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Chinese banks tap technology to build private wealth business

The 2017 China Private Wealth Dialogue discussed how wealth management advisors and private bankers balance technology and service, while addressing client needs and interest in asset allocation and philanthropy

     
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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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CMB experiments with emerging technologies and social media channels to boost…

China Merchants Bank utilised emerging new technologies - artificial intelligence, biometrics and big data, integrated with social media channels, with the aim to improve customer experience and boost its credit card business growth.

     
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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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AI will replace robos to create new forms of customer value around advisory

Catherine Flax, chief executive officer of Pefin (US), a financial advisory firm that has built an enterprise wide artificial intelligence (AI) platform in the last six years, discusses the future of wealth advisory and why AI will beat…