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Anthony Fensom

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 Emerging Markets: From Bust To Boom?
August 22, 2016
Asia’s Emerging Markets: From Bust To Boom?
The worst may be over for Asia's emerging markets, but growth will remain "slow and painful."
Asia’s Emerging Markets: From Bust To Boom?
Asia’s Double Nightmare: Brexit and President Trump
August 17, 2016
Asia’s Double Nightmare: Brexit and President Trump
After the economic shock of Brexit, Asia can ill afford Trump's protectionism.
Asia’s Double Nightmare: Brexit and President Trump
Australian Economy: Race To The Bottom
August 08, 2016
Australian Economy: Race To The Bottom
The Reserve Bank of Australia cuts interest rates to a new record low.
Australian Economy: Race To The Bottom
A Weaker Yen Is Coming: Who Are The Winners and Losers?
July 24, 2016
A Weaker Yen Is Coming: Who Are The Winners and Losers?
The BOJ is determined to reverse the recent strengthening of Japan’s currency.
A Weaker Yen Is Coming: Who Are The Winners and Losers?
Brexit Is Not Asia’s Only Worry
July 21, 2016
Brexit Is Not Asia’s Only Worry
Warning lights are flashing, say some analysts.
Brexit Is Not Asia’s Only Worry
Interview: Weak Japan Opposition Loses Ground
July 20, 2016
Interview: Weak Japan Opposition Loses Ground
An interview with Donna Weeks on Japan's election result and its implications for the future of Japanese politics.
Interview: Weak Japan Opposition Loses Ground
Japan’s Elections: A Vote For Abenomics
July 13, 2016
Japan’s Elections: A Vote For Abenomics
The prime minister wins a mandate on further reforms. Can he deliver?
Japan’s Elections: A Vote For Abenomics
Global Economy: It’s All About The Money
July 10, 2016
Global Economy: It’s All About The Money
Employment is rising, but for many workers wages have stalled.
Global Economy: It’s All About The Money
Australia’s Election Cliffhanger
July 03, 2016
Australia’s Election Cliffhanger
The final outcome is uncertain, but either way the result looks likely to be disappointing for PM Malcolm Turnbull.
Australia’s Election Cliffhanger
Australia’s Election: Turnbull’s Time?
June 30, 2016
Australia’s Election: Turnbull’s Time?
After years of political instability, Australians go to the polls again on July 2.
Australia’s Election: Turnbull’s Time?
Brexit Shocks Asia
June 25, 2016
Brexit Shocks Asia
British voters’ shock decision to quit the European Union delivered a blow to markets. Can Asia ride out the storm?
Brexit Shocks Asia
Asia Warns Britain: Don’t Quit EU
June 15, 2016
Asia Warns Britain: Don’t Quit EU
Breaking up is hard to do, especially when it rocks global financial markets.
Asia Warns Britain: Don’t Quit EU
Hong Kong Top Competitor But Europeans Still The Happiest
June 08, 2016
Hong Kong Top Competitor But Europeans Still The Happiest
Asia leads the world in business, but the Nordic countries do best with life satisfaction.
Hong Kong Top Competitor But Europeans Still The Happiest
Japan Won’t Depopulate Quietly Into The Night
May 20, 2016
Japan Won’t Depopulate Quietly Into The Night
The Japanese government is trying to increase the nation’s labor force.
Japan Won’t Depopulate Quietly Into The Night
Japan: Abe Set to Delay Next Tax Hike
May 15, 2016
Japan: Abe Set to Delay Next Tax Hike
Bowing to economic realities, the Japanese PM will reportedly postpone the next consumption tax hike.
Japan: Abe Set to Delay Next Tax Hike
Australia: Turnbull Pledges Growth as Elections Called
May 09, 2016
Australia: Turnbull Pledges Growth as Elections Called
In the wake of the budget, the Australian PM has confirmed that Australia will go to the polls on July 2.
Australia: Turnbull Pledges Growth as Elections Called
Deflation Threatens Australia
May 01, 2016
Deflation Threatens Australia
The deflation disease appears to be spreading rapidly through Asia.
Deflation Threatens Australia
Is The Worst Over For Emerging Markets?
April 25, 2016
Is The Worst Over For Emerging Markets?
Following the doomsday scenarios of early 2016, there has been a slight uptick in sentiment.
Is The Worst Over For Emerging Markets?
Chinese Economy: Back To The Future
April 19, 2016
Chinese Economy: Back To The Future
In allowing rapid credit growth again, is Beijing simply postponing the inevitable?
Chinese Economy: Back To The Future
Asia’s Growth Prospects in Beijing’s Hands
April 06, 2016
Asia’s Growth Prospects in Beijing’s Hands
A slowing China has prompted the ADB has cut its growth forecasts for the region.
Asia’s Growth Prospects in Beijing’s Hands
Commodity Prices: The Cycle Turns?
March 28, 2016
Commodity Prices: The Cycle Turns?
Rising commodity prices have given the region’s miners a much-needed boost. Is this really a turning point?
Commodity Prices: The Cycle Turns?
Expensive Asia? At Least Some Are Still Smiling
March 22, 2016
Expensive Asia? At Least Some Are Still Smiling
Some of the most expensive cities in the world are in Asia.
Expensive Asia? At Least Some Are Still Smiling
Asia’s Boards: Where Are The Women?
March 16, 2016
Asia’s Boards: Where Are The Women?
Despite progress, Asian women are yet to crack the corporate “rice-paper ceiling.” Are arbitrary quotas the answer?
Asia’s Boards: Where Are The Women?
Growth Surprise Flattens Australia’s Big Shorters
March 07, 2016
Growth Surprise Flattens Australia’s Big Shorters
The Australian economy posts a surprisingly robust growth number.
Growth Surprise Flattens Australia’s Big Shorters
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