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Maybank aspires to capture greater share of wallet

Maybank is expanding its reach in the Malaysian market, targeting mass affluent clients with its ASPIRE brand. The predicted growth in mass affluent numbers means the move should prove to be lucrative.

Published By Datamonitor
19 Jul 2013
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Is VP Bank's repositioning in Asia the start of a trend?

VP Bank, a Liechtenstein-based bank that first entered Singapore in 2008, has decided not to continue its strategy of building a private banking presence in the region. Other foreign players will follow suit if they do not pursue opportunities in the less competitive secondary markets of Asia.

Published By Datamonitor
08 Oct 2012
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The Securities Commission Malaysia's new retail bonds and sukuk framework to boost local market

To facilitate a greater retail presence in local bond markets, the Securities Commission Malaysia has launched a retail bonds and sukuk framework to provide retail investors with direct access to locally issued bonds and sukuk. According to Datamonitor, the opening up of this market will see bonds growing the fastest of all assets classes in retail investors' portfolios over the next two years.

Published By Datamonitor
21 Sep 2012
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Maybank's Diamante program highlights the growing promise of the ASEAN region

Maybank has announced that it is rolling out a new program designed to provide a seamless experience for HNW clients no matter where they travel within the ASEAN region. The program demonstrates that not all strategies to grow in the Asian HNW market need focus on Greater China, and that the deepening integration and rising affluence of the ASEAN region represents an attractive market.

Published By Datamonitor
12 Mar 2012
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Number of millionaires in emerging Asian economies set to overtake Western Europe in 2013

According to Datamonitor statistics, the emerging Asia Pacific economies are set to have a greater number of millionaires than Western Europe by 2013. This largely results from the emergence of the Indian and Chinese economies, which have experienced significant export-driven growth. Internal demand is also becoming increasingly important, and is helping to increase the number of millionaires.

Published By Datamonitor
12 Mar 2012
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The Malaysian market may be small but it has a number of attractions

The Malaysian wealth market will never be as large as Asia Pacific's titans like Japan, nor can it boast the prodigious growth rates of China and India, but the market is fast becoming one that wealth managers need to take into account. Steady growth, an open economy, and a developing Islamic finance center give Malaysia a prominence in wealth management above what its current size may warrant.

Published By Datamonitor
20 Feb 2012
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Tesco looks to the East for growth but must not neglect the UK

Competitive pressures are mounting in Tesco's domestic market and with growth in the UK set to become far more subdued, aggressively pursuing growth in its Asian operations is a sensible strategy for the grocer. However, Tesco must ensure that the emerging avenues of growth in the UK are exploited to the same extent as those provided by the exciting opportunities in its key growth region.

Published By Datamonitor
24 Nov 2010
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New drinks review: too much choice won't give consumers a headache

Beer and coffee have not traditionally been associated with health giving properties, but this month's selection of new products from Productscan Online shows that this is about to change. Recent launches include a vitamin infused beer that is claimed to reduce hangovers, and an instant coffee which is marketed as containing more antioxidants than green tea.

Published By Datamonitor
24 Nov 2006
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Colgate-Palmolive: a clean break from southeast Asian detergents

The detergent market worldwide has seen greater consolidation in recent years, with many leading brands concentrated in the hands of a diminishing number of companies. By selling its detergent brands, Colgate is set to make a timely exit from a market in which high raw material costs and continual price competition are driving the need for large-scale production and greater efficiencies.

Published By Datamonitor
04 Jan 2006
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Contactless payment: Europe's forecourts are playing catch-up

In Malaysia and the US, credit card usage is high and, as a result, new payment technologies are flourishing. Advancements such as contactless payment have both positive and negative implications for the forecourt retailer. However, given the slow adoption of credit cards in some markets, it will be several years before Europe follows suit.

Published By Datamonitor
11 Nov 2005

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