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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.

Time to rethink

October 1, 2020
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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. 

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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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