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  • Tai Hui, Head of Regional Research, Asia at Standard Chartered Bank says domestic factors will determine the resilience of Asian economies in the next few months.

  • Growing Risks for Philippine Stocks as Market Surges Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012 | 7:37 PM ET
    People walk on a busy street in Quiapo on October 28, 2011 in Manila, Philippines. The United Nations today released their 2011 State of the World Population Report, which indicates Asia is home to 60 per cent of the world's population. The Philippines has a young population, with 54 per cent of the population under 25.

    Philippine stocks, the best performers in Asia this year, have gained more than 22 percent in 2012, but the market is now looking expensive compared to Southeast Asian peers, and analysts say it may be particularly vulnerable to capital outflows should the global economy deteriorate further.

  • Ruchir Sharma, Head of Emerging Markets & Global Macro, Morgan Stanley Investment Management says the stars of emerging markets, Russia and Brazil, will disappoint investors as they are facing serious problems. Instead, Southeast Asia may surprise on the upside.

  • Equity Market Selloff May Continue In June: Pro     Thursday, 24 May 2012 | 10:20 PM ET

    Mark Matthews, Head of Research Asia, Bank Julius Baer warns there's a lot of policy risk in the month ahead, and that June could be a bad month for equity investors.

  • With Europe imploding and the U.S. markets teetering, Ruchir Sharma, Morgan Stanley, offers insight on three emerging markets.

  • Tai Hui, Head of Regional Research, Asia, Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore says that with proper fiscal reforms, an upgrade of Phillipine debt to investment grade is possible.

  • Philippine President Benigno Aquino

    Former Philippine first lady, Imelda Marcos, was famous for her 2700 pairs of shoes.  These days, such symbols of extravagance are rare in Manila. Frugality is now in vogue and the shift in thinking is originating from the top.

  • There Is Still Value Left in US Stocks     Thursday, 29 Mar 2012 | 10:20 PM ET

    Andrew Freris, Chief Investment Advisor for Asia, BNP Paribas Wealth Management says despite recent gains in U.S. markets, the country's stocks continue to offer good value.

  • The Best Countries for Long-Term Growth Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 8:34 AM ET
    Worries over the European debt crisis, a slow recovery in the U.S. and fears over a "hard landing" for China’s economy have left global investors searching for new markets to put their money in. For long-term investors that means looking for economies that have strong growth prospects driven by competitive advantages such as demographics, natural resources or geography. We've come up with a list of the ten best countries for long-term growth based on a report from HSBC titled: The World in 2050.

    Worries over the European debt crisis, a slow recovery in the U.S. and fears over a "hard landing" for China’s economy have left global investors searching for new markets to put their money in. What are the countries with the best prospects for growth?

  • How to Trade Asian Currencies Now Wednesday, 4 Jan 2012 | 11:14 AM ET

    By several measures, Asian currencies are bargains - but be careful.

  • People walk on a busy street in Quiapo on October 28, 2011 in Manila, Philippines. The United Nations today released their 2011 State of the World Population Report, which indicates Asia is home to 60 per cent of the world's population. The Philippines has a young population, with 54 per cent of the population under 25.

    The high unemployment and low consumer confidence in the U.S. may have prompted investors to steer clear of consumer-related bets. But one fund manager is taking the opposite view, believing the return of prosperity in America will bolster shares in consumer discretionary stocks.

  • Emerging market central banks have a busy week ahead. Here's how to trade on the upcoming meetings.

  • A New Trump Tower in Manila     Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 11:22 AM ET

    Donald Trump, Trump Organization chairman/president discusses his plans to expand in Asia, and his meeting with presidential candidate, Mitt Romney.

  • China's flag flies over octagonal structures built on stilts in the Philippine-claimed Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands located in the South China Sea.

    The growing tension between China, Vietnam and the Philippines in the South China Sea could lead to a miscalculation and further escalation between the parties, a former advisor to U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney warned on Friday.

  • Health of Philippines Banks     Thursday, 18 Aug 2011 | 8:50 PM ET

    Cesar Purisima, Finance Secretary of the Philippines talks about the health of the country's banking sector in light of current economic environment.

  • Is Gambling Recession Proof?     Thursday, 18 Aug 2011 | 8:40 PM ET

    Jonathan Galaviz, Chief Economist at Galaviz & Company LLC, and Cesar Purisima, Finance Secretary of the Philippines talk about the gaming sector in the current economic climate.

  • Likelihood of Global Recession Increases     Thursday, 18 Aug 2011 | 8:10 PM ET

    Cesar Purisima, Finance Secretary of the Philippines talks about his global economic outlook says market volatility will stay until the fundamental economic issues are addressed.

  • Blue Waters, Black Oil in the South China Sea Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 5:26 AM ET
    China's flag flies over octagonal structures built on stilts in the Philippine-claimed Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands located in the South China Sea.

    Not a single Asian country with territorial claims in the South China Sea has installed an oil drill in the heart of the disputed region, but that might soon change.

  • Dollar Slumps, Kiwi Flies Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 9:20 AM ET

    Debt drama dents the dollar and growth data down under is uplifting — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Dollar Lifts, Euro Has the Blues Wednesday, 6 Jul 2011 | 8:48 AM ET

    Higher rates in China, lower ratings in Portugal - time for your daily FX Fix.