Jessie Kang

Jessie Kang is a Strategic Communications and Research Intern at DesFran. Jessie has been in the field of research for almost 10 years, and will be completing her PhD studies in Nanyang Technological University soon. With keen interest in cultural studies, Jessie conducts research in narrative studies and postmodernist fictions as part of her academic work. The internship at DesFran allows Jessie to apply her research experience and skills in the commercial setting while learning more about the finance industry.

Jessie Kang

FinTech in the UK amidst Brexit

LONDON — In 2016, the British public voted for a divorce from the European Union (EU) with more than 17.4 million opting for Brexit. Backers of Brexit believed that the EU failed to address the economic problems that had been developing since 2008, including the 20% unemployment rate in southern Europe. There is also a …

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Navigating Taiwan’s Business Landscape

TAIWAN — Taiwan is becoming an attractive destination for Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs). A global leader in manufacturing products for the information technology sector, Taiwan relies its economy heavily on exports of high-tech and consumer goods. As many businesses are looking to secure a stronghold across the Asia-Pacific region, Taiwan emerges as an ideal location …

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Why Large Companies Continue to List in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

HONG KONG — Known as a premier hub for finance and business in Asia, Hong Kong is one dynamic city and home to the third-largest stock exchange and top initial public offering (IPO) in 2018. In that year alone, the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (HKEx) listed 2,315 companies with a total of HKD29.9 trillion …

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