Jeff Ng, economist at Standard Chartered, expects the Philippines' fourth quarter GDP to be minimally impacted by the typhoon and says 2014 reconstruction could be accretive to the country's growth.» Read More
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cesar Purisima, Finance Secretary of the Philippines talks about the health of the country's banking sector in light of current economic environment.
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.
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.
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.