THE world's largest global public investors (GPIs), which include public pension funds, central banks and sovereign funds, entered 2020 with the highest level of assets and more than 40 per cent...

[BERLIN] Germany must toughen its rules for auditing and accounting to prevent another billion-euro scam like the Wirecard scandal, Bundesbank president Jens Weidmann said in a newspaper interview...

[WARSAW] Poland's inflation may exceed the central bank's latest forecasts, which could prompt its rate-setting panel to consider an interest rate hike, central banker Lukasz Hardt said in an...

[BANGKOK] Thailand's central bank chief said on Monday it would take several years for foreign tourist numbers to return to the 40 million a year level, with the coronavirus pandemic hitting a...

[SEOUL] South Korea's central bank kept its key policy rate on hold on Thursday, avoiding the risk of fuelling runaway property prices amid government efforts to tamp down on demand in the sector...

THE Philippine central bank will likely keep policy accommodative over the next two years to deal with lingering economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic, Governor Benjamin Diokno said on...

[NEW YORK] The Federal Reserve's balance sheet will probably peak at a smaller size than previously expected due to improved trading conditions in financial markets and low demand for the US...

[BANGKOK] Six candidates have applied to be the next Thai central bank governor to succeed Veerathai Santiprbhob, whose five-year term end in September, as the country combats the Covid-19...

[HONG KONG] The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) sold HK$4.29 billion (S$769.6 million) into the market in New York trading hours after the local currency hit the strong end of its trading band...

[BANGKOK] Thailand's financial system had become more vulnerable due to a weaker-than-expected economic outlook amid the coronavirus outbreak, minutes from the latest central bank policy meeting...