Our research and analysis on Research Note
The following in-depth pieces represent our archive of research and analysis on Research Note.
ING Direct Australia an exception in INGs struggling Asia Pacific region business
Date: Apr 10, 2014 | Author: Research
Simplicity in product lines, quality in service, keep ING Direct Australia’s operating profitability high enabling it to maintain an even keep with commercial banks.
Banks reach turning point; face potential asset quality deterioration
Date: Feb 28, 2014 | Author: Research
Asian markets that have been buoyed by easy liquidity over the past few years have now to re-orientate to a world where the “music” of cheap money has virtually stopped.
GCC regulators on track to achieving regional governance infrastructure
Date: Feb 21, 2014 | Author: Farrah Brake
Banks attending The Asian Banker’s inaugural GCC International Advisory Group Meeting on Banking Risk and Resilience identify the need for stronger boards and clearer regulations as key issues.
Asia Pacific bank M&A transactions totalled $13.9b in 2013
Date: Jan 09, 2014 | Author: Wendy Weng
Domestic deals dominated bank merger and acquisition activity in the region in 2013, while intra-regional and inter-regional deals also saw a significant increase.
Digitisation trend paves way forward for Indonesian banks' E-money efforts
Date: Dec 24, 2013 | Author: Research
Large domestic banks such as Bank Central Asia, Bank Mandiri and CIMB Niaga expected to further drive digitisation of retail banking services and products in coming years.
Trade finance impeded by Basel III; regulators must take a step back
Date: Dec 18, 2013 | Author: Esther Tan
Basel III's end goal is to create an infallible financial system, but at what cost to banks' business growth?
Mobile banking in India to overtake internet banking over the next five years?
Date: Dec 17, 2013 | Author: Research
Increased internet usage on the mobile platform and availability of smartphones across various price points expected to spur mobile banking in the country.