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P2P lending: Collaboration will be the key to success
Fintech, the latest buzzword in the peer-to-peer lending sector, has carved a niche for itself in a short span of time. As banks tighten their seat belts for the new-age disruption, they are showing strong affinity towards collaboration with the marketplace lenders to secure their customer proposition.
New competitors are catalysts for growth in mobile payments
Mobile payments are expected to surge in the next few years, driven by technology and analytics. However, banks are facing tough challenges from non-bank competitors offering more attractive services.
Vietnam’s retail banking is playing a risky game
Economies of scale, profitability, and developing a comprehensive service proposition remain major challenges in Vietnam's growing retail banking industry. A long-term sustainable future will depend on how banks execute a right risk-reward balance.
What we learnt from the digital disruptors in China
The Asian Banker China Innovation Tour 2016, held from November 21 to 25, offered insights into the operations, strategies, technologies and values that innovative Chinese e-commerce and fintech companies develop and deploy. They provide a roadmap for organisations attempting to compete in the new connected and digitised marketplace.
Will digital-only money transfer operators impact the global remittance market?
Digitisation in the cross-border money transfer industry might leave fewer opportunities for incumbent banks and operators to grow. How they cultivate alliances and digital innovation to stay ahead of competitive will be critical moving forward.
Discover how Plug and Play accelerator technology centre works
The history and business model of Plug and Play in Silicon Valley; world’s largest start-up accelerator location that is creating a commercially viable ecosystem for mentor organisations to participate in a cost-effective manner.
CEO remuneration 2016: Piyush Gupta of DBS is highest paid executive in APAC
Piyush Gupta, chief executive officer of DBS Singapore, received the highest remuneration among bank CEOs in the Asia Pacific region in 2016, while top executives of many Chinese banks had high reductions in their compensations.