Impact of the Internet on the Chinese Financial Industry

Some banks in China see their greatest competitors not as traditional financial institutions, but modern Internet-based firms such as Tencent and Alibaba. Once deregulation occurs, these firms will race to control the market, resulting in an irreversible


RepRisk releases Special Report on MINT Countries

After Jim O’Neill of Goldman Sachs coined the acronym “BRIC” to refer to top emerging markets Brazil, Russia, India and China, he has now popularized “MINT” – Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey as a second category.


Emerging Asia’s wealth to overtake US by 2015 - HSBC

The investment bank said that while it's important to remember that some countries in the region suffer the worst cases of poverty, the rise of Asian wealth which powers luxury sales, for example, has been stupendous.