Impact investing is a way of doing good while not giving your money away for good. The FT's Paul J.
After a decade of runaway car sales, Chinese cities are threatened by dangerous levels of pollution and traffic congestion.
Remarkable equity rallies in Japan and China in December have signalled a strong start to 2013. The FT's Josh Noble talks to Tai Hui, chief strategist Asia for JP Morgan Asset Management about the prospects for Asian markets in the coming year. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit www.ft.com/video
Westpac, Australia's second biggest bank, has recorded a return on equity of over 15 per cent and looks well placed given its location near the heartland of Asian growth. Gail Kelly, Westpac's chief executive, talks to the FT's banking editor Patrick Jenkins about Australia's success and the outlook for Asia.
China is still where the money is in the art world in spite of a slowdown this year.
According to some measures, Hong Kong has the second worst air quality in China. It's a problem the city must address if it wants to maintain its position as Asia's leading international city, especially with Singapore offering a more pleasant environment and Shanghai's rise to prominence. The FT's Tom Griggs investigates
Lex' Richard Stovin-Bradford and Oliver Ralph examines the tales of woe in Asia facing consumer goods companies, from Remy Cointreau to KFC, and discuss how investors should react. Related Articles: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/3/3ea619f0-19eb-11e2-a179-00144feabdc0.html http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/b51be92c-185e-11e2-80af-00144feabdc0.html For more video content from the Financial Times visit: http://www.ft.com/video
South Korea and Japan may appear to be natural allies, but a traumatic history places them at loggerheads. The FT's Simon Mundy visits the rocky outcrops in the Sea of Japan at the centre of a territorial dispute between the two east Asian nations. http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/fb5e1f0c-0ebf-11e2-ba6b-00144feabdc0.html http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/168b2af8-16b4-11e2-957a-00144feabdc0.html Fore more video content from the Financial Times visit: http://www.ft.com/video
Japan's Toyota is cutting production of vehicles for the Chinese market amid tensions between the two countries over a cluster of islands in the East China Sea. Lex's Stuart Kirk and Julia Grindell discuss what may be more a strategic than a reactive decision. Related article: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/4dcc9850-06f4-11e2-92ef-00144feabdc0.html For more commentary from the Lex team, visit http://www.ft.com/lex http://www.FT.com/
Heineken has reached a deal with a rival suitor for Asia Pacific Breweries allowing it to succeed in its S$5.6bn takeover of the maker of Tiger beer. Lex's Vincent Boland and Oliver Ralph discuss why the Dutch beer maker is taking full control of APB. Related article: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/331b3a00-01dd-11e2-8aaa-00144feabdc0.html For more commentary from the Lex team, visit http://www.ft.com/lex http://www.FT.com/