The shift is meant to bolster China’s stagnant financial markets and includes scenarios where foreign entities can have a controlling interest in the country’s financial businesses.
Jerry Zhang, CEO of Standard Chartered Bank (China), speaks about the bank’s award-winning efforts in sustainable, socially responsible banking practices.
As debt burdens inside China rise, the country's banks are ramping up cross-border lending.
Global Finance’s ranking includes all 25 Chinese banks that are rated by at least one of the three major credit-rating agencies.
Dominated by the largest banks in the world by far, China’s economy has soared to towering heights. But what lies beyond the horizon?
These futures would be China’s first such contract open to direct trading by foreign enterprises. If successful, the country could create similar contracts for other strategic commodities.
These are the rating for Central Bankers from the Asia-Pacific region in 2017.
India’s banking system, weighted toward state-backed entities, is opening up to private-sector banks to boost competition.
Emerging markets took 9% of the global total of $240 billion invested by private capital funds during the the first half of 2017, the highest share since before emerging markets’ sudden fall from grace in 2011.
Hong Kong has grown beyond most expectations since its reunification with China two decades ago. But Shanghai and Shenzhen pose fresh challenges.
Following the April summit the US and China achieved a 100-day joint action plan, a significant departure from Trump’s campaign rhetoric
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.
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.
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.
The sprawling Chinese bank faces a slowing domestic economy and new opportunities in international markets.
Alipay is partnering with banks around the world to provide its Chinese customers with seamless service at their preferred tourist destinations, with Italy’s UniCredit Bank following France’s BNP Paribas and Barclays in the UK.
Gideon Rachman, author of “Easternization: Asia’s Rise and America’s Decline From Obama to Trump and Beyond,” talks with Global Finance about the growing power of Eastern nations.
Global Finance Magazine’s 2017 rankings of the best banks in Asia-Pacific.
The government of India has set up a new type of bank intended to support funding for large projects.