Asia

15 May 18
Massive job cuts may be tantamount to losses seen during the 2008 global financial crisis.
15 May 18
Fintech firms will be compelled to be registered with authorities.
15 May 18
Declining loan demand is squeezing the profits of the country's lenders.
15 May 18
The banking sector is saddled with a massive $210b in problematic loans.
9 May 18
Banks are pooling resources to break growth ceilings with the planned development of a blockchain-powered trade finance platform.
7 May 18
Loan approvals on a 3M MA basis fell from 12.6% to 5% in March.
7 May 18
CAGR of real estate loans stand at 22% from 2012-2017 versus overall loan growth at 17%.
7 May 18
The country’s ultra wealthy are shunning property and gold and turning to equity and debt investments.
7 May 18
Intense shadow banking crackdown has reinvigorated on-balance-sheet activity.
2 May 18
Profitability is set to suffer but cleaner balance sheets will produce benefits in the long-run.
2 May 18
CAGR from 2009 to 2016 clocked in at 12%.
23 Apr 18
Amidst tighter regulatory pressures, analysts weigh in on whether Asia is still a market worth conquering.
20 Apr 18
Rising property loans and household indebtedness may pose problems for banks’ balance sheets soon.
19 Apr 18
Reserve requirement ratio for big commercial banks will be lowered from 17% to 16%.
18 Apr 18
CCB and AIA collaborated to offer blockchain-powered bancassurance products.
18 Apr 18
Approximately 55-80% of customers are considering opening an account in a digital-only bank.
18 Apr 18
The region has attracted more fintech investments than North America and Europe.
18 Apr 18
Mobile banking has grown at least twofold in Emerging Asia to outpace other e-banking types.
13 Apr 18
The world’s high net worth individuals are increasingly turning to Asia.
13 Mar 18
Singapore, China, Japan, South Korea, and India are seen as the key markets.
13 Mar 18
Improved asset quality is also in store for banks with O&G exposure.
12 Mar 18
Almost 40% of global ransomware attacks were aimed at the region.
28 Feb 18
Nearly half of employers (48%) in the Asia Pacific region think that they will need fewer employees.
26 Feb 18
Renewables capacity expansion in China and India will serve as strong tailwinds.
22 Feb 18
Hong Kong, Australia, and Japan recorded the highest growths.
22 Feb 18
Consumers and firms will likely take advantage of lower vehicle prices this year.
20 Feb 18
It is an improvement from 3.3% in 2016.
16 Feb 18
Growth will be driven by the energy, power, industrial and materials sector.
16 Feb 18
Higher fuel costs are likely to drive inflation up.
15 Feb 18
Thanks to maturing private equity markets in China, Korea, and Japan.
15 Feb 18
This was driven by strong domestic demand.
14 Feb 18
This was highly driven by private sector demands.
14 Feb 18
Discovering the root cause of customer frustration drives implementation.
13 Feb 18
This was dragged by lower fintech deals in China.
12 Feb 18
Top markets were China, Japan and Australia.
12 Feb 18
Increasing use of digital payments will fuel the growth.
12 Feb 18
26% projects a double-digit growth.
9 Feb 18
This is due to the rising e-commerce market.
9 Feb 18
Government efforts are likely to take effect.
9 Feb 18
Global domestic demand is likely to boost growth.