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Stable growth outlook for APAC's retail banking industry over the next four years
Date: Apr 05, 2017   |   Author: Wendy Weng | Research Note
The gross retail banking income for the Asia Pacific region is expected to see a stable growth, while retail banking performance will continue to vary across the region. Banks in most markets have been facing downward pressure on their retail profitability amid the complex and constantly evolving operating environment.
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Bank of Thailand looks to SME banking sector to make up for declining corporate financing
Date: Jul 01, 2015   |   Author: Research | Research Note
Industry loan growth in Thailand has been tepid since 2014 and Asian Banker Research expects total industry loans will only grow in between 6% to 8% in 2015 compared to a CAGR of 10% between 2009 and 2013.
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VIDEO: “I think the biggest competitors are non-bank institutions”
Date: May 05, 2015   |   Author: The Banking Conversation | Interviews
Li Zhenxi, chairman, Baoshang Bank, discusses strength in the small and micro business communities, competing internationally and solving the profitability problem for small banks.
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"The best time to establish regulation is when you’re in a good position"
Date: Dec 12, 2014   |   Author: Editorial | Interviews
HE AbdulAziz Al Ghurair, chairman of the UAE Banks Federation and CEO of Mashreq Bank discusses role of the UAE Banks Federation, building the bank, and sustaining family-run businesses.

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