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When Long Piseth took out a $40,000 home loan from a bank earlier this year, he discovered the tougher side of life. Every month, he needs to allocate 60 percent of his and his wife’s combined income to repay the loan.

Wed, 21 June 2017

Fast-growing Cambodia attracts insurance player AIA

With a history that dates back to nearly a century in the Asia-Pacific region, the AIA Group aims to become the world’s pre-eminent life insurance provider.

The central branch of ABA Bank in Phnom Penh. Photo supplied
Wed, 21 June 2017

ABA Bank boosted on back of Dagong credit rating

Last month, ABA Bank became the first bank in Cambodia to be rated by the Hong Kong arm of China’s Dagong Global Credit Rating Agency.

Risk-based deposit insurance schemes are encouraged, but not in all cases. Photo supplied
Wed, 21 June 2017

Should riskier banks pay more for deposit insurance?

As the government pushes forward on plans to introduce a deposit insurance scheme that would protect bank depositors from financial institution insolvency and bank runs, one of the central questions is whether or not the premium sho

Tue, 21 March 2017

Cambodia’s business landscape remains healthy

The sixth ANZ Royal Business Confidence Index (BCI) research findings conducted by Kantar TNS recently released reflects the story of two markets, with the confidence of larger corporates holding steady and SMEs expressing lower con

Tue, 21 March 2017

Q1 banking and finance news snapshot

It was a fairly slow start to the year for Cambodia’s finance industry, with news that credit growth was slowing. However, the Kingdom’s banking sector was still recording strong growth.

Tue, 21 March 2017

KDIC steps up recovery efforts on failed Cambodian deals

The Korean Deposit Insurance Corporation (KDIC), a state-run body that is tasked with collecting assets on failed property and financial services investments, opened its first overseas branch in Phnom Penh earlier this month.

Tue, 21 March 2017

Continuing Cambodia’s robust banking and finance growth

Cambodia should be proud of the proliferation of the financial services landscape.

Tue, 21 March 2017

Factoring cuts down payment waiting time

Factoring is a clever alternative to bank loans that combines working capital financing, credit protection and outsourced collection services. And it could soon be available to businesses in Cambodia.

Tue, 21 March 2017

Morakot muscles in on Cambodia’s financial sector with attractive fintech offering

Cambodian software firm Morakot Technology is looking to become a major financial technology (fintech) player in the Kingdom with the development of an operating system for banks and microfinance institutions (MFIs) that hopes to pr