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CXA Group’s Koo: “We are the tech company that enables banks to change”
Date: May 22, 2019   |   Author: Foo Boon Ping | Interview
Rosaline Chow Koo, founder and CEO of CXA Group, discussed the next phase of growth for the online flexible benefits and healthcare platform as it seeks to dramatically increase its active user base by targeting enterprise customers of its strategic partners. Koo will be speaking at the Future of Finance Summit 2019.
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SGG Group emerges as IQ-EQ in global rebranding exercise
Date: Mar 29, 2019   |   Author: Foo Boon Ping | Current Account
SGG Group, the global investor services group which has over the past two years acquired five leading industry companies to achieve its global growth ambitions, has decided to launch a new name, visual identity and corporate website to become IQ-EQ
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Asia-Pacific, led by China, will drive the growth of usage-based insurance
Date: Mar 18, 2019   |   Author: Foo Boon Ping | Trendwatch
China has from 2010, become the world’s largest automobile market with more than 20 million new cars registered annually, reaching over 25 million in 2018, and will hit over 33 million vehicles by 2025
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PingJia Technology's Li: "We are poised to drive usage-based insurance adoption in China"
Date: Mar 15, 2019   |   Author: Foo Boon Ping | Interview
Insurance telematics solution provider aims to leverage the huge automobile market and high rate of smartphone penetration to grow usage-based insurance in the country
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SGG ponders multi-brand global expansion strategy
Date: Mar 06, 2019   |   Author: Foo Boon Ping | Current Account
Recent major acquisitions help Luxemburg-based investor services and fund administrator firm, SGG Group, to expand across the world
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CTBC Bank's Tung: “About half of our income will come from overseas”
Date: Feb 19, 2019   |   Author: Foo Boon Ping | Interviews
Chairman of Taiwan’s CTBC Bank, Chao-Chin Tung, discusses the bank’s ambitious plan to be the leading player in the domestic market and a global champion. He gave an update on the progress of the bank’s overseas expansion, its continuing digital transformation and focus on regulatory compliance
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Asia Pacific banks headed for darker skies in 2019
Date: Feb 18, 2019   |   Author: Foo Boon Ping | Trendwatch
Conditions will be more challenged and unpredictable in the year ahead for Asia-Pacific banks as darker skies loom over trade tensions and economic conditions.
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Deutsche Bank's Lynne: "It is a question of scale"
Date: Dec 26, 2018   |   Author: Foo Boon Ping | Interviews
David Lynne, Deutsche Bank’s new head of global transaction banking in Asia Pacific and country head of Singapore discussed his key priorities




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