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Vietnamese encouraged to use internet banking services

Vietnamese encouraged to use internet banking services | Banking in Emerging markets | Scoop.it
Ro Ech Ech @ vntimes.info
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Vietnam is a potential market for internet banking services, as there is only 22 percent of its population that possesses bank accounts, said the Vietnam...

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Africa’s High Growth Makes It a Private Equity Target

Africa’s High Growth Makes It a Private Equity Target | Banking in Emerging markets | Scoop.it

“Private equity firms are seeking out the highest-growth sectors in Africa’s consumer shift from homemade and handcrafted goods to mass-consumer items.”


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NAB happy with core banking transformation as profits rise - ZDNet

NAB happy with core banking transformation as profits rise - ZDNet | Banking in Emerging markets | Scoop.it
The Age NAB happy with core banking transformation as profits rise ZDNet During the year, the company invested AU$200 million in software related to its new NextGen core banking platform, and launched the first products to be based on NextGen: The...
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Why do Partnerships in Mobile Financial Services Struggle? | CGAP

Why do Partnerships in Mobile Financial Services Struggle? | CGAP | Banking in Emerging markets | Scoop.it
Mobile financial services implementations are structurally complex, and success can depend on building commercial partnerships between financial institutions, mobile network operators, agent network managers and service providers.
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Indian Banks to Drop on Record Yield Inversion: Chart of the Day - Bloomberg

Indian Banks to Drop on Record Yield Inversion: Chart of the Day - Bloomberg | Banking in Emerging markets | Scoop.it
Indian Banks to Drop on Record Yield Inversion: Chart of the Day
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The CHART OF THE DAY tracks the CNX Bank Index and India's yield curve. The inversion of the bond gauge since May 22, when Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S.
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South African bank Abil to sell retail arm, issue shares - Reuters Africa

South African bank Abil to sell retail arm, issue shares Reuters Africa JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - African Bank Investments said on Monday it would sell its furniture unit and raise cash in a rights offer, as the South African mass-market lender aims...
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Trillion Yuan Fled China Banks. You Won't Believe Where It Went - Forbes

Trillion Yuan Fled China Banks. You Won't Believe Where It Went - Forbes | Banking in Emerging markets | Scoop.it
Trillion Yuan Fled China Banks. You Won't Believe Where It Went
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China's Big Four banks lost 1 trillion yuan in deposits in the first three weeks of this month, with 700 billion yuan leaving in the first week alone.
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Jaiz Expands Islamic Banking Operations In Nigeria - Ventures Africa

Jaiz Expands Islamic Banking Operations In Nigeria - Ventures Africa | Banking in Emerging markets | Scoop.it
Jaiz Expands Islamic Banking Operations In Nigeria
Ventures Africa
VENTURES AFRICA – Nigerian non-interest lender Jaiz Bank has opened another branch in Kastina State, in the northern part of the country, increasing its number of branches to 10.
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Bitcoin Fuels Africa's Banking Revolution - AllAfrica.com

Bitcoin Fuels Africa's Banking Revolution - AllAfrica.com | Banking in Emerging markets | Scoop.it
Bitcoin Fuels Africa's Banking Revolution
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Mobile phone banking is already flourishing in Africa much more quickly than here in the UK. It is driven by widespread mobile phone use and the relative scarcity of banks.
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China central bank holds line on shadow banking as rates spike

China central bank holds line on shadow banking as rates spike | Banking in Emerging markets | Scoop.it
SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - China's central bank faced down the country's cash-hungry banks on Friday, letting interest rates again spike to extraordinary levels as it increases the pressure on the banks...
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In a sign of the problems Beijing is trying to tackle, shadow-market lending has contributed to a sharp decline in the dividend the economy gets for each yuan of credit extended.

In 2008, only 22 yuan in corporate fundraising -- mostly in the form of borrowing -- was required to produce 100 yuan worth of economic output, according to a Reuters calculation based on central bank data. By the first quarter of this year, 52 yuan was required for the same amount of output.

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China: Massive Credit Bubble Fueled By Shadow Banking And Securitization ... - Forbes

China: Massive Credit Bubble Fueled By Shadow Banking And Securitization ... - Forbes | Banking in Emerging markets | Scoop.it
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'Leaked' memo warns Iran could lose control over banking system - Al-Arabiya

'Leaked' memo warns Iran could lose control over banking system - Al-Arabiya | Banking in Emerging markets | Scoop.it
'Leaked' memo warns Iran could lose control over banking system Al-Arabiya Iran's financial institutions are on the “verge of bankruptcy” and the country could lose “control over the banking system,” the country' s Supreme National Security Council...
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Regulators Turn Up Heat Over Bank Fees - Wall Street Journal- India

Regulators Turn Up Heat Over Bank Fees - Wall Street Journal- India | Banking in Emerging markets | Scoop.it
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Afrographique (Mobile Payments in Africa. Data via the Pew...)

