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Asia’s Banks Take The Lead

EM REGIONAL BANKING FOCUS: ASIA By Michael Shari A consistent focus on traditional-style banking has enabled Asia's financial giants to emerge from the recent crisis in fine fettle. On any given day at Shanghai Pudong International Airport, ...

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Holding Steady

ANNUAL SURVEY: CENTRAL BANKER REPORT CARDS by Gordon Platt, Antonio Guerrero and Dan Keeler Central bankers sit tight in the face of renewed global uncertainty. Indications that the global economic recovery is losing momentum have created a ...


SIBOS: Asian Transaction Banking

REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT By Denise Bedell Corporates are demanding increasingly sophisticated cash and trade solutions within Asia. Those banks that want to stay competitive must step up their game. Asia is a key growth area for transaction banking ...

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The World’s Best Sub-Custodians

ANNUAL SURVEY: THE WORLD'S BEST SUB-CUSTODIANS Sub-Custodians Feeling The Heat Global investing in turbulent times puts the spotlight on local safekeepers. By Gordon Platt As they seek to reassure investors that their assets in foreign ...


Market Forces

FOCUS: ISLAMIC FINANCE IN ASIA A centralized approach to Islamic finance is helping Asia develop an industry that may challenge the Middle East as the global hub. By Anita Hawser The Middle East is often thought of ...

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Features: Awards Best Emerging Market Banks 2010 Asia

ASIA By Anita Hawser REGIONAL WINNER : HSBC As regional and foreign banks look to Asia to grow their business beyond their domestic markets, competition is heating up in the region. Traditionally a strong provider across 20 or ...

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Features: Regional Report – Southeast Asia

A FORCED TO BE RECKONED WITH The economically vibrant nations of Southeast Asia are forging closer links—and creating a regional powerhouse in the process. By Thomas Clouse While the world has focused its attention ...