We think odds are high that the ratings agency will upgrade Indonesia’s credit rating this year.
With inflation likely to have risen to 2.1% in December – above the Federal Reserve’s target – the central bank has its work cut out for it and will need to raise rates sooner and faster than most th...
While almost all indicators are suggesting that the global economy is finally on the upswing, this stronger growth may not last. That said, things are not as bad as they look.
E-grocery has lagged the robust online sales growth seen by the non-food segments in recent years. But this is set to change as we see China’s e-grocery sales doubling in two years.
Small homes, decentralised offices, and online shopping – these are the dynamics that will have an impact on Hong Kong’s real estate market in the long run.
Nickel prices have fallen in response to Indonesia’s lifting of its export ban on nickel ore and bauxite, and the negative impact should remain in the mid- to long-term.
We are focusing on companies that will ride the growth story this year and also those that will benefit from a recovery in the US.
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The pace of India’s ongoing remonetisation efforts slowed down in mid-December, possibly delaying normalisation of cash availability by another month.
There are growing concerns about the uncertainties brought by Trump policies and its impact on Japan’s real economy. And it is not just about the trade imbalances flagged by Trump.
The market expects the Malaysian central bank to maintain the policy rate at 3% despite the fact that inflation for December had come in marginally lower than expected.
While the bank is unlikely to change its policy stance this week, the market is watching for signs of a potential shift, especially if there is a revival in wage growth and thereby, a broader lift to...
US consumer price inflation has crossed the Federal Reserve’s 2% target – a whole one to two years earlier than anticipated.
The US dollar made a fast recovery after the US consumer price index returned to the Federal Reserve’s target range and on Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s hawkish comments.
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