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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.
Working together to leverage Asia’s trade opportunities
Michelle Hui, head of trade business development, Asia Pacific, treasury services, BNY Mellon, discusses the complex trade environment and how collaboration can help fuel trade.
Blockchain - Moving from hype to reality
Investments and interest in distributed ledger technology have been rising rapidly as new use cases emerge to harness its potential. The technology is nonetheless still at an early stage with many hurdles to cross, possibly five to seven years away from mainstream adoption.
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.
Interview: “Trade is the fundamental premise of Islamic Banking”
CEO Tirad Al-Mahmoud discusses his vision of Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank as a top-tier transaction banking institution as the industry evolves and seeks new sources of growth.
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