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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. 

Taiwan’s economy helps banks to strong results

June 18, 2021

Taiwan’s banks have performed well in the rankings, after the government’s fast response to the pandemic and a tech boom led to GDP growth. 

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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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Philippine banks squeezed as Covid-19 ravages economy

June 11, 2021

Weak credit growth and rising non-performing loans among concerns, as authorities struggle to get virus under control.

Rebounding economy boosts scaled-down Australian banks

June 7, 2021

The country’s leading banks have endured a tricky period following a series of misconduct cases.

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Exports surge bolsters South Korean banks

June 4, 2021

As growth rebounds, central bank may look at raising rates which could boost bank profits, but add to household debt risks.

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