On the third day of the Singapore Fintech Festival conference, there was a focus on specific applications of fintech innovation. One was trade finance, which is clearly is ripe for a revolution.
Having shown remarkable resilience in the face of last year’s geo-political turbulence, and with investor demand bolstered by continued ECB appetite, the ... read more
With the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China having just concluded, market watchers are intensely interested in what will happen next with the economy and the Renminbi (RMB). The New Renminbi Reality Forum organised by Bloomberg Live and ANZ Bank provided timely insights from the experts.
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma are likely to see insurance-linked securities (ILS) grow into maturity as a fully-fledged asset class, industry experts predict.
The world’s second-biggest economy will grow faster than previously predicted over the next four years, but the rate is unsustainable unless China addresses the problem says the International Monetary Fund.
A poll by MarketInvoice also found that relatively few business leaders would consider speaking directly to a bank.
The world’s third-largest economy expanded by 1.0% in the second quarter of 2017 over Q1, giving an annual rise of 4.0% in gross domestic product for the year to June.
The decision by MSCI to include China shares in its Emerging Markets Index is called “a pivotal moment for global investment”.
The new rules are reported to centre on a new class of “simple, transparent and standardised” products.
The Nordic bank predicts that issuance will rise to at least US$125bn this year, with a potential upside of US$150bn.