Moon Jae-In May Be Nicer To Neighbors

Moon Jae-in, South Korea's new president Civil- and human-rights lawyer and former student activist Moon Jae-in won a presidential election on May 9, becoming the 12th person to serve as president of South Korea.

India Reserve Bank Gets CFO, More Powers

Urjit Patel, India's central bank govenor For the first time ever, India’s 82-year-old central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), will have a chief financial officer with domain expertise to oversee sweeping reforms. 

Philippines' Central Bank Chief Faces Early Test

The appointment of Nestor Espenilla Jr. as governor of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is one of President Rodrigo Duterte’s less controversial decisions and may ease investor concerns over the stability of one of Southeast Asia’s fastest growing economies.