Asia & Australasia
Asia & Australasia
Moody’s downgrade China’s credit rating amid fears of slowing economic growth
China’s credit rating has been cut for the first time since 1989, with credit raters concerned by the waning strength of the country’s economy
Alibaba’s Ant Financial invests $200m in Kakao Pay
China’s leading mobile payments group continues its ambitious international expansion, this time focusing on the flourishing South Korean fintech market
BIDV Securities: Reform still needed in Vietnam’s state-owned enterprises
CEO Đỗ Huy Hoài explains the path forward for Vietnamese industry
Could Trump take the US back to the Great Depression?
Donald Trump has been quite vocal about trade with China. What effect would his leadership have on US-China relations should he make the White House?
The US-China trade war explained
Relations between China and the US have been steadying over the decades, but different ideologies on trade and commerce are still an obstacle
Does China deserve WTO market economy status?
China is revving up its bid for WTO market economy status despite international criticism that the country has backed away from difficult economic reforms
Why is China’s economy slowing down?
China’s economic growth has made headlines for the last decade. It was the world’s success story – until Black Monday, when its markets crashed
Which economy will be the new China?
China has defined the last few years – but with the country’s slowdown, or correction, this doesn’t look likely to stay. What will be the next big economy to dominate headlines?
China: the epicentre of market angst
Market ill around the world is being blamed on China. But is this justified?
KBZ Group: Don’t wait too long to invest in Myanmar’s growth
Western investors have been patiently observing Myanmar’s growth story – but wait too long and you’ll miss out, say KBZ’s Nyo Myint and Zaw Lin Aung
How can emerging economies recover from the Dutch disease?
Low commodity prices are having quite the impact – Christine Lagarde even said that countries dependent on such Nigeria for example must now adapt to a “different phase” in the global economy
Emerging economies hold markets back in 2016
As if 2016 didn’t look gloomy enough for global markets, the World Bank has downgraded the year’s forecast for economic growth – thanks to widespread, ongoing slowdown across the world’s major emerging markets
Keep calm and carry on looking towards China
China has been leading the financial news agenda of late. But following its crash of 2015, what impact have global markets felt?
The IMF’s approval a double-edged sword for China
The IMF has recently given China its seal of approval, adding the yuan to its drawing rights basket.
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