Category Archives: Banking Industry Related

Bitcoin is for real

It is my opinion now that the future of Bitcoin is here to stay, notwithstanding the nonsense that some Asian regulators have been mumbling recently, notwithstanding the self serving comments that the rather devious @Jaime Dimon @JPMorgan has been spouting … Continue reading…

Personalities who will shape China’s regulatory reforms: Watch Guo Shuqing

A narrative that is not being discussed on the recent crackdown of several companies, including Anbang, Fosun, Wanda, HNA and Li Yonghong’s Rossoneri in China, is the regulator that drove the entire episode. In addition, how will that shape the … Continue reading…

Chat with Tang Ning, founder of Creditease, world’s largest P2P lender who wants to be a full service wealth player

I have been spending a lot time building my understanding of the peer-to-peer industry. You will be seeing some of my thinking coming through in the completely revamped The Asian Banker's Future of Finance Summit 2017 in June. In December … Continue reading…

Meilin, you didn’t say goodbye

Dear Meilin,
When I heard the news, my first instinct was to text you. This is a bad joke to start the year with, and a quick reply from you would have got that out of the way. We had half … Continue reading…

Let’s kill core banking!

I gave a speech recently challenging banks to give up their traditional notion of "core banking" during the Huawei Connect Summit 2016. Click below to watch the video of my speech and click here to read the transcript.

 
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Postcard from Beijing – on poor choices that might shape the future

Notes from my conversations and observations in Beijing this week:
There is a considerable degree of desperateness at more levels of government to do something about the impact of the slowing economy than ever before. Even banks traditional incomes are falling, … Continue reading…