The UAE is well-positioned to be a regional leader in building transparency and increasing trust in government and was ranked among the most trusted in the 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer.
For all the talk about transforming Saudi Arabia’s economy, it’s still driven by the same old engine: government spending fueled by oil revenue.
Asian central bankers grappling with wobbly markets, higher energy costs and simmering trade tensions are getting relief from an old foe: food prices.
The Reserve Bank of India announced an important regulatory change during the latest monetary policy review, which reduces banks’ demand for government bonds by around 2% of aggregate deposits.
In China’s volatile equity market, at least one thing’s been a certainty: initial public offerings price low and then rally like crazy.
Buying is greater than China’s net debt issuance this year.
Shadow banking in China has ballooned into a $10 trillion ecosystem which connects thousands of financial institutions with companies, local governments and hundreds of millions of households. The practice is now at the center of a Chinese government-led regulatory crackdown aimed at defusing financial risks that threaten the wider economy.
An emerging trade war between China and the US, market volatility and rising interest rates aren’t fazing Asian investors and asset managers.
“We now have a great opportunity to put land to good use,” President Ramaphosa said. “To take it out of those hands, lazy hands I might say, and put it into the working hands of our people.”
The introduction of the domestic shares into MSCI's emerging market index presents investors with a choice of which industry holds the most growth potential in China: alcohol or the internet.