Global banks step up Hong Kong investment on closer China ties

July 27, 2021

Citigroup, Standard Chartered and HSBC bet that new opportunities in mainland China will outweigh damage to Hong Kong’s status as a global financial centre.

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Asia’s tax issues come into sharp focus

July 21, 2021

Tax hikes may be a speedy route to economic recovery in the Asean region.

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Time for China's economy to change

July 12, 2021

China faces some difficult questions if it is to continue enjoying high levels of economic growth post-pandemic. 

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State of play: India’s banks in 2021

July 12, 2021

As they come through the pandemic, India’s large public sector banks are completing mergers with smaller banks, while both public and private sector banks are expanding their digital offerings.

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China’s capital markets enter next phase

June 29, 2021

The continued opening up of China’s capital markets comes with both risks and rewards for international investors. 

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Economic rethink needed to boost China’s growth

June 29, 2021

China needs to change more than its two-child policy if it is to revive its former stellar performance.

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China’s banks build for a new future

June 29, 2021

China’s banks have proved irrepressible during the pandemic because of their robust structure and the country's rapid response to the economic impact of Covid-19.

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Digitisation helps Indian banks to survive pandemic stresses

June 23, 2021

India’s banks have continued to evolve during the Covid-19 crisis, leading to hopes of a quick bounceback. 

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China’s CBDC rollout gathers momentum

June 16, 2021

The People’s Bank of China has set up a joint venture with Swift, and has conducted experiments with other central banks.

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A lesson in adapting from Asian banks

June 16, 2021

Asian banks have met a range of pandemic-related challenges with notable resilience.

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