Fintech and digitalisation as growth drivers of China’s securities industry

KPMG report highlights institutions embrace digital transformation in the face of increased competition. Capital market reforms are presenting opportunities for Mainland China’s securities industry, with companies that embrace fintech and digitalisation best positioned for long-term growth, according to KPMG analysis. The 15th annual Mainland China Securities Survey analyses the industry…

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Fraud risk to rise, despite move away from remote working

Traditionally a year or two passes before a fraud is identified. Australian businesses believe the risk of fraud will increase this year, despite an expected move away from the widespread remote working which left them more open to being a victim, a KPMG Forensic survey has revealed. KPMG’s survey of…

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Digital wealth management in APAC

Developing efficient digital capabilities to cater to mass markets. Both traditional Asian banks and top foreign banks in the Asia Pacific region are experiencing growing competition from two types of technologically advanced players. One is the emerging WealthTech firms that are developing advanced B2B and B2C digital solutions, while the…

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2030: The new reality for financial services

What does 2030 look like for financial services? By 2030 the financial services landscape looks fundamentally different to what it did ten years ago. Digital transformation, evolving customer expectations and new entrants have long been disruptive forces in the financial services landscape. However, the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the speed of…

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Going digital, faster to address key areas hurt by COVID-19

Organisations are investing heavily in technology to address immediate concerns. Pre-COVID-19, private and public organisations were on a journey towards a digital business model, travelling at varying speeds. But the scale of the pandemic has forced a dramatic acceleration, both in the speed of change and the required investment in…

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CIOs in Asia expect budget increase post COVID

Remote working and cyber attacks prompt further technology investments Entering 2020, investment in technology had remained at an all-time high; 55 per cent of technology leaders had received a budget increase, driven by the need for operational efficiencies, customer engagement and developing new products and services, states the recent 2020 Harvey…

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Hong Kong’s smart city goals needs technology

Effective governance, smart infrastructure and technology can be used to address infrastructure issues in Hong Kong Continued development of Hong Kong’s technology infrastructure is a critical factor for it to become a smart city by 2030. According to the recent Future Hong Kong 2030 survey report by KPMG China in cooperation…

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