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2023 Digital Banking Industry Report

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Now that banking customers in the Asia Pacific are becoming digital-savvy, what's your business strategy to grab this opportunity? Any technology trends that you should adopt to improve customer experience?

Optimizing Your Services Effectively With Industry-Extensive Insights

Digital banking has grown in popularity in the Asia-Pacific region as a result of customers' growing desire to access financial services from online channels and the rising requirements for more convenient banking experiences.

KMS Solutions industry reports examine the three prominent markets in the region, which are Australia, Singapore, and Vietnam, to:

  • Identify customer behaviours and their level of openness regarding new digital products and services.
  • Forecast emerging technology trends for each specific market and help businesses analyse key strategies to revamp internal operations.

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How Australian Banks Can Adapt to Become Future-Fit

63.6% of Australians of all ages are choosing online banking and apps for most of their banking activities. Analysing customers' behaviour, there are some highlights:

  • 650 electronic transactions are made per person on average.
  • 67% of Australians rated security as one of the top aspects when choosing a financial service provider.
  • The rising demand for personalisation offerings (91%).
  • Open Banking powered products and services are demanded.

With heating competition from digital-first challengers to meet evolving customer expectations, incumbent banks will need to adopt emerging technologies to improve customer experience, drive productivity, and reduce costs.



Singapore's Banks: Meet Customer Expectations with Winning Technology Strategy

Singapore, Asia’s largest financial hub, has been for years at the forefront of promoting a digitally-enabled lifestyle for its citizens with digital banking adoption:

  • For 81% of Singaporeans, mobile applications have become the critical method of accessing banking services.

  • 56% of consumers express high interest in using an app that offers better visibility of their financial products and personalised insights.

  • 1/3 of Singapore respondents reveal that the common worry about banking services is trust concerns

Leveraging advanced technologies to ensure a convenient experience, boost efficiency, and enhance security is what banks should strive for.

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Future-Proofing Digital Banking in Vietnam with Innovation Focus

The proportion of Vietnamese consumers using digital banking at least once a month is anticipated to reach 89% in 2030. Most local banks have focused on digital transformation as a backbone of their long-term strategies:

  • The Action Plan for SBV targets at least 35% of the onboarding processes must be automated by 2025.

  • 66% of Vietnam customers choose online payments via apps or websites.

  • 61% of respondents consider security features such as biometric authentication, OTP and 2FA as extremely important safeguards

Currently, 95% of banks have their digital transformation strategies planned out. The banking sector has allocated up to 15,000 billion VND, equivalent to 10-15% of the average revenue of the industry, for technology innovation investment.


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KMS Solutions ANZ Program Director



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KMS Solutions Sales Director, Vietnam Region


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