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The emergence of the Asian financial services sector

By Tue, Nov 22, 2011 10:03PM UTC 0 Comment

IMF’s World Economic Outlook estimates the global economy, though shrunk by 3.75% during the second half of 2010, is on a recovering path. This recovery is spread unevenly with advanced economies registering a growth of about 3% while emerging ones witnessing 7% growth. Interestingly, Asian economies – whether advanced or emerging – are in the...

Money trading goes mobile in Indonesia

By Tue, Aug 30, 2011 12:30PM UTC 0 Comment

Bloomberg has an interesting article looking at tech in Indonesia suggesting that online stock traders are tapping into mobile to identify new investors among the country’s tech-crazed population. The article looks specifically at how the iPhone, and other leading mobile devices, and social networks – which are hugely popular in the country – are helping...

Bangladesh 114th most attractive country for FDI – World Investment Report

By Wed, Jul 27, 2011 5:27PM UTC 0 Comment

The 21st World Investment Report 2011, recently published by the United Nations (UN) Conference on Trade and Development, has ranked Bangladesh as 114th among 141 countries in terms of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). The country has improved in 2010 from 2009 when the ranking was at 120th. The FDI in 2010 grew by 30% to...