HSBC eyes ASEAN growth, earmarks USD1 billion to scale up digital businesses in the region

27 March 2024

More than eight in 10 Malaysian businesses are investing in technology and digitalisation to support their ASEAN operations.

HSBC unveils Premier Elite to serve the needs of high net worth customers

6 March 2024

New elevated service reinforces HSBC’s intensified focus on scaling up its banking and wealth management capabilities in the country.

Businesses in Malaysia need to gear up for growth and amplify future-proofing efforts to boost competitiveness in 2024

19 January 2024

Malaysia is well-positioned to reap significant benefits from the opportunities arising from the global economic shift. Now more than ever, organisations must prepare for growth and expansion and step up future proofing measures to boost competitiveness in 2024, HSBC said at the HSBC Asian Business Forum.

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HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad

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HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad

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HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad


10 Nov 2022 HSBC: Malaysian Mid-Market Enterprises positive on sales growth in 2023 English PDF 135.73 KB


5 Oct 2022 HSBC Malaysia to enhance security measures to stamp out financial scams English PDF 294.73 KB


28 Sep 2022 HSBC Amanah announces Triple Bottom Line Framework English PDF 131.85 KB

21 Sep 2022 HSBC Amanah and Halal Development Corporation ink MoU to help spur the growth of the halal export market English PDF 135.07 KB


9 Aug 2022 HSBC and GHL collaborate to improve disbursement infrastructure for Malaysia's payment landscape English PDF 212.50 KB

3 Aug 2022 Report by Climate Bonds and HSBC shows ASEAN Sustainable Debt Market Hits Record Issuance Volume in 2021 English PDF 280.32 KB


25 Jul 2022 HSBC & KPMG’s Emerging Giants Report Identifies 10 Potential Unicorns in Malaysia English PDF 268.16 KB

21 Jul 2022 HSBC Amanah issues TCFD report to improve transparency around climate risks English PDF 294.45 KB

6 Jul 2022 HSBC Amanah provides new green financing to Ikano Centres to boost sustainable development of its retail hub in Malaysia English PDF 465.00 KB


30 Jun 2022 HSBC appoints Karel Doshi to lead Commercial Banking business in Malaysia English PDF 129.14 KB

29 Jun 2022 HSBC renews exclusive bancassurance partnership with Allianz in Asia English PDF 366.17 KB

13 Jun 2022 HSBC Amanah launches Structured Product in Malaysia to track exponential tech growth English PDF 313.60 KB

2 Jun 2022 HSBC/HKU Asia Pacific Business Case Competition celebrates 15th anniversary English PDF 181.68 KB


26 May 2022 China, India and the US look to Malaysia for business growth: HSBC English PDF 453.95 KB

12 May 2022 HSBC launches USD$1bn lending fund for female entrepreneurs globally English PDF 387.61 KB


25 Apr 2022 HSBC supports affordable housing through HSBC’s first Social Loan Principles (SLP) based financing in South East Asia for the real estate sector English PDF 384.11 KB


23 Mar 2022 HSBC Malaysia and Kerjaya Prospek Property advances their sustainability commitment with first green loan for a property developer English PDF 303.81 KB

7 Mar 2022 HSBC Malaysia opens new head office in TRX Kuala Lumpur English PDF 377.47 KB


25 Jan 2022 Applications for URUS Now Extended English PDF 159.40 KB

URUS Public Frequently Asked Questions English PDF 402.84 KB

URUS Soalan Lazim Malay PDF 300.42 KB

20 Jan 2022 HSBC launches first multi-currency digital wallet for SMEs in Malaysia English PDF 391.17 KB

12 Jan 2022 HSBC Malaysia appoints Omar Siddiq as new CEO English PDF 292.14 KB

5 Jan 2022 HSBC Malaysia empowers its people with flexibility through hybrid work model for improved employee wellbeing English PDF 366.17 KB


6 Dec 2021 HSBC Bank Malaysia and HSBC Amanah Malaysia appoint new Board Chairpersons English PDF 301.51 KB


26 Oct 2021 InvestPenang inks MoU with HSBC Malaysia to attract high quality investments English PDF 450.26 KB

22 Oct 2021 HSBC and CGM partnership paves the way for a more sustainable future in Malaysia English PDF 401.05 KB

18 Oct 2021 HSBC Malaysia continues to help SME customers build financial resilience through digital innovation English PDF 319.88 KB

