Our research and analysis on Asian Banker 500
The following in-depth pieces represent our archive of research and analysis on Asian Banker 500.
More challenging times ahead for APAC banks
Date: Oct 03, 2013 | Author: Foo Boon Ping
The Asian Banker observed a significant slowdown in banks’ profitability, liquidity and asset quality from last year, as the industry’s aggregate strength score also declined.
Hang Seng Bank tops AB500 rankings; AP banks generally well capitalised
Date: Sep 13, 2013 | Author: Wendy Weng
Asian banking industry’s aggregate strength declined in 2013, as performance in key parameters such as profitability growth, liquidity and asset quality moderated.
Hong Kong's Rmb RTGS system supports its role as global Rmb clearing and settlement platform
Date: May 10, 2013 | Author: Wendy Weng
Hong Kong handles 84.6% of offshore Rmb trade settlements, with demand for offshore Rmb financing and investments on the rise.
Australian banks shift channel focus showing slower growth in traditional channels usage
Date: Apr 25, 2013 | Author: Durva Lakhlani
With the positive take-up rate amongst Australian retail customers, mobile banking will be instrumental in altering the way bank branches are used going forward.
Rapid economic growth in Greater China helps boost banks' regional rankings
Date: Oct 24, 2012 | Author: Baron Laudermilk
Banks from Greater China have grown in strength and stature, and made their presence felt with complete dominance in AB500’s “Asia Pacific’s Strongest Banks” ranking.
Asian Banker 500 shows Asian banks’ assets grew twice as fast in 2011
Date: Oct 02, 2012 | Author: Doron Foo
Asia’s 500 largest banks’ total assets to reach $85.6 trillion in 2014, overtaking assets of top US and EU banks which are projected to grow to $82.3 trillion.
With HSBC restructuring consumer banking in the AP region, can StanChart maintain its better growth story?
Date: Aug 15, 2012 | Author: Research
Standard Chartered Bank’s consumer banking business in China continues to pile up losses while HSBC has lost close to half a billion dollars since 2008 in the Indian market.
Retail banking to remain key business driver for Indonesia
Date: Jun 28, 2012 | Author: Doron Foo
As demand for banking services grow, Indonesia’s banking industry is expected to continue growing at a rapid pace in 2012, driven primarily by microfinancing and Islamic banking.