Saturday, February 27, 2021

Compliance will kill the bank

I was talking with a banker at a recent conference, and was surprised by his attitude. He’s not worried about Amazon, Google or Alibaba;...

The missing Shemzas

AT a time when Pakistan is convulsed with political and economic crises (when isn’t it?), the region in turmoil; and the world order on...

Trump weakens China’s currency, cries foul

Jon Healey The Dow Jones industrial average went on a 900-point freefall Monday after China allowed its currency, the yuan, to weaken beyond the seven-to-a-dollar...

The fall of the economists’ empire

Robert Skidelsky The historian Norman Stone, who died in June, always insisted that history students learn foreign languages. Language gives access to a people’s culture,...

Fashion Week Parties: Night 4

All right. Well, take care yourself. I guess that's what you're best, presence old master? A tremor in the Force. The last time felt...

The West’s insecurities in Sino-US tech war

Zhang Jingwei While China’s high-tech industry does not necessarily pose a threat to the United States, Huawei’s fifth-generation (5G) technology and equipment have left the...

US commission needed for Indo-Pacific strategy

Kent Wang In July 2018, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced $113 million for new economic and energy initiatives to flesh out the administration’s...

Untapped potential – Asia’s market in trade assets

Asia’s trade finance gap is no secret. Estimated by the Asian Development Bank in 2017 to be $600 billion, it remains an enduring and testing problem,...

China-India border tensions

The much anticipated talks between China’s and India’s foreign ministers in Moscow on Thursday managed to clinch a detailed joint statement heralding five consensus...

Entrepreneurship, innovation and new industries

Henry Kressel The recent decades have witnessed the migration of highly sophisticated electronic-product manufacturing industries from developed economies to emerging ones in Asia. The US...

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