Updates on the BAP-Credit Bureau

Mr. Leonilo ‘Topper’ Coronel, Managing Director of the Bankers Association of the Philippines Credit Bureau (BAP-CB), presented the private credit bureau’s latest changes and activities to participants of the 2011 RBAP-MABS National Roundtable last May 23-24 in Manila. He shared the latest developments in the effort of BAP-CB and a consortium of microfinance institutions’ (MFIs) [...]

A Fresh Perspective on Mobilizing Micro–Deposits

Micro-deposit generation is a key strategy in building more stable banks to support their credit operations and service the savings needs of the public, particularly the lower income groups. Banks unable to execute an effective micro-deposit strategy are risking being left behind in the marketplace, especially if they do not consider the perspective that broadening [...]

Microfinance: New Paradigms Built on Age-old Fundamentals

RBAP-MABS Research & Project Monitoring Consultant Ferdinand Sia shares his learnings from Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Deputy Governor Nestor Espenilla Jr.’s keynote address at the 2011 RBAP-MABS National Roundtable Conference The 2011 RBAP-MABS National Roundtable conference held on May 23-24 opened with a Keynote Address by BSP Deputy Governor Nestor Espenilla Jr. His speech [...]