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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.

OECD’s Tough Love For Abenomics
April 17, 2015
OECD’s Tough Love For Abenomics
Efforts to revive the Japanese economy may yet succeed, but there is no room for complacency.
OECD’s Tough Love For Abenomics
Asia’s Growth Gap: India Versus The Rest
April 15, 2015
Asia’s Growth Gap: India Versus The Rest
India is rapidly emerging as Asia’s next growth leader.
Asia’s Growth Gap: India Versus The Rest
Asia: Whom Do You Trust?
April 11, 2015
Asia: Whom Do You Trust?
Trust in institutions appears to be linked to the stage of economic development.
Asia: Whom Do You Trust?
Can Asia Overcome Lower Growth Speed Limits?
April 10, 2015
Can Asia Overcome Lower Growth Speed Limits?
The region continues to lead in growth, but the risks are growing.
Can Asia Overcome Lower Growth Speed Limits?
Interview: Naomi Fink on the Japanese Economy
April 08, 2015
Interview: Naomi Fink on the Japanese Economy
Analyst Naomi Fink on the Japanese economy and the outlook for Abenomics.
Interview: Naomi Fink on the Japanese Economy
India to the Rescue as Australia Eyes Coal’s Crown
April 05, 2015
India to the Rescue as Australia Eyes Coal’s Crown
With Chinese demand falling, Australia’s coal producers are looking to other markets.
India to the Rescue as Australia Eyes Coal’s Crown
Is Abenomics Firing at the Wrong Targets?
April 01, 2015
Is Abenomics Firing at the Wrong Targets?
The structural reforms of Japan’s Abe government may not be what is needed to drag the economy out of its slump.
Is Abenomics Firing at the Wrong Targets?
AEC Dream’s Failure ‘Still A Success’
March 28, 2015
AEC Dream’s Failure ‘Still A Success’
ASEAN looks unlikely to achieve its deadline, but the region will still benefit from integration.
AEC Dream’s Failure ‘Still A Success’
OECD Eyes Risks As Fed Stays Patient
March 20, 2015
OECD Eyes Risks As Fed Stays Patient
The latest outlook for the global economy: modest growth with risks aplenty.
OECD Eyes Risks As Fed Stays Patient
IMF: Abenomics Won’t Succeed Without Inclusive Growth
March 18, 2015
IMF: Abenomics Won’t Succeed Without Inclusive Growth
A new paper calls on the Japanese government to do more on structural reforms.
IMF: Abenomics Won’t Succeed Without Inclusive Growth
Asia’s Interest Rates: Lower For Longer?
March 16, 2015
Asia’s Interest Rates: Lower For Longer?
Asian central bankers are in a fight against deflation, and rates are coming down across the region.
Asia’s Interest Rates: Lower For Longer?
Japan Inc.’s Offshore Gamble
March 07, 2015
Japan Inc.’s Offshore Gamble
The giants of Japan’s service sector are now looking overseas for opportunity.
Japan Inc.’s Offshore Gamble
Fabrizio Carmignani on the Global Economy
March 05, 2015
Fabrizio Carmignani on the Global Economy
Fabrizio Carmignani on growth, sustainability and what policymakers could do to spark a new Industrial Revolution.
Fabrizio Carmignani on the Global Economy
China’s Great Wall Of Debt
March 04, 2015
China’s Great Wall Of Debt
China’s debt has surged in recent years. Can it handle it?
China’s Great Wall Of Debt
Japan Escapes Recession
February 18, 2015
Japan Escapes Recession
The country manages to grow at the end of 2014, but the anemic pace underscores the work still to be done.
Japan Escapes Recession
Global Economy: Is Time Running Out For Reform?
February 17, 2015
Global Economy: Is Time Running Out For Reform?
Global governments are urged to make good on their reform commitments.
Global Economy: Is Time Running Out For Reform?
China, India To Lead World By 2050, Says PwC
February 12, 2015
China, India To Lead World By 2050, Says PwC
Asia's powerhouse economies are predicted to be dominant by mid-century.
China, India To Lead World By 2050, Says PwC
Asia Leads Innovation Race
February 08, 2015
Asia Leads Innovation Race
Asia fares well in a recent ranking of the world’s most innovative countries.
Asia Leads Innovation Race
Australia Joins Asia’s Dollar Discounters
February 07, 2015
Australia Joins Asia’s Dollar Discounters
Will a recent rate cut by Australia’s central bank be enough to revive a faltering economy?
Australia Joins Asia’s Dollar Discounters
Asia’s Urbanization ‘Just Beginning’
January 30, 2015
Asia’s Urbanization ‘Just Beginning’
Despite a huge wave of urbanization in the first decade of this century, the process may be just getting underway.
Asia’s Urbanization ‘Just Beginning’
A Recession for Australia?
January 27, 2015
A Recession for Australia?
The commodities giant has had an impressive run, but the good times might be coming to an end.
A Recession for Australia?
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
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