Latest Intelligence on Life and Pensions in Asia-Pacific

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ResearchWire
ResearchWire

Wealth management: Japan has the most rising stars

Published By Datamonitor
03 May 2002
CommentWire
CommentWire

UK finance: AMPlifying the message

Published By Datamonitor
11 Dec 2000
CommentWire
CommentWire

TCS/Pearl Group: a recipe for Indian BPO on British soil

It was announced recently that negotiations are at an advanced stage for Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), to take over the operation of life and pensions administration for the closed book portfolio of UK-based insurer Pearl Group. The deal involves the transfer of existing Pearl non-IT staff to TCS and marks a significant watershed in the UK's outsourcing market.

Published By Datamonitor
26 Oct 2005
Expert View
Expert View

Taming the dragon

China is a country that is in the limelight at the moment - nearly all banks and insurers want to 'tame the dragon' and gain from entering one of the world's largest and fastest-growing financial services markets. However, regional economics, divergent customer preferences and unstable growth patterns within China will all make it tricky. Datamonitor's Simon Pearse maps out the route...

Published By Datamonitor
16 Nov 2002
CommentWire
CommentWire

Standard Chartered: quietly happy

Some commentators think that Standard Chartered's dual listing exercise was a failure - but they're wrong. The bank has achieved the primary aim of its listing: commitment and control transfer to Asia. The company is now in a very good position to expand into booming, regulator-dominated Asia-Pacific markets such as mainland China.

Published By Datamonitor
31 Oct 2002
CommentWire
CommentWire

Standard Chartered: coming out of its corner fighting

With its core markets floundering, China looks to be an attractive option for UK-based banking group Standard Chartered. However, the $1,259 billion market has hidden obstacles that could limit the banks success in the region. It will not be easy for Standard Chartered to achieve its targeted 20% return on equity.

Published By Datamonitor
22 Feb 2002
ResearchWire
ResearchWire

Savings & investments: China to grow at 11.8%

Published By Datamonitor
21 Mar 2002
CommentWire
CommentWire

Pearl: axing direct sales

The UK business of Australian financial services company AMP is set for a radical restructuring programme and unfortunately this includes up to 1,000 job losses from Pearl's doorstep sales force. AMP's expansion strategy in the UK has come up against a number of difficulties, and Pearl's current CEO Andrew Mohl admits that aggressive expansion was a mistake.

Published By Datamonitor
03 Dec 2002
CommentWire
CommentWire

Mycal: the sun sets, but also rises

Published By Datamonitor
14 Sep 2001
CommentWire
CommentWire

MLHSBC: wrong time, wrong place

MLHSBC has entered the market at a bad time. Even the huge resources of its parent banks can't bring customers in the short term, given the market downturn. If the venture is to succeed eventually, it will need to make more of its differentiating advantages by expanding its branch-based operations.

Published By Datamonitor
08 Nov 2001

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