Investors see A-share price volatility as the biggest threat to China’s near-term economic outlook, according to a recent poll. It comes as Shanghai's benchmark suffers its biggest one-day decline since 2007.
A new corporate default this week has been welcomed as a step towards ending implied guarantees. The government push for more defaults comes amid increasing foreign demand for onshore renminbi assets.
Japan reportedly targets RQFII status; Singapore revises bond issue proposals; HKMA looks at bank sales practices; Chinese trading rule change to benefit QDII; Hong Kong activist warns over Moody's SFC fine; and big data helps China spot insider trading.
Franklin Templeton poaches from DeAWM, Adia names head of global research, Neuberger Berman adds in sales, NBAD names investment chief, Moody's fills new Islamic finance role.
Mainland state-owned enterprises are set to pique appetite for dim sum bonds through new issuance, as China moves towards RMB internationalisation, Moody’s forecasts.
A shift towards riskier assets, increased competition and weak profitability spells danger for the industry's near-term outlook, fears Moody's Investors Service
Despite concerns, including shadow banking and potential political and social upheaval, panelists at AsianInvestor's summit are upbeat on China's growth prospects and stability.
The prospect of a US downgrade or even a default is beginning to put pressure on money-market funds and raising the spectre of a liquidity crunch.
Dubai WorldÆs request to restructure its debt is likely to reshape the understanding among investors and issuers of who holds the upper hand when it comes to bond-like sukuk.
Moody's Investors Service is monitoring the implications of DPJ policies on Japan's debt.
China's rated property developers face critical challenges in the near and medium term, according to a new report by MoodyÆs.
Listed institutional investors such as insurance companies and commercial banks have seen their stocks pummelled but there is little evidence to support bears' worries.