WORLD'S BEST INTERNET BANKS IN ASIA 2011
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Global Finance names the World’s Best Internet Banks in Asia 2011

 

 

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NEW YORK, July 22, 2011 – Global Finance has announced the First Round winners in the “World’s Best Internet Banks” competition in Asia. This is the 12th year Global Finance has named the World’s Best Internet Banks. Details on all First Round winners will be published in the September issue. First Round winners include Best Corporate/Institutional Internet Banks and Best Consumer Internet Banks at the country level. The Regional and Global winners for these categories will be announced at an Awards Ceremony in New York City in November and published in the December issue of Global Finance. Also announced were Regional winners in Sub-Categories. Global winners in the Sub-Categories will also be announced at the Awards Ceremony and in the December issue. The list of First Round winners follows.

 

Winners were chosen among entries evaluated by a world-class panel of judges at Infosys. Global Finance editors were responsible for the final selection of winners in the First Round.

 

Only banks that entered the competition were considered for awards, and awards were only given in those regions, countries and categories in which there were entries.

 

Winning banks were selected based on the following criteria: strength of strategy for attracting and servicing online customers, success in getting clients to use web offerings, growth of online customers, breadth of product offerings, evidence of tangible benefits gained from Internet initiatives, and web site design and functionality. Category winners, such as “best online cash management” were selected based on the relative strength and success of those web products and services.

 

“In less than a decade, the Internet has transformed the way many consumers and most businesses bank,” says Joseph D. Giarraputo, publisher of Global Finance. “The continuing improvements in Internet offerings represented by this year’s entries show that more significant Internet banking developments are still ahead of us.”

 

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COUNTRY WINNERS: Best Consumer Internet Banks

Australia Citi
Brunei HSBC
China Citi
Guam Citi
Hong Kong HSBC
India Citi
Indonesia Citi
Japan Citi
Malaysia CIMB Group
Pakistan Standard Chartered
Philippines BPI
Singapore Standard Chartered
South Korea Citi
Sri Lanka HSBC
Taiwan Chinatrust
Thailand Citi
Vietnam Citi

 

COUNTRY WINNERS: Best Corporate/ Institutional Internet Banks

Australia Citi
Bangladesh Citi
Brunei HSBC
China Citi
Hong Kong HSBC
India Citi
Indonesia Citi
Japan Citi
Kazakhstan Citi
Macau HSBC
Malaysia HSBC
New Zealand Citi
Pakistan Citi
Philippines Citi
Singapore HSBC
South Korea Citi
Sri Lanka HSBC
Taiwan Citi
Thailand Citi
Vietnam HSBC

 

REGIONAL SUB-CATEGORY WINNERS: Best Consumer Internet Banks

Best Online Deposit, Credit and Investment Product Offerings HSBC
Best Bill Payment & Presentment Standard Chartered
Best Web Site Design Standard Chartered
Best Integrated Consumer Bank Site HSBC
Best Information Security Initiatives HSBC
Best in Mobile Banking ChinaTrust
Best in Social Media Siam Commercial Bank

 

REGIONAL SUB-CATEGORY WINNERS: Best Corporate/Institutional Internet Banks

Best Investment Management Services Citi
Best Online Cash Management HSBC
Best Trade Finance Services Citi
Best Web Site Design HSBC
Best Integrated Corporate Bank Site HSBC
Best Information Security Initiatives HSBC
Best in Mobile Banking Citi
Best in Social Media Citi