• China's Millennials

    China's Millennials

    Never before has China had a demographic so demanding, especially with regards to what they expect from their financial services providers. In this report, done in conjunction with The Disruption House, we look at Chinese millennial attitudes toward financial services. Read More
  • A new research report from Kapronasia: Blockchain for Banking in India

    A new research report from Kapronasia: Blockchain for Banking in India

    Our latest report looks at blockchain technology and examines the potential impact on one of the world's largest financial industries. Read More
  • Kapronasia opens India office as part of continued regional expansion

    Kapronasia opens India office as part of continued regional expansion

    We are pleased to announce that on April 4th, Kapronasia opened a new office in the heart of New Delhi expanding our research and consulting footprint to India. Read More
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Latest Reports

Blockchain for Banking in India
The potential of blockchain to improve the functioning of the banking system in India is significant. This report outlines some potential benefits that will accrue to the banking sector.
China’s Millennials Report
China's Millennials are demanding, especially from their banks and what they expect from financial services. In this report, Kapronasia in conjunction with The Disruption House analyzes Chinese millennial attitudes toward financial services.
201601-Kapronasia-China-banking-trends-2016
Innovation has given China’s consumers an unprecedented choice of financial products and services at their fingertips. In this report we look at what happened in banking fintech in 2015 and what to expect in 2016.

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On May 6th, the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) changed its policy for investors in the interbank bond market. These modified regulations will open up the market to new types of investors including asset managers, housing provident funds, pension funds and charities.

Global payments operator Fortumo and India’s Reliance Communications (RCOM) have launched direct carrier billing where RCOM’s customers can purchase digital content and games by charging the payments to their mobile bill or mobile prepaid account. Reliance customers can now enjoy a host of digital entertainment content on the move on their mobile devices, across movies, music, games and live TV, starting from just Rs. 10 (15 cents) for 1 day of access, all by paying through their mobile postpaid bill and mobile prepaid account.

For nearly 30 years, India’s double taxation avoidance agreement (DTAA) with Mauritius came in handy for investors to route money through ‘shell’ companies based out of the island nation. These investors saved on capital gains tax liabilities in Mauritius which does not impose these taxes on off-shore entities. A similar treaty exists with Singapore. As a consequence, India receives half of its FDI from just two countries: Mauritius (34%) and Singapore (16%).

Friday, May 20th was the first day when foreign commercial banks were allowed to trade yuan on the recently opened inter-bank forex market. The first batch of the banks will be able to trade both spot RMB and derivatives.