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E-banking is picking up traction with financial institutions and consumers in Cambodia, but along with the speed and efficiency associated with internet banking come the inevitable downside risks of online security and identity vuln

Fri, 16 December 2016

Private equity firms yield ambiguous results

When private equity firms first started to creep into the Cambodian market in 2008, hungry for options outside of an overheating Vietnamese economy that was on the brink of a crisis, there was hope that the Kingdom would be the next

Fri, 16 December 2016

A transformative year for the tax regime in Cambodia

The Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) and the General Department of Taxation (GDT) were certainly actively engaged in 2016, issuing a series of new prakas and notifications, amending, clarifying and enhancing the Law of Taxation

Fri, 16 December 2016

Lenders set to decide on higher capital requirements

Cambodian financial institutions have until the end of the day to submit their plan to the central bank on how they intend to meet its revised capital requirements, and experts predict that some may decide it is better to downsize o

Fri, 16 December 2016

Maybank’s hedging solution offers protection against downside currency risks

As the year draws to an end and the US dollar continues to fluctuate, Cambodia has been experiencing a lot of volatility. Banks have factored in further movement given the recent turn of events with the US elections.

Fri, 16 December 2016

Steering Cambodia’s economy toward a softer landing

The bubble formed by consecutive years of rapid credit growth and increasing concentration in the property sector is approaching its zenith, and Cambodia must act now to soften the blow when the current cycle comes to an end, intern

Fri, 16 December 2016

PPCBank set for more digital and retail growth in 2017

When new Korean shareholders boosted Phnom Penh Commercial Bank (PPCBank) with a $20 million capital increase this year, they had placed the commercial bank, then already among Cambodia’s largest, on a path primed for further growth

Fri, 16 December 2016

Why ANZ is connecting businesses across Asia

As a region, ASEAN is the seventh largest economy in the world.

Fri, 16 December 2016

Q4 banking and finance snapshot

It was generally a quiet quarter for the banking and finance sectors in Cambodia, with few major initiatives promoted; however, smaller acquisitions and bancassurance tie-ups were the flavour of the day.

Fri, 16 December 2016

Finding growth for Cambodian securities

The Cambodian Securities Exchange (CSX) only has four listed companies, but it is slowly devising ways to increase growth and shift the trading focus away from small individual investors towards large institutional players.