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22nd May 2023

AsiaMENAAbu Dhabi finds $2 billion worth of investment opportunities in South Korea

In a statement released this Monday Korea Development Bank and Mubadala Investment Company, identified about $2 billion of investment opportunities in South Korea.

19th May 2023

AsiaVedanta seeks cash as $500 million bond matures

Anil Agarwal’s Vedanta Resources Ltd. relies heavily on money from its units to reduce its debt after it failed …

16th May 2023

AsiaThailand grows beyond forecast despite election uncertainty

Thailand's economy expanded faster than expected in the first quarter due to a recovery in tourism

11th May 2023

AsiaCentral & South AmericaChina and Ecuador sign Free Trade Agreement

China and Ecuador signed a free trade agreement on 11th of May, China's commerce ministry said.

9th May 2023

AsiaChina in Electric Vehicle price war

China is deep in the electric vehicle price war and interest is moving to SUV-style EVs and the largest …

24th April 2023

AsiaPhilippine Fintech Startup Investment booming

Startup investments reached new heights in the Philippines in 2022, in a turn away from the general global funding …

20th April 2023

AsiaNissan China to go 80% Electric by 2030

Japanese auto giant Nissan is aiming to bring out seven Chinese models that are 80% electrified by 2030.

17th April 2023

AsiaEuropeSega to buy Rovio

Japanese games company Sega has confirmed the purchase of Finland’s Rovio in a deal worth €706 million ($775 million).

4th April 2023

AsiaThailand and Malaysia in optimistic recovery

Thai and Malaysian economic outlooks are improving thanks to tourism according to a study released by Japan's Centre for …

31st March 2023

AsiaAlibaba shares rise with revamp confirmation

Alibaba group’s shares shot up in Hong Kong yesterday after investors endorsed a planned revamp of the company.

30th March 2023

AsiaChina keen to stimulate economic growth

China says it is committed to opening up the world's second-largest economy and implementing change to stimulate growth. China’s …

18th March 2023

AsiaWhat’s in a name? – Questions to ask to spot ESG washing

Many of us are now familiar with shopping for organic food, but there used to be a time when …

6th March 2023

AsiaApple supplier revenue fall

Foxconn, Apple's biggest supplier, says its revenue fell by 11.65% in February compared to the same period in 2022 …

11th January 2023

AsiaEuropeWorld race for digital currency launch

Britain, China and the European Union are in a race to launch their digital currencies.

3rd January 2023

AsiaInvestors optimistic on China

Chinese equities could see a comeback helped by the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, more focus on economic growth and …

23rd December 2022

AsiaMENAChina tightens ties with Gulf

China has tightened its relationship with the Gulf Cooperation Council.

14th December 2022

AsiaHSBC to stop funding new gas and oil fields

HSBC has announced it will stop funding new oil and gas fields. The bank will also require energy clients …

23rd November 2022

AsiaStudy finds Sovereign investors favour India

India has become the second most favoured market for sovereign wealth funds and public pension fund investors,

21st November 2022

AsiaAsia stocks fall as COVID threat grows in China.

Asian share markets and oil prices slipped today as investors worry about the economic impact from increasing COVID-19 restrictions …

4th November 2022

AsiaNew Investment Banking CEO for Maybank Malaysia

Michael Oh-Lau has been appointed new chief executive for investment banking for Malaysia-based Maybank. His new role is effective …

28th October 2022

AsiaNew Chief Enterprise Architect for HKEX

The start of October saw Mr Mark Carr join Hong Kong Exchange & Clearing Limited (HKEX) as Managing Director …

10th October 2022

AsiaMENADubai, United Arab Emirates

XPENG AEROHT, the largest flying car company in Asia and an affiliate of XPENG, today conducted the first flight …

7th July 2022

AfricaAsiaEuropeNorth AmericaCentral & South AmericaNAVIGATING THE VOLATILITY TERRAIN IFCs like the BVI offer security in the age of uncertainty

As investors deal with the uncertainty in global markets, international finance centres (IFCs) like the British Virgin Islands (BVI) …

24th June 2022

AsiaJapan's Bet on Blue Hydrogen

Some commentators think the Japanese government opted for blue hydrogen ten years ago when renewables were expensive, and they …

18th June 2022

AsiaPeople’s Bank remains committed to the future of Sri Lanka

People's Bank as a pioneer in digital banking in Sri Lanka seeks to bring to its customers a superior …

6th June 2022

AsiaSingapore’s First Wholesale Digital Bank Opens for Business

Song Qun, vice chairman “We will continue to explore the application of advanced technologies such as AI, blockchain, cloud …

19th May 2022

AsiaLeading Chinese smartphone makers cut orders by 20% due to lockdown concerns

Chinese lockdown continues to be a drag on manufacturing and global supply chains