financial crisis

Too big to fail, too big to rate

Dominique de Villepin, former French prime minister, tells FinanceAsia that banks should never again be allowed to become so huge, and that Asia needs a credit ratings agency.
November 05, 2013

Paulson: My role in the crisis

Speaking at Hong Kong University, Hank Paulson explains why Lehman had to fail and how people in the US need to understand that China did not cause the financial crisis.
April 11, 2011

Asia's growth is the story of our times

Future historians will highlight the rapid rise in emerging countries' living standards, not the global financial crisis, argues Lawrence Summers.
February 06, 2011

FX providers adapt to the financial crisis

Deutsche Bank's Clifford Cheah, head of global finance and foreign exchange in Asia, offers his views on how the changing FX landscape has transformed the way banks do business.
May 13, 2009

European banks hint at prolonged crisis

Profit updates reveal that EuropeÆs banks face renewed challenges in 2009, leading to speculation of more capital-raising and a sharp deterioration in share prices.
January 21, 2009

Hanwha wins fight for Daewoo Shipbuilding

Hanwha is to buy KDB's controlling stake in Daewoo Shipbuilding, but doubts remain about its financing ability as Bank of Korea slashes interest rates in a battle to stave off crisis.
October 27, 2008