Brexit and Asia: Rationality versus Emotion
Politics,Economy,Hotspots
By Henry Hing Lee Chan - 25 Jun 2016

Brexit and Asia: Rationality versus Emotion

The June 23 Brexit referendum saw the UK vote to leave the European Union. The exit decision shocked the world with implications not only in the political and economic arenas of the UK and EU, but which also has far reaching repercussions beyond Europe.
Moderate Monetary Policies to Temper Exchange Rate Swings
Economy,China

By Mamoru Ishida - 13 May 2016

Moderate Monetary Policies to Temper Exchange Rate Swings

Processing Exports Remain Crucial to the Chinese Economy
Economy,China

By Yuqing Xing - 11 May 2016

Processing Exports Remain Crucial to the Chinese Economy

Making Sense of the Global Financial Market: “Trust Conspiracy Theories”
Economy

Making Sense of the Global Financial Market: “Trust Conspiracy Theories”

The recent turmoil of the world economy triggered by the US interest rate hike can be understood as a result of various conspiracies to profit from exploiting and creating volatilities
Vietnam: New Leadership and the Pressure for Economic Reforms
Politics,Economy,Southeast Asia

Vietnam: New Leadership and the Pressure for Economic Reforms

Economic policies beg for a major update from the implementation of the Doi Moi reforms in 1986. To ensure full integration into the global economy, including fulfilling expectations of the TPP, Vietnam need to do some serious adjustments.
By Huong Le Thu - 25 Apr 2016 | 0 comments Read more...
China’s Great Pump Priming
Economy,China

China’s Great Pump Priming

Despite all the policy rhetoric of stabilizing growth, adjusting structures, and preventing financial risks, the policy makers in Beijing have created another round of fiscal-monetary pump priming.
By Ding Lu - 13 Apr 2016 | 0 comments Read more...
China’s Stock Market Turmoil: A Painful Lesson for Investors and Regulators
Economy,China

China’s Stock Market Turmoil: A Painful Lesson for Investors and Regulators

From June 15, 2015, the stock market plunged from over 5,100 points to less than 3,500 points within 20 days, causing widespread panic in the market and significantly weakening investors’ confidence.
By Jing Wan - 23 Mar 2016 | 0 comments Read more...
China Facing the Exchange Rate Policy Dilemma
Economy,China

China Facing the Exchange Rate Policy Dilemma

The newly introduced mechanism of setting daily midpoint rates and the public statements by the PBoC and Chinese leaders were inconsistent and confused both domestic and international investors.
By Yuqing Xing - 23 Mar 2016 | 0 comments Read more...
Japan’s BRI Nod to Boost Asia’s Infrastructure Buildup
Economy,East Asia

Japan’s BRI Nod to Boost Asia’s Infrastructure Buildup

Japan’s forward bend towards China’s BRI will provide an impetus to Asia’s much needed infrastructure build-up. Asia has a large infrastructure need which is essential for the economic growth of Asian countries and which is significant for their global competitiveness.
By Amrita Jash - 31 Jul 2017 | 0 comments Read more...
The Future of Tourism in the Sino-Laotian Region
Economy,China,Southeast Asia

The Future of Tourism in the Sino-Laotian Region

China has become a major source for tourists for all Southeast Asian states. Laos is no exception in trying to attract this revenue earner. Improved connectivity through high-speed rail is one way to harness this potential and ensure Laos stays competitive in this market.  
By Tai Wei Lim - 19 Jul 2017 | 0 comments Read more...
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Two Years On
Economy,China,South Asia

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Two Years On

In the two years since Chinese President Xi Jinping’s official announcement of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor during his state visit to Pakistan on April 20, 2015, the first slate of “early harvest” CPEC projects are poised to be completed.
Yu’e Bao: A Double-Edged Sword for Financial Innovation
Economy,China

Yu’e Bao: A Double-Edged Sword for Financial Innovation

Yu’e Bao is a repository for leftover cash from online spending. The speedy growth of the fund highlights the pervasive role now played by technologies, which at the same time disrupts important erstwhile state-controlled economic pillars such as finance.
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