August 09, 2019
US-China Spat Tips Kenya’s Index to a Decade Low
By Tyler Roney
The U.S.-China trade spat puts more pressure on the China-Kenya economic relationship, already beset by BRI concerns.
August 08, 2019
India’s Shaky Shadow Banks Give Modi a Financial Headache
By Yigal Chazan
Non-banking financial companies have been hit by a liquidity crunch that threatens to starve many businesses of credit.
August 03, 2019
The IMF Repeats Old Mistakes in Its New Loan Program for Pakistan
By Shezad Lakhani
This wasn’t Pakistan’s first IMF bailout, and it won’t be its last – unless the IMF changes its approach.
August 02, 2019
The Four Asian Tigers Are Not Immune to US-China Trade War
By Chen Gong and Song Junjie
The negative impact of the U.S.-China trade war has spilled over to Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan.
August 01, 2019
US Says Latest Trade Talks With China Were ‘Constructive’
By Dake Kang and Joe McDonald
The next round of discussions is expected to be held in Washington, DC in September.
July 29, 2019
Japan-Korea ‘Trade War’ Starts to Bite
By Thisanka Siripala
Escalating Japan-South Korea tensions, including a boycott movement, begin to hit the pockets of major Japanese brands.
July 19, 2019
Why Hasn't the ASEAN Economic Community Benefited From the US-China Trade War?
By Shah Suraj Bharat
The AEC has missed a golden opportunity to accelerate its stated ambitions.
July 16, 2019
China’s Digital Payment Revolution: Lessons for Libra
By Dongyao Nie
China’s cashless revolution shows the potential impacts of Facebook’s Libra project.
July 12, 2019
A Deeper Look at Vietnam’s Trade Deal With Europe
By Stuart Brown
The EU’s drive to become the defender of multilateralism promises further opportunities for Southeast Asia.
July 05, 2019
How Chinese Mobile Money Technology Can Mitigate Excess Sovereign Debt
By Xiaochen Su
China could share its experience in fintech to help developing countries raise their tax income.
July 02, 2019
Cambodia and Vietnam in the US-China Trade War: Not All Good News
By Chen Gong and Yu Zhongxin
Both countries face opportunities, but investors cannot overlook the lingering risks.
June 27, 2019
Understanding China’s Bond Ratings
By Kate Jaquet
Discrepancies between local rating practices and international standards pose a headache for investors.