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Alibaba’s Singles' Day records $25 billion in sales with “New Retail” strategy
Date: Nov 12, 2017   |   Author: Janine Marie Crisanto | News Analysis
With an increased focus on customer engagement and omnichannel experience, Alibaba integrated its ”New Retail” strategy to blur the boundaries between offline and online shopping.
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Bitcoin exceeds expectations but risk spikes
Date: Sep 05, 2017   |   Author: Rochelle Padolina | News Analysis
Bitcoin took the finance services community by storm when it reached its highest price. However, as regulators set up rules on digital currencies, its status as a safe haven currency is now being questioned.
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ICOs – From “bubble” to the future of fundraising?
Date: Aug 17, 2017   |   Author: Neeti Aggarwal | News Analysis
Spurt in initial coin offerings over the last two years, with start-ups raising millions in minutes, have raised excitement and regulatory attention amidst fear of “bubble” and potential losses. This crowdfunding mechanism is still evolving towards more maturity, transparency and stronger market players.
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Data reusability: The next step in the evolution of analytics
Date: Jul 20, 2017   |   Author: Keith Furst and Daniel Wagner | News Analysis
Data reusability will lessen the response time to emerging opportunities and risks, allowing organisations to remain competitive in the digital economies of the future.
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Mystery shopping becomes an important supervisory tool in retail banking
Date: Apr 18, 2017   |   Author: Janine Marie Crisanto | News Analysis
Rapid developments and increasing competition in the retail banking landscape require greater need for closer supervision and monitoring from industry regulators to protect the rights of the consumers.
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The taming of the Chinese insurance industry
Date: Apr 07, 2017   |   Author: Research | News Analysis
China’s insurance industry is undergoing transformation as the authorities try to reign in the speculative practices of some players.
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Relooking the transaction banking value proposition
Date: Nov 30, 2016   |   Author: Foo Boon Ping | News Analysis
The combination of slowing global economic growth, record low interest rates, increasing costs of regulatory compliance, and pace of financial disruption that demands greater investments is making many transaction banks relook their business propositions and operating models.
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Singles' Day breaks sales record but shows its weakest growth yet
Date: Nov 23, 2016   |   Author: Janine Marie Crisanto | News Analysis
Alibaba's Singles' Day has surpassed global records for e-commerce sales, taking a total of $17.8 billion this year. However, there are concerns whether the one-day event held every 11th November can sustain its large growth in the coming years.



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