Interview

Alan Blinder

Fed to shed $2tn in assets 'over long period'

Ex-vice chairman reckons Yellen wants to get started on balance sheet shrinkage

  • Spring Airlines targets China's ascendant middle class

    Chairman sees room for foreign partners in a still-underserved market

  • Reappoint BOJ's Kuroda, says Abe economic adviser

    Koichi Hamada adds his voice to support for the face of Abenomics

  • 'Mistake' to think Britain turning in on itself: Boris Johnson

    UK foreign minister calls 1984 Hong Kong declaration 'a living treaty'

  • AirAsia plans to launch fintech products

    Malaysian budget carrier wants its own version of AliPay and TripAdvisor

  • Murata chief sees plenty of room for growth in smartphone parts

    Proliferating features, demand from Chinese makers creating boom for components

  • It was 20 years ago that the Thai central bank panicked

    Bequeathed a crisis, former finance chief Tarrin recalls getting out of it

  • Snatching Taiwan's allies will backfire on China, says Premier Lin

    Leader says Taipei still wants good economic ties with Beijing and to join TPP

  • AIIB will stay 'lean,' says vice president

    China-led lender will continue cofinancing projects with the World Bank and ADB

  • Hong Kong trimmed to 'one country, 1.5 systems'

    Student activists argue that the next decade is crucial to secure democracy

  • Foxconn says Dell, Kingston to join its bid for Toshiba chip unit

    Tycoon Terry Gou says Foxconn will pass anti-trust test

  • HR software developer Workday eyes expanded presence in Asia

    Plans include opening Seoul, Bangkok offices, doubling Asia staff

  • China economist concerned by inefficient government investment

    Central bank official sees multiple factors as 'favorable' for economy overall

  • Moon adviser says only government can create jobs

    South Korea's economic policy will shift to 'people first'

  • BHP CEO: Shale not a long-term goal, potash has potential

    Mining giant not impressed with Elliott's attempts at 'financial engineering'

  • ARM in China joint venture to help foster 'secure' chip technology

    UK chip designer says work to do to prevent sensitive leaks to rogue states

  • China holds limited influence over North Korea: expert

    University of Sydney's James Brown on Australian views on Pyongyang, US, TPP

  • Thai central bank chief welcomes proposal to reduce US dollar transactions

    Japanese plan moots bilateral currency swap safety net

  • Hong Kong's Causeway Bay Books to reopen in Taiwan

    Abducted bookseller hopes to sow seeds of democracy across greater China

  • 'Huge robot demand' can energize China restructuring

    Japanese maker Yaskawa Electric sees 'exponential' growth in LEDs, autos, smartphones