Costs are increasingly unsustainable, given the vast scale of projects and local governments' debt, writes Gloria Lu at Standard & Poor’s.
Restrictions on Chinese cross-border security and guarantee have been loosened significantly. Will this change the way in which financings are structured?
Asia's corporate issuers may soon make up half of the globe's debt needs, writes Standard & Poor's Terry Chan.
Recent rule changes have placed limits on some sectors for the first time, while others have had limits tightened or eased, or have become closed altogether.
Abenomics' third arrow - structural reforms - has yet to hit its mark. Takahira Ogawa, Standard & Poor’s director of sovereign ratings, outlines the challenges.
S&P's Kim Eng Tan and Abhishek Dangra discuss the challenges facing India's next government as the election continues.
Saigon Securities reports on the themes it expects will be the engines of Vietnam’s progress in 2014.
Asia's banks could face more hurdles in 2014, particularly in maintaining asset quality, writes Naoko Nemoto, managing director, financial institutions ratings, at S&P.
Standard & Poor’s says that China's creditworthiness could deteriorate if indebtedness continues to grow rapidly.
Standard & Poor's says credit conditions could tighten in 2014 and become more volatile as QE tapering impacts market interest rates.
The plan resulting from the third plenum could tackle soaring debt levels at local and regional governments, says Kim Eng Tan, a senior director and analytical manager of Asia-Pacific sovereign ratings at Standard & Poor’s.
KimEng Tan, a senior director for Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, answers some frequently asked questions about the downside risks facing countries across the region.
Qiang Liao, senior director in Standard & Poor's financial institutions ratings team, discusses the credit outlook for China's top 50 banks by asset size.
Linklaters discusses key themes of the upcoming Hong Kong OTC derivatives regulatory reforms.
Kheng-Siang Ng, APAC Head of fixed-income at State Street Global Advisors, says low yield levels across Asian bond markets may rise with profit taking.