Southeast Asia

Decarbonising energy in Southeast Asia: A bank and regulator's perspective

SEA’s net zero transition will be challenging due to the region's heavy reliance on fossil fuels and rising energy needs. CEOs from DBS and the Energy Market Authority, shared their views on the strategies for a "win-win" of economic growth and a just transition, at Ecosperity Week 2024.
April 23, 2024

HSBC launches $1bn fund for Asean's digital economy

The bank wants to help scale digital 'platform players', and is also offering $150m of venture debt to the Singapore market to provide financing to early-stage, high-growth companies backed by venture capital or private equity.
March 27, 2024

AI's rapid evolution

Artificial intelligence (AI) was the big stock story of 2023. Christopher Chu asked experts about how AI is likely to perform as an investment opportunity in 2024.
March 14, 2024

Asia seeks 2024 redemption for IPOs

2023 was a testing time for many of Asia's stock markets through a combination of weak performance and a lack of IPOs. FA looks at what went wrong, how sentiment might improve and some of the continent's bright spots.
February 27, 2024