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Mizuho and Shizuoka Bank mull tie-up on retail financial services

via The Japan Times    Mar 20, 2018

Mizuho Financial Group Inc. and Shizuoka Bank are considering tying up to offer financial services tailored to individual customers, sources said Monday.The move is designed ...

China selects new economic team as Xi kicks off second term

via The Japan Times    Mar 19, 2018

Liu He, a key economic adviser to China’s President Xi Jinping, was elected by parliament Monday to be a vice premier, and vice central bank ...

Procurri’s technology meets all IT needs

   Oct 03, 2017

Singapore-based IT services provider Procurri has attracted the attention of the business world for its well-planned expansion around the world and its well-considered acquisitions and partnerships.

Peru’s oldest bank gears up for influx of foreign investment

By Karl Cryer
-    Jul 20, 2015

With middle-term economic growth forecasts looking bright, Peru's biggest bank is gearing up for an expected surge in foreign investment.

Peruvian law firms become first stop for Asian business

By Karl Cryer
-    Jul 20, 2015

Miranda & Amado, a law firm based in the Peruvian capital Lima, has seen increased interest from Asian companies wanting to operate in the country.

Indonesian bike maker’s next stop: Europe

By Karl Cryer
-    Mar 30, 2015

Indonesia's Polygon Bikes is banking on its growing reputation to achieve success in Europe and elsewhere in Asia-Pacific.

Indonesian conglomerate aims to lead in banking and healthcare

By Karl Cryer
-    Mar 19, 2015

Jakarta-based Mayapada Group hopes to be the next big player in Indonesian banking following its alliance with Taiwan's Cathay Life Insurance.

Free Money

By Hugo Dixon
- via Foreign Affairs    Oct 27, 2014

Fireworks illuminate the sky around a huge euro sculpture in front of the headquarters of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt. (Courtesy Reuters)

Europe's Quiet Financial Revolution October 27, 2014 Hugo Dixon Summary:  Europe's capital markets union is still a slogan in search of a policy program. But if it helps the continent de...

Don't Mistake Russia for Iran

By Elizabeth Rosenberg
- via Foreign Affairs    Oct 21, 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a military parade in Belgrade, October 16, 2014. (Marko Djurica / Courtesy Reuters)

Why the Same Sanctions Strategy Won't Work October 21, 2014 Eric Lober and Elizabeth Rosenberg Summary:  U.S. policymakers are considering giving global companies a choice: stop providin...

Turkey and the Taper Tantrum

By Nicholas Spiro
- via Foreign Affairs    Oct 14, 2014

Graffiti of Erdogan on the windows of a bank office at Taksim Square in Istanbul, June 8, 2013.  (Stoyan Nenov / Courtesy Reuters)

Modi and Jokowi's Lessons for Erdogan October 14, 2014 Nicholas Spiro Summary:  Fed policy is once again revealing which emerging markets have strengthened their defenses against a tight...

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