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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.
A 40 mile stretch of a toll road between Austin and San Antonio, Texas will allow drivers to go 85 miles per hour — the highest speed limit on any highway in the U.S.
The credit crisis has led to the U.S., the U.K. and even the entire euro zone being dubbed the "new Japan" – with the Asian country synonymous with a particular kind of extended stagnation.
Asian equities have had a dream run over the past three months with some markets in the region seeing double-digit gains, and strategists expect bullish sentiment to spill into next year.
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Chang Ka Mun, Associate Member at the HKSAR's Central Policy Unit, says protesters don't understand the real intention of Beijing's actions and are protesting out of fear towards the Communist Party.
Micha Benoliel, Co-founder of FireChat, says the app's massive popularity in Hong Kong came as a surprise. He also explains how the app bypasses Chinese censorship.
Charles Hutzler, Wall Street Journal's China Bureau Chief, describes the city's significance to China and discusses possible options for Beijing.