Standard Chartered Malaysia managing director and CEO Abrar A. Anwar believes that a long-term relationship with its clients begin with understanding the customer’s needs, instead of products and pricing.
However, for Chinese financiers, developers and multilateral development financial institutions, this will offer further opportunities to make money from the continent.
Gupta, 58, spoke on the sidelines of a Bloomberg forum in Singapore, where participants are debating the economic and commercial effects of trade friction stemming from the Trump administration’s policies.
Global KPMG study of 25,000 consumers reveals that we are embracing new technology, but are concerned with the types of data held by businesses.
As the wealthy target greater investment diversification and as business owners hand over the reins to successors, family offices are sprouting in the Asian financial hubs, taking advantage of incentives such as tax breaks and residency being offered.
The study also said there is still "substantial" white space for the Islamic finance industry to develop, in particular through a closer alignment to the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and broadening access to private