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.
Christopher Lee, managing director of corporate ratings for Greater China at Standard & Poor's, explains how China's economic slowdown could affect its large companies
Standard & Poor's' KimEng Tan looks at how the emergence of "shadow financing" is being dealt with by Beijing and the implications for the banking industry.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has ignited interest in Japan with his economic policy agenda, dubbed Abenomics. Paul Sheard, chief global economist for Standard & Poor’s, takes a look at the significance of this programme.
Standard & Poor’s Paul Gruenwald discusses the economic outlook for the region, concerns about a potential slowdown in China and key economic risks facing the region.
Linklaters analyses take-away lessons for employers in light of Cantor Fitzgerald’s failed damages case against former employees.
The rapid growth in shadow banking activities in China is making investors and creditors apprehensive. Standard & Poor’s Qiang Liao explains why these activities have far-reaching credit implications for China’s economy and financial system.
Speculative money flows remain a risk to open economies, explain Standard & Poor’s Christopher Lee and Bei Fu.