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Euro area needs more bank lending

Euro area needs more bank lending

Nov 24, 2014

The euro area's real problem is falling bank lending despite the fact that banks can get all the money they need from the European Central Bank.

Slower growth, regulation trim China’s shadow banking

Slower growth, regulation trim China’s shadow banking

Nov 23, 2014

A bid by China to rein in its "shadow banking" activity is producing results, thanks to slowing economic growth and tighter regulation.

Korea holds winning hand as Japan gambling bill dies

Korea holds winning hand as Japan gambling bill dies

Nov 23, 2014

South Korea looks like the consolation prize as Japan's $15 billion casino dream fades.

New border rules may boost Macau casinos

New border rules may boost Macau casinos

Nov 23, 2014

Casino operators in the world's largest gaming market may get a much-needed fillip from new rules regarding border crossings with China.

Three key events in Asia this week

Three key events in Asia this week

Nov 23, 2014

As the month of November draws to a close, investors will likely be looking out for these in the week ahead.

Here comes Santa? The truth about year-end rallies

Here comes Santa? The truth about year-end rallies

Nov 23, 2014

History suggests that stocks are likely to rise into New Year's. But maybe not for the reason you think.