15 Oct 2021 HSBC Malaysia launches Wealth on Mobile English PDF 298.39 KB

14 Oct 2021 Banking Industry Collaboration with AKPK to Assist the Most Vulnerable Malaysians with an estimated contribution value of RM1billion English PDF 162.13 KB

Industri Perbankan dengan Kerjasama AKPK Membantu Rakyat Malaysia Yang Paling Terjejas Dengan Sumbangan Dianggarkan Bernilai RM1 Billion Malay PDF 356.63 KB

Financial Management and Resilience Programme (URUS) Frequently asked questions (FAQs) English PDF 380.09 KB

Program Pengurusan Dan Ketahanan Kewangan (URUS) Soalan lazim Malay PDF 277.50 KB

11 Oct 2021 Sustainability makes good business sense: HSBC English PDF 384.26 KB

7 Oct 2021 Digital adoption needs to be a structural investment, not a tactical fix for Malaysian companies: HSBC English PDF 315.69 KB

4 Oct 2021 HSBC launches Visa Instalments in Malaysia English PDF 296.37 KB


21 Sep 2021 ESG Talent Shortage Holding Back Sustainable Investing in Asia English PDF 297.33 KB

8 Sep 2021 The pandemic is an opportunity for ASEAN to see wealth through a wider lens, HSBC English PDF 296.80 KB

6 Sep 2021 HSBC Amanah continues winning streak - wins Islamic ESG Bank of the Year award for the 2nd year English PDF 308.35 KB


22 Aug 2021 HSBC first bank to launch DuitNow Request to streamline collections for Malaysian businesses English PDF 315.66 KB

17 Aug 2021 MIDA and HSBC Malaysia renew partnership to attract more global investments into Malaysia English PDF 142.80 KB

5 Aug 2021 Make the most of your money during this tough economic climate English PDF 313.67 KB


29 Jul 2021 HSBC Malaysia builds future-ready workforce with investment in ‘digital upskilling’ initiative English PDF 393.72 KB

20 Jul 2021 HSBC named Asia’s Best Bank for Sustainable Finance by Euromoney English PDF 404.95 KB

15 Jul 2021 HSBC Malaysia develops a digital answer to Silverlake Axis’ “Tower of Babylon” dilemma English PDF 389.68 KB

12 Jul 2021 HSBC lands Malaysia’s first Green Trade Financing in Cocoa Sourcing English PDF 462.71 KB

8 Jul 2021 HSBC launches industry tie-up to help MMEs’ climate capability English PDF 460.96 KB

5 Jul 2021 Malaysia needs stronger future proofing to attract EU and UK investments English PDF 313.59 KB

2 Jul 2021 HSBC Malaysia appoints Renee Bullock-Cann as Head of Wealth and Personal Banking English PDF 307.32 KB


15 Jun 2021 HSBC Malaysia announces multi-prong customer relief measures following COVID-19 resurgence English PDF 307.45 KB

10 Jun 2021 HSBC Amanah publishes first TCFD report for Malaysia’s financial industry English PDF 484.83 KB

4 Jun 2021 HSBC Amanah launches its first Green Trade Finance proposition with a client English PDF 310.10 KB

1 Jun 2021 HSBC extends relief to customers and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 Crisis English PDF 318.48 KB


24 May 2021 HSBC Amanah Malaysia appoints new CEO English PDF 299.07 KB

21 May 2021 SF International Malaysia achieves greater efficiency with HSBC’s customised online Omni Collect integration English PDF 379.02 KB

19 May 2021 HSBC Malaysia bags multiple wins from the Asset Triple A Awards English PDF 398.31 KB

6 May 2021 EZInvest: HSBC Malaysia Introduce the First Online Investment Platform on its Mobile App English PDF 314.81 KB

4 May 2021 HSBC launches new proposition to support Malaysian corporates English PDF 300.07 KB


27 Apr 2021 HSBC Malaysia to host HSBC Corporate ReINVENT: Unlocking Future Opportunities on 4 May 2021 English PDF 293.65 KB


