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ADB president considers path to Covid recovery

April 1, 2021

Asian Development Bank president Masatsugu Asakawa outlines challenges Covid-19 has created for development banks.

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AIIB responds to Asia’s changing priorities

April 1, 2021

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank president Jin Liqun on how the pandemic has exposed weaknesses in many economies. 

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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. 

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Central bank digital currencies breakthrough in Asia

February 25, 2021

China and Cambodia are rolling out central bank digital currencies, well ahead of other jurisdictions. 

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Asia’s rich spur wealth management expansion

February 1, 2021

Asia’s wealth management sector is booming as a new generation of investors comes forward. 

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Ant’s IPO halt marks shift for China’s fintech scene

January 4, 2021

Alibaba affiliate’s suspended $35bn listing points to increase in scrutiny from Chinese regulators over fintech companies.

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Asia-Pacific banks' performance a mixed bag

December 1, 2020

The Banker’s best-performers' methodology shows how lenders in the region have had uneven successes.

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Asia’s banks slammed by regulatory fines

November 30, 2020

Banks in Asia received a record number of regulatory fines this year. What’s behind the rise?

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Asia’s banks brace for looming asset-quality storm

November 2, 2020

Central bank and government efforts to stave off the worst of Covid-19’s financial impact may just postpone the inevitable.

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