Markets were in a lull this week due to Lunar New Year
Bad debts in state banks are rising but handling them without crimping economic growth will be tricky. Is a bad debt agency the answer?
The flattening user growth of Twitter has investors worried but its travails could entice growth-minded China technology companies.
Lou Jiwei has taken strides to rein in government debt and helped create the AIIB but faces huge challenges in the months ahead.
Dealogic's weekly roundup of loans activity in Asia.
FinanceAsia is pleased to invite Japan's leading financial institutions to submit their pitches for this year's awards.
Famous names like Madarin Oriental, Ritz-Carlton and Shangri-La continue to dominate in FinanceAsia's business travel poll - but new challengers are emerging.
Scott Morrison needs a long-term plan to fix Australia's finances but may find politics get in the way with an election due this year.
Both equity capital markets and debt capital markets experience a lull this week due to Chinese New Year
The rivalry between Hong Kong and Singapore sees a change at the top as FinanceAsia's annual business travel poll asks readers about their favourite places to fly.
The imminent end of his term will be something of a relief to Taiwan's Chang Sheng-ford, who has struggled to maintain economic growth amid political battles.
The cream of Asia's financial industry gathered at Hong Kong's Grand Hyatt hotel for FinanceAsia's annual Achievement Awards.
Hong Kong's first IPO marketed within the 2016 calendar ends in failure as Chinese growth worries take their toll and investors demand meatier discounts.
More than 120 guests gathered at a dinner on Sydney harbour this week to congratulate the winners of FinanceAsia's annual Achievement Awards for Australia and New Zealand.
Indonesian property developer is believed to have pulled its liability management exercise as volatile markets get the better of it.
Taro Aso has made some promising proposals but faces challenges from a mountain of public debt. He is 10th out of 12 in FinanceAsia's Finance Minister of the Year ranking.
The Chinese state-owned chemicals producer's bid for the Swiss agrochemicals group would be largest-ever offshore acquisition by a Chinese company.
Phumchai Kambhato succeeds Frank Krings.
Asia's debut green borrower becomes the first to tap the market in 2016 and the only corporate credit globally to brave the dollar-denominated debt markets on Tuesday.
Thailand's banker-turned-finance minister seems to be struggling to exert influence. He is 11th out of 12 in FinanceAsia's Finance Minister of the Year ranking.
The SFC blasted the US investment bank for breaching its takeover code while advising Wing Hang Bank on its $5 billion acquisition by OCBC in 2013/14.
The private Chinese refinery company is paying $66m for a 51% stake but the total cost is set to rise to $480m once debt and upgrade requirements are factored in.
Malie Conway and Ranjiv Mann of Rogge Global Partners discuss why US rates could peak sooner than projected as the Fed pursues its 'dot plot'.
FinanceAsia launches its second ranking of the region's finance ministers. First up is the lowest ranked minister, who has faced a year of scandal and economic woe.
The largest bank in Malaysia thinks it can benefit from the desire of China companies and Southeast Asian governments to build infrastructure.
Stoehr’s title will be head of financing Asia Pacific and he will report directly to regional CEO Helman Sitohang
ArtisTree is to showcase selected pieces from Uli Sigg’s extraordinary donation of 1,000 works of contemporary Chinese art to M+.
The role of private equity is under scrutiny in Australia following the collapse of electronics retailer Dick Smith.
Sri Lanka re-embraces China as it re-starts stalled infrastructure projects.
A-share ECM issuance set new monthly record in January
For the second time in a week, a Chinese bank discloses it is the victim of a scam involving the alleged embezzlement of cashed bills for investment in local stock markets.
Asian covered bond market gathers momentum as Korean bank brings second covered bond in the space of three months.
Shares in Samsung SDS and Samsung Card change hands as the heir apparent works to strengthen his grip over the group.
The electronics components maker priced a $60 million convertible bond as part of a broader effort to raise its international profile.
BOCHK operated in Hong Kong but its IPO was the test bed for reform across the Chinese financial sector.
Chinese policy bank takes advantage of calmer market conditions to re-open last September's dollar- and euro-denominated bond issue.
Hotel operators create the foundations of a sustainable tourism industry backed by a government trying to learn from other countries' mistakes.
The Indonesian banker wins FinanceAsia's Outstanding Achievement Award for his vision and policies in leading the Swiss bank's operations in the region.
As China pushes forward with "supply side" economic reforms, Chinese financial institutions may face heightened risks from the property and corporate bond markets.
Chinese rolling stock manufacturer ignores volatile markets to complete debut convertible bond offering exactly one week after an industry peer.
John Kay, author of Other People’s Money, says industry structure and incentives must lead to new generation of specialist firms.
The Chinese maternity, baby, and children’s product retailer hopes its multi-channel sales model will help it to attract investors despite shaky markets.
Malie Conway and Ranjiv Mann of Rogge Global Partners explain why renminbi weakness needs to be carefully managed.
Share price falls, bond yields surge as property developer tries to soothe investor concerns over investigation into its boss.
Depressed valuations in Hong Kong mean it is a big ask for banks seeking to list this year, upping the pressure on them to lean on relationships to get the deals done.
Baptism of fire for Zhao Huan as allegations of embezzlement linked to almost $600m surface at Agricultural Bank of China after industry veteran is appointed as its president.
The private equity firm has teamed up with bad bank China Orient to pick over soured loans backed by real estate.
The Chinese company has agreed with Haryana state to build a 13 square kilometre industrial project, with joint-oversight.