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Our research and analysis on Rmb
The following in-depth pieces represent our archive of research and analysis on Rmb.
Hong Kong's Rmb RTGS system supports its role as global Rmb clearing and settlement platform
Date: May 10, 2013Hong Kong handles 84.6% of offshore Rmb trade settlements, with demand for offshore Rmb financing and investments on the rise.
Author: Wendy Weng
Categories: Asian Banker 500, Cash, Treasury & Trade, China, Databook, Hong Kong, Rmb, Transaction Banking
Keywords: HKMA, RTGS, Dim Sum Bonds
Key drivers behind Chinese banks going international
Date: May 10, 2013Proceedings report from The Asian Banker’s dialogue on "Building the International Presence of Chinese Banks" on key factors affecting the competitiveness of Chinese banks in a global environment.
Categories: China, Customer Centricity, Innovation, Rmb, Technology & Operations, Trade Finance, Transaction Banking
Keywords: ICBC, Rmb Internationalisation, Bank of China, China Construction Bank, China Merchants Bank, Agricultural Bank of China, China Minsheng Bank
Full participation integral to financial integration in ASEAN
Date: May 08, 2013Proceedings report from the International Banking Conference 2013, held in conjunction with The Asian Banker Summit 2013 on ASEAN financial integration and the transaction banking industry today.
Categories: Basel III, China, Regulation, Risk and Regulation, Rmb, Trade Finance, Transaction Banking
Keywords: Asian Banker Summit 2013, OECD, APN SEPA, FATCA, Dodd-Frank Act, BIS, Shadow Banking, Supply Chain Financing
China must foster inter-region trust and confidence to further Rmb growth
Date: Apr 26, 2013With China’s growing importance as a trading partner in Asia, its ambitions for a bigger role for the Rmb in the international stage may soon be realised.
Author: Donghyun Park
Categories: Capital & Strategic Issues, Cash, Treasury & Trade, China, Risk and Regulation, Rmb, Transaction Banking
Keywords: ADB, Donghyun Park, IMF, Zhou Xiaochuan, PBoC
Overcoming the effects of global economic and regulatory changes
Date: Apr 22, 2013As banks seek to further their growth strategies, they must be able to cope with complexities of regulatory compliance, technology and operations as well as risk management requirements.
Author: Foo Boon Ping
Categories: Capital & Strategic Issues, China, Risk and Regulation, Rmb
Keywords: Asian Banker Summit 2013, Financial Integration, Donghyun Park, ADB, Thomas Hoenig, FDIC, William Isaac
Asia Pacific banking industry outlook 2013
Date: Feb 19, 2013Regional 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.
Author: Manu Bhaskaran
Categories: Capital & Strategic Issues, China, Indonesia, Japan, Risk and Regulation, Rmb, Thailand
Keywords: BOJ, Federal Reserve, ASEAN, Malaysia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Shadow Banking, NPL
US corporates stand to gain through participation in Rmb payments
Date: Jan 29, 2013Renminbi payments recorded continued growth in the UK and Singapore, but tapered off in the US due to persistence with payments in USD.
Author: Magessan Raj
Categories: China, Payments, Rmb, Transaction Banking
Keywords: SWIFT, Lisa O’Connor, James Will, Alfred Nader, Western Union
Taiwanese banks driven to rethink banking strategies and focus on domestic strengths
Date: Jan 23, 2013Bank SinoPac restructures WMP approach and aims to leverage on renminbi business to drive growth in an over-saturated market.
Author: Baron Laudermilk
Categories: Cards, Core Banking, Data & Analytics, Data Management, Retail Banking, Rmb, Taiwan, Technology & Operations, Wealth Management
Keywords: Bank SinoPac, Jocelyn Kuo, Henry Han, SAS, Temenos, WMP, CBRC