Viktor Shvets, Head of Strategy Research, Asia at Macquarie, explains why Singapore, Philippines and Vietnam offer interesting long-term opportunities in Southeast Asia.» Read More
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.
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?
By several measures, Asian currencies are bargains - but be careful.
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.
Donald Trump, Trump Organization chairman/president discusses his plans to expand in Asia, and his meeting with presidential candidate, Mitt Romney.
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.
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.
Debt drama dents the dollar and growth data down under is uplifting — it's time for your FX Fix.
Higher rates in China, lower ratings in Portugal - time for your daily FX Fix.
Strong medicine for Greece will jumpstart aid plans and currency investors' fears will ease, one strategist says.
China's battle against inflation has plenty of investors worried about a major slowdown. But the former Chief China Economist at the Royal Bank of Scotland says he's much more worried about inflation rapidly getting out of hand and creating a much bigger hard landing between 2012 and 2015.
Ben Bernanke acknowledged on Tuesday that the U.S. economic recovery is fragile, but he didn't hint at any further monetary stimulus. One strategist says investors should be prepared for a period of 'slowflation': slow growth accompanied by high inflation.
With risk appetite waning, here's what one trader sees for Asian currencies. Hint: it's not what you think.
Firming commodity prices are lifting commodity currencies, but rumors are sinking the British pound— time for your FX Fix.
Friday’s inflation data from China and India showed accelerating inflation. At the same time, real interest rates in a number of the world’s major economies still remain negative. Investors buying fixed-income securities such as government bonds risk earning negative real yields. But JPMorgan and Macquarie securities have found a telecom stock each that pays a 9 percent dividend.
What many people do not realize about investing in emerging markets is that countries tend to concentrate their economic expansion in specific sectors. In the case of the Philippines, the sectors most in demand are outsourcing and service oriented industries.
Emerging-market Asian currencies were on a tear in 2010, but sentiment has shifted dramatically this year. Citi's Johanna Chua explains why the negativism is overdone in some cases, and where currency investors could do well now.
Emerging markets in Asia are off to a rocky start this year. Fears of rising inflation and further monetary tightening have led to an outflow of foreign funds. Yet so far, fund managers in Asia are playing a game of wait and see.
Philippine budget airline Cebu Pacific Air may be set to list Tuesday on the Philippine Stock Exchange in the country's biggest IPO this year, but that's not why the company's in the spotlight in recent weeks.