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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.

ADB: Climate Change Threatens Asia’s Development Gains
July 17, 2017
ADB: Climate Change Threatens Asia’s Development Gains
The ADB predicts "drastic changes" that could pose an "existential threat" to some Asian countries.
ADB: Climate Change Threatens Asia’s Development Gains
With EU Deal, Japan Sends Powerful Message on Free Trade
July 08, 2017
With EU Deal, Japan Sends Powerful Message on Free Trade
The Japan-EU deal is a political win for Abe and a repudiation of Trump-style protectionism.
With EU Deal, Japan Sends Powerful Message on Free Trade
India’s Taxing Pains
July 03, 2017
India’s Taxing Pains
Confused implementation reminds some of the the day after demonetization, but there's hope for the future.
India’s Taxing Pains
Asia’s Biggest Debtors Exposed To Rate Shock
June 26, 2017
Asia’s Biggest Debtors Exposed To Rate Shock
Rising debt levels put Asia's top economies in a precarious position should interest rates rise.
Asia’s Biggest Debtors Exposed To Rate Shock
Fourth Time's the Charm: Chinese Stocks Join MSCI Emerging Market Index
June 21, 2017
Fourth Time's the Charm: Chinese Stocks Join MSCI Emerging Market Index
The long-coveted inclusion of Chinese stocks will bring increased investment from overseas. Will it also spark reforms?
Fourth Time's the Charm: Chinese Stocks Join MSCI Emerging Market Index
South Korea’s Chaebol Needn’t Fear Moon
June 19, 2017
South Korea’s Chaebol Needn’t Fear Moon
Despite campaign pledges, a precarious hold on parliament will make far-reaching reforms difficult to achieve.
South Korea’s Chaebol Needn’t Fear Moon
Abenomics Back On Track as Japan's Abe Marks Longevity Record
June 06, 2017
Abenomics Back On Track as Japan's Abe Marks Longevity Record
2017 could mark a turning point for the prime minister's signature economic reform policy.
Abenomics Back On Track as Japan's Abe Marks Longevity Record
Robert Mann on What to Expect From China's Economy
May 31, 2017
Robert Mann on What to Expect From China's Economy
An interview with Robert Mann, Senior Portfolio Manager at Nikko Asset Management.
Robert Mann on What to Expect From China's Economy
Chinese Stocks: Short-Term Pain for Long-Term Gain?
May 29, 2017
Chinese Stocks: Short-Term Pain for Long-Term Gain?
Despite a surprise credit downgrade, investors remain bullish on China's stock market.
Chinese Stocks: Short-Term Pain for Long-Term Gain?
New Life for the TPP?
May 22, 2017
New Life for the TPP?
The TPP 11 are "united" on moving forward, but Trump has his own ideas for the future of Asia trade.
New Life for the TPP?
Australia's New Budget Hopes for a Continued Lucky Streak
May 10, 2017
Australia's New Budget Hopes for a Continued Lucky Streak
The Coalition government's latest budget depends on some overly optimistic economic forecasts to cut the deficit.
Australia's New Budget Hopes for a Continued Lucky Streak
IMF: Rocky Global Recovery ‘Under Threat’
April 25, 2017
IMF: Rocky Global Recovery ‘Under Threat’
The global economy not yet “out of the woods.”
IMF: Rocky Global Recovery ‘Under Threat’
North Korea Crisis Hits Asia’s Biggest Economies
April 17, 2017
North Korea Crisis Hits Asia’s Biggest Economies
Heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula are already impacting regional economies.
North Korea Crisis Hits Asia’s Biggest Economies
Despite Political Worries, Asia Still World’s Economic Powerhouse
April 08, 2017
Despite Political Worries, Asia Still World’s Economic Powerhouse
The Asian Development Bank says the region will remain the biggest contributor to global growth in 2017.
Despite Political Worries, Asia Still World’s Economic Powerhouse
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
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