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Financial Inclusion in Southeast Asia

Overview of financial inclusion in Southeast Asia

The inclusion of a country’s population into its banking and financial system varies greatly across Southeast Asia. A well developed financial system makes some countries profit from the convenience of financial services, while opportunities arise to expand financial inclusion in less developed countries. Continue reading

Singapore's 30 largest listed companies

Top 30 companies from Singapore’s STI

Singapore’s Straits Times index – the main stock index of Singapore – is composed of the 30 largest public listed companies which greatly influence the economy of Red Dot, Southeast Asia and the world. The following list presents these economic heavyweights and their activities, together with useful links. Continue reading

Philippines FinTech startup coins.ph

Mobile finance innovation in the Philippines

With a large and growing number of Filipinos accessing the Internet, FinTech startups are able to reach people who previously were out of the financial system. New technologies now provide the convenience of digital payments and financial services to people without bank account anywhere in the Philippines or abroad. Continue reading

Philippines' 30 largest listed companies

Top 30 companies from the Philippines’ PSEi

The 30 largest corporations of the Philippines weigh very heavily in the country’s economy, and further, in Southeast Asia and the world. Together forming the PSEi  index, the main stock index of the country, they have been regrouped in this handy list that presents each company and its activities, together with useful links. Continue reading

Thailand's 50 largest listed companies

Top 50 companies from Thailand’s SET50

The 50 largest public listed companies of Thailand, components of the SET50 index, are important actors in the economy of Thailand, Southeast Asia and beyond. With a brief presentation, sector and logo of each company, this useful list provides information and links to the company’s website and its stock quote. Continue reading