Finance in Asia

This book provides a compelling, fact-based assessment of current practices and regulations in Asia’s financial institutions and markets and carefully documents the exciting opportunities and challenges that lie ahead in the region’s ...

Finance in Asia

Finance in Asia

Asia’s demand for second-generation financial institutions and markets needs to be met in order for the region’s further development to be sustained. This book provides a compelling, fact-based assessment of current practices and regulations in Asia’s financial institutions and markets and carefully documents the exciting opportunities and challenges that lie ahead in the region’s financial systems. This book differs in design from typical treatments of financial institutions and markets because its focus is on Asia rather than using the US model (in terms of market configurations or products) as a benchmark, and its takes a contemporary and forward-looking view of financial markets. Examples of practice from Asia are used to illustrate major accepted themes in finance and financial regulation. To the extent that Asia’s main economies share characteristics that are distinct, for example, in the relationship between government and the banking sector, or in aspects of corporate governance, the book will discuss the consequences for market operation and intermediation. The book’s carefully structured facts and rigorously argued analysis carry important implications both for students in business and law and for professionals new to financial markets in Asia. It will change the way that Asian financial markets and institutions is taught in universities as well as provide a valuable resource for professionals working in finance in Asia.

Development of Consumer Finance in East Asia

This book is distinctive among current studies on this topic. The Chinese economy has entered a period of transformation, which has brought changes to the finance market and consumer habits.

Development of Consumer Finance in East Asia

Development of Consumer Finance in East Asia

This book is distinctive among current studies on this topic. The Chinese economy has entered a period of transformation, which has brought changes to the finance market and consumer habits. For a long time, topics such as monetary policy, reform, financial risks and so forth have been the focus. But there have been few studies of those aspects of the consumer finance market that are directly related to private consumption. Studies on this topic, to which this book contributes, are necessary for understanding the current economic situation in China. This is a full-scale comparative study of consumer finance in China, Japan and South Korea, and will draw lessons for China in this area from the experience of the other two countries.

Project Finance in Asia Pacific

The Asia-Pacific region is quick to pick up any international trends in structuring or angles in funding a project finance transaction. In part, this is a result of expensive local currency interest rates, certainly when compared to US ...

Project Finance in Asia Pacific

Project Finance in Asia Pacific

Learn from the experiences of key players in Asia Pacific project financings. A detailed examination of 16 major projects, this new book will aid both new entrants and current players in reducing the risks and increasing the profitability of any Asia Pacific project financing.

Financial Sourcebook for Southeast Asia and Hong Kong

While there are signs of economic recovery in the affected countries, financial events in Southeast Asia remain the focus of international attention.Part I of this book highlights the basic features of the financial systems of Southeast ...

Financial Sourcebook for Southeast Asia and Hong Kong

Financial Sourcebook for Southeast Asia and Hong Kong

The Asian financial crisis has attracted much attention to this part of the world, especially Southeast Asia where the crisis first emerged. While there are signs of economic recovery in the affected countries, financial events in Southeast Asia remain the focus of international attention.Part I of this book highlights the basic features of the financial systems of Southeast Asian countries and Part II highlights the financial reforms that have been implemented in several Southeast Asian countries and Hong Kong. Part III is a convenient directory of the various financial institutions in Southeast Asia and Hong Kong. Part IV is a list of abbreviations and Part V is a lexicon or dictionary of financial terms arranged from A to Z. Many of these terms are specific to Southeast Asia. They are not found in most standard dictionaries on banking and finance.

Introduction to Corporate Finance

The strong five part framework of the book is supported by integrated online elements and easy-to-read text.

Introduction to Corporate Finance

Introduction to Corporate Finance


Asia Pacific Contemporary Finance and Development

This volume of The International Symposia in Economic Theory and Econometrics explores and investigates contemporary challenges and issues facing the Asia-Pacific economies.

Asia Pacific Contemporary Finance and Development

Asia Pacific Contemporary Finance and Development

This volume of The International Symposia in Economic Theory and Econometrics explores and investigates contemporary challenges and issues facing the Asia-Pacific economies. For researchers and students of economics and finance, this volume is a fascinating exploration of emerging topics in one the fastest growing economies in the world.

Routledge Handbook of Banking and Finance in Asia

The Routledge Handbook of Banking and Finance in Asia brings together leading scholars, policymakers, and practitioners to provide a comprehensive and cutting-edge guide to Asia’s financial institutions, markets, and systems.

Routledge Handbook of Banking and Finance in Asia

Routledge Handbook of Banking and Finance in Asia

The Routledge Handbook of Banking and Finance in Asia brings together leading scholars, policymakers, and practitioners to provide a comprehensive and cutting-edge guide to Asia’s financial institutions, markets, and systems. Part I provides a country-by-country overview of banking and finance in East, Southeast, and South Asia, including examples from China, Japan, Hong Kong, India, and Singapore. Part II contains thematic chapters, covering topics such as commercial banking, development banking, infrastructure finance, stock markets, insurance, and sovereign wealth funds. It also includes examinations of banking regulation and supervision, and analyses of macroprudential regulation, capital flow management measures, and monetary policy. Finally, it provides new insights into topical issues such as SME, green, and Islamic finance. This handbook is an essential resource for scholars and students of Asian economics and finance and for professionals working in financial markets in Asia.

Asia Pacific Financial Markets

Focuses on the Asia-Pacific financial markets. This title features papers that utilize various methods, including theoretical, empirical and qualitative to highlight a range of issues across the region.

Asia Pacific Financial Markets

Asia Pacific Financial Markets

This volume of "International Finance Review" focuses on the Asia-Pacific financial markets. A total of 22 original papers, not published elsewhere, have been selected from a competitive field. These papers utilize a variety of methods, including theoretical, empirical and qualitative to highlight a range of issues across the region. Several papers offer combinations of these different categories and among the empirical papers, there are a wide variety of datasets analyzed. While China does play a significant part in the analysis of five of the papers in this volume (this is to be expected given its importance in the region), a host of other countries are also considered.This ensures the volume is truly international in its scope. These papers each serve to contribute to the knowledge on a particular issue related to the financial markets within this region and for this volume, three main issues have been identified: integration, innovation and challenges. Articles are contributed by experts in their fields. It is truly international in scope.

Corporate Finance in Asia and the COVID 19 Crisis

Asian corporations and their ability to access financing deserve special attention due to their importance in global markets, their integration into regional and global supply chains, and their ownership structures.

Corporate Finance in Asia and the COVID 19 Crisis

Corporate Finance in Asia and the COVID 19 Crisis

Asian corporations and their ability to access financing deserve special attention due to their importance in global markets, their integration into regional and global supply chains, and their ownership structures. This report covers some of the long-term trends observed in the listed corporate sector and capital markets in Asia.

Asia in the Global Economy

This book consists of 20 short essays on different dimensions of international economic policy with specific (though not exclusive) focus on Asia.

Asia in the Global Economy

Asia in the Global Economy

This book consists of 20 short essays on different dimensions of international economic policy with specific (though not exclusive) focus on Asia. Topics covered include: exchange rate regimes and reserve buildup in Asia; global macroeconomic imbalances; financial sector liberalization; international capital flows to and from Asia; infrastructure financing in Asia; foreign direct investment (FDI) flows, production networks, manufacturing and outsourcing in Asia; the economic rise of China and India; and trade, financial and monetary regionalism in Asia. While the book covers important and often technical economic issues of contemporary policy relevance, it is written in a manner that is easily accessible to non-economists, including students of public policy, international affairs, international commerce and business, as well as policy-makers and interested observers. Book jacket.

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