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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
Rmb devaluation: start of a freer currency regime?
PBoC's decision to devalue the Rmb delivered a temporary shock to financial markets, but its longer-term effects may be felt around the globe.
VIDEO: “The best way to manage change is: You lead the change.”
In this on-stage conversation with Boontuck Wungcharoen, CEO of TMB Bank and chairman of Thai Bankers’ Association, at a conference organised by SWIFT, he discusses the agenda for transforming the Thai banking community to respond to new challenges coming from technology and innovation.
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.