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M-commerce, P2P payments and dynamic personalisation key issues for mobile banking in 2013
Date: Jan 22, 2013Citibank India enabled NFC mobile payments in 2009 and is now banking on m-commerce and P2P payments, while Bank of East Asia believes dynamic personalisation is the next big thing.
Categories: Innovation, Mobile Banking, Retail Banking, Retail Payments, Technology & Operations
Keywords: NFC, RBI, P2P, Vodafone, MasterCard, Cash-to-mobile, Citibank, Bank of East Asia, Vincent Hui, Sridhar Iyer
ICBC dim sum sub debt leads the waves of offshore renminbi activities
Date: Nov 02, 2011The launch of several offshore renminbi products and services underlines sustained demand for access to the currency and related businesses despite global market fluctuations and domestic concerns in China.
Author: Wong Wei Han
Categories: China, Hong Kong, Rmb, Taiwan, Trade Finance, Transaction Banking
Keywords: Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Bank of East Asia, Mitsubishi UFJ, Taiwan FSC
Regional leaders share crucial concerns over severe industry challenges
Date: Aug 15, 2011In a survey of challenges caused by current economic threats, David Li, CEO of BEA, KV Kamath, chairman of ICICI and Wee Ee Cheong, CEO of UOB are among leaders expressing concerns on liquidity, inflation and other issues.
Author: Peter Hoflich
Categories: Capital & Strategic Issues, China, Government Finance, Hong Kong, India, Risk and Regulation, Singapore, Capital Markets
Keywords: US Credit Downgrade, Bank of East Asia, ICICI Bank, Chinatrust, UOB, Pacific Alliance, Templeton, David Li, Wee Ee Cheong, K V Kamath
Market turmoil has stalled inflation’s rise, but real solutions are needed
Date: Aug 15, 2011David Li, CEO of Bank of East Asia, Hong Kong, feels that market turmoil has been a wakeup call for US and EU governments to address debt issues and structural problems.
Author: David Li
Categories: China, Government Finance, Hong Kong, Capital Markets
Keywords: David Li, Bank of East Asia, Sovereign Debt, Inflation