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A look at Asia Pacific's 500 strongest banks in 2017
Date: Nov 03, 2017   |   Author: The Asian Banker | AB500
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 at this year's 500 strongest bank in the region.
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Income recovery for most retail financial services markets in Asia Pacific in 2017
Date: Apr 06, 2017   |   Author: Wendy Weng | Research Note
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
Date: Jan 09, 2017   |   Author: Foo Boon Ping | Editorial
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
Date: Oct 26, 2016   |   Author: Neeti Aggarwal | Research Note
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
Date: Oct 05, 2016   |   Author: Neeti Aggarwal | Co-published
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
Date: Oct 03, 2016   |   Author: Clement Hu | Research Note
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 third consecutive year
Date: Sep 26, 2016   |   Author: The Asian Banker Editor | Research Note
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
Date: Aug 29, 2016   |   Author: Neeti Aggarwal | Research Note
Regulators in Asia Pacific such as Indonesia's OJK are actively planning for measures to promote the growth of fintech in the region.



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