Our research and analysis on Retail Payments
The following in-depth pieces represent our archive of research and analysis on Retail Payments.
Regulatory restrictions and use of legacy systems impede HK banks’ customer centricity efforts
Date: Nov 26, 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.
Closer collaboration and coordination needed to drive single payments connectivity in Asia
Date: Nov 08, 2013 | Author: Research
Seven years after its initiation, the Asian Payment Network project remains elusive, as key actors such as commercial banks and financial regulators show lack of interest and commitment.
Disintermediation in retail payments forcing banks to develop culture of digital finesse
Date: Sep 12, 2013 | Author: Research
Developing a convenient payments instrument even better and more secure in product application and usage is critical for market success.
SBV to enhance domestic banking landscape through non-cash payment reform
Date: Jun 05, 2013 | Author: Bertrand Pigeon
The central bank plans to have 250,000 POS in place to process 200 million card payment transactions by 2015.
Kasikornbank enables convenience for partner merchants through new mobile solution launch
Date: Apr 24, 2013 | Author: Durva Lakhlani
Kasikornbank expects to win over around 20,000 card-accepting smart-phones and tablets in 2013, of the 50,000 additional merchants it aims to capture over a similar period.
Mobile payments market continues to heat up with PayPal Here UK launch
Date: Feb 25, 2013 | Author: Magessan Raj
PayPal launches new mobile payments service allowing small businesses to process credit and debit transactions through new card-scanning device, beating rival Square to euro market.
Kenyan banks struggle to break Safaricom’s mobile banking space monopoly
Date: Jan 29, 2013 | Author: Research
A lack of specific financial regulations governing telecommunication operators has contributed to m-Pesa’s explosive growth.
M-commerce, P2P payments and dynamic personalisation key issues for mobile banking in 2013
Date: Jan 22, 2013 | Author: Research
Citibank India enabled NFC mobile payments in 2009 and is now banking on m-commerce and P2P payments, while Bank of East Asia believes dynamic personalisation is the next big thing.