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Anthony Fensom

Anthony Fensom is an experienced business writer and communication consultant with more than a decade’s experience in the financial and media industries of Australia and Asia. Having spent four years with Australia’s stock exchange, together with six years in Tokyo, Japan as a full-time writer, he has a keen awareness of the Asia-Pacific’s economic and financial issues.

Asia’s Pricey Cities
March 27, 2017
Asia’s Pricey Cities
Singapore, Hong Kong, and Tokyo are among the world's most expensive cities to live in, according to a recent report.
Asia’s Pricey Cities
Asia To Fed: Your Move First
March 20, 2017
Asia To Fed: Your Move First
Asian central banks aren't rushing to follow the U.S. lead on monetary tightening.
Asia To Fed: Your Move First
After Impeachment Verdict, Korea’s ‘Fresh Start’ On Reform Begins Again
March 13, 2017
After Impeachment Verdict, Korea’s ‘Fresh Start’ On Reform Begins Again
Will a new president be able to jump-start a sluggish economy?
After Impeachment Verdict, Korea’s ‘Fresh Start’ On Reform Begins Again
Asia’s Rice Paper Ceiling Still Intact
March 07, 2017
Asia’s Rice Paper Ceiling Still Intact
Asian countries continue to score poorly on gender equality, to the detriment of their economies.
Asia’s Rice Paper Ceiling Still Intact
OECD Warns Australia: Still Feeling Lucky?
March 06, 2017
OECD Warns Australia: Still Feeling Lucky?
Australia's economic growth streak is alive, but precariously balanced.
OECD Warns Australia: Still Feeling Lucky?
Free Trade Push: Australia, Indonesia Eye Deal
February 27, 2017
Free Trade Push: Australia, Indonesia Eye Deal
After a summit meeting, Australia and Indonesia's leader pledge to complete a bilateral deal by the end of 2017.
Free Trade Push: Australia, Indonesia Eye Deal
From Hong Kong to Sydney: Asia’s Unaffordable Cities
February 21, 2017
From Hong Kong to Sydney: Asia’s Unaffordable Cities
Solving Asia’s affordability crisis will not happen overnight, and will require both demand and supply-side measures.
From Hong Kong to Sydney: Asia’s Unaffordable Cities
While Trump and Abe Eye Bilateral Pact, Australia Keeps TPP Alive
February 12, 2017
While Trump and Abe Eye Bilateral Pact, Australia Keeps TPP Alive
Tokyo and Washington look to take the bilateral track but a slimmed-down TPP may still live on.
While Trump and Abe Eye Bilateral Pact, Australia Keeps TPP Alive
Scandal-Hit Samsung Still Asia’s Top Brand
February 06, 2017
Scandal-Hit Samsung Still Asia’s Top Brand
South Korea can boast Asia's most valuable brand, but Japan leads on innovation.
Scandal-Hit Samsung Still Asia’s Top Brand
Japan’s Cheap Money Era May Be Ending
January 30, 2017
Japan’s Cheap Money Era May Be Ending
Japan is hopeful about the prospects of long-hoped-for inflation rates in the Year of the Rooster.
Japan’s Cheap Money Era May Be Ending
Can Asia Pick up the Pieces From TPP?
January 24, 2017
Can Asia Pick up the Pieces From TPP?
With the U.S. officially out of TPP, what options remain for the Asian signatories?
Can Asia Pick up the Pieces From TPP?
China's GDP Growth: Slow and Slower?
January 20, 2017
China's GDP Growth: Slow and Slower?
China's official figures show slowing growth – and the real picture may be worse.
China's GDP Growth: Slow and Slower?
Asia’s New Year Resolutions for 2017
January 03, 2017
Asia’s New Year Resolutions for 2017
Suggested goals for Asia's major economies in the new year.
Asia’s New Year Resolutions for 2017
Asia’s 2016 Winners and Losers
December 27, 2016
Asia’s 2016 Winners and Losers
Pacific Money hands out some presents to the political winners and losers across the Asia-Pacific in 2016.
Asia’s 2016 Winners and Losers
Fed Hikes: Asia’s Winners and Losers
December 16, 2016
Fed Hikes: Asia’s Winners and Losers
After the Federal Reserve's latest rate hike, which Asian markets are up and which are down?
Fed Hikes: Asia’s Winners and Losers
Say It Ain't So: New Zealand Prime Minister Calls It Quits
December 06, 2016
Say It Ain't So: New Zealand Prime Minister Calls It Quits
Australia in particular laments John Key's surprise decision to resign.
Say It Ain't So: New Zealand Prime Minister Calls It Quits
‘The Mother of All Deals’: Abe Could Gift Trump a Trade Pact
November 30, 2016
‘The Mother of All Deals’: Abe Could Gift Trump a Trade Pact
A bilateral trade deal between the U.S. and Japan would leave other would-be TPP members behind.
‘The Mother of All Deals’: Abe Could Gift Trump a Trade Pact
South Korea's Reform Crisis
November 21, 2016
South Korea's Reform Crisis
South Korea's much-needed economic reforms have faded from discussion, thanks to a sensational political scandal.
South Korea's Reform Crisis
Trump Election Shocks Asian Markets
November 09, 2016
Trump Election Shocks Asian Markets
Donald Trump's upset victory in the U.S. presidential election sends Asian markets tumbling.
Trump Election Shocks Asian Markets
Is Asia Ready for Trump and ‘Brexit Times 10’?
November 07, 2016
Is Asia Ready for Trump and ‘Brexit Times 10’?
Fear over a President Trump is already shaking Asia's markets.
Is Asia Ready for Trump and ‘Brexit Times 10’?
New Leaders Challenge Asia’s Gender Gap
October 31, 2016
New Leaders Challenge Asia’s Gender Gap
Asia's gender gap is still daunting, but more and more women are taking on political leadership roles.
New Leaders Challenge Asia’s Gender Gap
Duterte Gambles With the Philippines' Economy
October 24, 2016
Duterte Gambles With the Philippines' Economy
What are the economic implications of Duterte's pivot toward China, and away from the U.S.?
Duterte Gambles With the Philippines' Economy
Head South for Asia’s New Economic Powerhouse
October 05, 2016
Head South for Asia’s New Economic Powerhouse
The World Bank pegs South Asia as a “global growth hotspot."
Head South for Asia’s New Economic Powerhouse
Japan Ups the Ante in War on Deflation
September 22, 2016
Japan Ups the Ante in War on Deflation
The Bank of Japan continues to aggressively pursue its inflation target, but how long can Kurodanomics last?
Japan Ups the Ante in War on Deflation
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