The sector is ready to overhaul its technology infrastructure to meet tougher regulatory obligations, reports Wolters Kluwer.
China’s government expects trade with countries within the initiative to grow from the current figure of US$1 trillion to US$2.5 trillion within five years.
Global insurance M&A deals were at a three-year low in 2016, with 12 of the top 20 biggest deals involving Asian acquirers.
This year’s Global Business and Spending Outlook from American Express finds North American executives are by far the most upbeat on growth prospects.
A survey of the country’s internet users finds that over 70% no longer use cash for day-to-day purchases.
Careful planning means that the benefits innovation and digitisation can be extended to include the economically marginalised and not only those within the formal financial system.
The fifth Supply Chain Finance Summit, held in Singapore earlier this month, focused on the factors shaping the region’s supply chain finance.
The region’s consumers are steadily giving up their reliance on notes, coins and cheque books, but not all corporates are making similar progress.
The Swiss group’s revelation of a US$100m loss at its South Korean subsidiary could be just one example of “a ticking time bomb”, claims Bottomline Technologies.
Preparing for the technology of the future means radically rethinking the way companies employ it today. That was a central message from this month’s EmTech Asia 2017 conference in Singapore.