How well is Nepal doing in financial inclusion?
Nepal has made notable strides in financial inclusion, although there is still room for further improvement, says the Nepal Financial Inclusion Report 2023, jointly produced …
“We choose significant and concentrated CSR projects instead of small, fragmented initiatives”
15 years of extensive experience in different fields of banking, and presently head of Corporate Affairs, Branding, and Marketing department at the Standard Chartered Bank, …
Women in banking leadership: A grim reality
WOMEN OCCUPY ALMOST 40% OF THE WORKFORCE in the commercial (A-class) banking sector, but our research reveals the grim realities of women having a hard …
Sabin Jung Pande
What are central bank digital currencies—and why are central banks creating them?
TO RETAIN CONTROL of their monetary systems, which are increasingly being threatened by the rise of online payments and the gradual demise of cash, global …
Why are property prices so high in Kathmandu?
KATHMANDU VALLEY is known for many things: the centre of Nepals history, art, culture and economy; tourism, with several hundred thousand visitors annually; one of …
Understanding banking liquidity
We often hear news that the economy or the banking industry is facing liquidity crisis. Sometimes, they say its just credit crunch silly a shortage …
Sustaining economic shocks – Diluted societal safety nets and financial planning
With Nepali society transitioning rapidly in last few decades, Nepals financial sector too has transformed. Yet, progress is slow in terms of upgrading the lives …