Why China Has Become So Big In Africa

Across Africa, radio call-in programmes are buzzing with tales of Africans, usually men, bemoaning the loss of their spouses and partners to rich Chinese men.


Tycoon’s asset move causes needless worry

Rumors are running wild that Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-Shing is set to move his assets out of Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland, with some considering this as an indication of a vast devaluation to yuan denominated assets.


Advisers looking overseas for growth

Based on a survey of 768 financial advisers, the report suggests that Australian investors' faith in Australian shares will decline over the next 12 months.


Year of the Asian regulator

China has agreed in principal to the terms of an intergovernmental agreement with US tax authorities to exchange information about one another’s tax payers on a reciprocal basis.


The Sukuk spark

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