cambodia

The central banker with no capital markets

The challenges are significant when 85% of the population is unbanked and the country has no capital markets. The acting governor of Da Afghanistan Bank outlines his plans to build from the ground up, promote financial inclusion, and learn from countries like Cambodia.
March 12, 2020

Will Southeast Asia see a slowdown?

Southeast Asia has been an oasis of calm amid generally slowing global economies, but can it maintain this level of placidity? Investors offer their views.
July 04, 2019

Is Myanmar losing its sparkle for investors?

A dismal human rights record, banking frailty and new elections; how some dedicated private equity firms are battling against the negative news and see light at the end of the tunnel.
September 18, 2018

Why NagaCorp bond marked a rare win for investors

First ever bond issue from Cambodia comes up trumps despite being caught in the crosshairs of emerging market volatility and the deadening weight of Chinese property credits on secondary market spreads.
May 16, 2018

China casts long shadow over solar off-grid startups

Investment has poured into the off-grid solar sector, which offers safe alternatives to kerosene lamps in emerging markets. However a rising flood of Chinese suppliers is crushing margins. Sharper analysis is needed to separate winners from losers.
January 25, 2018