A Majority of Bankers Think Singapore's Immediate Payments Will Have a Positive Effect
The vast majority (93%) of bankers from leading Asian financial institutions believe that Singapore’s Immediate Payments will have a positive effect on their own businesses, according to a poll by Fundtech, a global transaction banking solutions company.
The survey of nearly 50 bankers found that bankers see the potential for Immediate Payments to drive new bank service-fee revenue from both consumers and businesses. The survey also found that:
Colin Klipin, former Barclays vice chairman of global payments, said: “In a real-time world it is only natural that payment systems keep up with the pace of business. The availability of Immediate Payments will have a positive effect on those Asia-Pacific economies that adopt such a scheme.”