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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.

IMF: India to Take Growth Lead
January 21, 2015
IMF: India to Take Growth Lead
The debate over whether India is the “next China” will continue, but for now the robust growth is welcome.
IMF: India to Take Growth Lead
World Bank Warns on Global Growth
January 17, 2015
World Bank Warns on Global Growth
The organization cuts its growth forecast again, and predicts mixed fortunes for the Asia-Pacific in 2015.
World Bank Warns on Global Growth
Sri Lanka’s Economic Challenge
January 13, 2015
Sri Lanka’s Economic Challenge
The new president has set an ambitious timetable for reforms.
Sri Lanka’s Economic Challenge
Asia’s Key Indicators For 2015
January 07, 2015
Asia’s Key Indicators For 2015
Some important economic trends and events to watch for in the coming 12 months.
Asia’s Key Indicators For 2015
China Is Asia’s Top Market For 2014
December 29, 2014
China Is Asia’s Top Market For 2014
China topped Asia's equities markets in 2014. Who will be the winner in 2015?
China Is Asia’s Top Market For 2014
2015 Set to Be a Tough Year for Commodities
December 25, 2014
2015 Set to Be a Tough Year for Commodities
The region’s miners have had a year to forget. Will 2015 be any better?
2015 Set to Be a Tough Year for Commodities
Interview: Japan’s Slow Progress on Womenomics
December 25, 2014
Interview: Japan’s Slow Progress on Womenomics
Devin Stewart on the progress of Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s “Womenomics” reforms.
Interview: Japan’s Slow Progress on Womenomics
Japan’s Womenomics Rebooted
December 23, 2014
Japan’s Womenomics Rebooted
The country still lags its peers on workplace equality, but there are some signs of progress.
Japan’s Womenomics Rebooted
Are the Good Times Over For Australia?
December 18, 2014
Are the Good Times Over For Australia?
Growth is slowing, while debt and unemployment are on the rise.
Are the Good Times Over For Australia?
Low Oil Prices Won’t Last
December 07, 2014
Low Oil Prices Won’t Last
The fall in crude prices benefits many Asian countries, but the good news may be short lived.
Low Oil Prices Won’t Last
Asia’s Faltering ‘Womenomics’
November 27, 2014
Asia’s Faltering ‘Womenomics’
The region has made little headway in achieving gender equality.
Asia’s Faltering ‘Womenomics’
Can India Become the Next China?
November 20, 2014
Can India Become the Next China?
With its growing labor force, the South Asian giant has some impressive long-term growth potential.
Can India Become the Next China?
Will History Repeat in Japan?
November 18, 2014
Will History Repeat in Japan?
Poor economic data prompt election talk and put the next consumption tax hike in doubt.
Will History Repeat in Japan?
G20 Warned On Growth
November 14, 2014
G20 Warned On Growth
World leaders will have a challenging agenda at this weekend’s summit.
G20 Warned On Growth
Interview: Make Or Break For Abenomics
November 13, 2014
Interview: Make Or Break For Abenomics
Dr. Martin Schulz on a critical moment for Japan's program of economic recovery.
Interview: Make Or Break For Abenomics
Australia Readies for G20 Summit
November 11, 2014
Australia Readies for G20 Summit
Australia is preparing for the biggest meeting of world leaders it has ever hosted.
Australia Readies for G20 Summit
Commodities Upturn Seen By 2016
November 10, 2014
Commodities Upturn Seen By 2016
Australian mining analysts are surprisingly optimistic about the outlook for resources.
Commodities Upturn Seen By 2016
The Bank of Japan’s Very Bold Move
November 04, 2014
The Bank of Japan’s Very Bold Move
Quantitative easing lives on in Japan as the central bank tries to rescue Abenomics.
The Bank of Japan’s Very Bold Move
US Economists Warn on China, India Growth Slowdown
October 24, 2014
US Economists Warn on China, India Growth Slowdown
Beware ‘Asiaphoria’ says former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers.
US Economists Warn on China, India Growth Slowdown
Is Australia Still the Lucky Country?
October 21, 2014
Is Australia Still the Lucky Country?
With a slowing resources boom and a worrying housing bubble, is Australia prepared for good times to end?
Is Australia Still the Lucky Country?
‘Perfect Storm’ Threatens Markets
October 16, 2014
‘Perfect Storm’ Threatens Markets
Downside risks to growth are emerging everywhere.
‘Perfect Storm’ Threatens Markets
Analyst: China’s Encirclement Could Spark War
October 09, 2014
Analyst: China’s Encirclement Could Spark War
Griffith University's Christian Wirth on the ongoing dangers associated with East Asia's maritime disputes.
Analyst: China’s Encirclement Could Spark War
Fears For Carry Trade as Asian Growth Drops
October 07, 2014
Fears For Carry Trade as Asian Growth Drops
Global investors may be heading for the exit, as emerging Asian economies look set to slow.
Fears For Carry Trade as Asian Growth Drops
China Slowdown Cools Commodities
October 02, 2014
China Slowdown Cools Commodities
Weakening demand in China is having significant ramifications for the resources sector, particularly in Australia.
China Slowdown Cools Commodities
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