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Looking for growth? Emerging Asia is the present and future

Emerging Asia contributes two-thirds of global GDP growth – and it’s likely to stay that way

Emerging Asia contributes two-thirds of global GDP growth – and it’s likely to stay that way

16 Aug 2019

Belt and Road: China’s credit crunch

With state-owned companies ordered to reduce debt, the flow of finance into Belt and Road projects is set to alter.

With state-owned companies ordered to reduce debt, the flow of finance into Belt and Road projects is set to alter.

18 Apr 2019

Mid-corporates can tap ASEAN’s infrastructure gap for growth

Bridging ASEAN’s US$2.8 trillion infrastructure gap by 2030 is a pressing issue for regional governments. But this financing deficit presents…

Bridging ASEAN’s US$2.8 trillion infrastructure gap by 2030 is a pressing issue for regional governments. But this financing deficit presents…

4 Apr 2019

ASEAN needs to re-think approach to US$2.8 trillion infrastructure gap

ASEAN has a massive infrastructure gap but it is increasingly evident over recent years that the region may not be…

ASEAN has a massive infrastructure gap but it is increasingly evident over recent years that the region may not be…

3 Apr 2019

Islamic banking vs the Islamic way of banking

Rethinking Islamic banking to embody its intended spirit. As an Islamic banking practitioner, I have heard bankers and non-bankers alike…

Rethinking Islamic banking to embody its intended spirit. As an Islamic banking practitioner, I have heard bankers and non-bankers alike…

20 Feb 2019

2019 – the year of choices for ASEAN’s bond markets

If January developments are any to go by, 2019 looks to be a year of heightened volatility with risk themes…

If January developments are any to go by, 2019 looks to be a year of heightened volatility with risk themes…

20 Feb 2019

The sky’s the limit for the emerging affluent

Can someone achieve a better life for themselves than their parents enjoyed? Whether they do is a question of social…

Can someone achieve a better life for themselves than their parents enjoyed? Whether they do is a question of social…

20 Feb 2019

More than just green bonds – the next leap

As we get into the final lap of bond issuances for the year, it is helpful to take stock of…

As we get into the final lap of bond issuances for the year, it is helpful to take stock of…

3 Jan 2019

Businesses can seize ASEAN opportunities despite US-China trade tension, Standard Chartered says

As the US-China trade tension rises, corporates are closely assessing how the new tariffs will affect their businesses and investment…

As the US-China trade tension rises, corporates are closely assessing how the new tariffs will affect their businesses and investment…

20 Dec 2018

Re-imagining the future of B2B payments

In recent years, retail customers have got their demands for a simple and seamless digital experience answered. From purchase to…

In recent years, retail customers have got their demands for a simple and seamless digital experience answered. From purchase to…

13 Dec 2018

The Dollar and Sense of Women’s Wealth

How to unlock the full investment potential of a USD13 trillion global income pool

How to unlock the full investment potential of a USD13 trillion global income pool

10 Dec 2018

Fact or Fallacy – Realisation of behaviour biases can help investors avoid pitfalls

Over the last four decades, the Wealth Management industry has been maturing in its efforts to protect client interests.  Across…

Over the last four decades, the Wealth Management industry has been maturing in its efforts to protect client interests.  Across…

10 Dec 2018

Securing the social licence to operate

Asia has achieved remarkable growth and prosperity over the past decades. It is not without costs though. Part of the…

Asia has achieved remarkable growth and prosperity over the past decades. It is not without costs though. Part of the…

7 Dec 2018

Unlocking growth in ASEAN’s digital economy

In just decades, digital advancement has enabled technology to shift from being a business enabler to being THE business. As…

In just decades, digital advancement has enabled technology to shift from being a business enabler to being THE business. As…

22 Nov 2018

Collaboration key to going global

Internationalisation has been a focus of Singapore and local enterprises for decades. In fact, Singapore companies engaged in overseas business…

Internationalisation has been a focus of Singapore and local enterprises for decades. In fact, Singapore companies engaged in overseas business…

21 Nov 2018

ASEAN and India: fundamentals shield region from chaos

Emerging markets are back in the spotlight as their financial systems deal with the convergence of several negative global events.

Emerging markets are back in the spotlight as their financial systems deal with the convergence of several negative global events.

10 Oct 2018