BITCOIN RISES TO RECORD OVER US$70,000

Bitcoin rallied to a record high on Friday (Mar 8) in volatile trade, as crypto mania…

UOB MARKS ITS FORAY WITH MILESTONE SUKUK

UOB Malaysia successfully priced its debut RM500 million Basel III-compliant Tier 2 subordinated Islamic MTN (“Tier…

NEW FISCAL BUDGET IN MALAYSIA AND MUCH NEEDED CONSOLIDATION

Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim’s 2024 budget points to serious roadblocks in achieving further reform. What serves…

BI IN INDONESIA MIGHT EASE RATES IN 3Q-2024

Indonesia’s central bank held policy rates steady in late December to support the rupiah and keep…

STOCKS & BONDS SOAR AND ROAR IN 2023, DEFYING THE DOUBTERS

This year might go down as one of the most unusual ever in financial markets –…

CENTRAL BANK IN INDONESIA MAINTAINS RATES

Indonesia’s central bank kept interest rates unchanged on Thursday (Nov 23), as expected, despite renewed volatility…

BANK INDONESIA EXPECTS STRONGER 2024 INFLATION

Indonesia’s central bank expects headline inflation to accelerate to 3.2 per cent next year due to…

JAPAN TO TAKE ALL STEPS TO PREVENT YEN FROM FALLING

Japanese Finance Minister Shunichi Suzuki said that the government would take all possible steps necessary to…

BSP TO KEEP MONETARY POLICY TIGHT

MANILA: The Philippine central bank said on Tuesday (Dec 5) it was necessary to keep monetary…

CHINA MAKING GAINS ON INTERNATIONALISING RMB

It has been an extraordinary year for the renminbi. On the one hand, it has clearly…