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It’s official – I can’t go on holiday anymore. Or at least, not if I want to keep up with all the interesting developments in digital payments. Vacation and business travel conspired to keep me out of the office for nearly 3 weeks and in that time, there were important announcements from Apple, Microsoft and […]

Jun 28th, 2012 | Filed under Banking, Retail Banking

Celent recently published a detailed case study on Easy by RHB, a leading retail bank in Malaysia seeking to grow market share in the large but under-banked Malaysian mass market. Celent was so impressed with its initiative that it awarded RHB Bank the Celent Model Bank of the Year award for 2012. Ernst & young […]

Jun 22nd, 2012 | Filed under Banking, Retail Banking

One of the things that I realised early on in my career is that a significant proportion of my friends or people I meet socially really don’t understand what I do for a job. After many differing attempts to explain it in different ways, I still invariably get asked what the best balance transfer rate […]

Jun 19th, 2012 | Filed under Banking, Corporate Banking, Retail Banking

Last Wednesday, Celent hosted its fifth annual Banking Innovation & Insight Day. We had a full house of energetic attendees, and a solid crew of dynamic panelists and presenters. After a brief welcome address we launched right into the agenda with a panel session on tablet banking. We did things a little differently this year, […]

Jun 18th, 2012 | Filed under Banking