Asiamoney issue one 2017: Contents

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India: Dealing with demonetization


Can the scrapping of notes used in the bulk of the nation’s cash transactions finally catapult India’s banking system into the 21st century?

    

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AIIB’s Jin Liqun: China’s internationalist

Can the rest of the world really accept that Jin Liqun’s AIIB is an apolitical organization formed only to help develop regional infrastructure?



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Deutsche's Steinmüller plots fightback

Putting a career transaction banker in charge of Deutsche Bank’s business in Asia sends out a statement. But of what, exactly?

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Editor's letter: Welcome to the new-look Asiamoney

INDIA


One country alone has closed the gender gap at the top of finance, and it’s Asia’s fastest-growing large economy.

The stockbroking supremo

Ashish Kumar Chauhan just floated the Bombay Stock Exchange. What’s next in his battle plans to best arch-rival the NSE?

India's best banks


MYANMAR


Yangon’s licensed commercial bankers are still waiting for regulators to implement reforms they hope will make the system fit for purpose.

Meet the millennial banker
Htoo Htet Tay Za is the modern and youthful face of banking in Myanmar. But does he have what it takes to make AGD Bank a success?

Myanmar's best banks


BANGLADESH


Central bank spills the beans

The extent of Bangladesh’s banks’ bad debts is an embarrassment. A handful of well-run private-sector banks are showing the way forward.

Brac goes back to its roots

CEO Selim Hussain has shaken up one of Bangladesh’s best-known banks by putting SMEs back at the heart of its lending policy.

Bangladesh's best banks


SRI LANKA


Building a bubble?

It’s boom time in Colombo’s property markets. Will the banks financing the building spree end up paying for it when the bubble bursts?

Diaspora shakes up finance

Private equity firms are bringing new money, expertise and fresh ideas to Colombo, hoping to rejuvenate Sri Lanka’s investment scene.

Sri Lanka's best banks


PAKISTAN


Pointing in the right direction

Confidence is rising in Pakistan as a surge in investor demand suggests the country’s latest period of growth will be sustainable.

CPEC drives infrastructure boost

China’s helping to improve Pakistan’s creaking infrastructure. What do the big projects mean for the country’s domestic banks?

Pakistan's best banks


ALSO IN THIS ISSUE


China Private Banking Awards

Customers are driving China’s wealth managers to new heights, rolling out innovative and sophisticated services.


China Investment Banking

Here are the firms and the deals that capital markets specialists rated the best in China in 2016.


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  • in-depth reports on the banking sectors of up to six countries in the region, in conjunction with awards for the best banks in each of them
  • interviews with leading bank chief executives and chairmen, as well as heads of state, finance ministers and central bank governors
  • profiles of the region’s leading investment banks
  • industry-defining benchmark surveys

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