Banks cautioned on vertical integration

The big banking groups operating in the financial advice space have been warned they need to appropriately align product manufacturing, advice and distribution activities to minimise the possibility of future consumer detriment.


Aussie advisers seize Chinese opportunity

The AIOFP has led a delegation of Australian financial advisers and product providers to Shanghai to conduct meetings with high net worth Chinese investors.


Singapore slips in investment ranking

AFTER a small recovery last year, Singapore has slipped back to drop even more in the 2015 AT Kearney Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index rankings - although investors still rate it among the world's most competitive and business-friendly econ


Time to bank on technology

Here’s a list of some key strategies that banks can learn from their technology peers and adapt


Customers increasingly satisfied with bank

A new study has found that the satisfaction level of personal banking customers is up by 0.2% from February to equal the 20-year high of 82.9% recorded in January.


KBank aims to strengthen wealth

STABLE growth in the number of wealthy people in Thailand has led the main players in wealth management to focus more on how to increase their share of money from their existing customers, according to Kasikornbank, the leader in the high-net-worth-indivi


Obama: We’re All for the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

The administration was dealt an embarrassing political blow when the U.K., Germany, France and a host of other Western nations snubbed requests by Washington officials to sit out membership in the AIIB amid questions over the new institution’s stand