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WHAT HAPPENS NOW THAT THE RCEP TRADE DEAL IS SIGNED & SEALED?

HANOI: Fifteen Asia-Pacific economies signed what could become the world’s largest free trade agreement on Sunday,…

WATERSHED MOMENT FOR ASEAN CONGLOMERATES

We have been tracking Southeast Asia’s conglomerates for 16 years, and what we long predicted has…

TESCO DEAL BODES ILL FOR BUSINESS

The controversial acquisition of Tesco by CP Group could leave lasting damage on the economy, several…

MOODY’S: 2020 GLOBAL SUKUK TO FALL SLIGHTLY

Global issuance of sukuk, or Islamic bonds, is expected to decline modestly in 2020 after four…

BDO AUMs EXCEED P1 TRILLION

BDO UNIBANK, Inc. said its trust arm booked growth in assets under management as more people…

TOTAL AUM POISED TO FALL BY 10%+

Total assets under management (AUM) in Thailand’s mutual fund industry are expected to decrease by more…

BSP EXPLORING SUPPLY CHAIN FINANCING FOR MSMEs

THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is evaluating a plan to provide financing to micro-, small-,…

AFTER LARGE FALLS, ASIAN REITs RESUME GLOBAL EXPANSION

Singapore has established itself as a hub for real estate investment trusts over the past two…

FOREIGN INVESTORS FACE TOUGH TIMES CLOSING VIETNAM’S REMAINING COAL POWER DEALS

Project bankability at risk as new regulations threaten usual contractual terms Foreign investors will face higher-than-usual…

IPOs ACTIVE DESPITE C19

Thailand’s initial public offerings (IPO) remain active despite the pandemic and the country’s poor economy. Year-to-date,…