Latest articles from Michelle Price

Asia watchers worry about the influx of foreign capital

May 28, 2010

Despite a sense of optimism at the Asian Development Bank's 43rd annual meeting last month, Asia-watchers warn that there may still be trouble ahead due to a disruptive influx of foreign capital. Writer Michelle Price

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Is Vietnam cultivating another asset bubble?

May 5, 2010

Bank lending is being used as a direct and often blunt lever by which to manage Vietnam's economy, proving a critical first defence against the global economic slump. But the medium-term consequences of over-interference may be another bubble, warn analysts. Writer Michelle Price

Prime brokerage returns to life

May 5, 2010

Alex Ehrlich, the global head of prime brokerage at Morgan Stanley

The client-base, funding model and counter-party trust upon which the prime brokerage business grew so successful was badly damaged by the crisis. Almost 18 months on, however, the industry is regrouping. Writer Michelle Price

Transforming the world of online payments

May 5, 2010

The CEO of Voice Commerce Group and founder of RBS's WorldPay, discusses the evolving world of online payments, and the transformation already brought about by the Payment Services Directive.

Rethinking intra-day cash management

March 31, 2010

The financial crisis exposed the inadequacies of industry-wide cash management operations, making the case for intra-day cash management ever-more compelling. In this round table, a range of senior industry executives discuss the challenges of shifting to a new operational model. Writer Michelle Price

Turning ideas into good banking business

March 31, 2010

Institutionalising a process by which good ideas and technology meet to create profit-generating products and services is the central task of Citi Global Transaction Service's innovation programme, led by the bank's chief innovation officer, Gary Greenwald.

China dominates, Australia excels

March 31, 2010

While Chinese banks continued to dominate The Banker's Asian ranking in terms of number and profits, Australia also put in a standout performance, recording the second highest Tier 1 capital despite only accounting for a small proportion of the region's banks. Writer Michelle Price

Ajith Nivard Cabraal

March 31, 2010

Having emerged from years of civil war, Sri Lanka is in a position to address its long-term economic development and infrastructural regeneration. The country's central bank governor discusses his monetary policy for 2010 and explains how it will work alongside the government's reform plans. Writer Michelle Price

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ASEAN has grand ambitions for capital markets integration

March 31, 2010

Missing out: the Philippine Stock Exchange has lost major domestic listings to the Singapore Exchange

A move to fully integrate ASEAN capital markets by 2015 is proving a powerful driving force for pan-ASEAN economic integration. Writer Michelle Price

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Vietnam braced for retail ramp-up

March 3, 2010

Vietnam's large unbanked population and its growing middle class present a major opportunity for local and foreign banks alike, who see vast potential in the country's underdeveloped retail banking and consumer finance sectors. Writer Michelle Price

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