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Chinese banks' matured approach to IT partnerships bodes well for domestic financial eco-system
Date: Mar 06, 2013Chinese banks now look at five decisive factors when selecting prospective IT partners – brand, work history, committed resources, quality of service, and cost.
Author: Baron Laudermilk
Categories: China, Core Banking, Customer Centricity, Innovation, Technology & Operations
Keywords: HRCU, TCS, Liu Zhigao, China CITIC Bank, SAS, Lu Tianggui, Oracle, Harbin Bank, BoC, Du Quan
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
Barclays quits India retail to focus on wealth management and investment banking
Date: Dec 09, 2011British lender exits India consumer lending and scales back retail globally with an aim to streamline operations and focus on strengths.
Author: Timothy Shim
Categories: Capital & Strategic Issues, Consumer Credit, India, Indonesia, Retail Banking, Risk and Regulation
Keywords: Barclays, RBI, RBS
Merchant acquisition and relationship management in the US impeded by new laws
Date: Oct 05, 2011Merchant attrition risk key challenge of 1099-K and Durbin Amendment regulations for merchant acquirers.
Author: Tiah Wen Li
Categories: Credit Risk, Regulation, Risk and Regulation
Keywords: Merchant Acquirers, Repricing Strategies, Durbin Amendment, 1099 K
Banks in India continue to be under pressure rebuilding their consumer banking portfolio
Date: Mar 28, 2011All major players in India have decreased their investments in the credit card business due to high delinquency rates.
Categories: Consumer Credit, India, Mortgage, Retail Banking
Keywords: RBI, SBI
RBI to set rules for foreign bank entry into India
Date: Jan 26, 2011The Indian central bank’s new subsidiary model means foreign banks may soon be able to reach the promise of doubling their market share.
Author: Arush Chopra
Categories: India, Regulation
Keywords: Foreign Bank Entry, RBI, Standard Chartered, Citigroup