Blog Entries and Commentaries

Building the regional retail business – StanChart

Small talk from a business lunch conversation
The question was asked as to the differences between the changes taking place in StanChart and Citigroup’s retail businesses in the Asia Pacific region.
I thought that the skill sets that StanChart was … Continue reading…

On January meetings with Chinese bank CEOs: ICBC a

Dear Wan Ching
I was taken by surprise when ICBC chairman Jiang Jianqing told me just before the Lunar New Year holidays that his bank, China�s largest, would be ready for a listing by the end of this year. … Continue reading…