Hurun billionaires defy pandemic with record growth

Despite the disruption caused by COVID-19, eight new dollar billionaires were created on average each week…

Galataport to open in April as hopes grow for Turkish tourism

Galataport, the $1.7 billion new cruise ship port and mixed–use complex under development at the mouth…

Quorn owners expect healthy return from Philippines IPO

Monde Nissin, the Manila-based owners of Quorn Foods and manufacturers of the hugely popular Lucky Me!…

Chinese steel industry keeps mining investors in the money

Further evidence of just how successfully China has recovered from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic…

Irish pharma adds ray of sunshine to EC Winter 2021 forecast

It may make for gloomy reading in most European capitals, but the EC’s Winter 2021 Economic…

Delayed Air India privatisation rescheduled for next year

India’s debt-laden flagship national carrier Air India is to be privatised by the end of next…

Nissan joins race for the ‘final frontier’

The Egyptian government should end duty-free access for imported vehicles so as to stimulate domestic car…

One Belt One Road – One Direction? BRI at the crossroads

Could the Covid -19 pandemic spell the beginning of the end of China’s Belt and Road…

China’s vaccine diplomacy gets mixed reaction

News that Thailand, the Philippines and Malaysia had all arranged to procure COVID-19 vaccines from either…

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…

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…

Zoom boom makes it a triple whammy for Asia Pacific

A combination of the so-called ‘Zoom Boom’, the ratification of a new region-wide FTA and news…

Cheer for UK EV industry as Johnson speeds up petrol ban

In a boost for the UK EV industry, Johnson is to speed up ban of fossil…

Ozon IPO perks up Russian e-commerce sector

The Russian e-commerce market sprang back into life this week, with one of its oldest and…

Electric scooter market revs up

The electric scooter can increasingly be seen in towns and cities from Mumbai to Beijing.

Chinese manufacturing rebounds – but is it sustainable?

Output from the Chinese manufacturing industry approached a ten-year high last month as it recovered from…

Emerging markets root for Biden in US elections

As they wait for the results of tomorrow’s US elections, most investors and business communities in…

Allegro shares surge as pandemic boosts e-commerce

Stock in Polish e-commerce specialist Allegro shot up nearly 63% during its first day of trading…

Poland fines Gazprom over Nord Stream 2

COVID-19 or no COVID-19, the controversy over the Nord Stream 2 pipeline shows no sign of…

Asian billionaires lead the way

The number of Asian billionaires is growing faster than anywhere else in the world, with a…

British Steel’s white knight eyes up Port Talbot

Just over six months after taking over British Steel’s Scunthorpe operations, China’s privately owned Jingye Group…

3 new Chinese FTZs created as economy rebounds

Three new pilot Chinese FTZs got the go ahead on Monday, just as the European Central…

Reliance ecommerce drive moves up a gear

Silver Lake Partners private equity firm was discussing the possibility of investing $1bn in Reliance Retail

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…