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Empowering women to Rise Up in Financial Services across the globe
18 Mar 19
Tracey Davies, President of Money20/20, and founder of the Rise Up initiative, outlines the five ways the program empowers women at work as...
China's evolving bank restructuring: From loan-to-equity to loan-to-convertible bond swaps
7 Oct 16
It has been two years since Chinese banks have seen their luck turn sour with raising NPLs and decreasing profits.
Supporting trade finance in Asia
7 Oct 16
61% of respondents to the ICC Banking Commission’s latest Global Survey reported a shortfall in global trade finance.
Blueprints for Japan's next-generation payment infrastructure
6 Oct 16
This post examines initiatives to accelerate the development of Japan's payment infrastructure through the lens of the Zengin System—the...
Banks are fighting to remain relevant
27 Sep 16
Global banking is facing a perfect storm.
Legacy modernisation in Japan's financial industry
26 Sep 16
This post examines the current status and future outlook of legacy modernisation in Japan's financial industry based on a survey Celent...
Regulation of domestic debit card transactions in Thailand
19 Sep 16
Back in 2012, Thailand's Electronic Transactions Commission issued regulations that mandated domestic...
Stressed assets of Indian banks: Way forward
13 Sep 16
As per Reserve Bank of India, the Indian banking system has gross stressed assets of 11.5% of total assets, as of March 2016.
Redesigning the Indian monetary policy framework
30 Aug 16
The classical central banker’s dilemma is how to address the growth versus inflation conflict.
Slower markets don't necessarily spell doom & gloom for jobs
19 Jul 16
Slower economic conditions around the region are certainly impacting our banks and financial services institutions, but that doesn’t mean...
Post-bonus season ushers in a flurry of recruitment activity
4 May 16
The second quarter of the calendar year is always a very active period for recruiters, after Chinese New Year and post-bonus season.
A new year signals new jobs
27 Jan 16
The first quarter of the calendar year is traditionally a peak recruitment season within banking & financial services.
Effective delivery of private banking risk and regulatory transformation in Asia
4 Nov 15
Private banks in Asia are increasingly burdened by risk and regulatory requirements, in fact more so than any other segments within banking....
Do you need to future-proof your career?
2 Nov 15
Careers in banking and finance are ever-evolving as constant change in Asia's markets creates demand for new skill sets.
Changing career paths in Asia's banking and financial services sector
6 Oct 15
As Asia's financial services sector continues to evolve, so too are the opportunities facing banking and finance professionals.
The future of banking: More traditional than you'd think
30 Sep 15
A combination of traditional banking values and omni-channel seamless customer service will ensure that vanilla commercial banks will always...
Death of the global bank?
16 Sep 15
In the immediate aftermath of the global financial crisis, a chorus of bankers reaffirmed their commitment to global universal banking because it...
What's driving job creation in finance in Asia?
22 Jul 15
Hiring in Asia's banking and finance sectors remains active.
Does Asia's finance and banking market seek your skills?
8 May 15
Following the slowdown in recruitment activity before the Chinese New Year, an increasing number of jobs are becoming available in the accountancy...
How focusing on my employees cost me a promotion
28 Apr 15
Before I founded Anagram Group and became a corporate trainer/coach, I spent over 15 years in the banking industry working for some of the world...
Meeting the high demand for skills in Asian banking
13 Apr 15
Singapore recently played host to the launch of the ICC Academy, established to provide certified business education, initially in banking and...
Here are the banking and finance skills in demand now in Asia
23 Jan 15
Job opportunities in the accountancy, finance, and banking sectors are growing as many international companies continue to invest in the Asia-...
Asian banking sector -- slowing or soaring?
6 Nov 14
While challenges remain, a number of drivers look set to underpin Asia's banking sector over the next few years.
Asian banks: Opportunities and challenges for the decade ahead
4 Nov 14
In the wake of broad global regulatory initiatives including Basel III, the roll-out of Dodd-Frank, the European Market Infrastructure...
Skills in the spotlight in Asia's finance and banking market
24 Oct 14
Ask any finance professional to nominate the key challenge the industry faces today, and they'll likely choose complying with tighter...
Reward to retain: How to keep banking & finance go-getters from jumping ship
11 Sep 14
On average, an associate investment banker in Singapore earns SG$86,811 per year, almost double the median gross yearly income of a typical...
How can Singapore increase the number of home-grown leaders in banking?
9 Sep 14
With the Singapore banking sector starting to reach maturity, many HR departments are now focusing on attracting and retaining talent, in...
Singapore and US shake hands on FATCA
4 Sep 14
Singapore is on the brink of concluding an agreement with the US to clamp down on tax evasion by US citizens or residents (US persons), a move...
Why banking and finance firms should treat the talent pool as a portfolio
1 Sep 14
Over a decade ago, factors such as globalisation, deepening of financial product usage, and demographic change led the banking and financial...
Here are Asia's in demand banking and finance jobs right now
8 Aug 14
Internal Auditors, Regulatory Reporting Analysts, and Financial Planning & Analysis professionals are among the skills in high demand across...
Here are the skills in demand in the Asian banking and finance sector
24 Apr 14
All-round Finance Managers, Regulatory Reporting Analysts, and Financial Planning & Analysis professionals are among the skills in high demand...
Rising standards in the funds industry
2 Apr 14
There is a current trend in offshore fund and deal structuring towards more compliance and corporate governance.
When satisfactory is no longer enough for your risk, compliance, and audit function
24 Mar 14
At a conference in November 2012, Thomas J.
Here's how the global financial investment scenario looks like in 2014
6 Mar 14
Market experts are saying that the global economy is doing comparatively better than the past few years.
Here's how FX trading has evolved
6 Mar 14
Wild currency swings can wreak havoc on your vacation.
What Singapore banks need to know to implement MAS Notice 643
14 Feb 14
The Monetary Authority of Singapore issued Notice 643 “Transactions with Related Parties” on 2 April 2013 which sets out the MAS...
Why Asia-Pac banks smile in the face of Basel III Liquidity Ratios
10 Feb 14
Bankers everywhere are very familiar, and in one or two cases possibly slightly apprehensive, about the new liquidity and funding requirements...
Trends in the investment management industry for 2014
27 Jan 14
In 2013, the finance industry in Asia continued to drive global economic growth, with key markets China and India leading the charge.
Why the clock is ticking for trade finance talents
20 Jan 14
Australia’s success as a trading nation is vitally dependent on the expertise of trade financiers and the quality of their products and...
What you need to know about International Bank Account Numbers
16 Jan 14
Asian Banking and Finance fraternity has come a long way in Banking Journey but many more milestones are yet to be achieved.
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