Singapore sharpens focus on data and IT systems
Following the theft of a large number of clients' bank statements, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is in the process of reviewing Standard Chartered Bank's investigation report, to determine whether regulatory action against the bank is warranted
Getting greater visibility on the business
Ian Whitehouse of QlikView's Hong Kong partner, Velocity Business Solutions, talks about what the firm offers and the value it provides for clients given their challenges around transparency of data.
A growing need for technology in professional services
Stelios Iakovides of InfoScreen looks at the relatively limited engagement of technology by professional services firms in Asia to date, and explains what is needed to improve the situation.
InfoScreen's approach to growth in Asia
Stelios Iakovides of InfoScreen talks about what the firm offers, the value for clients, as well as its strategy in Asia.
Inside Vermilion Software
Simon Cornwell of Vermilion Software discusses the firm's strategy, value proposition and plans for its business in Asia.
Improving the process of trading physical gold
Seamus Donoghue of Allocated Bullion Solutions discusses his firm's solutions and initiatives for trading physical gold to make the process more transparent and efficient.
Bank of Singapore enhances trading infrastructure
Bank of Singapore has selected low-latency connectivity and trading solutions provider Ullink to enhance the bank's trading infrastructure.
Why Software-as-a-Service is the way forward in Asia
Mahesh Bulchandani of FinIQ describes the benefits of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), highlighting how such solutions are designed to meet banks' regulatory requirements, and why they're relevant for Asian clients.
How banking technology is shaping wealth management
Andrew Au of AG Delta discusses the application of banking technologies in wealth management today, and the impact of "Generation Y" bankers on the client experience of the future.
Solution Providers appoints new managing director in Singapore
Solution Providers has appointed Yves Roesti as managing director in Singapore.
Using technology to better the client experience
While people will remain central to the advisory process for clients, wealth managers can leverage technology to enhance the client experience. Panelists at the Asian Wealth Management Forum 2013 in Singapore in late September discussed ways to deliver value to end-clients through incorporating technology into their processes.
Singapore to raise standards in financial technology
Singapore Management University (SMU) has launched a first-of-its-kind academy to provide training programmes targeted at the financial services IT segment.
Making effective use of big data analytics
Bert-Jan van Essen of Dragon Wealth explains the value of peer group behaviour in giving better investment recommendations - based on client needs.
AG Delta appoints global technology chief
AG Delta has appointed Mok Chung Wing as global chief technology officer (CTO) - with group-wide responsibilities including the technical roadmap, architecture design, software research and development, infrastructure and support, and relationships with technology partners.
Avaloq launches new software delivery tool
Avaloq has formerly launched what it calls its Avaloq Delivery Tool - a first-of-its-kind in the core banking market.
DST client event shows desire for investment data solutions
An upmarket cocktail reception hosted by DST Global Solutions in Hong Kong last week showed that Asian wealth and asset managers are looking to position themselves to better handle investment data.
The changing nature of fees, technology and the RM
Sebastian Dovey of Scorpio Partnership discusses changing fee structures, margins, and the growing influence of technology in wealth management - and what this means for the relationship manager.
Compliance solutions: an automated future?
Building and implementing technology solutions isn't easy for wealth management firms in Asia. However, long-term, opting for automated systems will enable the business to both cut costs and generate more revenue, according to practitioners at a lunchtime discussion co-hosted by Hubbis and Omgeo in Singapore in mid-September.
IndusInd bank mandates IBM in customer communications
Mumbai-based IndusInd Bank is working with IBM to try to deepen customer relationships by delivering personalised, location-based recommendations and offers in real time.
Advancing banking technology in India
Atul Gupta of Orbis talks about his company and the services it offers, as well as discussing his relationship with Pershing and the role Orbis plays in facilitating technology advancement in India.
SOFGEN completes T24 upgrade at Jih Sun Bank
Jih Sun Bank has completed a major release upgrade project, advancing the Taiwanese bank's Temenos T24 core platform five versions from R5 to R10.
Business solutions drive technology priorities
Memo Dener, chief executive officer of axeed, explains to Hubbis why technology vendors need to focus on business requirements to drive the solutions they create.
SunGard expands corporate actions presence in Asia
SunGard has expanded its XSP business to build a presence in Singapore to address increasing complexity and volumes of corporate actions in Asia Pacific.
New Infosys solution to power personalised advisory services
Infosys has launched a new wealth management solution that allows banks to quickly introduce new products and services, such as financial planning and investment products, along with traditional retail banking services.
Agility and mobility hold key to technology success
SOFGEN's Patrick Enjalbal, general manager in Asia Pacific, and Ralph Chicktong, director business development, explain to Hubbis the significance of communication channels, mobility, and compliance as banks in Asia try to tackle the various technology-related challenges they face.
Back office infrastructure as a real differentiator
Marcello Bertoli, global marketing director at Omgeo, explains the growing importance of the right systems and processes to ensure operational efficiency in maintaining sound risk management in private banking in Asia.
Finnova adds to product software suite
Swiss banking software provider Finnova is expanding its portfolio of solutions by taking advantage of its strategic partnerships with other industry leaders.
How to get client-focused materials right
Urs Tanner of Assentis Technologies discusses the different client communication tools and products which can help wealth management organisations stand out.
The increasing need to embrace technology
Mario A. Bassi of Solution Providers explains the role of technology, including social media and online communications, for wealth managers and organisations today.
Inside CLS Communication
Doris Albisser of CLS Communication explains the main products and services of the organisation, as well as the value proposition it offers clients.