Our research and analysis on Singapore
The following in-depth pieces represent our archive of research and analysis on Singapore.
“Competency has to be present at all levels”
Date: Dec 04, 2013 | Author: Bertrand Pigeon
Gilbert Kohnke, chief risk officer at OCBC Bank, discusses regulatory and risk management challenges ahead, with Basel III compliance being banks’ chief concern.
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.
Bitcoin strikes chord with Asia’s younger, tech-savvy generation
Date: Oct 04, 2013 | Author: Magessan Raj
Future for Bitcoin in Asia seems encouraging, although mass adoption hinges on wider acceptance by people, merchants and online shop owners.
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 must constantly innovate to improve customer experience
Proceedings report from The Asian Banker’s Singapore Heads of Retail Banking Dialogue 2013, on the need for banks to achieve enhanced customer-centricity levels.
Proceedings report from The Asian Banker’s Singapore Retail Payments and Technology Dialogue 2013, on MAS’ cautious stance towards experimental payments technologies.
Asian banks’ operational costs heightened by international regulations
Proceedings report from The Asian Banker’s Singapore Heads of Risk & Compliance Dialogue 2013, on the need for banks to better consolidate their risk management functions and platforms.
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.