalwani: What kinds of companies are you seeking to partner with through APIs? […]

Pace of growth scuttles anti-fraud measures

Reported by | Updated: January 2, 2018

The Asia Pacific Fraud Management Insights – 2017, prepared by Experian, a credit bureau and a global data analytics company in association with IDC, covers fraud trends across 10 countries in the Asia Pacific and highlights the prevalence of identity theft and other fraud trends existing in India. Vaishali Kasture, MD, Experian Credit Bureau and […]

Fino Payments Bank starts as a fully digital bank

Reported by | Updated: November 2, 2017

Fino Payments Bank, which launched its operations recently, intends to make a difference with its acquired exposure to the rural masses as Fino Paytech. Rishi Gupta, MD and CEO, outlines the plan Mohan: You had a momentous launch with 400 plus branches and 25,000 touch points on day  What inputs had gone into this accomplishment? […]

YES Bank strengthens its MSME lending

Reported by | Updated: August 23, 2017

Sumit Gupta, group president & national head, Business & Rural Banking at YES Bank, speaks about the bank’s latest partnership with OPIC and Wells Fargo and its plans to increase MSME lending in 2017-18 Mehul Dani: What are the salient features of YES Bank’s latest partnership with OPIC and Wells Fargo? Any update on earlier tie-ups? […]

CISO – a vital cog in the wheel

Reported by | Updated: July 31, 2017

Vivek Gupta, DGM & CISO at Allahabad Bank, speaks on key security challenges facing banks today Manoj Agrawal: Many mobile wallets have been designed in a hurry with inadequate attention to security? What percentage of the mobile wallets out there do you think are adequately secure? What do you expect this percentage to be in […]

Get, Set, Grow

Reported by | Updated: May 22, 2017

Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh has been actively modernizing and promoting the state. Likewise, Chhattisgarh Rajya Gramin Bank chairman R.K. Gupta is equally active in growing and diversifying the bank. Chhattisgarh Rajya Gramin Bank (CRGB), sponsored by the State Bank of India, was established in September 2013 after amalgamation of 3 banks. It is now […]

Digital to make banking joyful

Reported by | Updated: November 25, 2016

Piyush Gupta, group CEO, DBS Bank, outlines his 3-year effort to completely digitize the bank and how the effort paid off with better financial performance and shareholder value, increased customer satisfaction and higher employee engagement Brian Pereira: DBS Bank has been named ‘World’s Best Digital Bank’ by Euromoney. What are the things that got you […]

Focusing on Indo-African corridor

Reported by | Updated: August 30, 2016

FirstRand Bank is focused on building a strong commercial banking franchise in India. The key value proposition that FRB is bringing to SMEs and mid corporates is its unique ability to help businesses operating in the African continent Ramaswamy, head, Commercial Banking, FirstRand Bank India branch, is a financial services veteran having begun his career […]

Delivering a unique customer experience

Reported by | Updated: July 12, 2016

EMERGING TECH Interview Navroze Dastur, Managing Director, NCR tells us about the unique services that banks are offering through ATMs. Brian Pereira: What keeps retail bankers awake at night these days? Navroze Dastur: The competition is getting stronger in the banking space with new payment banks coming in. So banks need to differentiate themselves from […] plans international foray

Reported by | Updated: April 19, 2016

Online financial marketplace is expanding internationally with specific focus on Singapore. The company has engaged Aman Narain, a digital banking veteran to lead the expansion as CEO, BankBazaar International. Narain outlines the initiatives he intends to make: Mohan: has announced an ambitious expansion plan, especially targeting customers outside India. Can you share details […]