Latest articles from Jane Cooper

Australia dominates 'other' Asia-Pacific ranking

April 2, 2012

While the Asia-Pacific region's growth story over the past few decades has been powered by Japan and then China, at least as far as banking is concerned, when these two countries are removed from The Banker's Asia-Pacific rankings, it is Australia's banks that come to the fore. 

Australia dominates 'other' Asia-Pacific ranking

April 2, 2012

While the Asia-Pacific region's growth story over the past few decades has been powered by Japan and then China, at least as far as banking is concerned, when these two countries are removed from The Banker's Asia-Pacific rankings, it is Australia's banks that come to the fore. 

Are China's banks heading for a crisis

Are China's banks heading for a crisis?

April 2, 2012

The state of China’s banks is a divisive topic – are they on the brink of collapse or part of a stable, state-controlled system? The country's financial institutions are reporting high profits and deposits, but with unquantified levels of bad debt, concerns over asset quality and overexposure to a weakening property market, questions are being asked about the long-term health of the sector.

Are China's banks heading for a crisis

Are China's banks heading for a crisis?

April 2, 2012

The state of China’s banks is a divisive topic – are they on the brink of collapse or part of a stable, state-controlled system? The country's financial institutions are reporting high profits and deposits, but with unquantified levels of bad debt, concerns over asset quality and overexposure to a weakening property market, questions are being asked about the long-term health of the sector.

Delivering value in a changing environment

April 2, 2012

John Ball, global head of sales, cash management financial institutions, and Marcus Sehr, global head of financial institutions product, cash management financial institutions, at Deutsche Bank, discuss how transaction banks can differentiate themselves in a changing global environment.

Banks race to keep pace with Mongolias growth

Banks race to keep pace with Mongolia’s growth

April 2, 2012

Mongolia’s mining industry is driving the economy’s rapid expansion and bringing challenges for local banks, which are scrambling to keep up with such dramatic rates of growth.

Banks race to keep pace with Mongolias growth

Banks race to keep pace with Mongolia’s growth

April 2, 2012

Mongolia’s mining industry is driving the economy’s rapid expansion and bringing challenges for local banks, which are scrambling to keep up with such dramatic rates of growth.

Right place right time

Singapore's standing as GTS hub goes from strength to strength

March 1, 2012

Singapore’s strategic location in Asia is proving a boon to the city state’s transaction bankers, particularly as they seek to capture banking business from the world’s changing trade flows.

The rise of Asia’s regional banks

The rise of Asia’s regional banks

March 1, 2012

The banking industry in Asia is dynamic, with a number of mergers and acquisitions shifting the competitive landscape for the region’s players. As global financial institutions are rethinking their strategies, and China’s behemoth banks are preoccupied with a massive domestic market, Asian regional banks are being presented with a window of opportunity.

The rise of Asia’s regional banks

The rise of Asia’s regional banks

March 1, 2012

The banking industry in Asia is dynamic, with a number of mergers and acquisitions shifting the competitive landscape for the region’s players. As global financial institutions are rethinking their strategies, and China’s behemoth banks are preoccupied with a massive domestic market, Asian regional banks are being presented with a window of opportunity.

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