AMA projects on hold as Chinese banks get to grips with credit risk portion of Basel II
China’s seemingly insatiable appetite for energy production and consumption reaches new levels as the country unveils plans to increase oil and gas production by a third by 2020
Iraq calls on foreign energy companies, such as BP, Eni and China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) to move swiftly to implement their recently awarded contracts
Société Générale promotes Hsiao-Yun Lee to the role of CEO in its private banking arm in China
As growth in developing economies – particularly the Bric countries of Brazil, Russia, India and China – outstrips that of the developed world, companies with sizeable emerging market exposure are looking increasingly attractive to bond investors.
The market for exchange-traded funds in Asia has been slow to develop. A regional benchmark ETF is still lacking, while the promise of high-volume trading in products cross-listed from Europe and the US has yet to materialise. Richard Jory reports from...
The International Energy Agency says game changing events including sovereign debt issues, China’s oil demand and the BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill have forced it to revise the way it assesses oil markets
Economists warn fiscal belt-tightening in Europe may exacerbate imbalances in the global economy, leading to sluggish growth and excess liquidity in government bonds.
China hopes to replicate the United States’ success in exploring and producing shale gas as the country looks to tap into new energy resources
The recent financial crisis in the west has presented China with a range of challenges as well as opportunities.
Chinese oil appetite will account for almost half of global oil demand growth in the next five years but could be limited by the debt crisis in OECD countries
Credit Suisse in China recruits Keung Li, Teng Ma, Antony Xing, Angela Wen, Leo Chen and Amanda Yan to fixed income sales.
The Chinese Communist Party’s former leading economist, Zhang Wei, explains how revaluing the renminbi is in China’s interests, why the financial markets are such a headache for the country’s leaders and how the new generation may yet prove to be...
China is the world’s fastest-growing consumer of base metals and its appetite for raw materials has resulted in a staggering growth in onshore listed derivatives. But its relevance to the institutional markets is still limited. Georgina Lee reports
The International Energy Agency (IEA) slashes global oil demand for 2009 and 2010, following questions over the health of the global economy, weaker-than-expected data from Asia and the Middle East, and repercussions from the volcanic ash cloud and the...
Financial risk management tools seen as essential for Chinese bank development
Nordea Bank in Finland is offering a structured product with exposure to a relatively unusual underlying. The capital-protected, potential growth product is linked to a basket of 10 Chinese companies
Settlement risk in Russia's ruble is preventing the currency realising its global ambitions
China’s apparent oil demand rose by 12.8% in March this year, following the expansion of refining capacity and rapid growth in the Chinese economy, but this does not indicate that global supply will tighten, say analysts.
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority is staking its claim to become the de facto offshore settlement centre for renminbi amid expectations the Chinese currency will one day usurp the greenback as the dominant medium of exchange in the region. But there are...