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  • uploads///Taiwan GDP
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Taiwan’s Economy Expands, Bank Indonesia Keeps Rates Unchanged

    Taiwan’s economy rose by 0.7% on an annual basis in 2Q16—compared to a contraction of 0.29% in the previous quarter and slightly above estimated forecasts.

    By David Meyer
  • uploads///CNY vs CNH
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Spread Reducing between Onshore and Offshore Yuan

    The spread between the offshore and onshore yuan creates arbitrage opportunities for traders as the value diverges between the two currencies.

    By David Meyer
  • uploads///A MA
    Real Insights

    Asian Markets Could Generate Higher Returns

    In the short term, Asian benchmarks and ETFs have also performed better than US-focused funds.

    By Matthews Asia
  • uploads///TWD Dec
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    The Taiwan Dollar Keels as Taiwanese Central Bank Cuts Rates

    The Taiwan dollar depreciated against the US dollar on December 17, 2015, as the Taiwan Central Bank cut interest rates for the second time in three months.

    By David Meyer
  • Basic Materials

    Why Erickson Air Crane is an attractive investment opportunity

    In 2013, EAC purchased Evergreen Helicopters (EHI) and Air Amazonas (AA), which will more than double the company’s revenue.

    By Samuel Madden, CFA
  • uploads///May
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Indian Indexes Celebrate Another Term for Modi

    The S&P BSE Sensex rose 1.61% on May 24 and closed at 39,435. The NIFTY 50 fell 1.6% and ended the day at 11,844.10.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
  • uploads///May
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Indian Indexes Gain ahead of the Vote Count

    Ahead of the day of the vote count on May 23, both the main Indian indexes gained. The S&P BSE Sensex gained 0.36%, while the NIFTY 50 rose 0.25%.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
  • uploads///May
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Indian Indexes Retreat as Exit Poll Euphoria Wanes

    After skyrocketing on May 20, Indian indexes shed some mass on May 21. The benchmark BSE Sensex dropped 383 points (0.97%).

    By Mike Sonnenberg
  • uploads///May
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Should You Expect Indian ETFs to Gain Big Today?

    After almost six weeks and seven phases, voting for the next government in India ended on May 18.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
  • uploads///May
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Indian Indexes Continue to Gain on Mixed Day for Asian Equities

    Indian indexes, which are having turbulent times like other world indexes, rose on value-buying opportunities today.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
  • uploads///May
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Afternoon Surge Boosts Indian Indexes on May 16

    Both the S&P BSE SENSEX and the NIFTY 50 surged in the afternoon of May 16 to end up in the green.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
  • uploads///May
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Indian Indexes Defying US and Other Asian Trends

    After falling for nine consecutive trading days, Indian indexes were up today. The S&P BSE SENSEX jumped 0.6% to 37,318.33 while the NSE Nifty 50 gained 0.66% to end at 11,222.05.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
  • uploads///May
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Indian Indexes Fell Sharply in Late Trading on May 13

    Late selling pressure dragged both the S&P BSE Sensex and the NIFTY 50 down on May 13.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
  • uploads///May
    Miscellaneous

    Indian Markets Seem Cautious ahead of Trade Talk Outcome

    Indian markets remained cautious on May 10. The S&P BSE SENSEX dropped 0.26%, while the NSE NIFTY 50 dropped 0.2%.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
  • uploads/// May
    Miscellaneous

    Indian Indexes Remained Pressured on May 9

    SENSEX and NIFTY continue to slide The S&P BSE SENSEX fell 0.61% to 37,558.91 while the NSE NIFTY 50 fell 0.51% on May 9. The oil and gas sector was the biggest loser as Reliance Industries Limited, an oil and gas major and the largest component of both indexes, was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to […]

    By Mike Sonnenberg
  • uploads///May
    Miscellaneous

    Asia-Pacific Update: Indian Indices Remain in the Red

    The S&P BSE Sensex and the NSE NIFTY 50 fell on May 7, which extended the performance on May 6. The SENSEX fell by 323 points.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
  • uploads///May
    Miscellaneous

    India Was Impacted the Least by the Asia Mayhem

    Despite the fall, India remained the best-performing market, or least impacted, in the Asia-Pacific region on May 6.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
  • uploads/// MSCI Sector Index
    Real Insights

    Why Investors Need Not Worry Over the Asian Rally

    Asian equities have seen a sharp rally in 2017 due to attractive valuations and upward earnings potential.

    By Matthews Asia
  • uploads/// MSCI  yr returns
    Real Insights

    An Asian Rally Will Likely Hinge on This

    Although Asian markets have outperformed most of the other regions this year, their performance over the past few years has remained sluggish overall.

    By Matthews Asia
  • uploads///The Chinese Yuan has Shown a Steady Performance in the Last Five Years
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Is China Still Concerned about Capital Outflows?

    We continue to believe that when evaluating any investment in either the emerging markets or any global allocation of assets, China needs to be considered.

    By VanEck
  • uploads///Thai GDP
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Thailand’s GDP Strengthens, Trade Surplus Narrows for Indonesia

    Thailand’s economy rose by 3.5% on an annual basis in 2Q16. The GDP rose at the fastest pace since 1Q13. On a quarterly basis, its GDP grew by 0.8% in 2Q16.

    By David Meyer
  • uploads///Taiwan inflation
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Inflation Rises in Taiwan, Indonesian GDP Beat Expectations

    The inflation rate in Taiwan rose by 1.2% in July on an annual basis—above expectations of 1.1% growth and last month’s rise of 0.91% in consumer prices.

    By David Meyer
  • uploads///Aus inflation
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Inflation Levels in Australia Exhibit a Sluggish Increase

    Inflation levels in Australia rose by 1.0% in 2Q16—slightly below estimated forecasts of a 1.1% rise and softer than the previous quarter’s rise of 1.3%.

    By David Meyer
  • uploads///Spore inflation
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Inflation Levels Fall in Singapore, Malaysian Unemployment Rate Falls

    The inflation rate in Singapore fell by 0.7% on an annual basis in June after a 1.6% drop in May and estimated forecasts of a contraction of 1.1%.

    By David Meyer
  • uploads///
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Singapore Dollar Ended Negatively against Bolstered Rise in GDP

    The Singapore dollar witnessed a volatile session and ended lower against the US dollar on January 4, 2016. There was faster-than-expected growth in the economy.

    By David Meyer
  • uploads///Capture
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Kazakhstan Tenge Dives to an All-Time Low

    On August 20, Kazakhstan prime minister Karim Massimov announced that the country is moving into a free-float regime, with its central bank monetary policy aiming to target inflation.

    By David Meyer
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