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Nominations are in for Global Retail Finance Leader of the Year 2024

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 04:54:00 +0000
TAB Global’s annual Retail Finance Leader of the Year award recognises outstanding contributions to sustainable banking and institutional transformation, and we invite our readers to offer their feedback on these nominations

India’s hard whip on Paytm signals tough stance on compliance breaches

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 14:49:00 +0000
The Indian central bank’s disciplinary action and consequent threat to Paytm’s licence is a lesson for the industry that growth and innovation cannot be at the cost of compliance

Noah Holdings: Chinese capital market demands strong investor education and advocacy

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 11:46:11 +0000
In recent decades, China’s capital market has witnessed a dramatic transition, from a closed system to one that is inextricably linked to global finance. This transformation has increased investment opportunities for both domestic and international investors, but it has also added complexity and volatility, emphasising the importance of comprehensive investor education and a strong commitment to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles.

Nominations are in for Digital Finance Leader of the Year 2024

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 11:14:00 +0000
TAB Global’s annual Digital Finance Leader of the Year award recognises one outstanding individual reshaping finance through innovation and inclusion

US banks confront challenges in shifting commercial real estate dynamics

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 08:59:00 +0000
As commercial property prices decline due to a pandemic-induced decrease in office space demand, US banks are boosting provisions for credit losses, prompting concern from the IMF over an 11% property-value drop following Fed rate hikes in 2022

Standard Chartered Hong Kong enhances digital transformation in wealth management

Fri, 16 Feb 2024 10:02:00 +0000
With a focus on enhancing its digital platform for affluent clients, Standard Chartered Hong Kong has affirmed its position as a leader in the wealth management sector in key Asian markets, including GBA and Southeast Asia

Evergrande liquidation forces ripple effect on China’s property sector

Tue, 13 Feb 2024 11:28:00 +0000
In late January, troubled real estate giant Evergrande was liquidated, unable to reach agreements with creditors over its staggering debts exceeding $300 billion, and casting a pall over China’s property sector

SVB collapse sets off underwriting-risk alarm

Tue, 13 Feb 2024 09:33:00 +0000
Silicon Valley Bank’s 2023 collapse continues to raise concerns in the echo chambers of the banking sector over slack lending practices and underwriting oversight, prompting a reevaluation of risk management strategies around macroeconomic influences

AI and big data-based apps provide strong potential to drive hyper-personalisation

Wed, 07 Feb 2024 08:44:00 +0000
The banking industry is using AI and data strategies to meet customer preferences, focusing on digital culture, secure operations, and partnerships to overcome challenges and cultivate customer-centricity

Banks will have to navigate new horizons in a changing world in 2024

Tue, 06 Feb 2024 11:27:00 +0000
The global banking industry faces a unique confluence of challenges and opportunities, shaped by evolving economic landscapes, technological innovations, and a pressing need for sustainable practices