“Emmanuel Daniel, founder of The Asian Banker, in a rather straightforward speech to the heads of technology of banks in Singapore outlined why the fintech phenomenon in Singapore is not in any danger of any breakthrough that is innovative or transformational and why Singapore banks cannot afford to be concerned more with themselves than with their customers.”
Advances in new technologies such as robotics, artificial intelligence and machine learning reached an inflection point and are moving towards mainstream adoption. Chris Skinner, author and fintech commentator, theFinanser.com, discusses the 11 key trends that will shape bank technology in 2017.
Vijay Shekhar Sharma, founder of Paytm, discusses the company's business model and growth plan, its partnership with Alibaba, and the impact of demonetisation and regulations on cashless transaction in India
2016 was a challenging year for financial institutions. The prospect of worsening global trade relations became more apparent following the Brexit vote and the victory of US president-elect Donald Trump. What is the outlook for Asia Pacific's banking industry in 2017 amid such volatility and uncertainties over the global geo-political landscape?
Matt Dooley, founder and managing director, Connected Thinking and Foo Boon Ping, managing editor, The Asian Banker summarise the key insights gained from leading institutions that delegates visited during the China Innovation Tour 2016 from November 21 to 25, 2016.