Jean Chua

Writer Asia


  • Asia's 'Value' Stocks Could Surge 20% in 2013: HSBC
    By: Jean Chua
    Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 8:00 PM ET
    Investors watch the electronic board at a stock exchange hall in Huaibei, China.

    With global growth expected to remain modest in 2013, investors should look at so-called "value" stocks in Asia, which have a potential upside of as much as 20 percent, says HSBC.

  • Shinzo Abe, incoming Prime Minister of Japan.

    While only time will tell whether Japan's incoming Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wins the war against deflation, one thing is clear. The central bank will be pushed to be far more aggressive than it has ever been.

  • Why Australia Should Break Its 'Surplus' Promise
    By: Jean Chua
    Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 12:00 PM ET

    Australia's economy may be one of the most resilient in the developed world, having expanded over 3 percent in the third quarter even as the mining boom loses steam, but analysts say the government's vow to return the budget to surplus may knock the wind out of its economy.