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Thai Baht Rose Due to Strong Economic Growth
The Thai baht appreciated against the US dollar on November 16. Economic growth showed signs of a turnaround. The GDP rose at the fastest quarterly pace this year.
Analyzing Risk-Adjusted Returns of Four China-Focused Mutual Funds
Risk-adjusted returns is a concept that can be used to determine how much return an investment can provide with the given level of risk associated with it.
Why China’s CPI Data Were Stronger in February
In February, China’s CPI (consumer price index) rose 2.5% YoY—the largest rise since July 2014. It was also higher than the 1.8% YoY rise in January.
Online travel giant Expedia’s must-know overview for investors
Expedia’s recent quarterly earnings beat Wall Street estimates, and it posted fiscal 2013 adjusted earnings of $3.22 per share on revenues of $4.8 billion.
Expedia’s trivago acquisition raises advertising revenue growth
Officially launched in 2005, Expedia’s trivago is a known travel brand in Europe and continues to operate independently, and grow revenue via global expansion.
Valuation: Priceline Versus Its Peers
As of November 6, 2015, Priceline’s forward PE ratio stood at 21.8x, and its average valuation stands at 20x.
Can Ctrip Remain Profitable in 2016 and Beyond?
The online travel market’s margins are expected to improve now that pricing stability has returned to the industry.
Qunar Is Going Private: How Does It Affect Investors?
In June 2016, Qunar (QUNR) received an initial proposal from private equity firm Ocean Management.
Why Isn’t Qunar Profitable Yet?
Analysts are estimating that Qunar Cayman Islands (QUNR) will incur an EBITDA loss of $17 million in 3Q16 and $3 million in 4Q16.
These Segments Will Contribute the Most to Ctrip’s Future Growth
At 39% in 2Q16, hotels formed a significant part of Ctrip’s revenue, much like other OTA (online travel agency) players.
China’s Prices Indexes Weaken in June: Here’s Why
In June, China’s CPI edged down to 1.9% year-over-year (or YoY) from the 2.0% rise recorded the previous month.
Did China’s Consumer and Producer Prices Rise in April?
In April, China’s food prices rose 7.4% YoY (year-over-year), while nonfood prices edged up 1.1%. Pork prices rose sharply by 33.5% YoY and accounted for 0.8% of CPI (consumer price index) growth.
Why Is Ctrip Investing in Rival Online Travel Agency Companies?
Ctrip.com (CTRP) has been busy trying to consolidate the Chinese online travel agency (or OTA) market by buying stakes in its potential and existing rivals.
What Should You Expect from the Ctrip-Qunar Deal?
After a number of failed attempts and unsuccessful talks, Chinese online travel companies Ctrip International (CTRP) and Qunar Cayman Islands (QUNR) have reached an agreement.
China’s PPI Data Indicate Continued Deflationary Pressure
In October, China’s PPI for manufactured goods fell 5.9% YoY as manufacturers resorted to price-cutting due to weak demand.
The Thai Baht Falls to a 6-Year Low against the US Dollar
The Thai baht weakened against the US dollar for the third continuous session on August 17, 2015, on lower-than-expected gross domestic data or GDP for the second quarter.
Why is Expedia focusing on growth in international markets?
Expedia has been investing to expand its international footprint, as growth in its core U.S. market has slowed down.