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Blockchain – a disruptive force for good?
Anju Patwardhan, group chief innovation officer, Standard Chartered Bank, believes blockchain could become a technology model for a low cost and transparent transaction infrastructure, an idea that regulators are also starting to acknowledge.
"Cumbersome paper work in bank lending has seen many consumers turn to online alternatives"
Jungkiu Choi, former group head of strategy and business development at Standard Chartered Bank, feels that banks face a growing threat from FinTech start-ups.
“Sustainability is the new norm in banking and finance”
Rana Kapoor, MD & CEO, YES Bank, feels that instead of primarily striving for maximum financial profits, companies can implement sustainable finance in their core business operations.
Real time intelligence: Game changing powerful service enabler
Best banks are those that capitalise on analytical insights by successfully translating them into meaningful business outcomes.
"Financial industry must focus on key area of soft infrastructure"
Brian Tang, managing director, Asia Capital Markets Institute, advocates a refocussing on professional education to restore trust and pride in financial services.
China’s commodity markets repositioned as benchmark setters
Beijing prioritises price formation of select commodities to reflect its strategic trading objectives with implications for global market participants.