politics

Gojek CEO’s departure may disrupt fundraising plans

The jump by the Indonesian ride-hailing unicorn’s co-founder and CEO into politics may upset investors. Nadiem Makarim's timing is inopportune given that Gojek is mid-fundraise for its domestic and international operations.
October 21, 2019

Hong Kong’s bright flower is fading

Anti-government protests in Hong Kong highlight the increasing political risk as the city's capitalist system converges with China's socialist regime.
October 09, 2019

Investors keeping Trump-Xi G20 hopes in check

Despite the market's improved mood music, investment experts have reined in their expectations for this weekend's Osaka summit and remain wary of the economic downside.
June 26, 2019

Carlos Dominguez: Steering well in the storm

After a relatively smooth year in 2017, the financial secretary of the Philippines proposed drastic reform last year over the way government approves and allocates its budget with an aim to support long-term economic growth.
April 01, 2019

Paul Chan: Navigating change in Hong Kong's role

Hong Kong calls itself Asia's World City but appears to be heading towards "Another Chinese City", with worries that integration into the regional Greater Bay Area will erode the city's huge financial reserves.
March 27, 2019