From commodity prices to corporate debt, the new year — under a new US president — brings a host of concerns, writes Terry Chan of S&P Global Ratings.
Qiang Liao, senior director at S&P Global Ratings, sees difficult days ahead for the country's banking sector.
China's debt-to-equity swap initiative may do little to deleverage its economy, according to analysts.
S&P Global Ratings analysts Terry Chan and Chris Lee address some of the most urgent questions investors have about China's growing debt problem.
Asian buyers account for up to 40% of every Aussie dollar bond sold and they want longer tenors, survey results show
Asia-based bond investors switch out of high-yielding Australian corporate bonds in a flight to quality, survey reveals.
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.