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Multi-layered solutions needed for a complete defence against cyber fraud
Date: Dec 01, 2015   |   Author: Neeti Aggarwal | Research Note
Banks scale up security measures with preemptive action such as customer education, use of data analytics and biometrics in a bid to prevent cyber crime.
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Calm before the storm
Date: Oct 30, 2015   |   Author: Wendy Weng | Research Note
Banks across the region continued to grow in 2014 but with headwinds in the horizon, conditions are expected to worsen
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Banking sector in good condition
Date: Oct 29, 2015   |   Author: Wendy Weng | Research Note
Despite considerable variations within the Middle East and Africa, the banking sector as a whole achieved good financial performance in 2014
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Bank of China (Hong Kong) has the strongest balance sheet in the Asia Pacific and Hong Kong
Date: Oct 14, 2015   |   Author: Research | Research Note
Banks across the Asia Pacific continued to grow in 2014 but at a slower pace; Bank of China (Hong Kong) has the strongest balance sheet in the Asia Pacific and Hong Kong
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Interview Transcript: “In Europe as well as in Asia, we might have had overreliance on banking systems”
Date: Oct 14, 2015   |   Author: Foo Boon Ping | Interviews
Yves Mersch, member of the European Central Bank’s Executive Board, discusses the challenges and issues that the financial industry in Europe and Asia faces in its pursuit of financial integration.
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“Sustainability is the new norm in banking and finance”
Date: Jul 23, 2015   |   Author: Rana Kapoor | Opinion
Rana Kapoor, MD & CEO, YES Bank, feels that instead of primarily striving for maximum financial profits, companies can implement sustainable finance in their core business operations.
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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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Regulators force change at Deutsche Bank – for now
Date: May 06, 2015   |   Author: Carol Wheatcroft | News Analysis
Deutsche Bank will change but not because of the record fine delivered in the wake of the IBOR scandal.

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