Apr 12, 2018: Santander and Bank of Shanghai have announced a strategic alliance as part of China’s Belt and Road initiative, one of the world’s biggest infrastructure projects. The memorandum of understanding between the two banks will focus on Europe and Lati...

 

Jan 10, 2018: Standard Chartered Bank has announced a commitment to support the Chinese-led ‘Belt & Road’ initiative by facilitating financing of at least $20 billion by 2020. Standard Chartered argues it is one of only a few truly global banks that can fac...

 

Nov 09, 2017: More than half of Australian businesses expect the political environment to impact their ability to grow during 2018, new research has warned. SMEs and businesses in the electricity, gas and water sector are particularly sensitive to the political...

 

Aug 10, 2017: Global economies face an $18 trillion shortfall in spending on infrastructure needed to cope with economic and demographic changes in the next 20 years, a new report warns. ...

 

Jul 17, 2017: Fintech lender Dianrong has acquired Quark Finance’s asset-origination operations to expand its existing business across China. ...

 

Jul 17, 2017: Tibet Financial Leasing has signed Memorandums of Understanding with Boeing and Airbus for new aircraft worth more than $3 billion as it launches its aviation leasing business. Tibet Financial Leasing, which is registered in Lhasa Economic and Tec...

 

Jul 03, 2017: Businesses are looking to ramp up their investment in Industry 4.0 technology, such as artificial intelligence, big data and drones, to enhance customer service and profitability, new research has shown. ...

 

Jun 26, 2017: Concerns are being raised among leasing companies in India about the impact of a wide-ranging Goods and Services Tax (GST). ...

 

May 08, 2017: Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG) is to collaborate with the Bank of Taiwan on a range of asset finance initiatives under an agreement signed by the two companies. ...

 

Apr 26, 2017: Improving business confidence in Australia is increasing planned investment in new assets, research shows, but purchase remains the main form of acquisition. ...