26 Mar 2021 HSBC Malaysia’s Digital Innovation recognised by The Asset Triple A Digital Awards English PDF 471.47 KB

17 Mar 2021 HSBC supports HNG Capital’s ASEAN expansion in sustainable power generation business English PDF 470.92 KB

14 Mar 2021 HSBC launches Luxury Index for wealth clients in Malaysia English PDF 331.28 KB

5 Mar 2021 HSBC Malaysia’s Corporate: Highlights on 2020 Achievements and 2021 Aspirations English PDF 468.04 KB


28 Feb 2021 HSBC appoints Christina Cheah as Head of Global Banking, Malaysia English PDF 377.46 KB

25 Feb 2021 HSBC to invest over USD3.5 billion to boost wealth business in Asia English PDF 301.88 KB

10 Feb 2021 Ang Pows, an innovative Financial Literacy tool for Children English PDF 365.23 KB

4 Feb 2021 HSBC Global Service Centre (GSC) Malaysia wins United Nations (UN) Women Award English PDF 375.55 KB


22 Jan 2021 HSBC first in Malaysia to offer e-payment solution for real estate sector English PDF 131.81 KB

15 Jan 2021 HSBC Malaysia unveils new ESG Charity credit card feature English PDF 133.79 KB


20 Dec 2020 Teknion Furniture Systems adopts online B2C business during COVID-19 English PDF 202.33 KB

17 Dec 2020 HSBC Malaysia provides food aid to the underserved communities impacted by Covid-19 English PDF 127.11 KB

11 Dec 2020 HSBC Malaysia Scores in Global Retail Banking Innovation Awards English PDF 130.66 KB

8 Dec 2020 HSBC Malaysia’s 2020 digital innovation highlights English PDF 226.32 KB

4 Dec 2020 HSBC Malaysia’s digital learning series brings latest digital insights to over 600 business representatives English PDF 213.07 KB

1 Dec 2020 Malaysian businesses positive about international trade and are investing to grow: HSBC English PDF 412.01 KB


23 Nov 2020 Zuellig Pharma’s collections and payments process transformed via HSBC Malaysia’s Omni Collect Online English PDF 393.23 KB

17 Nov 2020 Post-Covid-19: 5 Key Impacts on Everyday Banking English PDF 203.48 KB

15 Nov 2020 The signing of RCEP underscores the belief in market openness English PDF 125.45 KB

12 Nov 2020 Malaysian businesses say flexible working to become a norm: HSBC survey English PDF 230.89 KB

5 Nov 2020 China prospects undimmed by pandemic, geopolitics: corporates tell HSBC English PDF 134.72 KB


28 Oct 2020 HSBC Launches FUN-nancial Guide to Equip Young Malaysians with Financial Fundamentals English PDF 373.89 KB

23 Oct 2020 HSBC Launches Mobile Secure Key for an Inclusive and Seamless Banking Experience English PDF 124.84 KB

22 Oct 2020 Sustainability is key to resilience for Malaysian businesses: HSBC survey English PDF 234.92 KB

16 Oct 2020 Investors need to look at the Asian credit market during this crisis English PDF 141.78 KB

9 Oct 2020 HSBC sets out ambition to build a net zero economy English PDF 298.38 KB

Valiram strengthens its ASEAN presence from boutiques to online, supported by long-time banking partner HSBC English PDF 140.73 KB

6 Oct 2020 HSBC wins award for ‘Best International Bank’ in Malaysia from Asiamoney English PDF 210.45 KB


25 Sep 2020 HSBC Malaysia Scores Two Accolades in Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards 2020 English PDF 125.07 KB

18 Sep 2020 HSBC Malaysia Supports Ambition of Paralympian-turned Entrepreneur English PDF 122.56 KB

8 Sep 2020 HSBC launches its first AI powered equity index products in Malaysia English PDF 105.63 KB

1 Sep 2020 HSBC Malaysia: First Bank to Launch 24/7 Unit Trust Browser with Powerful Funds Research Functions English PDF 185.76 KB


25 Aug 2020 FinanceAsia names HSBC ‘Best International Bank’ in Malaysia in 2020 English PDF 203.87 KB

20 Aug 2020 HSBC tops Asiamoney RMB Poll for the ninth year in a row English PDF 149.84 KB

17 Aug 2020 HSBC launches voice biometric technology for customers in Malaysia English PDF 139.01 KB

12 Aug 2020 HSBC Amanah Arranges First ASEAN Green Sustainable and Responsible Investment (SRI) Sukuk for Leader Energy English PDF 90.86 KB

7 Aug 2020 HSBC Amanah bags Islamic ESG Bank of the Year award by The Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Awards 2020 English PDF 104.06 KB

2 Aug 2020 HSBC Malaysia scoops multiple wins in The Asset Triple A Awards English PDF 125.10 KB


27 Jul 2020 HSBC Malaysia: First bank to launch 24/7 digital account opening English PDF 196.57 KB

24 Jul 2020 HSBC Malaysia inks first MoU with MDEC to drive digital leap for businesses in Malaysia English PDF 92.53 KB

21 Jul 2020 Technology and innovation is top priority for Malaysian Businesses in the next five years: HSBC survey English PDF 157.05 KB

