Asia

27 Jun 18
SEA and South Asia tourist arrivals rose 10% and 9%, respectively.
27 Jun 18
It can create an equilibrium of low levels of workers and a large technological gap.
26 Jun 18
Hong Kong is the world's most expensive city whilst Tokyo, Singapore, and Seoul also made it to the list.
26 Jun 18
Capital outflows from China, Hong Kong, and Singapore that totalled US$71.9b secured APAC's top spot.
22 Jun 18
32% of Thai enterprises have tried implementing digital transformations in at least one area of their businesses.
22 Jun 18
Hong Kong prime offices are the world's most expensive at US$306.57 per sqft per annum.
21 Jun 18
It will allow easier entry for insurance-related businesses.
21 Jun 18
Overall initial public offering (IPO) value in the Asia Pacific region fell 21% to US$31.9b in the first half of 2018.
20 Jun 18
The value of non-cash transactions in China hit 50% in 2016.
19 Jun 18
Their total wealth climbed 14.8% to US$21.6t.
18 Jun 18
There was a 20.7% YoY import increase in the energy sector.
18 Jun 18
JD.com will put up product sale through Google shopping.
13 Jun 18
Sluggish employment is experienced in the country.
13 Jun 18
Assets under management grew 15.2% which is almost double Europe’s 7.5%.
11 Jun 18
Hongkong, Brazil, and Singapore came next with US$104b, US$63b, and US$62b worth of FDI, respectively.
11 Jun 18
The passage of the Tax Reform for Accelaration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law caused price surges in some commodities.
11 Jun 18
Trade frictions with US may also pose yen appreciation.
8 Jun 18
E-commerce orders ballooned 46.1% due to higher smartphone use.
8 Jun 18
It's looking to add 80 gigawatts in four years to wind capacity alone.
8 Jun 18
However, robust deal-making activity may buoy the sector from its slump.
7 Jun 18
Foreigners could help counter labour shortage in construction and agriculture.
7 Jun 18
Property markets in Indonesia, Vietnam, and the Philippines are standouts to have investment potential.
6 Jun 18
China's outbound deals jumped 124.9% and boosted regional growth.
5 Jun 18
Crude and jet fuel prices are expected to climb 27.5% and 25.8%, respectively.
5 Jun 18
Credit costs rose from 2.5% to 4.3% of loans on average at state banks.
1 Jun 18
Lenders handled a whopping $11.1t in mobile payments in the first quarter alone.
1 Jun 18
European private banks are heavily investing in Asian footholds.
31 May 18
Some are worried over the negative effects of geopolitical events on the economy.
30 May 18
Loans to the SME segment accounted for almost a third of total system loans.
30 May 18
Seven lenders will take a stake of little over 14% in the JV.
30 May 18
Issuance of structured deposits surged almost 47% to $1.4t in the year through March.
30 May 18
Little will be left for lending from the government’s $32b capital injection.
29 May 18
The value of coal mining in China fell 50%, dampening the appetite for investment.
25 May 18
Household loan stock has already fallen from 24.7% to 20% in March.
24 May 18
Analysts expect this to bolster consumer spending by at least 8%.
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.