Afrographique (Mobile Payments in Africa. Data via the Pew...) | Banking in Emerging markets | Scoop.it

“Mobile Payments in Africa. Data via the Pew Research Centre, 2013. (“@melindagates: Who's using mobile money? Chart breaks down mobile money in #Africa.”


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Comment: Islamic finance is powering Britain's economy - Politics.co.uk

Comment: Islamic finance is powering Britain's economy - Politics.co.uk | Banking in Emerging markets | Scoop.it
Comment: Islamic finance is powering Britain's economy Politics.co.uk The prime minister has realised that "Islamic finance is growing 50% faster than traditional banking and when global Islamic investments are set to grow to £1.3 trillion by 2014,...
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Mobile phones lift banking reach in Kenya to 67 pct of adults - Reuters

Mobile phones lift banking reach in Kenya to 67 pct of adults - Reuters | Banking in Emerging markets | Scoop.it
Mobile phones lift banking reach in Kenya to 67 pct of adults Reuters NAIROBI Oct 31 (Reuters) - Mobile phone-based money transfer services helped raise the percentage of Kenyan adults with access to banking services to 66.7 percent this year from...
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Yes Bank Loses Almost Half Its Market Value on India Rate Surge - Bloomberg

Yes Bank Loses Almost Half Its Market Value on India Rate Surge - Bloomberg | Banking in Emerging markets | Scoop.it
Yes Bank Loses Almost Half Its Market Value on India Rate Surge
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GTB Commences Account Opening Via Facebook - News Nest

GTB Commences Account Opening Via Facebook - News Nest | Banking in Emerging markets | Scoop.it
The Bank remains the leading Nigerian financial services provider in the social media space with over 1.3 Million followers on Facebook alone, the largest following for any Nigerian company. With Social Banking, Guaranty Trust Bank plc has ...
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MENACORP builds up UAE's largest brokerage team | MENA Corp ...

MENACORP builds up UAE's largest brokerage team | MENA Corp ... | Banking in Emerging markets | Scoop.it
The premier financial services group now has the largest brokerage force in the country and one of the largest in the MENA region. The Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority requires a minimum of two brokers per ...
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IPC Systems Announces Unigy Platform Installation at the National Bank of Abu ... - Zawya (registration) (press release)

IPC Systems Announces Unigy Platform Installation at the National Bank of Abu ... - Zawya (registration) (press release) | Banking in Emerging markets | Scoop.it
IPC Systems Announces Unigy Platform Installation at the National Bank of Abu ...
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Breaking: Egyptian startups stranded by HSBC account closures - Wamda

Breaking: Egyptian startups stranded by HSBC account closures - Wamda | Banking in Emerging markets | Scoop.it
Breaking: Egyptian startups stranded by HSBC account closures Wamda “Based on the above, I am sorry to advise that you will no longer qualify for business banking services from HSBC and we will need to close your account with us.” HSBC says it will...
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Access Bank adjudged Ghana's “Best Growing Bank” - Myjoyonline.com

Access Bank adjudged Ghana's “Best Growing Bank” - Myjoyonline.com | Banking in Emerging markets | Scoop.it
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Access Bank adjudged Ghana's “Best Growing Bank”
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... industry ranking in profitability and branch network.
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Mobile Banking Game-Changer in Ethiopia - AllAfrica.com

Mobile Banking Game-Changer in Ethiopia - AllAfrica.com | Banking in Emerging markets | Scoop.it
Mobile Banking Game-Changer in Ethiopia
AllAfrica.com
New regulations will bring m-banking to Ethiopian consumers, but limits on the companies involved and how transactions must be managed could slow growth.
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Singapore Punishes 20 Banks in Benchmark Rate Review - CNBC.com

Singapore Punishes 20 Banks in Benchmark Rate Review - CNBC.com | Banking in Emerging markets | Scoop.it
Singapore Punishes 20 Banks in Benchmark Rate Review CNBC.com The city state's banking and market associations also unveiled reforms of how banks will set the benchmarks, including basing some of them on actual trades rather than estimates...
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Advancing Financial Inclusion on the Global Stage: CFSI ...

Advancing Financial Inclusion on the Global Stage: CFSI ... | Banking in Emerging markets | Scoop.it
Around the world, Visa is driving financial inclusion and increasing financial literacy among the underserved through our products, services and network; strategic partnerships and educational programs.
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