Japan bank SMFG dives deeper into digital finance with SBI deal - Nikkei Asia

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Japan bank SMFG dives deeper into digital finance with SBI deal - Nikkei Asia

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In fiscal 2022, plans are to develop smartphone services combining account transfers, securities trading, credit card payments and consumer finance, for example.

The deal with SBI brings in the brokerage's 8.5 million retail customers, SMFG added.

At the same time, a banking group will inevitably experience negative growth if it fails to shift toward a younger customer base.

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Published On: 2022-06-23, 21:49:00

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