iShares MSCI Thailand Capped
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.
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.
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.
Thailand Manufacturing Activity Accelerates in June 2017
The Bank of Thailand is expecting economic growth to pick up in 2017 with improved domestic and external demand.
Why Consumer Confidence in Thailand Is Low
Consumer confidence in Thailand (THD) seems to be in a downtrend, as it continued to fall for two consecutive months as of June 2017.
Is Negative Inflation Suggesting Contraction in Thailand in 2017?
Thailand’s (EEM) inflation in June 2017 exceeded the market estimate of a 0.1% drop.
Will Thailand Continue Its Economic Expansion in 2Q17?
Thailand saw impressive growth in 1Q17 due in part to external demand and public investment. Its GDP rose 3.3% in 1Q17 as compared to a 3% rise in 4Q16.
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.
EWA Rises despite Lower Growth in Export and Import Prices
Recently, the trade surplus for Thailand increased as imports fell lower than exports in the Thai economy. THD rose by 0.81% at 1:30 PM EST on July 28.
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%.
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.
Colombia Central Bank Hikes Rates by 25 Basis Points on June 22
The central bank of Colombia increased interest rates on June 22, 2016, by 25 basis points to 7.5%, which was in line with expectations. This was its tenth consecutive hike in benchmark rates.
The Bank of Korea Just Delivered a Surprise
South Korea’s iShares MSCI South Korea Capped ETF (EWY) slid on June 9 after the Bank of Korea cut interest rates by 25 basis points to 1.25%.
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.