Oil prices will average $75 per barrel (bbl) in 2010, following rising growth in global oil consumption, fuelled by buoyant demand in developing economies, led by China, says rating agency Moody’s.
PetroChina’s cancellation of its deal with Australia liquefied natural gas developer Woodside Petroleum is not indicative of a reduction in LNG demand from Asia, say experts.
New rules coming into force in many jurisdictions in Asia are challenging the ability of global financial institutions to operate a hub-and-spoke business model for their derivatives businesses. By Jacqueline Low, Jing Gu and Keith Noyes
The market for long-term Chinese generated certified emission reductions (CER) units is in a pricing limbo, after China, the world’s largest carbon emissions emitter and one of the largest developers of clean development mechanism (CDM) projects, failed...
The global financial crisis had an indirect but significant impact on Chinese banks, which have had to manage the risks linked to the country’s large credit expansion in 2009. Financial institutions have also learnt useful lessons from the collapse...
World leaders will congregate in Copenhagen next month in a bid to thrash out a replacement to the Kyoto protocol for climate change. While the outcome is still far from clear, new policy stances from Asian nations are already having a fundamental effect
A lack of automation in China poses post-trade processing headache for QFII clients