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  1. A single Southeast Asian market by 2020 ... maybe

    Posted Oct 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Economists doubt such an ambitious plan can be achieved in this time frame Analysts are not convinced by the landmark accord to create a single Southeast Asian market by 2020. ... the growing economic powerhouses of China and India. Analysts say that on paper, the plan to create a European-style single market by 2020 appears to be an excellent idea for such an enormous region ...

  2. Asian bond market could hurt reliant US

    Posted Oct 01st 2003, 12:00am by Michael Preiss

    ... RENEWED EFFORTS ARE under way to establish an Asian bond market, with the aim of better channelling Asia's bountiful savings to productive local recipients of capital. This comes ... being recycled into its public debt markets and for the time being Asian governments have little choice but to accommodate it. A key trigger for the creation of an Asian bond market was the 1997 ...

  3. China boost for Asian IT market

    Posted Dec 16th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hui Yuk-min A strong rebound of 18.7 per cent growth in information-technology spending in China will help resurrect the region's IT market back to double-digit growth for the first time in three years, according to International Data Corp (IDC). The market research firm predicts China corporates and consumers will spend an extra US$4.63 billion next year, bringing total ...

  4. HK has Asian market framed

    Posted Nov 04th 2003, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... expects single-digit growth for the rest of the year. 'The marketing atmosphere is good. We see an upswing in demand in the third and fourth quarters.' Hong Kong's exports ... last year followed by a 9 per cent fall this year. Japan is becoming an increasingly important market for lower-priced spectacles. The European Union, meanwhile, has presented a different ...

  5. Global integration a challenge for Asian manufacturers

    Posted Nov 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the future.' Companies are also setting up in the mainland and Hong Kong to take advantage of China's burgeoning consumer market- as the country opens its markets in line with World Trade ... chain to improve its efficiency and responsiveness to market change. 'Consumers change their mobile phones every few months to take advantage of new technology, making it essential ...

  6. Global recovery optimism drives gains in Asian stocks

    Posted Jul 15th 2003, 12:00am by David Robinson

    ... Weaker bond yields and brighter US data make regional equities attractive Stock markets across the region rallied yesterday as investors weighed the prospect that the global economy could be turning a corner. Economists said weakening bond yields and improved United States data was pushing Hong Kong's liquidity-driven market towards Asian equities. The Hang Seng Index surged 2.12 ...

  7. Switch to Asian equities urged

    Posted Nov 13th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... this year, the current valuations of Asian equities still look attractive compared with the historical level. In addition, markets had not priced in the good news of the earnings growth, Mr Milligan ... Investors should consider switching from United States equities to emerging markets, which offer higher returns, in expectation of a sustainable and broadening economic recovery, according ...

  8. Outlook positive for Asian equities

    Posted Nov 05th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Anette Jonsson The outlook for Asian equities remains favourable going into next year amid the pick-up in global growth and a rise in domestic consumption, according to ING Investment ... a recovery in the global job market or a currency crisis, it said. Mr Tiggelen admitted it was difficult to see how equity markets could perform as well next year as they had this year, as they would ...

  9. Asian volatility a springboard

    Posted Nov 30th 2003, 12:00am by Stephen Seawright

    ... Stephen Seawright Asian stock markets are among the most volatile in the world and are showing signs of short-term weakness but offer strong long-term returns, according to a report by ING ... Markus Rosgen and Julian Leung. 'Whilst clearly uncomfortable in the near term, this is key in terms of outperformance in the future,' they say. In the short term Asian markets could ...

  10. The bizarre world of East Asian currencies

    Posted Sep 08th 2003, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... East Asian governments and central bankers are again exhibiting head-in-the-sand postures towards currency values. In the mid-1990s, refusal to float or devalue in time was a major cause of the Asian financial crisis. This time, the posture could create a crisis in global trade relations. The imbalance between East Asia and the US has reached grotesque proportions. Inappropriate ...




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