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IFC and ADB invest in inaugural $410m climate bond

Two of the world’s largest development lenders kick-start 2019 with a combined $95 million investment in AC Energy’s inaugural $410 million certified climate bond, listed on the Singapore exchange.
February 08, 2019

Alibaba, IFC back WeLab amid 'frenzied demand'

Hong Kong fintech start-up, which already boasts Li Ka-shing as a backer, upsizes latest funding round as it bags $220m. But its founder is coy on whether it has hit unicorn status.
November 09, 2017

Q&A: Commercial Bank's Jegan Durairatnam

The CEO of the country’s largest private sector bank applauds government plans to overhaul exchange control legislation, but is not happy with a proposed financial transactions tax.
November 24, 2016