Our research and analysis on Malaysia
The following in-depth pieces represent our archive of research and analysis on Malaysia.
Willing participation key to unlocking ASEAN investment potential
Date: Oct 08, 2013 | Author: Magessan Raj
Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand took one step closer to achieving regional capital market integration by agreeing to facilitate cross-border ASEAN CIS offering.
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.
Sky-high household debt puts Malaysia’s economic growth at risk
Date: Jun 27, 2013 | Author: Magessan Raj
Consumer debt in Malaysia stood at 80.5% of its GDP as of 2012, higher than the government debt level of 53%.
Asian intermediation trend report (2006-2011)
Date: Aug 01, 2012 | Author: Doron Foo
The global macroeconomic volatility has caused increasing financial disintermediation of capital markets in favour of banks, as a result of investors’ increased risk-aversion.
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John Lee, Group CRO of Maybank, believes that the strength of a bank’s risk culture can be determined by what leaders focus on, their crisis management skills and the bank’s reward and recruitment process.