Last year, ICBC consolidated several asset management operations to create ICBC Asset Management (Global). Bing Li, who leads product development for the new entity, and Harrison Li, who leads global asset management for ICBC, talk about the new entity and its role in supporting the wider ambitions of the bank—and of China itself.
World's Safest Banks 2018
For China’s banks, growth is easier than reducing debt and bad loans.
Islamic finance is expanding, though its strength is built in the Gulf.
China has the world’s biggest banks, so it’s no surprise that it leads the emerging markets rankings. The rest of the BRICs are well represented, too.
The world’s biggest banks are even bigger than last year. China has the biggest; Europe has the most.
A slowdown in GDP growth still leaves Spain outperforming the rest of the eurozone. But will turmoil in Catalonia dampen spirits?
Lithuania's laser focus attracts new investment.
India's middle class is rising but many of its people are left behind.
Scientists offer dire warning on climate change.
The Turkish economy's wild ride is finally calming down.
Corporate Finance & Capital
Copyright law for the digital era.
A new global standard to fight money laundering.
Crypto comes to Swift's annual conference.
Trade wars are not denting M&A activity overall.
Kashoggi scandal threatens Kingdom's vital FDI inflows.
Falling oil prices are squeezing GCC economies.
These risky investments are paying off.
Are chief operating officers going out of style?
Frontier Market Report
Investors looking to build in Bulgaria will find government incentives and low-cost labor, but also a skills shortage.
How far will MENA banks go in embracing digital innovation? Global Finance’s Dubai conference explored various approaches to rapid change in the banking sector.
Low productivity, low investment rates and political uncertainty still hamper Latin America’s biggest markets. Financial innovation might help.
Cash remittances to the Caribbean have fallen due to crackdowns on criminal activity in the financial sector but fintechs are picking up some of the slack.
In the aftermath of revolution and civil war, the storied trading region seeks to convince investors it’s time to come back.