The dilemma facing cryptocurrency

A White House executive order to lay out a national policy for digital assets should help boost credibility for cryptocurrencies, but concerns that decentralised finance technology can help evade sanctions still lingers for policymakers and investors.
March 29, 2022

Chinese coal producer stokes bond markets

China Shenhua, the world’s largest coal producer, mandates banks for potential dollar bond, defying market fears towards the volatile commodity sector.
January 07, 2015

Olam ploughs ahead with Asean expansion

Hot off its $1.3 billion acquisition of Archer Daniel Midland's cocoa business, the agribusiness continues to expand its footprint in Southeast Asia.
January 04, 2015

China's Shanghai Huayi debuts $350m bond

Chinese chemicals company sells its first global debt offering, raising funds for refinancing and working capital purposes despite volatility in the commodity chemical market.
November 24, 2014

Capex gap to open up between Japan, Asia

While Abenomics has revitalised Japanese industry, the rest of Asia – particularly the energy and materials sectors – looks set for a lengthy period of retrenchment.
July 05, 2014