Southeast Asia


“We must adapt Islamic finance to existing international standards”


“We must adapt Islamic finance to existing international standards”

August 2011

(Part 2 of 3) Conversation with Rifaat Abdel Karim, secretary general of the Islamic Financial Services Board, on


“We must adapt Islamic finance to existing international standards”


“We must adapt Islamic finance to existing international standards”

August 2011

(Part 3 of 3) Conversation with Rifaat Abdel Karim, secretary general of the Islamic Financial Services Board, on


“Poised for growth”


“Poised for growth”

May 2011

(Part 1 of 2) Conversation with Yvonne Chia, Group Managing Director and CEO of Hong Leong Bank, on RoE growth – Growth into a regional role – Risks of doing business in China


“Singapore Exchange after the failed ASX bid – what next?”


“Singapore Exchange after the failed ASX bid – what next?”

May 2011

(Part 1 of 3) Conversation with Muthukrishnan Ramaswami, president of the Singapore Exchange, on the Australian government’s reaction to SGX’s bid for the Australian Securities Exchange – building infrastructure – strategy in Asia.


“Singapore Exchange after the failed ASX bid – what next?”


“Singapore Exchange after the failed ASX bid – what next?”

May 2011

(Part 2 of 3) Conversation with Muthukrishnan Ramaswami, president of Singapore Exchange, on the China market – Global mergers and acquisitions – Risk perception and profiling


“Poised for growth”


“Poised for growth”

May 2011

(Part 2 of 2) Conversation with Yvonne Chia, Group Managing Director and CEO of Hong Leong Bank, on concerns regarding global themes such as Basel III – Customer retention – Possibilities of becoming a target of acquisition


“Singapore Exchange after the failed ASX bid – what next?”


“Singapore Exchange after the failed ASX bid – what next?”

May 2011

(Part 3 of 3) Conversation with Muthukrishnan Ramaswami, president of Singapore Exchange, on the events leading to the ASX acquisition bid – Competition and co-operation in the Asia region


“Forty years of Asian development”


“Forty years of Asian development”

November 2010

(Part 3 of 3) Conversation with Cesar Virata, former prime minister and minister of finance of the Philippines on engagement with China – government, banks, and lessons from the crisis – protectionism and developing markets – the future of Asia and ASEAN