Tag Archives: Asia

Asian markets versus other developing economies – FT

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Asia in the year of the sheep – FT

The FT’s Asia editor David Pilling asks two of Asia’s leading economists about how they see the region faring in the year of the sheep. Frederic Neumann from HSBC sees risks slowdown, while David Mann from Standard Chartered sees solid … Continue reading

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Stratfor: Robert D. Kaplan on the Rise of Asia

Given today’s landslide election in Japan, which returned Shinzo Abe back to power, we leave you with some great analysis by Stratfor’s Robert Kaplan. I think we have been too long taking Asia’s stability for granted…I can see signs of … Continue reading

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Asia Is The World’s Largest Oil Consuming Region

Nice data from the EIA showing petroleum consumption by region.  This, in part, explains why the stock rallies are starting to sputter in Korea and India, both heavily exposed to oil prices. Bloomberg reports that “in 2011, Japan, South Korea, … Continue reading

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