For China’s banks, growth is easier than reducing debt and bad loans.
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.
India's middle class is rising but many of its people are left behind.
Australia cracks down on modern slavery.
Asia's economic star is rising fast.
Indian public banks in retreat at home and abroad.
Pakistan's new prime minister faces high debt and a currency crisis.
Falling population fuels rising wages.
Tensions in the South China Sea result in new agreement.
Diplomatic breakthrough on disputed sea and energy issues.