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Stronger headwinds ahead
Date: Oct 16, 2019   |   Author: Wendy Weng | The Asian Banker 500
As Chinese banks continue to dominate the list of largest banks, others in Asia Pacific face mounting pressure to sustain performance
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Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) is the 4th strongest bank in Asia Pacific for 2019
Date: Oct 14, 2019   |   Author: The Asian Banker | AB500
Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) ranks fourth in the Strongest Banks By Balance Sheet in Asia Pacific
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Regtech ComplyAdvantage to strengthen its reach in Asia Pacific
Date: Oct 09, 2019   |   Author: Neeti Aggarwal | Interview
Regtech companies find vast opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region despite the unique regulatory compliance challenges. One such company is the UK-based ComplyAdvantage, which recently set up its office in Singapore. Company CEO Charles Delingpole shares details of their products and what his company can offer to the region
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Switzerland sets new rules for Asian financial service providers offering cross-border services
Date: Oct 08, 2019   |   Author: Martin Liebi and Merlin Haldemann | Opinion
On 1 January 2020, the new Swiss Financial Services Act will have a profound effect on the business activities of Asian financial service providers with clients in Switzerland. The public distribution of financial instruments will also be subject to more extensive prospectus requirements.
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P2P lender Modalku grows to disburse 1 million loans
Date: Oct 04, 2019   |   Author: Neeti Aggarwal | Interview
Bridging financing gap across three countries, Funding Societies/Modalku’s machine learning based risk assessment model, partnership ecosystem and range of loan services facilitated it to grow exponentially disbursing $613 Million loans within three years.
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Meeting aspirations of corporate treasury for enhanced financial decision-making
Date: Oct 03, 2019   |   Author: Siddharth Chandani | Research Note
As the role of corporate treasury evolves beyond its traditional core functions of cash and liquidity management, banks are making substantial investments into new technologies to simplify corporate to multi-bank connectivity.
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Thailand’s digital revolution transforms the country into a high-income nation
Date: Oct 01, 2019   |   Author: Matthew Dooley | Opinion
The age of e-commerce, big tech, social media and fintech has dawned on Asia and Thailand is at the epicentre of this wave of industry disruption
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Regulations are transforming digital banking
Date: Oct 01, 2019   |   Author: Sara Wang | Research Report
Banks are moving away from the gloomy outlook that previously reigned in the financial world. In The Asian Banker Future of Finance “Risk and Regulation” conference, regulatory transformation, rise of blockchain technology and open banking collaborations were pointed out as the key factors in enhancing the banking industry



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