CBA bolsters China strategy with RMB licence
The Commonwealth Bank has been granted authorisation for a Renminbi licence, enabling it to expand trade and investment for clients doing business in mainland China.
“Our clients can already open RMB accounts, settle trades in RMB and enjoy executing RMB electronically using our CommBiz Markets platform with single sign on settlements capability,” said CBA executive general manager, international institutional banking and markets, James Rickward.
“The RMB licence increases our ability to deliver holistic tailored solutions that maximise business opportunities and minimise risk for our cross-border clients.”
CBA opened its first institutional banking branch in China in 2010, followed by a second branch in Beijing in 2013.