Shareholder Revolt At Toshiba

Shareholder Revolt At Toshiba

Toshiba shareholders voted for an independent probe into allegations that investors were pressured against pursuing a management shake-up at last summer’s annual general meeting.

Taiwan Roundtable: Poised To Unleash Growth

Taiwan Roundtable: Poised To Unleash Growth

One of the strongest economies in Asia, Taiwan did relatively well in 2020, both economically and in handling the pandemic. The strength of its tech sector represents both an opportunity and a challenge for the near future, as do potential global and regional trade developments. Leaders from the Central Bank of Taiwan and five banks active on the island took up these topics and more in a recent Global Finance roundtable.

Japan: New Beginnings

Japan: New Beginnings

Tokyo is reviving ambitions to be Asia’s top global financial hub. Many factors, including the country’s fully diversified economy and high level of household savings, favor the effort. But will it work this time around?

Executive Insights: Asia's Culture Clout

Executive Insights: Asia's Culture Clout

Stuart Wood, a founding partner of design agency Missouri Creative in London, points to Asia’s rising cultural influence—from K-pop to TikTok—as a soft yet powerful facet of its 21st century leadership.

India’s REIT Wave

India’s REIT Wave

62 million square feet of Indian commercial space have been converted to REITs in the last decade and another 144 million square feet are to be converted over the next three to four years.