Asiamoney July/August 2016

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  • Banks double down on Asia’s rich

    Banks double down on Asia’s rich

    The growing ranks of Asia’s high net worth individuals are demanding that banks work ever harder to drive the cycle of wealth creation sweeping across the region. Banks serving the wealthy are meeting this challenge through a ‘one bank’ approach that sees them attempt to meld their private and investment banks into one seamless operation. John Loh reports.

  • Tax net closing on private banks

    Tax net closing on private banks

    Private banks have been under sustained pressure to provide more transparency on the work they carry out for their client base in recent years. In Asia, where wealth is growing at the fastest rate globally, local scandals are combining with global regulation to create a thorny environment for the industry. Peter McGill reports.

  • EFG Bank wins in Asiamoney’s Private Banking Poll 2016

    EFG Bank wins in Asiamoney’s Private Banking Poll 2016

    It was a clean sweep for EFG Bank in Asiamoney’s Private Banking Poll, cementing a strong run that has seen in dominate in multiple categories over the past three years. Shruti Chaturvedi reports.

  • Asiamoney Private Banking Poll 2016 – Full Results

    Asiamoney Private Banking Poll 2016 – Full Results

    Asiamoney presents the detailed results for the Private Banking Poll 2016. The searchable tables include the results breakdown by assets under management $1-$5m, $5.01m-$25m and $25m and above. The results are also divided by country.

  • Banks and fintech: Better connected

    Banks and fintech: Better connected

    Banks and fintech companies are realising that their best prospects lie in working together. But the relationships come in many forms and regulators are starting to pay closer attention, writes Ellen Sheng.

  • HSBC gets six of the best in Asiamoney’s Cash Management Poll

    HSBC gets six of the best in Asiamoney’s Cash Management Poll

    HSBC swept the Asiamoney Cash Management Poll in 2016, topping all six regional voting categories, across financial institutions and corporates. Deutsche Bank and Citi also had an impressive showing, as cash management bankers strive to turn the challenges arising from increased regulation and macro-economic volatility into an opportunity to provide more intuitive services and advice.

  • Asiamoney Cash Management Poll 2016 – Full Results

    Asiamoney Cash Management Poll 2016 – Full Results

    Asiamoney presents the detailed results for the Cash Management Poll 2016. The searchable tables include the results breakdown as voted for by both financials (banks, asset managers, hedge funds and insurance companies) and non-financial institutions (corporates, state agencies and public sector companies). Financial results are divided by currency while corporates are broken down by country.

  • Cash Management Poll: Treasurers have their say

    Cash Management Poll: Treasurers have their say

    This year our Cash Management Poll surveyed participants on some of the key topics impacting the industry. Around 3,000 responses were received from corporates and financial institutions with those polled giving their views on tax breaks, non-bank financial companies and the renminbi.

  • Asia’s best banks stand out

    Asia’s best banks stand out

    The period under review has proved one of the most trying for the region’s financial institutions as global problems combine with financial stresses in domestic markets. Amid this turmoil, the best banks have once again proved their ability to outperform. We present Asia's Best Domestic Banks.

  • ASEAN investor roundtable: Project bonds face long-term challenge

    ASEAN investor roundtable: Project bonds face long-term challenge

    In a country where bank borrowing forms a large part of infrastructure project financing, much needs to be done to make Indonesia’s local currency bond market the go-to place for project developers. With no first mover advantage and costs and documentation proving tricky, there is plenty holding back issuers from selling Indonesia’s first rupiah infrastructure bond. Asiamoney talked to a group of leading market participants about the challenges and potential of the southeast Asian country’s long-term project financing bond market.

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