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Redrawing Asia’s trade maps

October 1, 2020

As Asia grapples with the aftermath of Covid-19, previous challenges have returned to the fore. 

Asia looks internally for its next growth market

October 1, 2020

Asia is looking at how it can rebuild some of its economic strength as it moves forward from the pain of coronavirus, and boosting local intra-regional trade is gaining ground as a solution. 

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London bridges gap between UK and China

September 24, 2020

Despite the uncertain political climate, London has emerged as a hub for Chinese finance – but Brexit could yet throw a spanner in the works. 

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Australian Senate sets out controversial plans to boost fintech sector

September 11, 2020

Recommendations seek to take advantage of Hong Kong’s decline as a financial centre.

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Islamic banking ripe for ESG rebrand

September 4, 2020

Noripah Kamso, former chairwoman of Bank Rakyat, explains to Kimberley Long how Islamic finance could become mainstream if it prioritises its environmental and social credentials. 

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Multiple payment options create cash management headaches

August 19, 2020

Asia’s multiple payment methods have been widely adopted, but can leave companies struggling with numerous providers and cash flows. 

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Digital transactions in Asia on the rise

August 10, 2020

Nowhere has the pivot towards digital transactions been more successful than in Asia. Coronavirus has been an unexpected boon, driving greater adoption of digital banking and mobile payments.

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Asia’s supply chains reconfigure for a post-coronavirus world

August 7, 2020

The coronavirus shutdowns brought Asia’s supply chains to a halt, requiring quick action to adapt them and their financing. Kimberley Long reports.  

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China’s smaller banks emerge as star performers

August 7, 2020

While China boasts many of the world’s biggest banks by Tier 1 capital, a deeper dive into performance metrics shows that it is often the country’s smaller banks that perform better.

Supply chain complexity compounded by pandemic

July 21, 2020

The complexity in supply chains risked bringing the production of medical equipment to a halt. The pandemic presents an opportunity to map out supply chains end to end. 

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