Our archives on SIBOS
“We are much more independent and autonomous than most central banks”
Date: Oct 07, 2013 | Author: Foo Boon PingSet Aung, deputy governor at Central Bank of Myanmar, discusses the central bank’s bid to rapidly advance the local banking industry and capital market.
“There is a huge market of corporates in Japan, China, India and ASEAN”
Date: Oct 07, 2013 | Author: Esther TanAlain Raes, CEO at SWIFT Asia Pacific, discusses the organisation’s bid to better penetrate the APAC market, as well as challenges faced in the region.
Transaction bankers remain bullish about prospects in Asia
Date: Oct 03, 2013 | Author: ResearchDespite ongoing uncertainty and volatility in the region’s financial sector, transaction bankers are optimistic about trade in the region in the face of a US recovery and anticipated volume growth.
“Having the early mover advantage when entering frontier markets can make a difference"
Date: Oct 01, 2013 | Author: Esther TanVenkatesh Somanathan, director of regional trade finance product management at Deutsche Bank, discusses overcoming hurdles faced in frontier markets such as Mongolia and Myanmar.
Shanghai FTZ launch serves as stepping stone to further financial reforms in China
Date: Sep 30, 2013 | Author: Alice YangEstablishment of the new free trade zone in Shanghai potentially challenges Hong Kong’s reputation as the premier renminbi clearing hub.
“No technology is going to replace the inquisitiveness of the regulator”
Date: Sep 25, 2013 | Author: Wendy WengMike Bodson, CEO at DTCC, discussing new threats facing the financial system at Sibos 2013, feels that while the global financial community is in a safer environment today, it can ill afford complacency.
Middle East's growth ambitions hinge on payments infrastructure investment
Date: Sep 24, 2013 | Author: Esther TanA core data analytics system, coupled with improved payments infrastructure, can aid banks in better decision making and propel them to further expand into their supply chains.
Are corporates’ centralisation needs being met by their banking partners?
Date: Sep 23, 2013 | Author: Esther TanIt is essential for corporates to communicate the finer details to their banking partners; banks must be honest about their limitations in delivering results.