Asia

19 Apr 18
Reserve requirement ratio for big commercial banks will be lowered from 17% to 16%.
18 Apr 18
CCB and AIA collaborated to offer blockchain-powered bancassurance products.
18 Apr 18
Approximately 55-80% of customers are considering opening an account in a digital-only bank.
18 Apr 18
The region has attracted more fintech investments than North America and Europe.
18 Apr 18
Mobile banking has grown at least twofold in Emerging Asia to outpace other e-banking types.
13 Apr 18
The world’s high net worth individuals are increasingly turning to Asia.
16 Feb 18
Growth will be driven by the energy, power, industrial and materials sector.
16 Feb 18
Higher fuel costs are likely to drive inflation up.
14 Feb 18
This was highly driven by private sector demands.
13 Feb 18
This was dragged by lower fintech deals in China.
9 Feb 18
This is due to the rising e-commerce market.
9 Feb 18
Government efforts are likely to take effect.
9 Feb 18
Global domestic demand is likely to boost growth.
9 Feb 18
This is mainly due to higher food prices.
8 Feb 18
This was due to the different timing of the Lunar New Year.
5 Feb 18
But BoJ’s weak policy outlook poses a threat.
5 Feb 18
This was driven by the information and communication industry.
5 Feb 18
This was highly driven by two massive $4b investments in China.
2 Feb 18
This is due to low investments.
2 Feb 18
But growth remains fragile.
1 Feb 18
But rising domestic consumption and infrastructure projects may still boost its growth.
1 Feb 18
Japanese population aged 65 and older will rise to 30% by 2030.
1 Feb 18
This is due to a slow down in gaming revenue growth.
31 Jan 18
This was boosted by an increase in communication, clothing and footwear, and financial services consumption.
31 Jan 18
But it may cause disruptions in ASEAN economy.
30 Jan 18
This is highly due to the rising GDP throughout the region.
26 Jan 18
This is due to the increasing threat of climate change.
26 Jan 18
Output volume has expanded at the quickest rate in almost four years.
25 Jan 18
This was mainly due to an increase of 14.6% in facilities investment.
18 Jan 18
Airports across the region are therefore turning to PPPs to address capacity constraints.
16 Jan 18
They’re forecasted as the only APAC economies whose headline real economic growth will rise.
12 Jan 18
However, deal sizes may shrink as investors opt for minority stakes and joint ventures.
12 Jan 18
Its new tax system is accelerating growth whilst China is on a gradual nosedive.
12 Jan 18
The World Bank believes that this reflects a gradual slowdown in China.
11 Jan 18
Production growth of ferrous and non-ferrous metals came in at lower levels in 2017.
11 Jan 18
Singapore is the region’s best-performing passport with visa-free access to 176 countries.
21 Dec 17
Companies have raised production levels at the fastest rates since March.
20 Dec 17
Companies have been battered by higher costs and slower sales in 2017.
15 Dec 17
Demand is projected to outpace airline capacity by next year.
14 Dec 17
The revival in Chinese investment is set to boost regional deal activity.