Rising Interest Rates Down Under?
July 28, 2014
Rising Interest Rates Down Under?
New Zealand has already raised its rates. Will Australia be next?
Rising Interest Rates Down Under?
IMF: Asia slips, Japan gains
July 27, 2014
IMF: Asia slips, Japan gains
The International Monetary Fund downgrades growth for emerging countries in Asia.
IMF: Asia slips, Japan gains
China’s Central Bankers Get Creative
July 26, 2014
China’s Central Bankers Get Creative
The People’s Bank of China has a difficult role to play. But is it constraining market forces?
China’s Central Bankers Get Creative
China’s Latest Food Scandal Shows Regional Vulnerability
July 25, 2014
China’s Latest Food Scandal Shows Regional Vulnerability
Tainted meat shows how an interconnected supply chain can affect a once trusted source of food.
China’s Latest Food Scandal Shows Regional Vulnerability
Bangladesh Wants to Join BRICS Bank
July 25, 2014
Bangladesh Wants to Join BRICS Bank
Bangladesh wants to join the new BRICS development bank as a founding member.
Bangladesh Wants to Join BRICS Bank
India and Indo-Pacific Economic Cooperation
July 24, 2014
India and Indo-Pacific Economic Cooperation
Indo-Pacific Economic Cooperation is an idea whose time is at hand. India should be proactive.
India and Indo-Pacific Economic Cooperation
China’s Corporate Bond Market: Dying Young?
July 21, 2014
China’s Corporate Bond Market: Dying Young?
A looming second default raises many questions about a nascent market.
China’s Corporate Bond Market: Dying Young?
Jokowi: A Nation (and Market) Picks a Favorite
July 18, 2014
Jokowi: A Nation (and Market) Picks a Favorite
Markets are considering the likely economic policies of the two candidates for the Indonesian presidency.
Jokowi: A Nation (and Market) Picks a Favorite
How Much Will China’s GDP Continue to Grow?
July 15, 2014
How Much Will China’s GDP Continue to Grow?
Measuring the country’s true output remains problematic, but some reasonable hypotheses can be made.
How Much Will China’s GDP Continue to Grow?
Sneak Peek: Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact
July 10, 2014
Sneak Peek: Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact
There are suggestions that Sony is planning a sequel to its Z series. We take a look.
Sneak Peek: Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact
OECD: Forget Sunshades, The Future Ain’t So Bright
July 09, 2014
OECD: Forget Sunshades, The Future Ain’t So Bright
A new study sees slowing international growth, especially in Asia, in the coming decades.
OECD: Forget Sunshades, The Future Ain’t So Bright
Decoding India’s Persistent Food Inflation
July 08, 2014
Decoding India’s Persistent Food Inflation
Rising living standards and inefficient agricultural policy are exacerbating India’s food problem.
Decoding India’s Persistent Food Inflation
The Expanding Offshore Renminbi
July 07, 2014
The Expanding Offshore Renminbi
Offshore trading of China’s currency is growing rapidly.
The Expanding Offshore Renminbi
Getting Ready for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
July 04, 2014
Getting Ready for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
Samsung’s upcoming budget-friendly model looks to be a superior device, if somewhat more expensive.
Getting Ready for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
Smartwatches: LG G Watch vs Samsung Gear Live
July 02, 2014
Smartwatches: LG G Watch vs Samsung Gear Live
Samsung and LG both have smartwatch entries. How do they compare?
Smartwatches: LG G Watch vs Samsung Gear Live
China’s Man-Made Cities: Wisdom or Folly?
July 02, 2014
China’s Man-Made Cities: Wisdom or Folly?
The country’s plan to build new cities for the newly urbanized is problematic.
China’s Man-Made Cities: Wisdom or Folly?
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