China’s first local government bonds without central government backing still do not show market forces at work.
The OECD's incoming common reporting standards will redraw the tax regime in the city and increase the burden on banks at a sensitive time.
Blackstone and Tamarind talk to FinanceAsia about M&A openings created by North American oil & gas giants retreating from the region.
Costs are increasingly unsustainable, given the vast scale of projects and local governments' debt, writes Gloria Lu at Standard & Poor’s.
There are signs the incoming Indonesian government will work more closely with foreign groups who have been hit hard by taxes on mineral exports.
Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has officially won the election but business, the markets and foreign investors might have to wait a bit longer for clarity.
Giordano Lombardo, CIO of Pioneer Investments, says comparisons between China now and the US pre-2008 are off the mark.
Giordano Lombardo, CIO of Pioneer Investments, says he retains long risk positions, particularly in China, but has a more balanced portfolio now.
Over-investment and a failure to write off bad debts will create progressively less economic activity.
The Modi government has cut withholding taxes on offshore bonds and raised limits on foreign investment in insurance companies.
But a polarised political climate means the country — and foreign investors — might get mired in the controversy of ObamaCare rather than lifted by the hope of “Yes we can”.
Restrictions on Chinese cross-border security and guarantee have been loosened significantly. Will this change the way in which financings are structured?
The motives behind the Hong Kong protest are political but rather than use business as a stick to beat the city with, the protest is partly aiming to save it.
Asia-based accounts now buy up to 30% of every Australian bond issued and this share is set to increase as demand outstrips supply, says National Australia Bank.
The first day of the month brings the first hard deadline for the US tax scheme, which seeks to identify the American customers of financial institutions globally.