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Can the Other 'Asian Giants' Deal With China's Slowdown?

Visitors have photos taken with a replica of the famous Wall Street bronze bull on the Bund in Shanghai on June 13, 2013. (Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images)
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DBS Group Research Managing Director Timothy Wong discusses economic reforms in China, India, and Indonesia, and what opportunities and perils lie ahead.

US Treasury Secretary Softens View on China-Led Infrastructure Bank, But Stresses 'High Standards' in Asia Society Address

U.S. Secretary of Treasury Jacob Lew speaks at Asia Society Northern California on March 31, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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“We welcome China having a significant role in the global economic and financial architecture," Jacob Lew said at Asia Society Northern California in San Francisco.

Indonesia: Rupiah May Have Rallied, But Jakarta's Policy Decisions Still Bear Scrutiny

An Indonesian clerk holds stacks of Indonesian rupiah notes at a currency exchange office in Jakarta on Sept. 4, 2013. (Adek Berry/AFP/Getty Images)

It may never be quite clear how much credit Indonesia's government deserves for righting its currency after its recent tumble, according to two analysts with the consultancy Control Risks.

Book Excerpt: 'The Billionaire's Apprentice' by Anita Raghavan

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Anita Raghavan's new book is a riveting account of the rise and fall of an Indian American finance icon and the unveiling of the Galleon Group scandal. Author appearance at Asia Society New York on Thursday, June 6.

Interview: Anita Raghavan Gives Insider's Take on Insider Trading Scandal


The author of a new book about the Galleon Group insider trading scandal says, "The elephant in the room about this story ... was the number of South Asians who were caught up in this case." In-person appearance at Asia Society New York this Thursday, June 6.

Flourishing Shadow Banking Poses Risks to China and India's Stability

Regulators fear that the amount of money put in private banking in China is creating systemic risks. (omefrans/Flickr)

Asia Society Associate Fellow Sheridan Prasso explains how off-the-books private lending is creating systemic risks in these two growing economies.

2012: 5 Asia Finance Trends to Watch For

China will continue to take steps to ultimately make the yuan, pictured, a convertible currency. (Flickr/David Dennis)

Credit is tightening, economic growth is moderating, and property prices are finally falling, yet Asia remains one of the few true growth regions of the world, writes Sheridan Prasso.

2011: A Year Sans Global Leadership

On top? Chinese Yuan notes photographed in March 2011. China pointedly declined to provide direct financial assistance to Europe in late 2011. (Flickr/Sharon Drummond)

Though it wasn't always obvious, the main international migraine of this year was the European debt crisis. The crisis left the station in 2009 and was rolling all through 2010, but it really picked up steam this year. In effect, 2011 was the year it went from being about Greece to being about Europe and, potentially, the world as a whole.