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ASEAN banking scene takes shape

Malaysian banking groups CIMB, RHB Capital, and the Malaysian Banking Society are confirmed to be in three-way merger talks. The combined bank would be the largest player in Malaysia, eclipsing Maybank, the current market leader.

Published By Datamonitor
14 Jul 2014
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Asian autos: bleak times ahead

Published By Datamonitor
25 Sep 2001
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Brand-building key for Malaysian wealth managers

The significance of relationship managers' own contacts in acquiring new clients in Malaysia poses a challenge to private banks. To minimize this threat, effective brand-building and tailored customer engagement programs are critical.

Published By Datamonitor
01 Jul 2014
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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
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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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Education key for Malaysian investors

Low investor sophistication is preventing Malaysians from diversifying their assets and growing the local wealth management market. Investor education will be necessary to remedy the problem.

Published By Datamonitor
17 Apr 2014
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Hong Leong: Islamic bank to enhance Malaysia offerings

Hong Leong Bank has launched Hong Leong Islamic Bank in its home market, Malaysia, offering wealth management, personal financial services, capital markets products and structured finance. Considering that Malaysia is emerging as Asia-Pacific's Islamic banking center, Hong Leong is right to capitalize on its existing strength in this market.

Published By Datamonitor
21 Jul 2005
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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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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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