Our research and analysis on Hong Kong
The following in-depth pieces represent our archive of research and analysis on Hong Kong.
Banks reach turning point; face potential asset quality deterioration
Date: Feb 28, 2014 | Author: Research
Asian markets that have been buoyed by easy liquidity over the past few years have now to re-orientate to a world where the “music” of cheap money has virtually stopped.
Regulatory restrictions and use of legacy systems impede HK banks’ customer centricity efforts
Date: Dec 06, 2013 | Author: Research
Proceedings report from The Asian Banker’s Hong Kong Heads of Retail Banking Dialogue 2013, on issues shaping the current retail banking landscape in the city.
Shanghai FTZ launch serves as stepping stone to further financial reforms in China
Date: Sep 30, 2013 | Author: Alice Yang
Establishment of the new free trade zone in Shanghai potentially challenges Hong Kong’s reputation as the premier renminbi clearing hub.
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.
Embracing productivity and innovation key to sustaining profitability in besieged retail banking sector
Date: Jul 24, 2013 | Author: Research
Banks in Asia Pacific are responding to tightening regulations and fee ceilings with creative strategies and more effective business models.
Renminbi gaining traction as an international currency
Date: Jun 03, 2013 | Author: Baron Laudermilk
The renminbi is currently ranked as the 13th payment currency in the world, up seven places from July 2012-April 2013.
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.