COMMENTARY

WITH support for globalisation and free trade declining in much of the world, Asia has a historic chance to break out of its traditional role as a capital exporter to the West and to instead...

STOCK investors have had little love for banks over the last year. With one notable exception.

IT'S getting harder to make easy profits in Asia's bond market as the trade war and geopolitical tensions drag down junk debt.

WHEN the global financial system wobbles, it always seems to happen in August. Maybe it is because so many traders are on vacation, making for less liquid markets and wilder swings.

The ECB is expected to resume buying corporate bonds this year to revive a faltering economy, crimping the returns from investment-grade bonds and pushing investors into so-called junk debt.

COUTTS & CO, the Queen's banker, is getting less genteel about chasing new clients in Brexit Britain.

UBS GROUP AG plans to charge individual wealth clients for holding more than 500,000 euros (S$774,000) in cash, extending the fee policy to more of its rich customers as negative interest rates...

YEKATERINA Bulgakova gushed about the cosy one-room apartment she and her boyfriend share, and particularly about the way they could always cover the rent: by charging it on credit card.

INVESTORS may find safety in Philippine equities as trade tensions ravage most regional markets, analysts from Credit Suisse Group AG and Citigroup Inc said, citing the positive outlook for...

MORGAN Stanley's Asian economics team, led by my colleague Deyi Tan, remains concerned about the impact of trade tensions on GDP growth in the region. In particular the team worries that continued...