Best Commercial Bank Public Bank
FinanceAsia received over 90 submissions for this year's country awards, and of all the domestic institutions that submitted none was more thorough or professional than Public Bank. Its submission was proof positive of its desire to retain the coveted country award that it won last year. It responded with a 20-page document answering every question in the submission letter. If this wasn't impressive enough, it also included four research reports written about itself in the last year - each of which explained why Public Bank was the topic pick among Malaysian banks.
The bank posted a 50% increase in profits...