Our research and analysis on SME Banking
The following in-depth pieces represent our archive of research and analysis on SME Banking.
Heightened recruitment drive provides boost to UK SME confidence
Date: Jan 22, 2014 | Author: Magessan Raj
Data from Western Union’s latest International Trade Monitor indicates over one third of UK SMEs plan to recruit more staff; positive outlook checked by fall in export activity.
Mid-sized Chinese banks seek deeper ties with Asian banks for growth
Date: Dec 06, 2013 | Author: Alice Yang
Guo Zhiwen, chairman of Harbin Bank, discusses establishment of Asia Financial Cooperation Association and its bid to go global.
Improving wallet share and onboarding the unbanked key focus for Philippine banks
Date: Nov 04, 2013 | Author: Research
Proceedings report from The Asian Banker’s Philippine Heads of Retail Banking Dialogue 2013, on the areas of competition within retail banks today.
Philippine retail banks punch below potential weight
Date: Oct 24, 2013 | Author: Research
Despite enjoying robust economic growth, the Philippines' retail banking sector lags behind many of its neighbouring peers, with persistently high operating costs.
"Our employees have been the pillar of this organisation"
Date: Jun 13, 2013 | Author: Editorial
Dato' Sri Abdul Wahid Omar, Chairman and former CEO, Maybank Malaysia discusses the bank’s greatest assets – its staff, regional strategies, and support from shareholders and the public.
"The SME sector is the most vibrant in Bangladesh’s economy"
Date: Jun 12, 2013 | Author: Editorial
Syed Rahman, MD and CEO, BRAC Bank Bangladesh, discusses the bank’s main attributes and its bid to further drive SME financing to boost growth.
Chinese banks refine retail banking strategies to better capture target market
Date: Jun 03, 2013 | Author: Research
Proceedings report from The Asian Banker's China International Banking Convention 2013, on channel innovation and the changing payment landscape in China and Asia Pacific.
Chinese banks must be able to adapt to current market dynamics to stay competitive
Date: May 16, 2013 | Author: Fan Wenzhong
Remarks by Fan Wenzhong, director general, international department, CBRC, at the China International Banking Convention 2013, on the changing banking landscape in China.