Our research and analysis on Japan
The following in-depth pieces represent our archive of research and analysis on Japan.
Why Chinese banks may avoid repeating Japan's lost decade
Date: Apr 15, 2014 | Author: Naoko Nemoto
Naoko Nemoto, MD, financial institutions ratings, Standard & Poor’s, believes Chinese banks are not likely to face the crisis Japanese banks faced in the 1990s; profitability to remain high.
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.
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.
Banks’ APAC retail banking income expected to reach $850b by 2020
Date: Aug 29, 2013 | Author: Bertrand Pigeon
China and Japan account for over 50% of income generated by retail banking arms of financial institutions in the Asia-Pacific region.
Temenos looks for local partnerships to drive future growth in China and Japan
Date: Mar 08, 2013 | Author: Carol Wheatcroft
David Arnott, CEO of Temenos, discusses the company’s strategy for growth in Asia.
Asia Pacific banking industry outlook 2013
Date: Feb 19, 2013 | Author: Manu Bhaskaran
Regional economies are generally sound, with good long term prospects. While Asian banks grapple with new capital rules in the short term, they are likely to withstand long term stress to their operations.
“There are increasing signs of rapid changes in trade flows within Asia”
Date: Oct 31, 2012 | Author: Takeshi Kunibe
Takeshi Kunibe, President and CEO of SMBC discusses change in financial institutions, global economic order, technology, response to change, the commercial business model of banking, and future challenges.
Territorial rift compels Chinese banks to abandon meetings in Japan
Date: Oct 04, 2012 | Author: Baron Laudermilk
The ongoing Senkaku/Diaoyu islands dispute between China and Japan has resulted in major Chinese banks boycotting meetings held in Japan, including SIBOS.