GLOBAL ISLAMIC FINANCE ASSETS TO REACH US$4.94t IN 2025

Global Islamic finance assets are projected to reach US$4.94 trillion (US$1=RM4.17) in 2025, according to financial…

IDX STOCKS AT RECORD HIGH ON ECONOMIC REBOUND

Indonesia’s stock benchmark closed at a fresh record high on Thursday amid signs of an economic…

INDONESIA’S LARGEST TECH FIRM, GoTo RAISES US$1.3b

Indonesia’s GoTo Group has secured $1.3 billion from investors in the first close of an ongoing…

ASEAN FINTECH FUNDING TRIPLES TO $3.5B IN 2021

Financial technology (fintech) funding in Southeast Asia jumped more than three times in the first nine…

IVL ISSUES THB10B SUSTAINABILITY-LINKED BOND

Chemical producer Indorama Ventures (IVL) has issued Thailand’s first and largest sustainability-linked bond (SLB) worth 10…

BANPU ACQUIRES POWER PLANT IN US FOR US$430M

Banpu Group, a non-oil energy conglomerate, has concluded a share purchase deal worth US$430 million (14.29…

CORPORATE BONDS TO REACH THB1 TRILLION IN 2021 (US$30B)

The issuance of corporate bonds is expected to hit a trillion baht this year as companies…

TECH EQUITIES IN INDONESIA LOSING STEAM

Investors cautious over lofty valuations in Indonesia’s booming technology market have sent a gauge of the…

PTTEP EXPLORING THB5 BILLION DIGITAL BONDS

PTT Exploration and Production Plc (PTTEP) is preparing to offer Asia’s first digital bonds worth 5…

PHILIPPINES ISSUES $1.6B RETAIL DOLLAR BONDS

THE GOVERNMENT raised $1.593 billion (P80.91 billion) from its first-ever onshore retail dollar bond (RDB) sale last week,…