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12JUN 2018

Why Argentina woes shouldn’t detract from positive emerging market debt story

The recent flare up of risks in Argentina, and other emerging economies, has raised the spectre of a “classic” emerging market currency crisis. Given the improvement in fundamentals which has taken place over recent years, do opportunities remain in emerging market bonds?

2017

NOVEMBER

01NOV 2017

Economics

The rise of young Asia: how millennials are transforming a region

We look at the huge shift of economic power towards a growing and increasingly wealthy Asian middle class, which - crucially - is both young and at ease with technology and rapid change.

OCTOBER

19OCT 2017

Economics

Chinese growth shrugs off headwinds

A resilient economy strengthens President Xi Jinping at a crucial political juncture.

16OCT 2017

Economics

China’s Communist party congress: what investors should expect

The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China begins on Wednesday. Will President Xi Jinping stick or twist on the country’s economic policy, and what might it mean for markets?

JULY

11JUL 2017

Economics

20 years on: could the Asian financial crisis be repeated?

Matthew Dobbs, a veteran Asian fund manager, was in the eye of the storm in 1997. He examines why it happened and whether it could be repeated

JANUARY

17JAN 2017

Economics

Diverse demographics and 'the pizza ATM': how Singapore stacks up as a global city

A strategically positioned trade centre, Singapore continues to adapt and evolve as a global property hotspot. The Global Cities team recently visited Singapore to explore the reasons why, as well as consider some of the challenges faced by the market

17JAN 2017

Blog

Diverse demographics and 'the pizza ATM': how Singapore stacks up as a global city

A strategically positioned trade centre, Singapore continues to adapt and evolve as a global property hotspot. The Global Cities team recently visited Singapore to explore the reasons why, as well as consider some of the challenges faced by the market