Abenomics has hit the Japanese banking sector hard and now the Post Bank is taking an unprecedented step in the hunt for yields.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s economic policies and regulatory regime are overturning long-established practices in the Japanese financial system.
Global Finance unveils its 25th annual best banks in the world list. The winners have outperformed their peers and provide top-notch service to clients in a challenging environment.
As the equatorial nation's sovereign debt gains international favor, local corporate bonds find a broader and deeper-pocketed array of investors.
China finds itself in a position to lead as the developing world begins to invest in renewable projects.
Yuan Yulai, CEO of machine-based financial advisor Licaimofang, speaks about the coming dominance of robo-advisors in China’s wealth-management market.
Yihan Fang, CEO of Yirendai, a subsidiary of asset manager CreditEase, speaks about the growing sophistication in China’s wealth management.
Consumers have embraced digital technology to improve their lives. Now industry must figure out how digital tools can improve productivity.
Japanese life insurance companies are turning to the project finance market in a bid to achieve higher yields. The move comes as Japan’s ultra-loose monetary policy—dubbed “Abenomics” after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe—has resulted in a paucity of available ...
Financial centers set to duel over Chinese tech giant but, if the company gets its way, both sides could win
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.
Jiajin Lyu, president of the Postal Savings Bank of China (PSBC), talks about the relationship between the bank and the postal group and how it helps them meet the financial needs of millions.
Dominated by the largest banks in the world by far, China’s economy has soared to towering heights. But what lies beyond the horizon?
Banking in the Asean region is being transformed by rising competition, regulation and fintech.
The sprawling Chinese bank faces a slowing domestic economy and new opportunities in international markets.
Global Finance Magazine’s 2017 rankings of the best banks in Asia-Pacific.
US withdrawal from the TPP was a shock to its top ally in the Pacific, and may push Japan into the trading arms of China.
President Trump’s more aggressive trade stance may backfire, and end up strengthening China rather than the US.
China’s “One Belt, One Road” (OBOR) initiative is the most ambitious overarching infrastructure project to be proposed in the modern era, and it requires ambitious financing.
Using Silk Road bonds as a funding vehicle for the vast capital needs of the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) project appears a handy catchall subsuming devilish details.