Our researches and analysis on Transaction Banking

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Beware of the returning bears

The world is currently experiencing such favourable conditions for growth that some economists have described them as "Goldilocks" or "just right". However, there is a flipside, it will not last.

     
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Difficult outlook for Chinese banks in 2018

Banks in China will still continue to seek more stable sources of income and more organic generation of capital

     
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Assets under management in Asia Pacific show sustained growth trends

In general, industry assets under management in selected Asia Pacific countries shows sustained growth trends up to 2018. However, the shares of top banks in total assets under management differ widely, wherein top banks in emerging markets…

     
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Will cryptocurrencies emerge from the shadows of regulation?

Digital currencies have been hogging media headlines, with some countries jostling to attract start-ups in the cryptocurrency and underlying blockchain technology space. But will this bring cryptocurrencies into the mainstream?

     
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Are cryptocurrencies on the path to becoming mainstream?

Spurts in prices of cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings over the last two years, with start-ups raising millions in minutes, have raised excitement and regulatory attention amid fear of “bubble” and potential losses.

     
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What we learnt from Swiss private bankers

The Swiss banking sector is characterised by its stability. But presently, innovation is needed to enable institutions to deal with the changing regulatory landscape

     
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The splintering of the global regulatory world

The pace of regulatory reform has been relentless since the global financial crisis. From D-SIBs, TLAC, MiFID 2 to FRTB, the chain of regulatory acronyms that banks have to grapple with seem endless. Yet, are these measures working to make…

     
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CFOs: More can be done to offer global standards and automated solutions

Banks can do more to provide global solutions to facilitate standardisation and automation of routine cash and treasury management processes, and enable collaboration across business units to increase corporates’ finance performance