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"We have made a conscious decision to adopt fintech"
Date: Mar 29, 2017   |   Author: Rasheed Al-Maraj | Opinion
H.E. Rasheed M. Al-Maraj, governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain, in his keynote address during the Middle East & Africa Fintech Forum 2017 discusses the efforts of the central bank to enhance the quality and competitiveness of services in the financial sector through fintech.
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Are ECB's negative interest rates effective?
Date: Jan 10, 2017   |   Author: Atul Desai | Opinion
The ECB’s measures, including negative interest rates are proving to be effective in increasing inflation and reducing the overall risk in the economy. However, banks should adapt continually to the changing environment by adjusting their business models as well as reducing their operating costs and non-performing loans, to stay resilient in the long term.
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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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Can the single resolution mechanism ensure Europe’s financial stability?
Date: Jan 14, 2016   |   Author: Angelito Bautista Jr. | News Analysis
The Single Resolution Mechanism becomes fully operational to bolster the resiliency of banks in the European Union. This is the second of three conditions for the establishment of a Banking Union, in which all 19 euro member states must join.
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Addressing the working capital problem
Date: May 06, 2015   |   Author: Foo Boon Ping | Interviews
Du Yunfei, president of the trade finance division, China Minsheng Banking Corporation, discusses boosting its supply chain financing capabilities to give clients the capital strength to support their expansion efforts.
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HK banks some of the best capitalised in AP but current liquidity levels may not meet future requirements
Date: Apr 27, 2015   |   Author: Colin Savage | Research Note
Within the region, HK’s banking sector has the highest CAR, but Australia, Taiwan, India and China fall far behind. Yet with tighter capital requirements looming, banks in Hong Kong must raise between an estimated $80m to $100m by 2018
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"The trade-off is working toward Dodd-Frank”
Date: Apr 14, 2015   |   Author: Foo Boon Ping | Interviews
Gary Stern, former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis gives an insight on how the most influential regulator in the world thinks and acts.
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Forging exchange linkages to boost liquidity
Date: Mar 31, 2015   |   Author: Mobasher Kazmi | Opinion
Alternative Trading Systems play a part in returning liquidity levels to pre-global financial crisis levels in the Asia Pacific region.

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