17 Jul 2020 Proton accelerates payments to suppliers via HSBC Malaysia’s digital Supply Chain Finance Programme English PDF 190.13 KB

8 Jul 2020 HSBC Amanah leads the way by becoming the first international bank in Malaysia to be a part of UNGC English PDF 83.68 KB

2 Jul 2020 HSBC supports ASEAN countries’ commitment to joint economic recovery plan English PDF 194.63 KB


29 Jun 2020 HSBC Malaysia: Three Starter Tools to Build Financial Resilience English PDF 165.23 KB

26 Jun 2020 ASEAN and beyond: HSBC Malaysia partners with Serba Dinamik in its growth journey English PDF 89.30 KB

23 Jun 2020 Climate Bonds Initiative Launches ASEAN Green Finance Report 2019 English PDF 581.20 KB

18 Jun 2020 Covid-19 pandemic brings people together to solve global problems, says HSBC English PDF 90.28 KB

16 Jun 2020 HSBC Malaysia Scores Big with Sports Direct English PDF 84.09 KB

9 Jun 2020 Tropicana raises debut MYR200 million rated senior secured sukuk issuance, led by HSBC Amanah during CMCO English PDF 85.31 KB

5 Jun 2020 HSBC Helps Local Businesses to Thrive in Adversity English PDF 124.00 KB

2 Jun 2020 HSBC has partnered with PayNet to deliver Cashless Payments at KPJ Hospitals English PDF 149.39 KB


28 May 2020 Covid-19 provides unexpected boost for Malaysia’s medical glove industry English PDF 136.51 KB

21 May 2020 HSBC Launches e-DuitRaya in this Season of Giving English PDF 133.29 KB

19 May 2020 HSBC Malaysia employees give back to the community English PDF 85.10 KB

14 May 2020 HSBC Malaysia seals sustainable financing deal with Kelington Group in its maiden venture into liquefied carbon dioxide (LCO2) manufacturing English PDF 124.98 KB


25 Mar 2020 HSBC Malaysia announces Non Compounded Interest or Profit During Moratorium Period for Retail and SME Customers English PDF 115.34 KB

18 Mar 2020 HSBC Malaysia offers liquidity relief to help customers amidst COVID-19 crisis English PDF 142.85 KB

13 Mar 2020 Parkson Credit raises RM150 million with HSBC to accelerate business expansion in Malaysia English PDF 123.35 KB

11 Mar 2020 HSBC enhanced its international transfers and investments English PDF 90.35 KB


28 Feb 2020 HSBC Amanah highlights commitment to reducing Malaysia’s carbon footprint with leading edge Sustainability-Linked Financing for Yinson English PDF 140.48 KB

14 Feb 2020 HSBC Malaysia named Best Bank (Global) by The Asset English PDF 94.58 KB

7 Feb 2020 Children who are smart with money, invite prosperity English PDF 300.66 KB


29 Jan 2020 Fostering closer economic ties between Malaysia and Singapore: HSBC Malaysia hosts Singapore Economic Development Board English PDF 299.01 KB

