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    Consumer

    Alexa, Tech Companies Are Leaving China: Where Will They Go?

    Global consumer tech companies are reportedly looking to move out of China amid the still unresolved trade war.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Malaysia’s Industrial Production Accelerates amid the Trade War

    On June 11, Malaysia’s Department of Statistics released its industrial production data for April.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    IMF Economic Update: Still Upbeat on Some Emerging Economies

    Irrespective of how strong economic fundamentals look, investors should be careful about investing in emerging markets and other economies that are relatively unknown to them.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Can Malaysia’s Improved Retail Sales Support Economic Growth in 2017?

    Retail sales in Malaysia rose 13.9% YoY (year-over-year) in June 2017, compared with its 13.6% gain in May 2017.

    By Mary Sadler
  • uploads///Malaysias Manufacturing Activity Remains Slow in July
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Manufacturing in Malaysia: What Happened in July

    Manufacturing activity in Malaysia remained subdued in July 2017.

    By Mary Sadler
  • uploads///Inflation in Malaysia Continues to Decline in June
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Malaysian Inflation Declined Again in July

    Consumer prices in Malaysia grew 3.6% in June 2017, compared with its 3.9% rise in May 2017.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Understanding the Marginal Decline in Malaysian Exports in June

    Exports from Malaysia in June 2017 stood at 73.1 billion Malaysian ringgit (MYR) (about $17 billion as of August 11, 2017), or 10% higher YoY.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What’s behind Malaysia’s Large Trade Surplus in June 2017?

    Malaysia’s trade surplus jumped to 9.9 billion Malaysian ringgit (MYR) (about $2.3 billion as of August 11, 2017) in June 2017—an 80% rise YoY.

    By Mary Sadler
  • uploads///Malaysias Business Confidence Jumps in Q
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Where Malaysian Business Confidence Stood in 2Q17

    Malaysian business confidence as reported by MIER (Malaysian Institute of Economic Research) gave an optimistic outlook for Malaysia after 1Q17.

    By Mary Sadler
  • uploads///Malaysias Manufacturing Activity at Record Low in June
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Happened to the Malaysian Manufacturing PMI in June?

    Manufacturing activity in Malaysia fell to a record low in June 2017, primarily due to a drop in both output and new orders.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Improved Global Demand Means for Exports in Malaysia

    The Malaysian economy reported improved growth in 1Q17, largely supported by the rise in exports.

    By Mary Sadler
  • uploads///Malaysias Trade Surplus Declines in May
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Inside Malaysia’s Rising Trade Surplus in May

    Malaysia’s (EWM) trade performance in May 2017 appeared to benefit from improved global (ACWI) trade.

    By Mary Sadler
  • uploads///Inflation in Malaysia Continues to Decline in May
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Will Malaysian Inflation Stay in a Downtrend in 2017?

    Inflation in Malaysia (EWM) is now in decline after reaching an eight-year high in March 2017.

    By Mary Sadler
  • uploads///Malaysias Economic Growth Jumps in Q
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Can Improved Demand Help Malaysia’s Economy Expand in 2Q17?

    The Malaysian economy gave us an impressive growth story in 1Q17, with its increased investments in infrastructure and private sector expansion.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Malaysian GDP Grew Slower, Inflation Beat Expectations in India

    The Malaysian economy grew by 4.0% on an annual basis in 2Q16—in line with estimated forecasts and against 4.2% growth recorded in 1Q16.

    By David Meyer
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Bank of Korea Keeps Rates Unchanged, Asian ETFs Trade Positive

    South Korea’s monetary policy committee kept the benchmark interest rate unchanged at a record low of 1.3%—in line with expectations.

    By David Meyer
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    Miscellaneous

    Notable Gainers and Losers among Major Currency Pairs

    Major Asian currency pairs were trading on a negative bias against the US dollar on August 12, 2016. The US dollar broadly rose against the other currencies.

    By David Meyer
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    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
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Inflation Levels in Malaysia Ease, Taiwanese Export Orders Drop

    The inflation rate in Malaysia increased by 1.6% on an annual basis in June—compared to 2.0% in the previous month and below forecasts of 1.6%.

    By David Meyer
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Central Bank of Malaysia Cuts Rates by 25 Basis Points

    The Central Bank of Malaysia unexpectedly reduced the benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points to 3% on July 13—bringing the rates to two-year low levels.

    By David Meyer
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Asia a Compelling Investment Proposition?

    Given the diversity it can provide due to its composition, Asia makes a compelling investment destination for investors who are looking for growth.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Were the Best-Performing Currencies on June 29?

    The Malaysian ringgit led the rise in Asian currencies as the US dollar-ringgit currency pair, which is inversely related to the ringgit, fell by 1.7%.

    By David Meyer
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Disappointing Macro Releases across South Asian Economies

    Among South Asian economies, industrial production for Singapore released below expectations for May at 0.9% on an annual basis.

    By David Meyer
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Behind the World Bank’s Outlook for Growth in Emerging Markets

    EMDEs saw their economic growth contract to 3.4% in 2015, as compared to 4.2% one year previously. For 2016, the World Bank expects their growth to be 3.5%.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    PMI Readings Suggest Continued Outperformance of Australian ETFs

    The services PMI (purchasing managers’ index) for China (FXI) came in at 51.2 for May 2016. This was the country’s lowest reading since March 2016.

    By David Meyer
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Malaysian Ringgit Drops as Economy Slows to Two-Year Low

    The Malaysian ringgit fell against the US dollar on November 13, 2015, for the third consecutive session as Malaysia’s GDP for the third quarter indicated the slowest growth since the second quarter of 2013.

    By David Meyer
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Malaysian Ringgit Rises Due to the Financial Budget

    The Malaysian ringgit rose against the US dollar on October 23. The financial budget by Prime Minister Najib Razak was framed to woo investors.

    By David Meyer
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    The Malaysian Ringgit Falls to a 17-Year Low

    The week ending 14 August, 2015, saw the US-dollar-to-Malaysian-ringgit (USD-MYR) currency pair fall below the psychologically significant level of 4.0.

    By David Meyer
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How to Invest in Malaysian Equities via ETFs

    If you want to invest in Malaysian equities, then the iShares MSCI Malaysia ETF (EWM) is the fund for you.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Canada’s debt-to-income ratio is among highest in the world

    Canada had the second largest jump in the household debt-to-income ratio between 2007 and 2Q14. In Canada, household debt rose to 155% of income in 2014.

    By Surbhi Jain
  • Financials

    Why emerging markets are slated to grow fast and sustainably

    More sustainable EM growth, as evident in less volatile gross domestic product (GDP) growth figures and the composition of GDP.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
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    Financials

    Malaysian inflation creeping up, but low; rates to remain steady

    The consumer price index in Malaysia continued its steady increase since the year started, keeping a pace low enough to prevent any rates hike in the short-term.  The consumer price index is the index by which most countries measure their inflation. It is composed of a basic basket of consumer products ranging from basic groceries […]

    By Dale A. Norton
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