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VIDEO:"Small banks, domestic business and India are where we see opportunities"
Date: Nov 11, 2015   |   Author: The Banking Conversation | Interviews
The world of trade is probably the last bastion of paper processing and manual intervention. But Bolero is set to revolutionise that as it seeks to digitise global trade services. Bolero CEO Ian Kerr speaks to The Asian Banker.
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HSBC’s financial performance better than its reputation?
Date: Jun 19, 2015   |   Author: Colin Savage | Research Note
HSBC’s first quarter 2015 earnings are better than expected but the bank has serious operational issues. Will a move to Asia bring it closer to its key income drivers?
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"The best time to establish regulation is when you’re in a good position"
Date: Dec 12, 2014   |   Author: Editorial | Interviews
HE AbdulAziz Al Ghurair, chairman of the UAE Banks Federation and CEO of Mashreq Bank discusses role of the UAE Banks Federation, building the bank, and sustaining family-run businesses.
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VIDEO: “To make the Rmb an international currency is impossible at this point"
Date: Nov 21, 2014   |   Author: The Banking Conversation | Interviews
Eisuke Sakakibara , former vice minister, ministry of finance, Japan, discusses quantitative easing, role of renminbi internationalisation, relationships between regulators, central banks, and ministries of finance.
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Scottish independence: What if?
Date: Sep 19, 2014   |   Author: Carol Wheatcroft | Opinion
With ballots even now being counted out, if Scotland votes YES to independence, the road ahead will be rocky. What are the ramifications for Scotland and the rest of the UK’s economies if the answer is ‘YES’?
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Stronger macroeconomic framework required to stabilize Ghanaian cedi
Date: Sep 08, 2014   |   Author: Farrah Brake | News Analysis
On August 3rd Ghana approached the International Monetary Fund in order to restore the cedi market value which has fallen 40% against the US dollar during the first half of 2014.
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Malaysia’s banking mega merger: Does size matter?
Date: Sep 08, 2014   |   Author: Julian Ng | News Analysis
The proposed merger of RHB, CIMB, and MBSB may create a regional banking behemoth, but is this push for size well thought out enough, or is it possible that greater innovativeness could break more barriers?
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Combining vendor-based and in-house solutions helped DBS optimise risk management capabilities
Date: Sep 02, 2014   |   Author: Neeti Aggarwal | Case Study
DBS takes a quantum leap in market risk scenarios generation and risk monitoring by integrating two market risk technologies.

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