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IFRS 9: A convergence between accounting and risk management
Date: Dec 02, 2016   |   Author: Sam Ahmed | Research Note
The International Financial Reporting Standards 9 is a forward-looking model that will force the finance and risk departments of various financial institutions to determine how expected losses will arise during the lifetime of the loan. However, the road towards its full adoption by January 2018 appears to be a tough one.
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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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The financial sector has to build new capabilities to power the digital economy
Date: Nov 18, 2016   |   Author: Tharman Shanmugaratnam | Speech
Tharman Shanmugaratnam, deputy prime minister and chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, spoke about the critical factors that will drive the success of fintech during the Singapore Fintech Awards 2016.
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Singapore’s fintech journey – where we are, what is next
Date: Nov 16, 2016   |   Author: Ravi Menon | Opinion
Ravi Menon, managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, talks about the general principles guiding the regulator towards the creation of a Smart Financial Centre during the Singapore Fintech Festival - Fintech Conference 2016
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Singapore is creating a fintech ecosystem where innovation thrives
Date: Nov 10, 2016   |   Author: Tharman Shanmugaratnam | Opinion
Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Singapore's deputy prime minister and chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the launch of LATTICE80, spoke about how the country is developing a fintech ecosystem, including the venture capital sector that will allow start-ups to thrive.
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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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Disruption forces banks in Asia Pacific to refocus their technology investments
Date: Oct 26, 2016   |   Author: Neeti Aggarwal | Research Note
Competition is forcing banks to improve the digital experience of their customers. Banks are focused on investing in mobile technologies, data analytics, security and cloud computing.
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Cross-selling scandal at Wells Fargo is overhyped
Date: Oct 24, 2016   |   Author: Research | News Analysis
Wells Fargo is under scrutiny for unauthorised cross-selling and the creation of fake accounts. But was the controversy overblown?




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