Jean Chua

Writer Asia


  • End of Stimulus? Why It Isn't All Bad News
    By: Jean Chua
    Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 10:00 PM ET

    The Fed minutes triggered a sell-off in equities as investors fretted over a possible end to historically low interest rates. The upside? Analysts say this reflects confidence in the U.S. economy.

  • Watch Out, Asia. Inflation Is on Its Way
    By: Jean Chua
    Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 10:00 PM ET
    Why Inflation in China Will Raise Its Head Again

    Inflation in Asia may be under control, but prices across the region could soon start to creep higher, with India and Southeast Asia the most vulnerable, warns independent economist Andy Xie.

  • Rocky Path Ahead Even as Markets Cheer Fiscal Deal
    By: Jean Chua
    Tuesday, 1 Jan 2013 | 10:10 PM ET

    Markets are relieved that the U.S. Congress has approved a deal to avert a "fiscal cliff", but analysts warn that investors now face a rocky two months ahead as negotiations over the debt ceiling begin.