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"We are clearly in a position of strength"
Amando M. Tetangco Jr, governor, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, in his keynote speech at the Philippine International Banking Convention 2015, emphasised the readiness of the Philippine banking system to compete in the broader offshore market under the ASEAN Banking Integration Framework by 2020.
Cross-border transactions and mobile-based payment channels dominate payment trends in Asia Pacific
Increasing digital channels usage and the move towards mobile banking and mobile-based solutions is the main trend in payments today
HDFC Bank: Digital and customer-centricity are the keys to competitiveness
HDFC Bank is adopting a holistic, bank-wide strategy of digital enablement for competitive differentiation. Nitin Chugh, Head of Digital Banking and Bhavesh Zaveri, Head of Operations discuss recent initiatives, key challenges, and the bank’s future plans.
Vital and Vulnerable: The Two Faces of Money and Value Transfer
Tom Keatinge believes the unintended consequences of FATF Recommendation 14 for Hawala and other similar service providers requires better understanding by all involved.
Rmb internationalisation and supply chain finance dominate mind share for trade finance players in Asia Pacific
Despite a slowdown in economic growth, China trade and the Rmb remain a key focus in the trade finance business according to the results of the latest annual survey of transaction banking institutions across Asia-Pacific
East and West Africa banking sector in close competition with its South African counterpart
Innovations emerging from East and West African banking hubs are enabling the sector to take a lead in reaching Africa’s unbanked citizens but much remains to be done