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Why Yuan Devaluation May Not Be So Catastrophic
The Chinese yuan devaluation took global markets by surprise and increased speculations about the pronounced nature of the slowdown in the Chinese economy.
China Has Been a Source of Turmoil for Emerging Markets
China (GCH) has been a source of turmoil for emerging market funds (FEO) for the better part of the year.
Understanding the Phenomenal Growth of ASEAN Nations
The growth of the ASEAN member nations has been extraordinary, to say the least. The GDP for the region expanded at a whopping 313% between 2001 and 2013.
Retail Growth in Asia Faces Important Challenges
China’s retail sales growth has remained above 10% for most of the past year, and this trend isn’t likely to reverse in the near future.
Why Salesforce’s Focus on Japan Is Opportune
Companies focus on building hyperscale data centers Earlier in this series, we discussed Salesforce (CRM) opening a data center in Japan (EWJ) to cater to its expanding customer base in the Asia-Pacific region. Amazon (AMZN), Microsoft (MSFT), IBM (IBM), Alphabet (GOOG), Salesforce, and other cloud providers are competing in adding new data center facilities. According to […]
What New EVP Monica Langley Could Mean for Salesforce
In collaboration with the Salesforce executive team, Langley will likely be instrumental in developing growth strategies.
Why Is Salesforce Keen on Diversification?
Asia-Pacific region grew the most Earlier in this series, we discussed Salesforce’s (CRM) fiscal 3Q17 earnings, which not only beat analysts’ expectations but also its own guidance. Its better-than-expected 3Q17 results boosted Salesforce’s stock, which has gone through some ups and downs in the last year. In fiscal 3Q17, Salesforce’s revenue grew in all geographies. Salesforce […]
Despite Brexit, Salesforce Saw Fast Growth in Europe in 2Q17
In fiscal 2Q17, Salesforce posted revenue and non-GAAP EPS of $2.0 billion and $0.24, respectively, which beat analysts’ expectations.
India Is Shining as Fundamentals Continue to Look Strong
In terms of fundamentals, the emerging markets (VWO) in Asia (FAX) continue to look solid, particularly in nations like India (IFN) (EPI) and Indonesia (IF).
Should You Be Worrying about China?
China’s slowdown will remain a concern for the foreseeable future. That’s a problem for those Asian economies, such as commodities exporters Malaysia and Indonesia.
Norton Antivirus Continues to Be an Integral Part of Symantec
With the addition of new features in its Norton Security Suite in September 2015, Symantec has showed that it has no intention of discontinuing Norton Antivirus.