Category Archives: Banking Industry Related

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…

Gregg Gibb, Lufax and trends taking shape in the fastest growing P2P lenders….

The following are some of the points I am learning from my conversations with various  peer-to-peer lenders – most recently with Gregg Gibb, the CEO of the Shanghai-based #Lufax (which stands for  Lujiazui Financial Exchange), arguably the world’s largest and … Continue reading…

Standard Chartered: “A failure of franchise”

Standard Chartered Bank is broken. It was breaking up in full view over the past few years, except that it was not in the way that analysts think about banks. The worst is yet to come, but I thought I … Continue reading…