WINNERS OF BANKING AWARDS 2019

The global banking sector is constantly evolving due to a raft of regulations, technology developments and market reforms. The International Finance Banking Awards highlight the accomplishments of banks leading in innovation, infrastructure development and customer centricity.

Best Mobile Banking Application – InecoMobile
Inecobank CJSC – Armenia

Most Innovative Banking Products and Services
Pashtany Bank – Afghanistan

Best Corporate Governance Bank
Ghazanfar Bank – Afghanistan

Best Islamic Bank
Islamic Bank of Afghanistan – Afghanistan

Best Socially Responsible Bank
BFA – Angola

Best Mobile Banking Application
Banco Económico – Angola

Best Transaction Banking for Cash Management
Standard Bank ANGOLA – Angola

Best Private Bank – Andorra 2019
ANDBANK – Andorra

Most Innovative Digital Bank
Bahrain Islamic Bank – Bahrain

Best SME Bank
Bahrain Development Bank – Bahrain

Best New Credit Card – VIVA cobranded
Standard Chartered Bahrain – Bahrain

Best Credit Card – Mastercard World Elite
Standard Chartered Bahrain – Bahrain

Most Innovative Retail Bank
Eastern bank Ltd – Bangladesh

Best Micro Finance Bank
Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited – Bangladesh

Best CSR Bank
Standard Chartered Bank Bangladesh – Bangladesh

Best Trade Finance Bank
United Bulgarian Bank – Bulgaria

Best Customer Service Initiative
PPC Bank Cambodia – Cambodia

Most Socially Responsible Bank
Maybank – Cambodia

Best New Mobile Banking App
PPC Bank Cambodia – Cambodia

Most Innovative Commercial Bank
EXIM Bank Comoro – Comoro

Most Innovative SME Banking Services Provider
KentBank – Croatia

Best SME Bank
Banco Internacional – Chile

Most Innovative Bank
NCB Jamaica – Caribbean

Most Socially Responsible Bank
NCB Jamaica – Caribbean

Best Trade Services Bank
Euro Exim Bank – Caribbean

Best Private Bank
Eurobank – Cyprus

Best Wealth Management Bank
Eurobank – Cyprus

Best Digital Bank
Citigroup – Dominican Republic

Most Innovative Digital Banking Product – UB Digital Wallet
The United Bank of Egypt – Egypt

Fastest Growing Bank
Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait – Egypt

Best Transaction Banking
Banque Du Caire – Egypt

Best Foreign Exchange Bank
Banque Du Caire – Egypt

Most Socially Responsible Bank
Banque Misr – Egypt

Best Islamic Bank
Banque Misr – Egypt

Best Digital Bank
Emirates NBD Egypt – Egypt

Best SMEs Bank
QNB AlAhli Egypt – Egypt

Best E-Banking Product – Mobile Banking
QNB AlAhli Egypt – Egypt

Fastest Growing Corporate Bank
Egyptian Arab Land Bank – Egypt

Best Islamic Consumer Bank
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank – Egypt

Most Innovative Islamic Banking Product
KT Bank AG – Germany

Best Customer Service Bank
Zenith Bank – Ghana

Best Customer Service Initiative
Piraeus Bank Private Banking – Greece

Fastest Growing Corporate Bank
International Development Bank of Iraq – Iraq

Fastest Growing Retail Bank
The National Bank of Iraq – Iraq

Best Corporate Bank
Standard Chartered Jordan – Jordan

Best Managed Bank
Halyk Bank – Kazakhstan

Most Innovative Mobile App
Warba Bank – Kuwait

Fastest Growing Islamic Bank
Warba Bank – Kuwait

Best Business IT innovation – Banking
Ahli United Bank – Kuwait

Most Innovative Digital Transformation Bank
Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait K.S.C.P – Kuwait

Fastest Growing Shari’ah Compliant Banking Solutions
Ahli United Bank – Kuwait

Best Customer Service Bank
Phongsavanh Bank – Laos

Best New Mobile Banking Application – MJ Saduak
Maruhan Japan Bank – Laos

Most Innovative Sukuk Structures
Affin Hwang Investment Bank Berhad – Malaysia

Best SME Banking Initiative for Start-Ups
Affin Bank Berhad – Malaysia

Best Funded Water/Wastewater Project (KAJV Project)
Affin Hwang Investment Bank Berhad – Malaysia