21 Jan 2020 HSBC Malaysia reaffirms focus on multinationals segment in the country English PDF 288.93 KB

16 Jan 2020 HSBC enhances commitment in supporting growth of Malaysian SMEs English PDF 89.44 KB


19 Dec 2019 ASEAN firms are full of steam and want to be green: HSBC survey English PDF 346.60 KB

16 Dec 2019 HSBC Malaysia continues to facilitate Malaysia-China business corridor English PDF 290.82 KB

6 Dec 2019 Sustainability sits high on the agenda for Malaysian firms: HSBC Survey English PDF 126.71 KB


29 Nov 2019 Forging new paths for ASEAN’s sustainable infrastructure needs English PDF 217.29 KB

11 Nov 2019 Malaysian firms show strong optimism amidst changing geopolitical conditions: HSBC English PDF 124.70 KB

4 Nov 2019 HSBC voted as the Best Cash Management Bank in Malaysia English PDF 95.53 KB


25 Oct 2019 Malaysia can play a leading role in growing Southeast Asia’s digital economy English PDF 198.32 KB

23 Oct 2019 Sustainable investing comes of age in Asia English PDF 81.46 KB

14 Oct 2019 HSBC leads Malaysia’s first pilot blockchain Letter-of-Credit transaction English PDF 313.16 KB

1 Oct 2019 HSBC named the ‘Best International Bank’ in Malaysia: Asiamoney English PDF 134.34 KB


24 Sep 2019 HSBC Malaysia embraces diversity in the spirit of Hari Malaysia English PDF 535.29 KB

6 Sep 2019 Malaysia to prioritise BRI to achieve greater economic resilience English PDF 149.65 KB

4 Sep 2019 HSBC Launches Sounds of Home to Soothe International Students’ Homesickness English PDF 219.64 KB


26 Aug 2019 BRI 2.0 needs to be a two-way street for ASEAN and China: HSBC English PDF 222.98 KB

19 Aug 2019 HSBC’s forum highlights leveraging technology as an enabler in driving working capital optimisation English PDF 286.03 KB

2 Aug 2019 HSBC named Asia’s Best Bank for Sustainable Finance two years running English PDF 335.48 KB


18 Jul 2019 HSBC Fusion: helping small businesses, become big businesses English PDF 84.49 KB

8 Jul 2019 HSBC Malaysia launches Supply Chain Finance platform English PDF 285.82 KB

4 Jul 2019 Malaysia attracts experienced overseas professionals for the long haul English PDF 301.19 KB

1 Jul 2019 Lim Eng Seong first Malaysian appointed HSBC Malaysia Deputy CEO English PDF 276.14 KB


27 Jun 2019 Technology, sustainability and people a future growth driver for Malaysian businesses: HSBC research English PDF 119.91 KB

21 Jun 2019 Why climate change action in Asia matters – globally English PDF 354.84 KB

12 Jun 2019 Team RICHA take the crown at the first ever HSBC openlab innovation challenge English PDF 86.78 KB

10 Jun 2019 HSBC Amanah introduces first-in-the-market ESG Islamic Structured Product in Malaysia English PDF 184.29 KB

4 Jun 2019 Malaysia’s corporates to gear up for the next wave of Chinese tech investment English PDF 284.45 KB


30 May 2019 Volatility is here to stay English PDF 88.75 KB

21 May 2019 Malaysia will realise supply chain potential with further investment English PDF 110.06 KB

7 May 2019 Malaysians spend more time swooning over property than at the gym English PDF 91.78 KB


30 Apr 2019 Malaysian Prime Minister hosted by HSBC at second Belt and Road Forum English PDF 154.20 KB

29 Apr 2019 HSBC Fusion launched to help small business owners better manage their finances English PDF 180.24 KB

24 Apr 2019 Is Malaysia ready for America’s renewed infrastructure foray into South-east Asia? English PDF 143.21 KB

23 Apr 2019 Change the world of retail banking through HSBC Openlab Innovation Challenge English PDF 38.19 KB

18 Apr 2019 HSBC and Walmart join forces on sustainable supply chain finance programme English PDF 84.65 KB

5 Apr 2019 HSBC tables recommendations for sustainable infrastructure development in Southeast Asia at ASEAN Finance Ministers’ summit English PDF 300.25 KB

3 Apr 2019 Maximising the potential of the younger generation through HSBC/HKU Asia Pacific Business Case Competition English PDF 199.32 KB


26 Mar 2019 HSBC Amanah bags coveted Deal of the Year award at Islamic Finance News Awards 2018 English PDF 58.31 KB

23 Mar 2019 HSBC completes sale of 49% stake in HSBC Amanah Takaful (Malaysia) to FWD Life Insurance English PDF 31.17 KB

21 Mar 2019 Putting youth’s financial literacy to the test English PDF 199.69 KB


26 Feb 2019 Global headwinds the impetus to fast-track ASEAN integration in 2019: HSBC English PDF 145.74 KB

HSBC join hands with the Selangor State Forestry Department to promote peatland conservation in Selangor English PDF 206.02 KB

19 Feb 2019 HSBC supports financial empowerment for underprivileged students in Sarawak English PDF 201.59 KB

8 Feb 2019 HSBC launches new sound identity composed by Jean-Michel Jarre English PDF 78.21 KB


31 Jan 2019 Digital Wealth Insights Hub: A digital way to access HSBC's insights anytime, anywhere English PDF 169.24 KB

23 Jan 2019 Southeast Asia: hiding in plain sight English PDF 782.61 KB

14 Jan 2019 HSBC Malaysia credit card holders can now pay with Samsung Pay English PDF 369.78 KB

10 Jan 2019 HSBC Malaysia launches HSBCnet trade transaction tracker English PDF 565.35 KB

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