Our researches and analysis on Transaction Banking

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Mainstreaming small and medium enterprises into the Philippines’ formal financial…

Acknowledging the disconnect between available credit and the underserved small and medium enterprise (SME) market, the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) ventured into serving highly risky market segments through its Sustainable…

     
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The need for a new generation of robo-advisors

A strong rise of robo-advisors is often predicted within the next few years. But, looking at the current situation, the offerings typically use limited possibilities to managing assets and can potentially only satisfy specific needs.

     
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MUFG's Batra: "We will not play catch-up.We will play leapfrog"

Vivek Batra, MUFG’s new general manager and regional head of transaction banking sales for the Asia & Oceania region, discusses how the bank intends to capitalise on its position as a latecomer to the global transaction banking business.

     
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Fidor Bank's Kröner: "Interacting socially is at the heart of our DNA"

Matthias Kröner, founder and chief executive officer of Fidor Bank, shares its plans for growth in Asia as the bank enters Singapore, after building a successful business in Europe

     
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Singapore goes more digital through NETS QR code

Network for Electronic Transfers (Singapore) (NETS) looks to “take out as much cash as possible” as the company partners with seven banks in the country in launching a unified digital payment platform for NETS Quick Response (QR) code payments.

     
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Is Europe ready for open banking?

As open banking becomes a reality for European consumers in early 2018, Chris Skinner, author and financial technology commentator, theFinanser.com, highlights the results of a number of reports and researches on open banking, especially…

     
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End-to-end and innovative supply chain finance dominates priority

A renewed push to provide end-to-end supply chain financing solutions is driving trade finance across Asia Pacific.

     
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Memoirs of a Citibank technology warrior - The “Systematics” project (Part 3…

There is much to learn from Ajit Kanagasundram, former managing director, technology, Asia Pacific at Citibank, who built the bank's global card processing capability from Singapore. This four-part series will reveal his insights into the…