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These pros say emerging market currencies are the place to be - if you're picky.
Hong Kong’s latest round of property measures to curb speculation by foreign buyers is likely to have a minimal impact on cooling sky-high prices in the island-state, say experts, with tight supply conditions and demand from local homebuyers preventing any large declines in home values.
The Bank of Japan is tipped to ease monetary policy on Tuesday by expanding its asset-purchase program for a second straight month and analysts reckon it won’t be the last time either as the central bank ramps up its efforts to prop up a weak economy.
Ashish Goyal, Chief Investment Officer, Asia and Global Emerging Market Equities at Eastspring Investments, says strong economic growth and attractive valuations are the main reasons he is bullish on Asian equities over the next 10 years.
Raymond Yeung, Senior Economist, Greater China, ANZ says as a result of the city's new cooling measures, clients are more likely to hold onto properties rather than sell to provide the market with supply.
Global private equity firms are fast stepping up their focus on Southeast Asia, a region that boasts high growth, favorable demographics and rising consumer affluence.
Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, AMP Capital says Beijing might unleash only a small stimulus. He adds their policy tuning approach has effectively saved China from a hard landing.
Bertelsmann and Pearson are in talks about combining their publishing divisions, Random House and Penguin, to create a global market leader in response to the strategic challenges of the fast-growing ebook business. The FT reports.
Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, AMP Capital says South Korea's small third-quarter gain is still good news since it means the country is avoiding a recession.
What’s been showing up in this quarter’s earnings reports should now show up in Friday’s third quarter gross domestic product release: Corporate America is worried, and its move to the sidelines is slowing down the economy.
Gold prices have fallen 5 percent in the space of just over two weeks on prospects for weak global growth and inflation, and commodity experts tell CNBC that with no major catalyst to drive prices back up, gold bulls targeting $2000 an ounce by year-end are in for a major let down.
Japanese companies, bearing the brunt of the economic fallout from a territorial dispute between China and Japan, appear to be heeding one message from the spat: adapt now or pay the price of a dispute that looks likely to rumble on for some time.
Andrew Rickards, CEO, Yoma Strategic Holdings says that there's a lot of scope to invest in Myanmar as the country makes its investment rules clearer.
Its youthful population that gives it a competitive edge over regional peers China and Japan and setting it apart from countries across the world.
There is a silver lining to Japan’s aging problem - the country’s elderly have emerged as big spenders, even as others tighten their purse strings.
China, the manufacturing hub of the world, is under threat of losing that title as its population ages fast leading to a huge labor shortfall.
Asia's populations are graying very rapidly and the continent looks ill-prepared to face the challenges, writes an expert.
Asia, home to some of the world's fastest-growing economies, is also aging fast. The region is undergoing a major demographic change that presents both challenges and opportunities.
Governments in Asia are stepping in to organize matchmaking events in a desperate attempt to stem falling birth rates.
A slew of weak U.S. corporate earnings results have bought concerns about the global economic outlook back to the fore with a vengeance, threatening to end a four-month long rally in world stock markets and other risk assets.
Ray Attrill, Co-Head of FX Strategy at NAB, says Australia's February jobs numbers is 'extremely unreliable', due to a small sample size.
With key economic data showing signs of improvement, Song Seng Wun, Regional Economist at CIMB, says Japan may finally be on the right track of recovery.
Christian Schulz, Senior Economist at Berenberg Bank, says weaker-than-expected retail sales and industrial output on Thursday, showed signs of a gradual slowdown in China's economy.