ICBC issues first Chinese bank capital bond this year

The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China ICBC has issued the first bank capital offering from the mainland Chinese market this year, totalling USD 6.16 billion. The largest single-tranche offering to come from Asia in the past four years, the tier one issuance was well-received, with a mix of asset managers, corporates, insurers and quasi-sovereigns…

Prenetics becomes first HK unicorn to go public

Hong Kong-based genomic and diagnostic testing firm, Prenetics Group announced yesterday September 16 that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with special purpose acquisition company SPAC, Artisan Acquisition Group, which is privately owned by entrepreneur, Adrian Cheng.

Citi appoints sustainability and ESG head for Asia Pacific

Citi has announced the appointment of Raphael Mun to head of Sustainability and Corporate Transitions SCT for the bank’s Banking, Capital Markets and Advisory BCMA business in Asia Pacific. The move involves Mun’s relocation to Singapore from London, where she has been practising as a senior banker in Citi’s EMEA Project Infrastructure Finance team.

Artificial intelligence to spur ESG evaluation in emerging markets

By using artificial intelligence and also all-natural language handling, capitalists can better access as well as testimonial non-traditional data resources to assist evaluate the ESG top quality of EM providers. New research study from Amundi and the International Financing Firm IFC highlights the advantage of disorganized information to offer particular insights into corporate ESG performance.

Emerging market credit history risks stick around despite healing leads

Regardless of some indicators of renovation, capitalists need to be mindful of credit history stress across EM sovereigns as well as non-financial corporates. “In 2020, the real GDP of G20 emerging market nations, omitting China and also Turkey, acquired by close to 6% generally,” said Atsi Sheth, handling director at Moody’s Investors Solution. “EM economic output is recovering this …

Winners: FinanceAsia’s Nation Awards 2021, Part 4

Partially 4 below, we are thrilled to introduce the champions

from Taiwan, Thailand and also Vietnam. Complete reviews discussing the rationale behind each option will be published online shortly along with in the summertime version of FinanceAsia publication.

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Victors: FinanceAsia’s Nation Honors 2021, Part 3

In Part 3 listed below

, we are pleased to unveil the

winners from Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea and also Sri Lanka. Complete articles clarifying the

reasoning behind each choice will certainly be published on-line quickly along with in the summertime edition of FinanceAsia publication


Victors: FinanceAsia’s Country Awards 2021, Component 2

A summary of the


Nation Honors plus

the champions from Part

1- for Bangladesh, CLM(Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar), China

as well as Hong Kong- can be watched below. Partially 2 listed below, we are delighted to introduce the champions from India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Mongolia.

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