Best Internet Bank
Banco Unico – Mozambique

Most Innovative Investment Bank
BCI – Mozambique

Most Innovative Digital Bank
KBZ Bank – Myanmar

Most Innovative Retail Bank
United Bank for Africa – Nigeria

Most Innovative Transaction Bank
Eco Bank – Nigeria

Best Mobile Banking Application
National Bank of Oman – Oman

Most Innovative Islamic Bank
Bank Nizwa – Oman

Most innovative Islamic Bank
Meezan Bank Limited – Pakistan

Best Domestic Bank
MCB Bank Limited – Pakistan

Best Investment Bank
Habib Bank – Pakistan

Best Green Bank
Palestine Islamic Bank – Palestine

Most Innovative Digital Bank
Palestine Islamic Bank – Palestine

Best MSMEs Development Bank
Bangko Kabayan – Philippines

Best Socially Responsible Bank
Land Bank of the Philippines – Philippines

Fastest Growing Digital Bank
CIMB Bank Philippines – Philippines

Most Innovative Bond Deal
Credit Bank of Moscow – Russia

Best Trade Finance Bank
Alfa Bank – Russia

Best SME Bank
Alfa Bank – Russia

Most Innovative Financing Products
Rosbank – Russia

Most Innovative Islamic Bank
Bank AlJazira – Saudi Arabia

Most Innovative Digital Transformation Bank
Riyad Bank – Saudi Arabia

Best Mobile Banking Application
Al Rajhi Bank – Saudi Arabia

Most Innovative Credit Card – Tamkeen Credit Card
Bank Albilad – Saudi Arabia

Most Innovative Card Services
Standard Chartered Singapore – Singapore

Most User Friendly Mobile Banking Solutions
Standard Chartered Singapore – Singapore

Best Credit Card
National Development Bank PLC – Sri Lanka

Best Corporate Bank
Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC – Sri Lanka

Best Domestic Bank
Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC – Sri Lanka

Best Retail Bank
Hatton National Bank PLC – Sri Lanka

Best Micro Finance Bank
Hatton National Bank PLC – Sri Lanka

Most Innovative Islamic Bank
Faisal Islamic Bank of Sudan – Sudan

Most Innovative Digital Asset Bank
Sygnum Bank AG – Switzerland

Best Islamic Bank
Al Baraka Bank of Syria – Syria 

Best Credit Card offering
Taipei Fubon Bank – Taiwan

Best SME Bank
Bank of Ayudhya – Thailand

Best Corporate Bank
Bank of Ayudhya – Thailand

Best New Digital Bank
TMRW – Thailand

Best New Mobile Banking App
TMRW – Thailand

Most Innovative Investment Management Bank
TMB Bank Public Company Limited – Thailand

Most Innovative Customer Service Bank
Tunis International Bank – Tunisia

Most Innovative Private Banking
TEB – Turkey

Best Investment Bank
Garanti Securities – Turkey

Most Innovative Mobile Banking App
Commercial Bank of Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Best SME Bank
Emirates NBD UAE – United Arab Emirates

Best African Trade Finance Bank
The Access Bank UK – United Kingdom

Most Innovative Islamic Bank
Al Rayan Bank – United Kingdom

Best Card Payment Service POS/ATM
Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) – Vietnam

Best Credit Card
Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) – Vietnam

Most Innovative Retail Bank
SaiGon Joint Stock Commercial Bank (SCB) – Vietnam

Fastest Growing Retail Bank
Lien Viet Post Bank – Vietnam

Most Innovative CSR Initiative – Sharing Love – Lighting the Future
Saigon-Hanoi Commercial Joint Stock Bank (SHB) – Vietnam

Most Innovative Savings Program – Tiết kiệm An Phúc
Saigon-Hanoi Commercial Joint Stock Bank (SHB) – Vietnam

Best Commercial Bank
Asia Commercial Bank – Vietnam

Most Innovative Digital Banking Solution
Orient Commercial Bank – Vietnam

Fastest Growing Digital Bank
Orient Commercial Bank – Vietnam

Best User Friendly Mobile Banking
Vietnam Maritime Commercial Joint Stock Bank (MSB) – Vietnam

Best in Employee Work – Life Balance
Vietnam Public Joint Stock Commercial Bank – Vietnam

Fastest Growing Mobile Pay App – PV-QRPay
Vietnam Public Joint Stock Commercial Bank – Vietnam

Best Commercial Bank
Barclays Bank – Zambia

Most Socially Responsible Bank
Barclays Bank – Zambia

Fastest Growing Commercial Bank
Access Bank Zambia – Zambia

Most Innovative Retail Bank
Atlas Mara Zambia – Zambia