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Relationships a strategic cornerstone as Wells Fargo develops Rmb capabilities
Date: Oct 21, 2011Chuck Silverman, head of global financial institutions at Wells Fargo says that the group is looking to develop Rmb capabilities in line with its relationship-based strategies.
Author: Wong Wei Han
Categories: China, Emerging Markets, Rmb, Trade Finance, Transaction Banking
Keywords: Chuck Silverman, Wells Fargo, Building Relationships, Dollar Liquidity, Multi Currency Services
"Canada is still a better bet than the US"
Date: Oct 19, 2011In a video interview, Gordon Nixon, CEO, Royal Bank of Canada explains how RBC stays healthy, expansion into Asia, and the development of a culture around a risk-reward system.
Author: Aditya Puri
Categories: Capital & Strategic Issues, Regulation, Retail Banking, Risk and Regulation, Wealth Management, Infrastructure Finance
Keywords: RBC, Gordon Nixon, Canada, US, Capital Markets, OECD, ROE, Basel III, Liquidity, Scotiabank, Brand Perception
Interview transcript: Tim Howell, Chief Executive, Euroclear, September 20th, 2011
Date: Oct 19, 2011Tim Howell, chief executive of Euroclear, discusses the role of clearing and settlement houses during the European debt crisis, interoperability, and clearing and settlement initiatives taken by regulators.
Categories: Exchanges, Markets & Exchanges, Risk and Regulation
Keywords: Tim Howell, Euroclear, Clearing, European Debt Crisis, Interoperability, Clearing, Liquidity, Risk Mitigation
Interview transcript: Gordon Nixon, president and CEO of the Royal Bank of Canada, 20th September 2011
Date: Oct 13, 2011Gordon Nixon, president and CEO of Royal Bank of Canada, on the bank's focus areas and its business mix, the implications of Basel III and the bank's position in terms of market and brand perception.
Categories: Regulation, Retail Banking, Risk and Regulation, Wealth Management
Keywords: Royal Bank of Canada, Gordon Nixon, US, OECD, Market Risk, ROE, Liquidity, Scotiabank, Brand Perception
Chinese banks strong although off balance sheet risks must still be taken into consideration
Date: Sep 28, 2011Although Chinese banks have gained considerable ground in this year’s strongest banks rankings, the threat of off-balance sheet loans to local government debt still remains prominent.
Author: Doron Foo
Categories: Asia Pacific, Asian Banker 500
Keywords: Agricultural Bank of China, OCBC, Liquidity Risk, Bank Strength
Renminbi is key to transaction banking success in Asia
Date: Sep 23, 2011Asian corporates demand ever sophisticated cash management services and the internationalisation of the renminbi remains one of the key drivers in the region.
Author: Peter Hoflich
Categories: Cash, Treasury & Trade, China, Risk and Regulation, Rmb, Transaction Banking
Keywords: Operational Risk, Liquidity, FX Capability, BNY Mellon, BAML, Standard Chartered Bank, JP Morgan, NAB
Globalising Asian corporates find increasing need for universal cash management services
Date: Sep 19, 2011As Europe and the US go through a liquidity crunch, global banks must begin to take heed of the ever increasing needs of Asian corporates.
Author: Peter Hoflich
Categories: Basel III, Cash, Treasury & Trade, China, Risk and Regulation, Transaction Banking
Keywords: Liquidity Risk, Economic Stability, Business Outlook, Deutsche Bank, BNY Mellon, BAML, Standard Chartered Bank, Citibank, JP Morgan, NAB
Markets only value banks they can understand
Date: Sep 09, 2011In an exclusive video interview, Michel Accad, CEO of Gulf Bank, Kuwait, discusses the managing a bank in times of crisis, lending weakness and portfolio quality, and operating profitably in a restricted market.
Categories: Capital & Strategic Issues, Risk and Regulation, Risk Management
Keywords: Michel Accad, Gulf Bank, Liquidity, Derivatives, Bad Loans, Asset Valuation, Arab Spring
Creating fans, not customers, key to success
Date: Sep 05, 2011Anthony Thomson, chairman of Metro Bank, United Kingdom, discusses consumer trends and the customer experience during his speech at the China International Banking Convention 2011.
Author: Anthony Thomson
Categories: China, Customer Centricity, Regulation, Retail Banking, Risk and Regulation
Keywords: China International Banking Convention 2011, Metro Bank, Liquidity Risk, Customer Experience