Transition financing heats up in Asia - Part 1

The meteoric rise of Asian issuances linked to sustainability, as the region prioritises meeting climate change targets, has led to a surge in corporate enquiries into ESG-related investment.
August 09, 2021

An uncertain future for China fintechs? Part 2

As a result of policy direction in China and its implications on investor sentiment, fintechs may face tougher paths to raise money in the markets where they generate their business.
August 06, 2021

An uncertain future for China fintechs? Part 1

Beijing is simultaneously curtailing the influence of China’s tech giants alongside ambitions to nurture them as national champions. An uneven rollout risks neutralising the industry’s potential and associated capital market aspirations.
August 04, 2021

Financing the future of healthcare - Pt 1

If the fight against Covid is a war fought in the world’s laboratories and hospitals, then the innovations now emerging in pharma and biotech are also set to fundamentally change the world – including the financial markets, both for issuers and investors.
August 02, 2021

Banks to prepare for branch-less future

Banks will need to move online and form customer-centric digital ecosystems within five years, according to an Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) report for Temenos.
June 29, 2021