Asia

31 Jan 19
Shanghai and Beijing continued to attract significant foreign investor interest.
30 Jan 19
Purchasing, logistics and supply chain professionals were the most sought after.
30 Jan 19
It is expected to see the highest real-wage growth globally.
30 Jan 19
The government is stepping up its efforts to diversify its power sector to move away from a reliance on gas production.
25 Jan 19
Operators are looking to make way for 4G and eventually 5G data networks.
22 Jan 19
Half of the region's top execs expect growth to improve in 2019 despite economic uncertainties.
22 Jan 19
Spending will take a huge hit amidst weak wage growth and job losses..
21 Jan 19
The government has been actively suspending infra projects to shed debt.
18 Jan 19
The country is planning tax refunds equal to 2.6% of the GDP in Q3 2018.
18 Jan 19
However, the central bank is allowing yields to trade mildly higher to boost profits.
18 Jan 19
This compares to $500m investments in 2017 and $700m in 2016.
17 Jan 19
Australian home prices may drop a further 5%.
16 Jan 19
The consumer price inflation (CPI) moderated to 1.9% in December 2018 from 2.2% in November.
15 Jan 19
A domestic glut in its gasoline market and new refineries across its coastal provinces will push its supply.
15 Jan 19
Urbanisation will continue to create opportunities for investors amidst a late-cycle environment.
14 Jan 19
Investors in the region recorded the worst performance in 2018 at 17.1pp below the regional MSCI Index.
14 Jan 19
However, this represents flattish growth.
14 Jan 19
Around 6,800 km of new railways will cement the sector's growth prospects.
11 Jan 19
Over half admit to not having plans to ensure compliance with local and global requirements in 2019.
9 Jan 19
South Korean conglomerate Lotte plans to invest $1.2b in Japan to expand its confectionery products.
9 Jan 19
The government is set to pursue efforts in developing smart factories to enhance efficiency and quality control.
8 Jan 19
This includes pharmaceutical firm Takeda’s $58b acquisition of Ireland’s drug company Shire.
20 Dec 18
Emerging Asian markets such as Myanmar and Bangladesh struggle to attract private construction financing.
19 Dec 18
More than half of CFOs have already been hit by tariffs.
19 Dec 18
Declines in machinery exports offset growth in transport equipment and manufactured goods.
18 Dec 18
It accounted for five of the top ten exchanges globally by proceeds.
14 Dec 18
Crude oil imports surged 15% YoY to a record 42.7 million tonnes in November.
12 Dec 18
Consumers will face higher taxes by October 2019.
12 Dec 18
Public-private partnerships will help extend the 27,000 km network.
12 Dec 18
Ageing populations will boost demand for long-term investment and health coverage.
12 Dec 18
Its government will spend an additional US$26.5b to upgrade infrastructure affected by natural disasters.
6 Dec 18
The weakening housing market and China's economic slowdown are to blame.
6 Dec 18
At 7.6% of GDP, its account surplus is amongst the strongest in the ASEAN-6.
5 Dec 18
Budget cuts and social instability may also further hamper its 2019 growth.
5 Dec 18
Singapore and Malaysia may see the biggest GDP hit, whilst Indonesia and Philippines will be relatively unscathed.
3 Dec 18
Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia and Malaysia may benefit the most.
3 Dec 18
The Indian rupee, Indonesian rupiah and Thai baht could outperform the rest.
30 Nov 18
Telco One97 Communications bagged the largest deal at US$365m.
28 Nov 18
Incumbents are launching VC arms and innovation labs to avoid being outpaced.
28 Nov 18
Vietnam’s IPO capital market was the top performer with $6.2b.