The future of the RMB: special focus

The future of the RMB: special focus

March 19, 2019

Euromoney's latest coverage of how Beijing is seeking to globalize the renminbi, through currency swaps and trade-financing facilities; the rise of the offshore bond market; and how fee-hungry banks are salivating at the prospect of the RMB’s growth.

Payments: India’s cash conundrum

Payments: India’s cash conundrum

March 13, 2019

The argument that India will be the first cashless society doesn’t take into account the country’s most vulnerable people and the cultural attachment to cash.

Sea sells Sea shares on the NYSE

Sea sells Sea shares on the NYSE

March 08, 2019
By CHRIS WRIGHT

The performance of the share price in Sea was unusually strong; part of the reason is the magic name Tencent on the shareholder register.

Australia Royal Commission: All talk, no action

Australia Royal Commission: All talk, no action

March 01, 2019
By CHRIS WRIGHT

The final report of Australia’s Royal Commission into misbehaviour in financial services had plenty of blood and thunder, and has already brought down the top executives of National Australia Bank, but it doesn’t bring the promise of lasting reform.

Private banking: Who stays in Asia, wins in Asia

Private banking: Who stays in Asia, wins in Asia

February 06, 2019
By HELEN AVERY

For many private banks that set up in Asia in the last decade, the cost of doing business kept them locked out of the vast expansion of wealth in the region; those that didn’t leave are settling into a more mature industry, but they are a long way from being able to relax.