China’s shadow banking sector pushed into the light

March 29, 2021

Beijing is looking to reduce the scope of risky shadow banking operations, yet the sector is vital to country's economy. 


EU-China trade agreement on shaky ground

March 26, 2021

A new investment deal may become a casualty of tit-for-tat sanctions after the EU sanctioned China over its human rights abuses. 

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Rocky road ahead for Reserve Bank of India’s reform effort

March 25, 2021

One of the Indian central bank’s priorities should be to ensure private and public banks operate on a level playing field.

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As pandemic recedes, NPLs surge in southeast Asia

March 23, 2021

Central banks in southeast Asia are grappling with a rise in non-performing loans across the region.

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Hong Kong SFC clamps down on market manipulation schemes

March 23, 2021

Fifteen brokers have been ordered to freeze client accounts linked to a suspected social media ramp-and-dump scam.

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The advantages of lending to India’s underbanked population

March 18, 2021

The latest data on India’s banking sector challenges the view that loans to disadvantaged sections of society are more risky.

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Account aggregators: a game-changer for financial inclusion in India?

March 11, 2021

An open banking-type initiative could drive wider access to financial services across the country.

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Can a ‘bad bank’ solve India’s banking woes?

March 4, 2021

The government’s plan to address crippling rates of non-performing loans in the sector follows a raft of reforms over past half decade.


Bank of Singapore fortifies its data foundations

March 1, 2021

The private banking institution’s chief data and innovation officer outlines its data strategy


Deploying digital solutions at scale

March 1, 2021

Infosys chairman Nandan Nilekani on Aadhaar, India’s biometric identity scheme, which has issued more than a billion digital identities.

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