The flattening user growth of Twitter has investors worried but its travails could entice growth-minded China technology companies.
Lou Jiwei has taken strides to rein in government debt and helped create the AIIB but faces huge challenges in the months ahead.
Scott Morrison needs a long-term plan to fix Australia's finances but may find politics get in the way with an election due this year.
The imminent end of his term will be something of a relief to Taiwan's Chang Sheng-ford, who has struggled to maintain economic growth amid political battles.
Taro Aso has made some promising proposals but faces challenges from a mountain of public debt. He is 10th out of 12 in FinanceAsia's Finance Minister of the Year ranking.
Thailand's banker-turned-finance minister seems to be struggling to exert influence. He is 11th out of 12 in FinanceAsia's Finance Minister of the Year ranking.
Malie Conway and Ranjiv Mann of Rogge Global Partners discuss why US rates could peak sooner than projected as the Fed pursues its 'dot plot'.
FinanceAsia launches its second ranking of the region's finance ministers. First up is the lowest ranked minister, who has faced a year of scandal and economic woe.
BOCHK operated in Hong Kong but its IPO was the test bed for reform across the Chinese financial sector.
Malie Conway and Ranjiv Mann of Rogge Global Partners explain why renminbi weakness needs to be carefully managed.
China’s leadership is unlikely to shift its attention from fighting corruption to focus more on economic and financial reform, according to academic Sonny Lo.
Hong Kong’s handover gave way to a financial crisis and reform quickly followed. The pressure China is facing now could likewise lead to major changes.
The new team of Malcolm Turnbull and Scott Morrison will postpone budget reform until they secure an electoral mandate.
Beijing has been busy this year, introducing and repealing a circuit breaker, and adding share selling restrictions. The approach puts Hong Kong in a good light.
Doom and gloom seems to pervade most views of Asia’s markets in 2016. So FinanceAsia has sought out some potential positives for the coming year.