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Our research and analysis on UAE
The following in-depth pieces represent our archive of research and analysis on UAE.
Asian banks keen on pursuing analytics-driven marketing initiatives across channels
Date: May 08, 2013Tapping into high-performance analytics and sentiment analysis the next frontier for banks ready to take the leap.
Author: Levina Lim
Categories: Australia, Channels, Customer Centricity, Data & Analytics, Data Management, FSI Customer Relationship Management , Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, Taiwan, Technology & Operations, UAE
Keywords: Real-Time Analytics, CBA, Bank Mashreq, Sentiment Analysis, Big Data, ICICI Bank, Citibank, LBD, OCBC, HSBC, ANZ
Heightened regulations and changing consumer mind-set challenge retail banking growth
Date: Mar 27, 2013Retail banks in the Middle East and Asia Pacific will need to quickly shift from being account-focused to becoming more customer-centric so as to stay ahead of the curve.
Categories: Brunei, Cards, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Mortgage, Regulation, Retail Banking, Risk and Regulation, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, UAE
Keywords: Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, AMDB, BNM, Malaysia, Maybank, CIMB, BI, OCBC, UOB, KHFC, Shinhan Bank, Kookmin Bank, HKMA, HSBC, Hang Seng Bank
NBAD achieves top credit ratings in Middle East through robust risk management
Date: Mar 05, 2013NBAD enhanced its credit risk management systems and strengthened its enterprise-wide credit risk framework, with better than average credit ratios justifying its actions.
Author: Esther Tan
Categories: Credit Risk, Risk and Regulation, UAE
Keywords: NBAD, RQA, LRM, EC, Abhijit Choudhury
ADCB attains balance between efficiency and growth by enhancing risk resilience
Date: Dec 11, 2012Financial performance in credit ratios indicate strong credit risk management brought about by effective credit and collections within ADCB, one of the most efficient in the UAE.
Author: Esther Tan
Categories: Credit Risk, Operational Risk & Security, Regulation, Risk and Regulation, Technology & Operations, UAE
Keywords: ADCB, RBS, Central Bank of UAE, Flexcube, FICO
The excellence in retail financial services programme 2010 country reports
Date: Jun 28, 2010The excellence in retail financial services programme 2010 country reports recognizes banks that have been simplifying their processes and launching innovative products.
Categories: Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei, Central Asia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Industry Outlook, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Retail Banking, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, UAE, Vietnam
Keywords: Channel Evolution, Best Practices, Unified Regional Strategy, Product Offerings, Effective Management