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Interview Transcript: “We always make a conscious choice that we do community products”
Date: Oct 31, 2016   |   Author: The Banking Conversation | Interviews
Gottfried Leibbrandt, chief executive officer of the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, shares how SWIFT has balanced its focus on compliance and the business of banking, while strengthening itself as a co-operative organisation amidst increasing threats in cyber security.
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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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Interview Transcript: “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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Interview Transcript: "In London and the UK, we have a healthy ecosystem learning how to build successful fintech organisations"
Date: Nov 11, 2015   |   Author: The Banking Conversation | Interviews
Strange bedfellows they are not. CEO Lawrence Wintermeyer explains how Innovate Finance, a nonprofit organisation, has created an unexpected alliance between banks and disruptors in the United Kingdom with the participation of venture capitalists and the government regulator, Financial Conduct Authority
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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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