SBI continues to blaze its UK trail

As his three-year term as State Bank of India's regional head for the UK draws to a close, Mrutyunjay Mahapatra talks to Stefania Palma about SBI's regional expansion, regulatory developments and the importance of emerging markets and their banks to the UK.

Kazakhstan turns a page

Kazakhstan's banks turn a page

With consolidation under way, non-performing loans finally showing a downward trend and banks readying for the implementation of Basel III, Kazakhstan’s banking sector finally appears to be in recovery mode after a difficult period.

Takehiko Nakao

Liveable, clean, green and resilient: reshaping Asia’s booming cities

Better urban planning, being cleaner, greener and more resilient, and sourcing more innovative financing are needed if Asia's cities are to cope with and benefit from a rapid phase of urbanisation, says the Asian Development Bank president Takehiko Nakao.

Asean crossed paths

The Asean Economic Community's many layers

Progress towards the integration of the economic community of the Association of South-east Asian Nations in 2015 has been impressive, but challenges remain as member countries attempt to bring together very different values. 

Stanchart helps Vietnam tap rarity value

Stanchart helps Vietnam tap rarity value

Vietnam’s third trip to the international bond markets in a decade became one of the most oversubscribed Asian bond offerings ever.

Reform needed in 2015

Genuine economic reforms will be vital to offset growing volatility in emerging markets.

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Trading up: Bombay Stock Exchange's growth path

In the recent past, Bombay Stock Exchange has achieved considerable growth both in terms of the volume and diversification of its listings. But, according to its president and CEO, Ashish Kumar Chauhan, the exchange still has a long way to go.

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Top 100 banks in China: defying the slowdown

Chinese banks are the strongest and most profitable in the world, but they have to deal with a serious economic slowdown.

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2014: the year of banks behaving badly

Growing geopolitical risk and the rising toll of misconduct fines overshadowed what should have been a year of strengthening economic recovery.

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Citi rides the Asian tiger

With global expansion focused on the Asia-Pacific region, Citi is uniquely positioned to take advantage of this growth, with its long presence in the region. Its chief executive in the region talks to Stefania Palma.

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