Ozon IPO soars as Russian retail investors just keeps on coming

The value of funds that Russian retail investors are channelling through brokerage accounts rose by $17.3…

Pisit Serewiwattana – President, EXIM Thailand

Established in 1993, the Export-Import Bank of Thailand (EXIM Thailand), is a state-owned specialised financial institution.…

Fokion C. Karavias – CEO, Eurobank Ergasias

After several reincarnations since its launch as  Euromerchant Bank in 1990, Eurobank has established itself as…

Full Truck Alliance raises $1.7bn as Uber meets Silk Road

Full Truck Alliance, the Chinese ground transport ‘Uber-for-trucks’ online platform, announced earlier today that it has…

Ant IPO suspension gives investors reality check

Ant IPO suspended: The $37bn dual listing of Alibaba Group’s spin-off Ant Group was called off…

Ant Group all set for world’s biggest IPO

Jack Ma’s Ant Group was all set to launch the world’s largest ever stock market debut…

Foreign investors help Chinese shares hit $10 trillion

Chinese shares surged at the start of the week to take their combined value to over…

Renminbi surge flags long-term power shift

Despite dips in February and May, China’s renminbi currency has been generally stable over the past…

Money’s a hit for BTS in S Korean IPO frenzy

It may not have started out about the money, but the seven members of BTS, South…

Brexit deadlock scares off JP Morgan

JP Morgan was yesterday said to be in the process of transferring about €200bn from Britain…

Buffett bets on Japan just as Abe bows out

Warren Buffett builds up stakes in Japan's five trading houses in the same week that PM…

Mongolia joins ADB currency-linked bond wagon

Mongolia has raised $7m development capital through an ADB currency-linked bond issue for a sustainable milk…

Hong Kong crisis makes Tokyo walk the line

Japan wants to use the Hong Kong crisis to persuade its bankers to mover to Tokyo,…

Pandemic and environmentalists put pressure on New Silk Road

Governments want China to restructure, delay repayments or forgive tens of billions of dollars of loans…

Singapore virtual banking auction may add to Hong Kong’s woes

Singapore may increasingly come to be seen as an alternative financial centre of choice to Hong…

Tencent boss Pony Ma climbs Forbes rich list in rise and rise of e-commerce

With Amazon’s  Jeff Bezos wresting top spot in the Forbes rich list from Microsoft’s Bill Gates …

China pips India in battle for stake in Dakha Stock Exchange

This week’s announcement from Bangladesh that it had rejected a bid for a 25% stake in…

China puts weight behind AIFC and Kazakh plans for regional financial hub

Kazakhstan’s ambitions to establish the Astana International Financial Centre’s (AIFC) as a banking and investment hub…

City of London looks to China and BRI to soften Brexit blow

Brexit: Around 200 British and Chinese government representatives and business leaders will gather in London this…

Threat of more US sanctions prompts Russia to take OFZ treasury bond roadshow to China

Concerns over the possibility of the US administration introducing another round of sanctions has prompted  Russia…

Moscow gets ready for return of the IPO

The Moscow Stock Exchange  may host up to 12  IPOs and SPOs  next year and various…

Tightening of sanctions forces Sberbank to cut back European operations

Russia’s state-owned Sberbank has indicated that it intends to pull out of “several” European countries where…

Halyk Bank swallows up rival as consolidation of Kazakh banking sector begins

In a move that the authorities in Astana hope will help stabilise Kazakhstan’s banking sector,  the…

Belt and Road gets own shipping index

After a two-year trial the Shanghai Shipping Exchange (SSE) yesterday officially launched a series of indices…