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Our researches and analysis on Asia Pacific

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A look at Asia Pacific's 500 strongest banks in 2017

The Asian Banker annually releases its AB500 ranking and survey of Asia Pacific's strongest banks, an evaluation that is based on a belief that a strong bank demonstrates long-term profitability from its core businesses. Let us take a look…

     
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Income recovery for most retail financial services markets in Asia Pacific in…

The gross retail banking income for the entire region will grow by 8% by the end of 2017 after showing a year-on-year growth of 7.5% in 2016 and 10% in 2015.

     
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Remembering a stalwart of the industry: Chuah Mei Lin

Chuah Mei Lin, executive director of the Association of Banks in Malaysia, passes away at 55.

     
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Disruption forces banks in Asia Pacific to refocus their technology investments

Competition is forcing banks to improve the digital experience of their customers. Banks are focused on investing in mobile technologies, data analytics, security and cloud computing.

     
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Enabling seamless customer experience through digital transformation of channels

Shashank Luthra, director of digital transformation, and James Cronk, director of financial services of Cisco, discuss how banks can evolve their customer service with digital enablement to create a seamless omni-channel experience.

     
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De-risking and its implications on trade finance in Asia Pacific

De-risking has proved to be more than the exiting of businesses for Asia Pacific’s trade finance industry. A strategic shift is underway which might just change the nature of trade finance for years to come.

     
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Bank of China (Hong Kong) named the Strongest Bank in Asia Pacific in 2016 for…

ICBC (Macau), HSBC, Hang Seng Bank, ICBC, and Public Bank complete the top five strongest banks in the Asia Pacific region.

     
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Indonesia to introduce new regulation to foster fintech growth

Regulators in Asia Pacific such as Indonesia's OJK are actively planning for measures to promote the growth of fintech in the region.