Latest articles from Michelle Price

Innovation in Banking Technology Awards 2010

December 13, 2010

From revamping the humble ATM to eradicating time-consuming coin transactions, the banking world's technology teams have surpassed themselves over the past 12 months when it comes to problem solving and money saving. The Banker's Innovation in Banking Technology Awards celebrates those behind the industry's brightest ideas.

Back on the crane gang: Singapore posted a 39% quarter-on-quarter growth in GDP in Q1 of this year

Singapore's banks are being forced to go overseas

December 8, 2010

Singapore's banks have reported stable but modest profits in recent years, but this is coming under threat from low interest rates and a lack of opportunity in an overcrowded market, leading many to consider international expansion. Writer Michelle Price

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Malaysia at a crossroads

December 8, 2010

Despite Malaysia's banking sector emerging from the financial crisis in good health, consolidation and liberalisation look set to play a big part in its future. Writer Michelle Price

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The emergence of Asia's dark pools

November 24, 2010

Alternative liquidity is surging in Asia, and dark pools are now leading this assault. However, some major market participants are lagging behind. Writer Michelle Price

Hitting the wrong target

September 29, 2010

The new regulations designed to tame the world's banks and mend the post-crisis financial system are panning out with unintended consequences which threaten to hit the private sector where it hurts most. Michelle Price reports.


Eyes east

August 30, 2010

As uncertainty continues to dog Western markets, Asia-Pacific financial centres are seizing their opportunity and increasingly drawing business away from their more established rivals. Michelle Price reports.

China dominates Asian IPO pipeline

August 30, 2010

Despite leading the global economic recovery, the Asia-Pacific region has proved a bumpy market in which to get deals done. In the long term, however, ECM bankers expect a slew of major listings aligned to broader China growth. Writer Michelle Price

A coming of age

July 28, 2010

Enjoying Israel's new status as a developed market, the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange is pushing to attract high-tech listings, planning to renew its IT system and playing its part in Israeli-Palestinian relations. Writer Michelle Price

Will MIFID II deal a decisive blow to Europe's exchanges?

July 28, 2010

The European Commission's MiFID review should enhance the competitive environment in Europe in a manner that will deal a second, more decisive blow to Europe's exchanges. But the latter are not going down without a fight. Writer Michelle Price

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The remarkable resilience of Pakistan's banks

July 28, 2010

Despite an extremely challenging fiscal, political and security environment, Pakistan's banks have remained remarkably resilient. But high interest rates, low economic activity and a bruised consumer portfolio continue to suppress loan growth. Writer Michelle Price

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