The second installment of a Global Finance FAQ web series on Islamic finance.
Billed as potentially the biggest IPO since Alibaba, Xiaomi's IPO comes up short.
Attracting foreign direct investment is a top priority for Sri Lanka as it transitions from an inward-facing economy toward
a more diverse and export-oriented one.
Global Finance's editor Andrea Fiano explains what is at stake with China's ambitious, transnational infrastructure plan.
Abenomics has hit the Japanese banking sector hard and now the Post Bank is taking an unprecedented step in the hunt for yields.
China may soon have to tap foreign investors to help fund its ambitious Belt and Road Initiative. Can it ease their skepticism about the project?
The Belt and Road Initiative will spur China’s much-desired internationalization of the renminbi, but there are obstacles.
China’s support for trade infrastructure across Asia is definitely winning some friends, but potential for backlash lurks behind opaque management.
As Asia ditches cash for digital wallets, more citizens are able to join the financial economy—and they are delighted.
Japan’s support for the BRI looks like a new dawn for Sino-Japanese trade relations, but the reality is complex.
Xiaomi's IPO could become the largest since Alibaba's 2014 listing.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s economic policies and regulatory regime are overturning long-established practices in the Japanese financial system.
As Islamic banking spreads, service providers continue to develop new tools and products to meet the wide-ranging financial needs of the world’s Muslims.
Economic growth in Asia is fueling the market for office space.
Piyush Gupta, CEO of DBS, talks with Global Finance about the bank’s record year, its digital transformation and the value of owning your own technology.
Financial innovation on the rise in nations where cryptocurrencies and related technologies are regulated rather than banned.
Asian banks power ahead: Clever strategies, niche appeal and foreign alliances raise the profits and prestige of financial institutions across the vast continent.
A Japanese ecommerce and Internet company is breaking into the mobile market.
Southeast Asian nations are benefiting from the return of global growth, with more room to grow capacity and exports—even as wages trend upward.