Q+A with Alex Chen, Executive Vice President of Ctbc Bank
Trends | Fintech
China’s Big Three Internet and e-commerce companies—Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent—are so big they are referred to collectively as BAT, and all three have received banking licenses and scaled up their e-commerce and finance platforms.
Capital Markets | Renminbi
The renminbi dropped a position in October, going from fourth to fifth, in terms of its use as a currency for international payments, according to the latest SWIFT Renminbi Tracker report.
Asia’s emerging economies fight to diversify from China and the US.
India seems to be on course with economic reforms under the leadership of prime minister Narendra Modi, achieving a significant landmark as it moved ahead of the US and China in the foreign direct investment (FDI) sweepstakes.
Global Finance interviews senior executives from some of the banks featured in this year’s World’s Safest Banks rankings.
As the renminbi gains international acceptance, Chinese firms look further afield for growth.
UniCredit is developing an offering for Asian corporates looking to enter Central & Eastern European markets, and for European companies looking to expand in Asia.
The promise of better liquidity management is still in the wings, until banks fully embrace free trade accords on services.
Inside SIBOS | Day 2
ANZ is upping the volume on China as it looks to nurture its region-wide strategy.