Ventures like MYbank and WeBank are betting that AI and cloud technology will further reduce the costs and inefficiencies of borrowing faced by SMEs.
The country's first election since a military coup in 2014 will probably not lead to stability in the near future.
Pakistan scrambles to pay its debts.
Europe and Japan create the world's largest free trade zone.
Nations compete for foreign direct investment.
Bangladesh's longest-serving PM wins re-election and vows to modernize the country.
Debt-ridden Pakistan gets a lifeline.
Vietnam's economic reforms are leading to an IPO boom.
Defaults in China's corporate sector have spiked.
India's distressed debt is becoming a hot item for international investors.
Will India's economic policymaking apparatus finally become more stable?
Chaebols, an aging population, and an erratic northern neighbor are going to keep the new South Korean finance minister busy.