Singapore and Taiwan have emerged as key drivers to the development of offshore centers for China's currency.
This paper explores the prospect for the Chinese bond market as a potential global renminbi (RMB) asset class in the context of the RMB internationalization.
The Foshan Story exemplifies China's reform driven growth model and shows clearly how the necessary institutional changes emerge not only from the "right" state-market balance but from co-operation between the two.
Vice President of Research Patrick Low supports this study on solar panel production, which sheds light on the variety of services used in global value chains.
Vice President of Research Patrick Low explains the role of services within the global economy and why this perception needs to change.
A strong SME sector can be the major source of job creation and growth in an economy. It rests, however, on creating and maintaining a strong, supportive ecosystem, which is ultimately a question of governance.
A look at the concept of The Circular Economy and why it can play a potentially critical role the developing world.
Pension reform is critical to strengthening Asia's social safety nets for an ageing population while providing stable long-term finance for Asia's development.
Growth in Asia is generating unprecedented levels of financial wealth. How this wealth is used is critical to the region's future sustainable development.
Conventional stock exchanges have not produced sound corporate governance nor raised capital for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). This paper assesses the merits of establishing Islamic stock markets to address these shortcomings.
Over-reliance on mathematical risk models contributed to misreading the risks and uncertainties leading to the global financial crisis.
Economies, businesses and customer behavior around the world are being transformed by the internet and information and communication technology (ICT), and finance is no exception.
As Asia develops, understanding the links between economic, social, and environmental aspects of sustainable development becomes more critical. This survey aims to show where to look for helpful insights, best practices, and solutions for a sustainable future.
Basel III is seen as the first of a whole host of regulations that will impact on the banking industry in Asia. Will different implementation phases by the world's advanced economies create a level playing field for emerging markets?
The internationalization of Islamic finance promises a more sustainable model for finance to serve the real sector, address poverty, financial inclusion and environmental sustainability issues.
The emergence of a vibrant PE industry in China demonstrates that there is an alternative channel of new investments for financing Asia's transformation from an old industrial base to a new green economy model.
Asian regulators need to focus on a much wider range of policy tools than just implementing Basel III requirements.
Given the different levels of development, institutional and talent capabilities, there is no one-size-fits-all policy or implementation model for SME development in Asia.