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How Lee built Hang Seng's street cred

03 Jul 17

The bank for Hongkongers has long been overshadowed by big brother HSBC, but even rivals consider it the best investment the global giant ever made.

Cleaner books in China's rustbelt

03 Jul 17

In a rare meeting with foreign media, two banks in Changchun, Bank of Jilin and Jilin JiuTai Rural Commercial Bank talk about shadow banking, toeing the Beijing party line and why a stockmarket listing in Hong Kong can be a poisoned chalice.

The battle for Bank of East Asia

03 Jul 17

Elliott Management’s court case against Sir David Li’s Bank of East Asia pits the aggressive new world of activist investment against one of Hong Kong’s most venerable institutions.

Green means go for Chinese regulators

03 Jul 17

China’s successful adoption of green bonds comes at a time when a climate-change sceptic leads the US but emerging economies are growing more conscious of environmental problems.

Drift and despair weigh on Taiwan

03 Jul 17

How did one of the world’s most successful exporters find itself in such dire straits? Much of its economy is going backwards fast.