Irish payments startup buys Convoy's payment unit

Dublin-based CurrencyFair takes a first step into Asia, buying a unit of Convoy Holdings – a company at the centre of an anti-corruption investigation. Convoy will invest in CurrencyFair.
August 08, 2018

Why the Bundesbank is a reluctant Rmb investor

German central bank will include the renminbi in its currency reserves but meanwhile slams China for interfering in markets. The move showcases institutional investors' struggle to deal with China’s growing influence.
January 15, 2018

Chinese banks face their 'iPhone moment'

The country's big banks risk drifting into mediocrity unless they diversify their products and services and keep up with consumer tech trends, an industry conference is told.
September 29, 2017

Time for China to ratchet up ratings standards

The China Securities Regulatory Commission's public castigation of six local credit rating agencies is well overdue but welcome. The companies now need a thorough revamp.
March 22, 2016