Our research and analysis on Opinion
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Equal and fair spot FX trading vital for well-being of overall market
Date: Dec 10, 2013 | Author: Mobasher Kazmi
Advent of HFT helped hedge funds gain an unfair advantage in the spot FX market, with banks left to trade at less favourable rates.
Super repository not the answer to effective tracking of derivative segments
Date: Nov 28, 2013 | Author: Mobasher Kazmi
Harmonisation of global trade reporting rules should precede the idea of a single global trade repository.
“Intra‐Asian trade is on the rise, local banks must up their game”
Date: Nov 13, 2013 | Author: Lisa Robins
Lisa Robins, Asia Pacific Head of Global Transaction Banking at Deutsche Bank, feels that it is critical for banks to take a hands-on and flexible approach to leverage burgeoning intra-Asian trading relationships.
"Simply being reactive when offering renminbi products to clients is not enough"
Date: Nov 07, 2013 | Author: Agnes Vargas
Agnes Vargas, regional head, Greater China & ASEAN, Commerzbank explains how formulating a Rmb strategy is critical for banks trying to capitalise on the currency’s burgeoning popularity.
“Banks must respond to the needs of their constituents, not the other way around”
Date: Oct 29, 2013 | Author: Amando M. Tetangco
Amando M. Tetangco, governor, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, in his keynote speech at Philippine International Banking Convention 2013, feels that the socio-economic impact of developing an inclusive banking system cannot be overemphasised.
“Banking sector stepping up to its vital role in transforming the Philippines"
Date: Oct 28, 2013 | Author: Lorenzo Tan
Lorenzo Tan, president, Bankers Association of the Philippines, in his keynote speech at Philippine International Banking Convention 2013, feels that despite a global slowdown the domestic economy has been both fortunate and structurally resilient.
Are corporates’ centralisation needs being met by their banking partners?
Date: Sep 23, 2013 | Author: Esther Tan
It is essential for corporates to communicate the finer details to their banking partners; banks must be honest about their limitations in delivering results.