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Banking & Finance

Agreement signed to build China-Myanmar Economic Corridor

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Myanmar and China signed a memorandum of understanding to set up the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor (CMEC) as part of Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative,...
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2016 has already been a busy (and sleepless) time for CFOs in Asia and around the world as they finalize their budget plans for...
Thailand is facing stagflation, says minister

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Thailand is entering into stagflation as there is no consumption to lubricate the economy, says Finance Minister Sommai Phasee. The poor people don't have money...
Philippine central bank orders capital boost for lenders

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The Philippines will order lenders to boost capital and cap the value of real estate that can be used as loan collateral to ensure...
Japanese financial firm to buy Indonesia’s Bank Mutiara

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Japanese finance company J Trust Co Ltd is set to buy Indonesia's PT Bank Mutiara Tbk to tap rising demand for retail finance in...
Indonesia’s $1.5-billion sukuk receives huge order book

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Indonesia launched an Islamic bond on September 2 after ramping up interest for the dollar sukuk for more than a month, making it one...
Malaysia, UAE boost ties in Islamic finance

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The central banks of Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates signed a pact to foster closer economic ties between the two countries, including in...
ADB releases inflation forecast – Vietnam worst

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on October 2 released an update to its 2013 outlook for developing Asia, spanning 45 countries in Asia and...
Doha bank CEO on being a global player

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Inside Investor sat down with Doha Bank Group Chief Executive Officer R. Seetharaman to hear more about the development plans for his institution. Q: Doha...
Brunei: Much catching up to do in Islamic banking

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Brunei has still to fully develop its Islamic finance sector. There are great opportunities for foreign Islamic banking institutions to forge ties with the Brunei government and its banking institutions in pushing the business.
Army retreats from Myanmar Central Bank

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The Central Bank of Myanmar will undergo a massive liberalisation programme to end its legacy of military control, with President Thein Sein expected to...
Brunei eyes investment in the Philippines

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Brunei is showing interest in investing in the Philippines, namely in Iloilo, a province located in the Western Visayas region, it emerged after a...
Thai bank profits surges ahead of Basel III

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Overall net profit of Thailand's 10 largest commercial banks is expected to record a 31-per cent growth to nearly $5.7 billion in 2012, Bangkok-based...

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Singapore was ranked 5th out of 185 economes in terms of ease in paying taxes, according to the "Paying Taxes 2013" report compiled by...

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Bilateral trade volume between Cambodia and Vietnam jumped to $3.3 billion in 2012, a 18 per cent rise from $2.8 billion in 2011, according...
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Kuwait wants to foster its economic ties with Thailand and is inviting more Thai companies to establish a foothold in the Gulf country. According to...
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Islamic banking is growing in Malaysia at a rapid pace. Inside Investor sat down with Y.Bhg. Dato' Hj. Mohd Redza Shah bin Abdul, CEO of Bank Muamalat and President of the Association of Islamic Banking Institutions Malaysia to learn about the sector's driving forces.
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On October 8th and 9th, Doha will be the stage of the Inside Investor Forum Asia 2012, a high-level business forum organised by international...