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Digital transactions in Asia on the rise

August 10, 2020

Nowhere has the pivot towards digital transactions been more successful than in Asia. Coronavirus has been an unexpected boon, driving greater adoption of digital banking and mobile payments.

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Asia’s supply chains reconfigure for a post-coronavirus world

August 7, 2020

The coronavirus shutdowns brought Asia’s supply chains to a halt, requiring quick action to adapt them and their financing. Kimberley Long reports.  

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China’s smaller banks emerge as star performers

August 7, 2020

While China boasts many of the world’s biggest banks by Tier 1 capital, a deeper dive into performance metrics shows that it is often the country’s smaller banks that perform better.

Supply chain complexity compounded by pandemic

July 21, 2020

The complexity in supply chains risked bringing the production of medical equipment to a halt. The pandemic presents an opportunity to map out supply chains end to end. 

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China’s banks look to restoring health post-coronavirus

July 6, 2020

Crisis has halted growth for first time in decades. What role can banks play in rebooting economy?

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Indian banks weather the pandemic storm

July 3, 2020

Indian banks are grappling with non-performing assets and a move towards mergers.

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China’s small banks face the regulators

July 3, 2020

Chinese regulators are seeking to bridge the gulf between its largest banks and small rural lenders.

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State of play: India's banks in 2020

July 3, 2020

How are India’s public and private sector banks responding to the current challenges? 

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China continues its green revolution

July 3, 2020

China is one of the world’s worst polluters, but its green credentials are improving.

Top 1000 World Banks – Taiwan’s banks post impressive growth

July 1, 2020

Taiwan’s banks are among those to watch in Asia-Pacific, with almost half in the Top 1000 seeing double-digit growth. Kimberley Long reports. 

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