Archive for 04


“You don’t want to see central banks being laden with objectives that they cannot fulfil”


“You don’t want to see central banks being laden with objectives that they cannot fulfil”

April 2015

Conversation with Alan Bollard, executive director, APEC, discussing challenges in New Zealand’s economy, multilateral partnerships and inflation targeting. If you do not see the video already displayed below, please select the alternative sites from the tabs here: Watch Video Access Audio


“I think the biggest competitors are non-bank institutions”


“I think the biggest competitors are non-bank institutions”

April 2015

Li Zhenxi, chairman, Baoshang Bank, discusses strength in the small and micro business communities, competing internationally and solving the profitability problem for small banks. If you do not see the video already displayed below, please select the alternative sites from the tabs here: Watch Video Access Audio


“Ethics is code of conduct; how you behave, your values”


“Ethics is code of conduct; how you behave, your values”

April 2015

Conversation with Tan Sri Dato’ Azman Hashim, Chairman, AmBank Group, on early days of the bank, the role of technology and ethics within the banking profession. If you do not see the video already displayed below, please select the alternative sites from the tabs here: Watch Video Access Audio


“Mobile is extremely important and influences everything we do”


“Mobile is extremely important and influences everything we do”

April 2015

Conversation with Matthias Kroner, Co-founder and CEO, FIDOR Bank, on a strong emphasis in financial technology, how web tools can help banks regain trust and competing in a traditional bank marketplace. If you do not see the video already displayed below, please select the alternative sites from the tabs here: Watch Video Access Audio


“The Federal Reserve is not the central bank of the world”


“The Federal Reserve is not the central bank of the world”

April 2015

Conversation with Gary Stern, former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, discusses the various approaches to monetary policy and underlying issues, ‘too big to fail’ syndrome and the inflation exaggeration. If you do not see the video already displayed below, please select the alternative sites from the tabs here: Watch Video Access Audio


“We try to break down the walls between what is business and what is humanity”


“We try to break down the walls between what is business and what is humanity”

April 2015

Conversation with Tim Kobe, Founder and CEO of Eight Inc., on working with Apple’s Steve Jobs, the essence of good design and reasons why customer experience fails to differentiate in banking. If you do not see the video already displayed below, please select the alternative sites from the tabs here: Watch Video Access Audio


“We must invest in education, research and innovation”


“We must invest in education, research and innovation”

April 2015

Conversation with Hans Eichel, former finance minister, Germany, on building a competitive economy, beginning a global economic government and creating productive assets. If you do not see the video already displayed below, please select the alternative sites from the tabs here: Watch Video Access Audio