Our research and analysis on Research Note
The following in-depth pieces represent our archive of research and analysis on Research Note.
Balanced and transparent remuneration structure crucial to driving Chinese bank performance
Date: Dec 09, 2013 | Author: Alice Yang
Chinese banks must adopt a more mature corporate governance mechanism to improve competitiveness in the global market, as Beijing gradually relaxes its grip on the domestic banking industry.
Thai banks must embark on geographic diversification to expand revenue stream
Date: Nov 29, 2013 | Author: Bertrand Pigeon
With an increasing number of Japanese SMEs using Thailand as a platform to further their investment interests in ASEAN, Thai banks must step up their game to capitalise on this opportunity.
Closer collaboration and coordination needed to drive single payments connectivity in Asia
Date: Nov 08, 2013 | Author: Research
Seven years after its initiation, the Asian Payment Network project remains elusive, as key actors such as commercial banks and financial regulators show lack of interest and commitment.
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.
How well do banks understand mobile banking customer demands?
Date: Oct 17, 2013 | Author: Research
Ease of usage, security and, in emerging markets, low network reliability, are key concerns customers want to see addressed in their mobile banking relationships.
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.
Disintermediation in retail payments forcing banks to develop culture of digital finesse
Date: Sep 12, 2013 | Author: Research
Developing a convenient payments instrument even better and more secure in product application and usage is critical for market success.
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.