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Researches and opinions by Foo Boon Ping

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Interview: “Transforming the relationship concept is based on the very real need of managing both pricing and costs”
Date: Feb 23, 2017   |   Author: Foo Boon Ping | Interviews
Petri Nikkilä, executive vice president and head of strategy and segments at Nordea Bank, discusses how the bank is leveraging technology to strategically transform the relationship banking concept.
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Interview: “Now is the best time to hire good talent”
Date: Feb 09, 2017   |   Author: Foo Boon Ping | Interviews
Takeshi Ohashi, general manager and head of Mizuho Bank’s global transaction banking business shares his views on the challenges of expanding its international operations in the midst of the current economic and trade slowdown.
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Interview: “Convenient security without compromise”
Date: Feb 03, 2017   |   Author: Foo Boon Ping | Interviews
Eddie Chau, co-founder and chairman of V-Key, a start-up that is looking at making the digital space a more secure environment for financial services transactions, talks about the company’s solutions and growth plan.
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Remembering a stalwart of the industry: Chuah Mei Lin
Date: Jan 09, 2017   |   Author: Foo Boon Ping | Editorial
Chuah Mei Lin, executive director of the Association of Banks in Malaysia, passes away at 55.
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Creating an integrated market where banks collaborate with each other for customers’ needs
Date: Dec 05, 2016   |   Author: Foo Boon Ping | Co-published
The heads of transaction banking from a number of leading banks in Asia Pacific – Deutsche Bank, BDO Unibank, PT Bank Mandiri, Maybank, and Canadia Bank - share their views on key developments that are transforming the industry and their businesses.
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Relooking the transaction banking value proposition
Date: Nov 30, 2016   |   Author: Foo Boon Ping | News Analysis
The combination of slowing global economic growth, record low interest rates, increasing costs of regulatory compliance, and pace of financial disruption that demands greater investments is making many transaction banks relook their business propositions and operating models.
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Susan Hwee of United Overseas Bank awarded for Bank Technology Leadership Achievement for 2016
Date: May 19, 2016   |   Author: Foo Boon Ping | News Analysis
Susan Hwee possesses a strong and successful track record in leading banking technology and innovation across banks. She spearheaded the modular architecture and IT integration within United Overseas Bank and is a pioneer in the electronic funds transfer service in Singapore.
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Reserve Bank of India named Regulatory Institution of the Year in Asia Pacific 2016
Date: May 19, 2016   |   Author: Foo Boon Ping | News Analysis
Central banks in Philippines and Singapore also recognised for Best Macroeconomic Regulation and Best Systemic and Prudential Regulation respectively.