Australian issuers are at the front of the pack when it comes to green bonds. They are only just getting started.
More consolidiation could be on the way as life insurers cut M&A deals in a bid to compete with the dominant, state-owned player, say experts at S&P Global Market Intelligence.
Investors hope a renewed privatisation and anti-corruption drive will finally enable Vietnam to live up to its promise.
Experts from National Australia Bank say the challenges of climate change and countries' need for infrastructure funding mean the green bond market has enormous potential.
Onshore renminbi-denominated bonds issued by foreign entities are catching on but the market will take time to develop, writes Tee Choon Hong of Standard Chartered.
Banks and insurance companies need to find suitable partners to service Asia’s underpenetrated insurance market, write Adam Hutchinson and Martijn Van de Wiel, EY.
Financial institutions in the Asia-Pacific region face a more restrictive regulatory environment and are increasingly seeking to automate to mitigate the rising cost of compliance.
Official bad debt statistics in the country are rising fast but S&P Global Ratings says data from lenders and the government may not show the extent of the problem.
Experts from S&P Global Ratings assess Japan's credit risk after the British voted to leave the European Union.
Experts from S&P Global Ratings assess the impact of a strong first half of the year in China's volatile property market.
Experts from S&P Global Ratings look at the way ahead for credit in Southeast Asia.
S&P looks at the outlook for China's SOEs in light of its recent decision to put the country's sovereign rating on negative outlook.
Nearly half of Asia-Pacific corporations polled for an EY study are planning a divestment in the next two years, with many seeking to sell or spin off assets to fund growth.
Sanjeev Chatrath, Thomson Reuters' region head and managing director, Asia, financial and risk, discusses some of the key themes shaping Asia.
Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services answers key questions about the creditworthiness of China's provincial governments.