Opinion on Financial Services in Taiwan

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CommentWire
CommentWire

CitiGold: life, but not as we know it

The $950 billion mass affluent market in Asia-Pacific is vastly underserved. Indeed, in CitiGold's target markets of Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan and Malaysia, HSBC's Premier service is the only serious rival. The US giant has beaten HSBC before in the wealth management market, and it looks set to do it again.

Published By Datamonitor
21 Nov 2001
CommentWire
CommentWire

Taiwanese banking: get them while they're hot

The Cathay-United deal is a signal that consolidation in Taiwanese banking is beginning to gain momentum. Despite the size of the deal, there is still plenty of room for consolidation in Taiwan. Depressed asset values within a sizable savings and investment market suggest that Taiwanese banks are value for money; the time for 'courting' is now.

Published By Datamonitor
15 Aug 2002
CommentWire
CommentWire

Taiwanese credit cards: fool's gold

In an intensely competitive market, any attempt by FSIs to build market share is understandable, however blind issuance of credit cards could do more harm than good. Taiwanese FSIs should learn from the lessons of regional peers and increase the quality of borrowers rather than just the number of cards issued.<BR />

Published By Datamonitor
12 Mar 2003
Expert View
Expert View

China UnionPay takes another step forward in East Asia

The Taiwanese government has approved the use of China UnionPay (CUP) cards to make online purchases from Taiwanese vendors. Following an earlier agreement which approved the use of CUP cards at the point of sale, card holders will now be able to purchase goods and services from both bricks and mortar shops in Taiwan and from their online equivalents.

Published By Datamonitor
20 Jan 2012
Expert View
Expert View

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
Expert View
Expert View

Taiwan's wealth management market is rising in affluence, making it a rewarding target

A new Datamonitor report has found that the Taiwanese wealth management market will grow significantly over the next few years. Although still developing the market is rising in affluence, making it a challenging yet rewarding market in which to compete. In particular, there are opportunities for new entrants, as onshore clients in Taiwan appear not to be properly accommodated by existing players.

Published By Datamonitor
03 Apr 2012
Expert View
Expert View

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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Expert View

Taiwan's growth as a wealth hub fueled by renminbi

Taiwan's growing importance as a renminbi offshore center is making the country an attractive target market for wealth management providers.

Published By Datamonitor
09 Apr 2013

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