Our researches and analysis on Opinion
Hong Kong as an offshore RMB clearing hub
Hong Kong will maintain its strategic role in bridging China with the rest of the world, even if more RMB payments are settled elsewhere. With its preeminence in clearing, settlement, and product diversity, Hong Kong can lead in fintech and should capitalise on higher-value products, particularly those that manage risk.
Solving the customer insight problem
Shridar Jayakumar, program director for Oracle Business Analytics, AP, feels understanding the cost of acquiring and maintaining a customer, associated risks, and customer lifecycle potential are key to identifying profitability.
Singapore – Finance as a lack of the imagination
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.
What SEPA means for banks in Asia
James Hatcher, managing director of Seeburger Asia Pacific, feels that SEPA offers a unique opportunity for treasurers in Asia to implement more efficient payments practices.