ICBC

China’s city banks picking up momentum

August 1, 2022

While state-owned banks are making the headlines in the country ranking, the city banks are leading the way in performance. 

Nepal Rastra Banl

Nepal’s banks battle isolationism

July 29, 2022

Nepal’s banks appear resilient to the worst shocks of the pandemic, but there is discontent over a slow to change regulatory system, which is stifling growth.

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Nepal’s economy struggles with import dependence

July 28, 2022

Remittances from overseas workers comprise a significant portion of Nepal’s foreign currency reserves for this import-dependent country.

Maha Prasad Adhikari

Nepal's central bank governor confident FX pressures can be overcome

July 25, 2022

Maha Prasad Adhikari, governor of the central bank of Nepal, on the country’s current foreign exchange reserves crisis and the evolution of digital banking. 

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South Korean regulators prepare for turmoil

July 7, 2022

As the clouds darken over the global economy, South Korea’s financial regulators are bracing for a storm.

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China’s economy feels the pressure

July 6, 2022

The long shadow of Covid-19 is impacting China’s economy, as the country struggles to meet its ambitious growth targets. 

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Real estate crisis jeopardises China’s economic rebound

July 6, 2022

A turbulent year in China’s real estate sector has created unease in the domestic market.

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Advancing Asia’s crypto landscape

July 5, 2022

As a region that has long led the way in fintech innovation, Asia’s mature stance on crypto development is unsurprising. 

ICBC

China’s banking sector feels the strain

July 4, 2022

Although China’s banks have continued to show strong results in the Top 1000, there are signs of cracks emerging with continued economic pressure.

ICBC

China’s banks excel but economy stutters

July 4, 2022

While China’s biggest banks have held on to their places at the head of the Top 1000 ranking, the country’s economy is showing signs of strain. 

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