Asia and the Pacific

Asia and the Pacific

Global Solar Funding Reaches $6bn in Q1 2019

The total corporate funding in the global solar sector saw an 11% increase year-on-year at $6 billion in the first half of 2019, as...

Local Waqf Sets to Move into Digitalisation

Waqf sector in Malaysia is now set to move towards digitalisation and financial technology (FinTech) inclusion, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk...

AIIB, Aberdeen Standard Investments Partner on ESG Investing in Asia

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) have forged a strategic partnership that aims to develop debt capital markets for...

L&T Fin Arm Gets $100 Million from AIIB for Green Energy...

The Beijing-headquartered multi-lateral developmental lender Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) on Friday said it will provide USD 100 million in loans to L&T Infrastructure...

Asia-Pacific Raises Record-High Volume of Green Bonds in First Half

The Asia-Pacific region, including Japan, raised a record US$21.9 billion worth of green bonds in the first half of 2019, an increase of 29.6%...

Malaysia on Track to Become a Leader in the Islamic Digital...

Pushing the main narrative of an inclusive digital economy, the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has further showcased that Malaysia has a fast-growing Islamic...